INSIGHTS

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 24, 2016

Want to Do Corporate Innovation Right? Go Inside Google Brain

Apple fuses technology with design. IBM invests in research that is often a decade ahead of its time. Facebook “moves fast and maintains a stable infrastructure” […]
November 22, 2016

What Is Corporate Culture?

At its worst, culture can be a drag on productivity. At its best, it is an emotional energizer. Here’s how companies can use it to gain […]
November 20, 2016

10 PRINCIPLES OF ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE

How often have you heard somebody — a new CEO, a journalist, a management consultant, a leadership guru, a fellow employee — talk about the urgent […]
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 16, 2016

How to Design a Team to Deliver Powerful Capabilities

Does the way your company manages its strategy influence the effectiveness of your teams? And does the way you manage teams affect your strategy? We believe […]
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 14, 2016

Species of Organizations

There are species of organizations just as there are species of animals. Don’t mix them up. A bear is not a beaver; one winters in caves, […]
November 12, 2016

6 Simple Techniques to Help Your Employees See the Big Picture

“The big picture doesn’t just come from distance; it also comes from time.” Simon Sinek Read More By Karin Hurt
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 […]
November 8, 2016

6 Ways to Encourage Autonomy With Your Employees

Autonomy is one of the essential elements in building true employee engagement… Read more By Tracy Maylett
October 21, 2016

The 25 Best Inventions of 2015

Welcome to TIME’s annual round-up of the best inventions making the world better, smarter and—in some cases—a little more fun. Read more
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 […]