Keys to Innovation: Culture Eats Strategy

Keys to Innovation: Culture Eats Strategy

I consult with companies of all shapes, sizes and ages that look for new ways to start thinking and acting more like start-ups than has-beens. Again and again, I hit a huge obstacle: How to bridge the gap between start-ups, which focus intensely on the opportunity...

Keys to Innovation: First Remove Obstacles

What GE and Others Taught Me About Innovation: Don’t Act Like A Dinosaur! Put on the spot, most hip “I want to be a change agent/innovator” types tell you that working at a Fortune 500 or 1000 company is like working for a lumbering dinosaur. The dinosaurs are doomed...

Keys to Innovation: Eat or Be Eaten

“If I had an hour to solve a problem and my life depended on it, I’d spend 55 minutes thinking about the problem and 5 minutes thinking about solutions.” Albert Einstein I wrote Einstein’s quote on the white board to kick off our first class...