Monthly Archives: February 2013

5 Ways to Harness Innovation Tools

Once you have an innovation tool within your company, you might be wondering what process you might implement in order to encourage idea development. We've come up with a few best practices below of policies and practices to implement in order to truly get discussions going on ideas ...

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Job Pressure, Priority and Innovation

I have been corresponding with a chap involved in an interesting new company in Ethiopia. He asked me the following question, "...as the team is an ad-hoc one, sometimes our progress stands in the middle of the road due to pressures and priorities from other job responsibilities." I hear this kind of question often..

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The First 90 Days

The First 90 Days written by Michael Watkins offers some excellent tips on how to start in a new role and how to analyze the challenge ahead for any leader taking over an organization. I have been able to apply them quickly at every company I worked for as most of them needed an “innovation turn-around” to “wake up” the organization, to remove all organizational roadblocks, and to face tough economic market

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2013 Chief Strategy Officer Survey – Part 2

The Innovation Enterprise, an independent B2B multi channel media brand focused on the information needs of Senior Executives, and The Growth Strategy Co., the leading provider of growth-focused research, consulting and cloud-based software solutions, conducted a joint survey of the attendees at the Chief Strategy Officer Summit. The objective of the survey was to establish the current state and future projections related to the practice of strategy and innovation.

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