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Innovation coaching to effect transformation
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The business playing field has changed and will keep on changing, in ways that we cannot yet imagine. Uncertainty and instability are the key drivers of the business game, and our coaching clients are challenged by a diverse range of...
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Generating Discovery for Innovation
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Just in case you haven’t seen the latest Star Trek movie yet, here is one of its key messages in generating discovery for innovation, which links to generating fresh new ways of business problem-solving: “You know the greatest danger facing...
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Fear of failure, what drives it & how to deal with it?
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In the 2014 Global Entrepreneurship Monitor Report more than 206,000 individuals were surveyed across 73 economies and 3936 national experts on entrepreneurship from 73 economies participated in the survey. GEM participant economies represent 72.4% of the world’s population and 90%...
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Changing questions changes the world!
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In the incredibly challenging process of compiling, collating and presenting the new ImagineNation MOOC (massive online open course) on innovative leadership, we created a new role for innovative managers and leaders as ‘disruptive provocateurs!’ One of their key skill-sets is...
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Leading and Coaching Innovation
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I recently caught up with a long term, highly successful and esteemed colleague who proudly shared with me her latest model for developing high performance leaders in global corporations.  It was a very comprehensive and multi faceted model, that clearly...
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Being, thinking, talking & acting differently
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Steve Jobs proved that surprising the market again & again with exciting unexpected solutions results in incredible business, customer and profitable outcomes. He achieved these outcomes despite increases in global competition, a roller coaster economy and quickening product life-cycles. In...
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Developing the art of provocative competence
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Whether you are in a product or service business, if you don’t innovate, eventually you will disappear from the marketplace. Competition is intensifying and most companies are fighting to retain their market positions and customer loyalty, making innovation a ‘must...
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