Posts Tagged ‘innovation speaker’

Creating a Structured, Repeatable Process For Innovation

Established companies do not easily reinvent themselves.  History shows us that Innovation is often the strategy of startups – but not only is it important in getting to the top, innovation is necessary in order to stay on top. New talent, new techniques, and new products are all needed to stay abreast of the competition.…

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Ownership: To Risk or Not to Risk

It’s easy to view leadership with rose-colored glasses, to envision the accolades and respect that comes with authority. However, from the beginning of modern business, the pressures associated with positions of power have been underscored over and over again, giving birth to idioms and adages like “uneasy lies the head that wears the crown.” The…

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10 IMPERATIVES TO SUSTAIN INNOVATION – All in one place

“In the 17th century, Innovators didn’t get accolades. They got their ears cut off.” – Emma Green The competitive marketplace of the 21st century has brought with it a new connotation of the word “Innovation. We used to believe the Earth was the center of the solar system. Then it was the sun. The Earth…

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Innovation Strategy: The top three growth-hacks for CIO’s

Have a strong, long-term goal that is built on smaller attainable steps.  In an open letter from the CEO of Nike, Inc. Mark Parker shares, “achieving our long-term vision requires us to hold ourselves accountable for real and meaningful short-term progress”.  Having a big long term goal will set the foundation and help you develop…

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The Best Innovation Bloggers & Articles of 2013

January brings with it new resolutions and reflections on the past year come and gone. In 2013, we watched as Pope Francis took office as head of the Roman Catholic Church. We followed the Zimmerman trial, and welcomed the royal baby to the world. In 2013 google glass hit the market, the government shut down…

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8 Step Process Perfects New Product Development

Every entrepreneur knows that productivity is one of the key ingredients for successful product development. One of the two key processes in Robert’s Rules of Innovation is the NEW PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT PROCESS. A formalized, NPD process – also referred to and best practice: the Stage Gate® Process – is a must, from simple to sophisticated.…

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Accountability: The Foundation of Sustainable Innovation

In Robert’s Rules of Innovation: a 10-Step Program for Corporate Survival, author and Innovation Speaker Robert Brands shares his 10 imperatives to nourish Innovation – the lifeblood of any company. Of Robert’s 10 imperatives, one of the most important and the most difficult to achieve is Accountability. Without accountability, there is no innovation. Action items…

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Building a better Pizza: How much can Innovation sell Pizza?

First, there was pizza – round dough, with cheese, sauce, and toppings. Then, competition arrived, and the simple pizza pie simply wasn’t enough. Delivery companies began a string of innovations. Hand-tossed, think-crust, “Chicago-style,” stuffed crust and “Meat Lovers” were among the pies du jour. Then one chain rolled out cheesy sticks. Another offered various desserts.…

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Innovation Speaker Robert Brands Provides Invaluable Information to Companies

Innovation is the lifeblood of every company’s survival. Robert Brands has over twenty years of experience applying innovation techniques in executive positions at companies like Rexam Plastics, Airspray and Kohler. As President and founder of InnovationCoach.com, Robert Brands, innovation speaker, helps business leaders “deliver profitable growth through sustained Innovation”. Through his company, Robert Brands provides…

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