Entrepreneurship blog

Top 8 reasons why innovation is important to your business today
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Changes are accelerating so frequently & so quickly, that innovation has become an urgent strategic & systemic necessity, as the only competitive lever left that can possibly ensure both organizational survival & sustainability. Living now in the Disruption, Digitization &...
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Cultivating Innovation Agility
In a Forbes article, “What Innovation is, and isn’t” by Rob Preston, from Oracle, suggested that consumers are suffering a bout of “innovation fatigue.” He presented data from communications firm, Ketchums’ new Innovation Kernel study, which attempted to figure out...
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Innovation requires experimentation
I wish I had known about Clayton Christensen’s research on living overseas as one of the three ways illustrating how innovation requires experimentation before I relocated to the Middle East almost six years ago! “In fact, the more countries someone...
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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 entrepreneurship, we created a new role for innovative managers and leaders as ‘disruptive provocateurs!’ One of their key skill sets...
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Dancing with Disruption
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In the Executive Summary of the 2014 Front End of Innovation Conference, produced by the Institute for International Research, the author welcomes us to the report with this statement; “Welcome to Business as unusual. Business as usual is done. Stick...
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Innovation and shifting corporate consciousness
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In a recent Fast Company article ‘Why Millennials Don’t Want to Buy Stuff’ the author states that “Humanity is experiencing an evolution in consciousness. We are starting to think differently about what it means to ‘own’ something.” Though technology is...
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Three forces disrupting business as usual!
I recently participated in the Disruptive Innovation Festival (check it out, at http://thinkdif.co) where I presented an exciting new webinar on "How the lean start-up is disrupting business as usual". Whenever I design a new webinar, blog or learning program, I...
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What are the keys to entrepreneurial success?
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I am not sure how many of my valued ImagineNation™ community friends and colleagues have ever purchased a completely new, “make believe” apartment “off the plan?” Nor am I aware of any who have attempted such a huge challenge in...
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What motivates entrepreneurs to innovate?
I have just commenced facilitating the latest Coach for Innovators Certified Program with an amazingly diverse and enthusiastic group of mostly female consultants, academics, facilitators, coaches and start-up entrepreneurs. As I started the program, I found myself being quickly brought...
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