Monthly Archives: August 2012

Managing Dogma, Mindsets and Needs

Sometimes you would be amazed at the underlying tensions that occur when you get into those discussions around the board table about how innovation contributes to strategic direction. Even managing the present portfolio of innovation initiatives get often so caught up in these underlying tensions, as it becomes another opportunity to open up the old wounds of bruising past battles and get back into those discussions again.

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Strangers in a Strange Land

One of the issues I've often struggled with when leading innovation projects with clients is the sense that I'm a foreigner, speaking a foreign language and imposing foreign rules. Often, when working with clients, I have the sense that they are visiting or touring a foreign country called innovation...

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