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Redesigning the organizations middle for a new innovation shape.

Let’s admit it; our middle management needs a radical makeover, a new fitness regime to make us far more ‘innovation fit’. Most organizations do need to change their middle management structures as they are far from that necessary ‘fitness for … Continue reading

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Risk: Understanding Your Scope of Reach from Your Grasp.

We were not born as risk-takers but we can develop it through our own growing self-actualization, creativity, a pursuit for growth and enjoying that feeling of being stretched. Well some of us do, but sadly most tend to become risk-avoiding … Continue reading

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So what is holding innovation back? A new GE report

I always look forward to the GE Global Barometer and the 2014 report is no exception, actually it really has moved the needle on what is presently holding innovation back. The Barometer has explored the actions or constraints that senior … Continue reading

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I wonder who is withering on the innovation vine?

This week I tuned into the Pipeline virtual conference for product development practitioners and gained an encouraging feeling that innovation is progressing along nicely. Packed all within a day there was plenty of material ‘fodder’ to feed off of and … Continue reading

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Many organizations are trapped in an innovation vortex also

America is presently  trapped in their “polar vortex”  We are reading reports telling us that temperature records were shattered across the United States on Tuesday as the polar vortex continued to take hold, with all 50 states experiencing freezing temperatures … Continue reading

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Client Engagements – Full of Whipped Cream and Lumpy Gravy

So why did I call this blog post “client engagement- full of whipped cream and lumpy gravy?” Often both are ‘heaped’ onto the poor (final) solution found underneath the client- consulting engagement process. Both are layered on to mask the … Continue reading

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Innovation being served up with a growing angst, anxiety and Kiasu

Time, we are told, can be our best friend or equally our worst enemy. This week time showed its bad side to me, actually it might have been doing this for some weeks when I stop and think about it. … Continue reading

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