Feature Of The Week

New Research on Communicating Innovation

Innovation has emerged as the latest ubiquitous buzzword within business, but its meaning has become less clear. And that's a problem. Why? Because in order for companies to develop a culture of innovation, the people involved in innovation (from the practitioners to the executives to the broader employee base) must be able to communicate effectively about innovation -- and they aren't.

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Joy Inc – Interview With Richard Sheridan

Menlo Innovations CEO and chief storyteller Richard Sheridan recently codified "The Menlo Way" in a brand new book, Joy, Inc: How We Built a Workplace People Love. I caught up with Sheridan recently to ask him a few questions about the business of joy and how he created a company culture that seems to make everyone happy.

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Google + Nest: Benefit Trumps Fear

With the Internet of Things around the corner, privacy can become a great concern. The recent announcement that Google is acquiring Nest, a tech startup that makes smart thermostats and smoke detectors for the home, has raised significant discussions about privacy and the future of innovations.

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Selling YOUR Innovation

The most important measure of a successful commercial innovation is revenue traction. Operation’s requires it and VCs & Angels often demand it before engaging. Yet many innovators’ efforts end at the point of marketing. Completing the revenue capture process with a solid sales strategy is essential.

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