Posts Tagged ‘innovation books’

Top 5 Innovation TV Shows

Innovation on TV: The Top 5 Innovation-Inspired Shows  TV, also known as “the little screen,” is not so little anymore. After all, TVs are no longer small, bulbous screens pushed aside to the corner of the living room. Not only are physical TV screens that measure 40 inches or bigger commonplace in modern homes but…

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Learn from the Best: Google’s 9 Principles of Innovation (Part 2 of 2)

Continuing to Explore Google’s Successful New Product Development and Innovation Process In the previously published blog on this site, entitled “Learn from the Best: Google’s 9 Principles of Innovation (Part 1 of 2)”, the first four innovation principles from Google’s 9 Principles of Innovation were discussed. These first four principles were: Innovation comes from anywhere; Focus…

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Learn from the Best: Google’s Nine Principles of Innovation (Part 1 of 2)

Exploring Google’s Successful New Product Development and Innovation Process Google is widely considered, by both the general public and business experts, to be one of the most innovative companies in the world. So how does Google promote a culture of innovation and ensure that innovative ideas are properly implemented, creating profitable new products that position…

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Innovation Myths Debunked: Part I

Top 8 Popular Myths about Innovators and Innovation – Debunked! (Part 1 of 2) Innovation is a huge buzzword in both corporate and popular culture. As discussed in a previously published blog on this site, even President Obama, in his final State of the Union address, said one of the big four questions this country…

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Can’t We All Just Get Along? Innovation and Bridging the Generational Divide

How to Fine-Tune Working Relationships between Boomers and Millennials to Create Harmonious Innovation Teams The innovation book Robert’s Rules of Innovation: A 10-Step Program for Corporate Survival lays out a step-by-step framework of 10 Key Imperatives that an organization must take to achieve profitable business growth through innovation. While a structured, repeatable innovation process is…

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The Fight for Your Organization’s Culture of Innovation

On Guard! To Successfully Implement Innovation in Business, You Must Fight Organizational Culture of Fear and Innovation Assassination The new innovation in business book Robert’s Rules of Innovation II: The Art of Implementation explains that the main reason even the most promising innovative ideas fail is due to the organizational failure to implement the innovation…

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Overcoming Innovation Roadblocks

Roadblocks to Innovation Implementation: Organizational Culture of Fear and Innovation Assassination Robert’s Rules of Innovation: A 10-Step Program for Corporate Survival set forth a fundamental framework of 10 Key Imperatives. These Imperatives were intended to help everyone from novices to experts use a structured, repeatable innovation process to Create and Sustain Innovation in order to…

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4 Lessons on Innovation from the “Queen of HSN”

The “Joy” of Innovation: What We Can Learn from the Story of Serial Innovator and Entrepreneur Joy Mangano Producer David O. Russell’s most recent movie, Joy[1], begins with a title card appearing on the screen announcing this dedication: “Inspired by the true stories of daring women. One in particular.”[2] That one particular woman is Joy…

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A Lesson on Innovation: Part II – Starbucks Case Study

A Slow Brew: What Starbucks Teaches us About the Importance of Innovation and Timing (Part 2 of 2) In the previously published blog “Not Instant Coffee: What Starbucks Teaches Us about the Importance of Timing and Innovation (Part 1 of 2)”, we discussed the timing lessons that can be gleaned from Starbucks early humble beginnings…

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A Lesson on Innovation – Starbucks Case Study

No Instant Coffee Here: What Starbucks Teaches Us about the Importance of Timing and Innovation (Part 1 of 2) Timing. It can be the impetuous for the greatest, most serendipitous of love stories—the perfect Craigslist Missed Connection “How We Met” story later memorialized in the New York Time’s “Vows” section. Or, the most tragic, ill-timed…

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