The Popular Posts list in the menu on the right shows the posts with the most pageviews over the past 30 days.
My posts at Harvard Business Review Blogs:
- Why Your Innovation Contest Won’t Work
- Hierarchy is Overrated
- Is Your Innovation Problem Really a Strategy Problem?
Most Popular Posts – All Time
- Eight Models of Business Models & Why They’re Important: a discussion of what business models are, and why you should evaluate yours. The follow-up post is Three Things You Can Do With a Business Model.
- Innovation Lessons from the Rise of Tesla Motors: an industry starting to move up the S-Curve.
- Don’t Set Goals, Make New Habits Instead: to innovate more, you need to change your actions – build habits that will help you do this.
- Procter & Gamble: Using Open Innovation to Become a World-Class Innovator: case study looking at how P&G used innovation to transform the business.
- Lessons from Kodak’s S-Curve Problems: even when you invent the future yourself, disruptive innovation can still put you out of business.
- The Innovation Matrix Reloaded, Again: this is being turned into a book with the awesome Nilofer Merchant, and it looks a lot different now. But this is an early attempt at classifying different types of innovative firms in order to help develop more customised strategies.
- Evolutionary and Revolutionary Innovation: by Ralph-Christian Ohr – the first post where Ralph really starts to dig into the topic of managing ambidextrous innovation.
- Innovation Now and for the Future: tips on how to use the 3 Horizons framework to manage your innovation portfolio.
- We Don’t Care About Your Features (Create Value Instead): when people have great new ideas, they often become obsessed with their features. This is a mistake.
- Innovation is the Process of Idea Management: the most common innovation mistake we encounter is the belief that innovation is just about ideas. It’s not – it’s about managing these ideas so that they become real.
- Here is Why You Need Business Model Innovation: because the world is changing.
- Four Key Issues in Innovation Management: co-authored by Tim and Ralph, looking at we think are four of the most important innovation ideas for managers to think about.
- A Brief Introduction to Uncertainty in Business: most people underestimate the amount of uncertainty that they face – here is a guide to thinking about it more effectively.
Some Posts that I Just Like
- Where Does Innovation Fit in Your Business Model? this is some of the core thinking behind the Innovation Matrix (Map) idea.
- Why You Need to Be Vulnerable to Innovate: it scared me to post this, so I guess I was living the advice from Brene Brown‘s book as I was riffing off it.
- How to Think About the Future: it’s uncertain, but we can influence it.
- Actually, People Love Change: what can we learn from the changes that people actively seek out?
- Five Forms of Filtering: I like to believe that this did well because of the content, not because it was a list post with alliteration.
Popular Posts on Networks
- Think “Network Structure” not “Networking”: Why networking is bad.
- The Economy is a Network: well, it is!
- How Personality Shapes Your Network: John discusses the impact that some personality characteristics have on your position within networks. The follow-up post is What Motivates Knowledge Brokers?
- Networks and the Information Glut: Starts with a great visualisation of the correspondence networks of 18th century scientists, then discusses the implications for modern day knowledge management.
- Innovation and the Value Network: Where you are in the value network has a big impact on how easy it is to get your ideas to spread – this gives some tips for managing this position. There is a follow-up post with a practical example too.
- 4 Rules for Managing Your Network: The slides + audio from the talk that Tim gave at the AusBiotech Queensland and Ernst & Young Breakfast Series in September.
- Chance Favours the Connected Mind: a discussion of Where Good Ideas Come From by Steven Johnson.
- Can Your Friends Make You More Innovative?: On the influence your relationships have on creativity and innovation.