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Front End of Innovation conference

I’m a member of the FEI group on LinkedIn, and really like the format for the upcoming conference:  Are You Nurturing a Strong Culture to Drive Innovation? A strong corporate culture plays a critical role in fostering innovation – where employees feel valued for their contributions. Global manufacturer W.L. Gore & Associates has earned repeated recognition … Continue reading

15 Quotes on Collaboration

Mitch Ditkoff has some awesome quotes about collaboration on his Idea Champions blog 1. “It is the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed.” – Charles Darwin 2. “Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.” – Helen Keller … Continue reading

Patented Methodology Increases Success Rate

The online magazine Innovation Management posts this review of the recent Strategyn report: Strategyn, an innovation management consulting firm, recently released the results of an independent study that measured the effectiveness of its patented Outcome-Driven Innovation (ODI) methodology for launched products or services in the marketplace. The study found that products and services launched with … Continue reading

Assessing Idea Potential

Scott Anthony of Innosight Ventures writes a blog on the Harvard Business Review, and in a recent review of a number of new technologies, shared the two questions he uses to assess an early-stage idea’s potential: Does the idea promise to make it simpler, easier or more affordable for people to do what they were … Continue reading

The Art of the Mantra

I’m watching a video of Guy Kawasaki presenting the Art of the Start at the University of Edinburgh ( in a barely populated room – what gives?) and he’s making some really good points about creating a Mantra, not a Mission Statement. Complete with references to the Dilbert Mission Statement Generator. It’s getting me thinking … Continue reading


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