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31 October, 2018
You Can’t Buy Love or Good Innovation Ideas

In 1964, the Beatles released their hit single “Can’t Buy Me Love.” The song reminds us that there are certain things in life—like health, happiness and of course love –  that just can’t be bought, no matter how much money you spend. I would like to add innovation to this list. It’s become a common…

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31 October, 2018
Your Innovation Strategy Doesn’t Need Disruption

A commonly held view is that routine innovation is not “real” innovation and that any company focused on it is myopic at best and suicidal at worst. But the truth is that routine innovation can, under the right conditions, be extremely profitable.

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31 October, 2018
Why Your Innovation Initiative Probably Failed

The usual suspects are lack of senior leadership’s commitment and middle management’s resistance to change, but I have found the real reasons run much deeper.