Who buys 10 staplers in 2016? I can’t remember the last time I bought a stapler. Sure, I own one. But I have to search for the friggin’ thing whenever I need it. It surprised me to learn that around 20 million are still sold every year. Who in the world is buying them? New college […]
It’s been my experience that [Liberal Arts Graduates] look at issues from various perspectives and find new ways of doing things. In other words, they think critically. And once they have a new idea, they communicate their thinking clearly and persuasively. They understand intuitively that the idea is important, but so is the ability to […]
It happens all the time. Your CXO attends a conference and hears about a problem in a different domain – one where your organization has little experience. Suddenly you find yourself researching and attending meetings exploring this amazing new opportunity. And your gut is telling you …. this … is … a … bad … idea. I […]
Are you implementing innovation capability programs or designing development programs for future innovation leaders? On this free webinar, we’ll share best practices and things to avoid to ensure you’re creating the right conditions for a program that will deliver lasting results. Don’t miss this chance to help your team deliver innovative solutions to market and […]
In our work helping corporations design and implement innovation strategies, we found a majority of our clients had launched idea crowdsourcing platforms. But as we talked with the people who built and managed these platforms, we learned that many had been launched with great fanfare and quietly forgotten only months later. To help you avoid the same fate, we interviewed dozens of Fortune 500 companies that have launched idea crowdsourcing platforms – some successfully / some not – and created this guide.