Inspiration

Reframing Innovation Strategy

Innovation “strategy” is no longer king. In today’s business world, uncertainty is virtually inescapable. It goes without saying that without risk, there can be no innovation. Today’s climate requires that business leaders and innovation champions reframe how they approach innovation.

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What Would it Take to Build an Electric Supercar?

I love watching Top Gear, and there was a segment on the newest Mercedes SLS Supercar, the AMG Black. They pushed it hard around the track, the engine roaring like thunder. However, they then mentioned that this wasn't even the most powerful new model of the SLS Mercedes is coming out with, and that to really hear what more power sounded like, you should turn up the volume on your TV now, the car came racing into view and then: silence. The most powerful Mercedes is electric.

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The Power of Purposeful Tangents

According to a recent Huffington Post/YouGov poll 28% of Americans did not read a book last year. As an author, I find this both disappointing and yet not surprising. Fortunately most people read. But is what you are reading enhancing your creativity, or just furthering your intellect?

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Surviving the Valley of Death!

The “Valley of Death” involves clarifying the more tangible aspects of innovation and entrepreneurship, and the “Emotional Rollercoaster” involves managing the less tangible and more potentially reactive aspects of innovation and entrepreneurship. These form the harsh reality and the deep chasm that exists between an invention and its execution,

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