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Robert Brands – You Will Be Missed

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I was saddened to learn today of the death of Robert F Brands, a frequent contributor to Innovation Excellence. He died in an ATV accident while vacationing with his sons and the innovation community (and frankly the world) has suffered a great loss. Robert F Brands is the author of two books: Robert’s Rules of Innovation – A 10-Step Program ...

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Following Four Different Paths to Innovation

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I had the opportunity recently to interview fellow Innovation author Gijs van Wulfen to talk with him about his new book The Innovation Maze, which is a follow-up to his great first book The Innovation Expedition. 1. In the book you cite a study saying companies reported a drop in breakthrough ideas between the mid 1990’s ...

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Why Only Adoption Matters

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Recently I had an opportunity to interview Chris Laping, the former Chief Information Officer (CIO) for the Red Robin restaurant chain about some of the challenges in achieving successful organizational change. Chris' is a voice that emerged from the darkness as I was creating the Change Planning Toolkit™and conducting the research for my latest book Charting Change and its focus on beating the 70% change failure rate.

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VOTING CLOSED – Top 40 Innovation Bloggers of 2015

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Voting is now open in the Top 40 Innovation Bloggers of 2015 Contest hosted by Innovation Excellence. If you're a first time visitor to Innovation Excellence, we have over 7,500 articles on site to support our mission of making innovation insights accessible for the greater good. Please check out our search feature, browse by category or author, or subscribe to our rss feed, email, or free magazine.

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VOTING CLOSED – Top 40 Innovation Bloggers of 2015

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Voting is now open in the Top 40 Innovation Bloggers of 2015 Contest hosted by Innovation Excellence. If you're a first time visitor to Innovation Excellence, we have over 7,500 articles on site to support our mission of making innovation insights accessible for the greater good. Please check out our search feature, browse by category or author, or subscribe to our rss feed, email, or free magazine.

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3 Days to Nominate – Top 40 Innovation Bloggers of 2015

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Just a quick reminder that you've only got three (3) days left to nominate your favorites for the Top 40 Innovation Bloggers of 2015. We are eternally grateful to all of you out there who take the time to create and share great innovation articles, presentations, and videos and to make a list of the Top 40 Innovation Bloggers available each year. Our previous lists have been tremendously popular and now it's time to open nominations for 2015!

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Good Value Proposition Design

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I had the opportunity to interview Alex Osterwalder about his new book Value Proposition Design. This is the second part of the two part interview. For fun I thought I would break the interview into two parts so we could take a look at his thoughts on both bad value propositions and good value propositions in turn. Below you will find my questions in bold and Alex's answers immediately following the questions.

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