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It’s a Hard Rock Life

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I wanted to explore the necessity of constantly starting over in life as a creative process. It all circles back to creative destruction. From Nothing , my third and most personal novel, has moved from my ownership to yours. I hope it will mean something to you.

Is Facebook the Next AOL?

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I used to like AOL. Back in the day we called it by its full name, America Online. Prior to the broad penetration of the Internet, it was how we connected with each other. It was the company we paid on a subscription basis for both access to digital connectivity and content.

You Can’t Fix Morale

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We talk about creativity and innovation, passion for excellence, dedication to the customer experience.

Do You Want My Opinion?

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If you’ve partaken in-depth of the creative process, you know they aren’t the same. The creative process is laden with setbacks, but each time we find a nugget of corrective action, we can improve. That’s what makes the creative process both daunting and healing.

Spigit's 2018 State of Crowdsourced Innovation Report

the creativity of an indifferent workforce? only creativity but also business discipline. converts ideas to impact, melds creativity. which creative types made decisions by. And while innovation is a creative. THE 2018 STATE OF. CROWDSOURCED. INNOVATION.

Who’s Really Sitting at the Top of Every Organizational Chart

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There are conference rooms, shared spaces, and all kinds of creative gathering areas meant to protect the startup environment that is core to the company’s zeitgeist as it evolves into a corporate behemoth.

The Inaugural: A Modest Proposal

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9) Ivanka agrees to hand make three separate designer outfits for my lovely wife to accompany me, subject to my lovely wife’s creative approval.

The Many Lessons of Andy Grove

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He wrote the legendary book Only the Paranoid Survive , published in 1996 and still a must-read for anyone who wants to understand innovation and the power of creative destruction. We lost a great business leader earlier this year. His name was Andrew S. Grove, known to many as Andy Grove.

The Rage Podcast: Voices All Around Us

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It’s been an amazing journey, including creative development and four public readings of my stage adaptation. About three years ago I published my first novel, This Is Rage.

Three Arguments Against Performance Reviews

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They serve a legal function much more than a creative function. I don’t like performance reviews. I never liked giving them, and I never liked getting them. They are like school report cards, only less well-meaning and more poorly formed.

Stop Dropping the Ball

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That’s what creative destruction is all about, old failed systems being replaced by better ones. I get called frequently to help companies with their brands.

Quantifying a Culture of Innovation

Case Study: Engagement “Everyone has a creative bone within them. within all aspects of the business to bring forth that creativity, to have that. be full of engineers or other technical or creative problem-solvers. creativity skills in their employee base (see Figure below).

Another Good Year for The Good Men Project

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Beyond that, we are an experiment in progress, and we welcome the creativity of every voice that joins us. Like I also say, because we tread on creatively dangerous terrain, it is inevitable that we will step in poo now in again.

Conversations with Entrepreneurs

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They also are driven to create jobs and help drive our economy forward through innovation and creativity. Last month we launched a new web video series at The Good Men Project. We call it Good Men Project Dreams: Conversations with Entrepreneurs.

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It’s All Getting Personal

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All through these periods of business creativity and innovation, I never had much trouble calling myself a writer, because I felt pretty good about my ability to form pithy sentences and get other people to take an interest in them. It’s a bit weird, this Author thing.

Do You Care?

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Imagine being sharp, creative, and personal in asking for the business. Business Creativity Marketing auto-dialer carpet bombing competitive advantage crappy sales pitch deal flow dial and smile Digital Age sales call snail mail strategic business services

Records So Good We Bought Them Again (and Again)

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They were expertly written, performed, and engineered with creative courage that resulted in textured, lasting impact. I guess for me this is turning into The Year of The List!

2017 Business Innovation Report

culture, engagement, collaboration, and creativity. INNOVATION BUILD COLLABORATION AND CREATIVITY. employee engagement in innovation” (78%) and “building collaboration and creativity skills. Tapping into the wellspring of creativity that. HOW THE WORLD'S BIGGEST BRANDS.

Everyday Innovation

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Innovation is a process where creativity is harnessed, often galvanized through the building of momentum and the sharing of a vision. Creativity is a process that leads to all kinds of new stuff, and it also exhausts dead ends around stuff not worth doing or not ready to be done.

My Second Book

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When I’m called to look at a creative company and I don’t see those words at play, they flow freely from my lips. As noted by the title, t his post is meant to announce the forthcoming release of my second book, Endless Encores.

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Endless Encores

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Daphne Lonner is a tremendously accomplished CEO who has been thrown more than once in her resilient career by the forces of creative destruction. Ken Goldstein is a true maestro at building, supporting and directing highly talented creative and technical teams. Endless Encores.

Brands in Memoriam 2013

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Well, if Jeff Bezos who is currently sitting on top of the business world knows that sooner or later his company is toast, I think that is about as telling a tale of creative destruction as I can imagine! Did I miss any for this year or in the near term gun sights of creative destruction?

6 Ways to Create a Successful Innovation Program

by offering creative rewards such as lunch with the CEO, or a company paid get-away. The practice of innovation has come a long way, and for good reason. Regardless of size or sector, every organization today faces existential threats from changing customer expectations and a booming.

Elon Musk Blows My Mind

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I care that he is a creative leader, with half his life likely still ahead of him to teach us things we don’t know and take us places we couldn’t otherwise find. I don’t know Elon Musk. I wish I did. This guy knows stuff. He’s the real deal.

A Very Good Year for Good Men

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I started writing for The Good Men Project in its second year of life, offering to share some of my thoughts on business, creative leadership, and management also published on my own blog.

Creativity and Courage

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There is a lot of substance in Roosevelt’s reflection, but the essence for me comes back to the notion of the creative process, whether in business or government or science or art, what it means to put oneself in the public light with new ideas. Creativity is not only exhausting, it’s messy. It is much easier to be a critic than an innovator, in that the innovator approaches creativity with self-critique an implicit part of the process, a means, not an end.

Wings: Remastered and Revisited

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That’s sort of like asking the creative team who made the original movie version of Wings how they would have made it a talkie.

6 Keys to Making Collaborative Innovation Successful

Speaker: Soren Kaplan, Founder of InnovationPoint

and tap into the creative process without stifling it. described the dynamics of “creative destruction,” essentially the same thing as dis- ruptive innovation. innovation results from taking risks per se, but rather from creativity and learning.

16 New Things I’m Thankful For (2013 Edition)

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They are taking the message of People, Products, Profits into corporations all over the world, helping executives perform better with a grounded human approach that unlocks creativity and makes innovation happen.

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How Fragile Is a Brand?

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No company is safe from creative destruction, not even Apple. Apple unveiled a bunch of new products last week, including numerous options in shape, size, and price point for a fuller line of iPads.

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On a Mission or Just Staying Awake

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The promise of the start-up is to build something new with heartfelt values at its core, and in closely held companies at modest scale it is much easier for founders to maintain the kind of personal mission and creative culture that reflects this entrepreneurial DNA.

Customer Disservice

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Beating back the challenges of creative destruction is hard enough work. Business Management Marketing creative destruction customer service lifetime value love your customers obscurity and obsolescence replacement part senior executives the art of the save

Too Busy To Save Your Company

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Yep, you could have found your way out, met the challenge of Creative Destruction, and banked the opportunity by reallocating resources from historic enterprises to future growth, but you didn’t.

The 70% – Part 2

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Creative destruction, you say, the natural course of things business? In the Executive Coaching Workshop I co-lead with John Vercelli for Coaches Training Institute , we discuss early in the curriculum the pervasive epidemic of Bad Boss Syndrome.

Brands In Memoriam 2012

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Frequent readers of this blog know that I am obsessed with the concept of creative destruction , the intangible but daunting market force where an invention that is vital takes out that which has become defunct, and the nascent replaces the established.

Blog Begets 100

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It’s hard to believe this is my 100th post on Corporate Intelligence Radio. I started this blog over two years ago, about the time I committed to writing my novel , which I announced last month.

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About This Book of Mine

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I think Lou, a bestselling author himself, is at the forefront of New Publishing in the same way Wolfe wanted New Journalism to embrace the opportunities of Creative Destruction as a positive force for change.

Don’t Fear the Fad

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We know that to be Creative Destruction, an ever-present cycle, so when we criticize either an equity or a product as being a fad, let’s be careful to make the distinction, and even more careful not to level broad sweeping judgment that could lead to missed opportunity.

The Last Word on This Election Year

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All week I have been trying to devise a clean getaway post for the year 2012 and it has been a struggle. Then performance on demand, Wall Street Journal columnist Peggy Noonan did the heavy lifting for me in this weekend’s edition of her column, Declarations.

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Edutainment No More

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I don’t think so, because the currency of the new economy is not instilled knowledge, it is creativity. Innovation is a direct reflection of creativity, not recitation. The fuel of innovation is creativity, and the fuel of creativity is fun.

Debate Takeaways Tallied Tactfully

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Business enterprise and creativity are as fundamental to a shared sense of values as I can imagine, and where we may often disagree on the “how” I hope we don’t much disagree on the “why.”

Learning from Mars

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It will be teamwork, commitment, creativity, motivation, and entrepreneurial spirit.

To Say or Not to Say

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Creative risk is the path of reinvention. Business Creativity Writing Author Central creative risk dead on arrival fuel of innovation razzmatazz The Story Plant This Is Rage Wayne GretzkyExperiments are the fuel of innovation. Writing a novel is just weird. This week my first novel, This is Rage , is being released to the public by my wonderful publisher, The Story Plant. I have to admit, it’s a little eerie.