December 23, 2016

Executing on Innovation

Vijay Govindarajan, Tuck School of Business professor, on why innovation is so hard to implement and what you can do about it.
December 15, 2016

These Five Behaviors Can Create an Innovation Culture

Many companies want to establish a culture of innovation, one that will encourage employees to take risks that lead to breakthrough products. But how exactly to […]
December 9, 2016

“Bad” Innovation Is Just What Your Company Needs

It’s easy to spot and celebrate the innovations that change company fortunes: Apple’s iPhone, Warner-Lambert’s (and then Pfizer’s) Lipitor, Microsoft’s Windows, to name a few. What […]
December 3, 2016


Eric Schmidt is the executive chairman of Alphabet, responsible for the external matters of all of the holding company’s businesses, including Google Inc., advising their CEOs […]
December 1, 2016

What if every company had a culture of innovation?

Rajesh Chandy, Professor of Marketing; Tony and Maureen Wheeler Chair in Entrepreneurship, London Business School, spoke at the 2015 Global Leadership Summit, which explored the future […]
November 28, 2016

Does Business Model Innovation Require An ‘Innovation Culture’?

I say yes, developing an innovation culture is worthwhile, and yes, it can even help with business model exploration and innovation. Read more By Renee Hopkins
November 26, 2016

Guy Kawasaki: The Top 10 Mistakes of Entrepreneurs

The UC Berkeley Startup Competition (Bplan) proudly welcomed Guy Kawasaki to the Haas School of Business. Kawasaki, former chief evangelist of Apple and co-founder of Garage […]
November 18, 2016

Microsoft’s Radical Bet On A New Type Of Design Thinking

On one otherwise unremarkable day in May 2013, August de los Reyes fell out of bed and hurt his back. Forty-two years old at the time, […]
November 14, 2016

Five Habits Of Creative People

Whether it’s getting into a routine or knowing when to give up, here are the habits creative people have cultivated. Read more By ART MARKMAN
November 10, 2016

Elon Musk on Tesla in Hong Kong and China

In a recent interview at the InvestHK event in Hong Kong, January 26, Elon Musk, founder & CEO of Tesla Corporations, stated that -“Tesla Corporation has […]
October 21, 2016

Why B2B Companies Struggle with Collaborative Innovation

Collaborative innovation is a hot topic in the B2C space, where it overlaps with crowdsourcing, but we see B2B players taking an interest as well. Of […]
October 21, 2016

The eight essentials of innovation

It’s no secret: innovation is difficult for well-established companies. By and large, they are better executors than innovators, and most succeed less through game-changing creativity than […]
October 13, 2016

Adapt-and-paste, don’t copy-and-paste: four tips on cross-industry innovation

There are so many startups today who want to position themselves as the equivalent of companies like Uber or AirBnB in completely different sectors. Cross-industry innovation […]
October 13, 2016

Fresh Insights From Clayton Christensen On Disruptive Innovation

Following the publication in this month’s Harvard Business Review of the article “What Is Disruptive Innovation?” by Clayton Christensen, Michael Raynor and Rory McDonald, I talked […]
October 6, 2015

Why We Fail To Adapt

Hipsters go to TED for inspiration about what the future will bring, but the world’s greatest physical scientists go to Solvay.  It was there in 1927, […]
October 6, 2015

“Innovation Is Strategy”

Imperative #1 for the Crazy World of 2015/2015+ I’m labeling what follows a “précis” of my current concerns. It originated with a client request for projected […]
September 6, 2015

What is the Real Innovation of Lean Thinking?

By offering an alternative approach to management, lean thinking has disrupted the business world in the past three decades. But in what way has it really […]
April 25, 2015
  Setting a new standard in workspace innovation   Condition: Leaders must ensure that meaning and purpose are disseminated throughout the organization so that everyone knows […]