Innovation is a process. Like it or not, you won’t get results overnight. It can take months or years to bring an idea to practice, depending on its complexity. In this blog post, I will explain why the innovation process cannot be seen separately from its context, the roles to play, the methods available, the […]
Over Thanksgiving we got our puzzle board out for a jigsaw puzzle. This time it was a Wasgij (jigsaw in reverse). A puzzle where you get a few hints, but don’t know the picture you are putting together. It occurred to me, that there is a lot of resemblance between putting together the unknown in […]
Imagine if the outcome of innovation projects could be predicted with accuracy, wouldn’t that be great? However, no plans or budgets are going to make an innovation project any more certain. So how best to deal with the uncertainty of innovation projects?
This sale offer has expired We have a Black Friday sale offer for you! Do you need a little push to test that new business idea? Has it been on your to-do list for most of 2019? Making time is often the biggest hurdle to innovation. While for some it is a busy […]
Innovators are curious and passionate. They are also easily bored and dissatisfied with the status quo. How do you get the most out of their drive and creativity, keep them productive in their job, and tied to your company? In other words, how do you keep innovators motivated, while not estranging other hard-working employees?
Things are tough in your current job. As an innovator you have a vision of how things could be done so much faster and better. However, your management is not open to change. Worse, while things are stagnant you are missing out on promotions. This way you will be stuck in your current position forever! […]