Innovation from Left Field

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Innovation Trick #47: The Article out of Left Field.

Let’s say you have a challenge, or an opportunity, that could use an innovative idea — but nothing’s coming. Your innovation well has run dry. What do you do?

Try this trick. Fire up your Google machine, open your tablet, or pick up an actual magazine and read an article. ANY article. The only stipulation is that this article should have NOTHING to do with your challenge/opportunity. It could even be an article ...

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How Do I Get Buy In From My Team?

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You've come up with a great, innovative idea! Hooray! But your team's not buying in to it. Boo hiss. So let's answer the question once and for all: "How do I get BUY-IN from my team?"

If you're a video person, I lay it all out in the video below. If reading is more your thing, skip the video and hop straight to ...

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Reactive vs. Proactive Innovation

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As I work with organizations to help them become more innovative, I see two primary types of innovation: reactive and proactive. The process for each is similar, but the mindset is completely different.

If you're a video person, I lay it all out in the video below. If reading is more your thing, skip the video and hop straight to the transcript below!

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Innovation and Diversity

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The numbers don't lie: diverse teams are more innovative, and lead to a much higher ROI. In this video, I talk about the two types of diversity you should have on your team.

If you're a video person, I lay it all out in the video below. If reading is more your thing, skip the video and hop straight to the transcript below!

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Innovation Is Not an Event!

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If you go back far enough into virtually any company's DNA, you'll find a foundation of innovation. Companies are born out of innovative ideas. But sometimes that innovative DNA gets lost, and innovation becomes nothing more than a sporadic event, a reaction. It's time to change that!

If you're a video person, I lay it all out in the video below. If reading ...

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