On a Mission or Just Staying Awake


If all a mission statement is meant to do is fill a half page in your human resources handbook, it is probably not worth the time to write it down. One of the themes I explore in my forthcoming debut novel, This is Rage , is the notion of motivation.

Barrier Buster: Clearing the Way for Breakthrough Ideas


Organization silos prevent cross-boundary collaboration and limit the scale, speed, and impact of innovation. Innovation leaders must master a wide range of skills in order to enhance the innovation potential of their teams.

Are you a Positive Role Model for Innovation?


Be willing to collaborate with other units and promote your team members’ ideas to others in the organization. “Be the change that you wish to see in the world.”. Mahatma Gandhi. Innovators listen to what leaders say, but most of all, they watch what leaders do.

Culture Creator = Sustainable Innovation


Getting to a place where courage, creativity, and collaboration is the norm for addressing problems or pursuing opportunities can be difficult. Be a role model, and act in ways that promote a safe, trusting, and collaborative environment.

6 Keys to Making Collaborative Innovation Successful

Speaker: Soren Kaplan, Founder of InnovationPoint

Companies collaborate while competing. cofounder of iCohere, one of the first web collaboration platforms for online. Handbook on Innovation, among many others.

Creating Innovation Connections as the Customer Advocate


Strong innovation usually emerges from collaborative, hands-on or observational experiences that take place on the front lines with customers. As the customer advocate, you work closely with employees to keep customers at the forefront of innovation.

Be the Architect: Designing an Integrated Innovation System


IT supports online innovation, collaboration, and knowledge management tools. Legal offers intellectual property protection, as well as support for collaboration and partnering. The Facilities department designs environments for inspiring and enabling innovation and collaboration.

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Are you a Direction Setter? How to Bring the Future into Focus


Encourage collaboration : With a compelling future that stretches the capabilities of the enterprise, it becomes clear that no one can succeed on their own. He also is an accomplished speaker, certified instructional designer and trainer, and co-author of Creating Value with CO-STAR: An Innovation Tool for Perfecting and Pitching your Brilliant Ideas and The Global Innovation Science Handbook. Are you a direction setter?

The Innovative Mentor


When is it time for individual vision and when is it essential to collaborate and build a strong team with a shared vision? Organization silos prevent cross-boundary collaboration and limit the scale, speed, and impact of innovation. Mentors see themselves as people developers.

Typology for Innovative Organizations

Open Innovation EU

Business model generation: A handbook for visionaries, game changers, and challengers. Collaborative innovation: Creating opportunities in a changing world. Typology for Organizations: an update.

Smart Service Canvas


In her research, she focuses on the analysis and design of computer-supported collaborative work systems and in particular on the digitization of innovation methods. 2010), Business Model Generation: A Handbook for Visionaries, Game Changers, and Challengers , John Wiley & Sons.

11 Paradoxes of Entrepreneurial Thinking: why entrepreneurship can hardly be taught

Open Innovation EU

The trust paradox is mostly visible when dealing with outsiders, collaborators, clients, suppliers, et cetera and is of great difficulty for entrepreneurs. Handbook of Research in Entrepreneurship Education, 1, 104–126. Introduction.

The dos and don'ts of innovation shared by 10 global leaders


Easily the first lesson in the innovation handbook, asking “why” and “what-if” will set the ball rolling. After all, innovation is all about collaboration and creative abrasion and not working in silos. What makes us follow, or even idolize, “innovative” leaders?

Top 10 must-read books on Innovation


He believes diverse teams with an array of perspectives should collaborate to bring ideas from various fields to create the Medici Effect. Being innovative or creative looks like an inherent trait to most of us, doesn’t it?