Identifying Innovation

I want to return to an issue that sparked some healthy debate a few weeks ago but didn’t go far enough in my opinion. When Michele Obama first announced the Office of Social Innovation, bloggers like Allison Fine posed some really important questions about what is meant by innovation and how to ensure that the government doesn’t just reward the ...

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Who is the Best Innovation Author?

Thanks to all of you, Blogging Innovation has experienced incredible global growth (even in Portuguese). To better serve you, the Blogging Innovation readers, I have decided to open up this blog to publishing the best innovation and marketing strategy insights from around the web. While I will still be writing articles for the blog, I will now become more of ...

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Innovation Insight Contest Winner

Congratulations to Evelyn Hannon! Evelyn has won the Innovation Insight Contest and a copy of “Rethink” by Ric Merrifield. Thank you to everyone who submitted their favorite innovation insight or quote, and to all of you that voted. I hope that you had fun with the process. If you have any suggestions for future contests, please add them as a ...

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Design, Discovery and Humor

Here is an interesting and funny video from Ted with David Carson speaking about the importance of graphic design and intuition: During his presentation, David Carson uses a great quote on intuition: “The intellect has little to do on the road to discovery. There comes a leap in consciousness, call it intuition or what you will, and the solution comes ...

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Five Finalists – Innovation Insight Contest

In honor of the impact that Twitter has in democratizing information, Blogging Innovation is awarding a copy of the only business book I know of with a green cover – “Rethink” by Ric Merrifield – and a quick winner’s profile on this blog, to the winner of the innovation insight contest. The voters have spoken and we now have five ...

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Vote Now – Innovation Insight Contest

In honor of the impact that Twitter has in democratizing information, Blogging Innovation is awarding a copy of the only business book I know of with a green cover – “Rethink” by Ric Merrifield – and a quick winner’s profile on this blog, to the winner of the innovation insight contest. Vote for your favorite innovation insight before 23:59 GMT ...

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Importance of Recognition to Innovation Success

Interview – Adrian Gostick of “The Carrot Principle” I had the opportunity to interview Adrian Gostick, one of the co-authors of “The Carrot Principle” about the importance of recognition to successful innovation efforts. Because innovation comes most often from engaged employees, recognition is key to moving employees from marking time to making innovation. My book review of “The Carrot Principle” ...

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Innovation in Education

Teaching Moves Beyond the Classroom Somewhat surprisingly, and despite huge advances in technology and communications, very little has changed in the way we teach – either in formal educational settings or in the world of work. Whereas the ways we learn and access knowledge in our day-to-day lives are almost entirely informal, the vast majority of teaching is still done ...

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140char Innovation Insight Contest

In honor of the impact that Twitter has in democratizing information, I’d like to give everyone a chance to win a copy of the only business book I know of with a green cover – “Rethink” by Ric Merrifield. The rules for entering the contest are simple. Send us your favorite innovation insight in 140 characters or less* via one ...

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