Posts Tagged ‘robert brands’

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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Happy Labor Day- Innovate to Thrive

Happy Labor Day… Start the Fall business season by reenergizing your Innovation efforts:  Innovate to Thrive! Your Innovation Coach ® Innovation Workshop Or add to your reading list with: Robert’s Rules of Innovation : Ten Imperatives to Create and sustain Innovation or Robert’s Rules of Innovation : The Art of Implementation    Innovate to Thrive!

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Five Questions to Ask Before Mapping Out an Innovation Plan

There are plenty of reasons to innovate. Especially now more than ever before, sustained innovation is the means to developing marketplace showstoppers that lead to profitable growth. Innovation is not a luxury that can be placed on the back burner, even for today’s successful companies. So before beginning your next innovation effort, here are some…

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Tax Innovation: The Path to Long-Term Prosperity

By Robert Brands and Martin Kleinman We Americans need to wake up – now – and stop acting like spoiled, immature children.  Elected officials need to put aside partisanship – now – and do what’s in the best interest of our country and speak the truth to the electorate.  And we all must do this…

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Three Issues that Stifle Innovation, and How to Overcome Them

As an innovation leader, you know how important a culture of sustained innovation is to the survival of your organization. However, there are many factors that can challenge the innovation process. These issues may come from team members, executives, or the general culture of the organization. Here some common challenges that companies deal with, and…

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Small Biz Radio Host Jim Blasingame with Robert Brands

Robert Brands joins Jim Blasingame on the Small Business Advocate radio show to discuss how to inspire Innovation. As the life cycles of innovations get shorter and shorter each year, it is truly an “innovate or die” world for businesses everywhere. Consumer expectations drive the need to innovate, and Robert Brands shares the best practices…

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Managing the Uncertainty of Open Innovation

One of the hottest topics in business management today is open innovation. The concept uses an open business model for companies to “co-innovate” with their partners, suppliers, and customers – in order to accelerate the rewards of innovation. For example, a small or midsized company develops a game-changing new idea and works with a larger…

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Audio Book Release of "Robert’s Rules of Innovation"

“Robert’s Rules of Innovation: A 10-Step Program for Corporate Survival” by Innovation guru Robert Brands is now available as an audio book in a 4 CD set or downloadable at https://www.cdtdigital.com/rroi/index.php In his book Robert Brands provides a step-by-step guide to implementing and sustaining Innovation in the workplace. His ideas are distilled from over 25…

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Should You Reward Bad Ideas?

Some ideas are crazy. Some are underdeveloped. Some will fail. How can you deal with them without squelching your employees’ creativity? True or false: There’s no such thing as a bad idea. Of course bad ideas exist. In retrospect, the AOL–Time Warner merger was not the wisest idea. Neither is photocopying your face. But ask any…

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