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Traveling unchartered innovation waters with Innovation Charter

(An earlier version of this piece was posted last year to the HeroX blog) A few years ago, I came across an innovation survey, sponsored by Wazoku. Its results shocked me.  Full 85% of respondents to the survey–board members, senior and middle … Continue reading

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I Love You, I Love You Not… (Our short-lived romance with Chief Innovation Officer)

Oops! It turns out that we don’t love a Chief Innovation Officer anymore. Just a short time ago, Chief Innovation Officers (CINO as per popular abbreviation) were heralded as a new frontier in innovation management. Considered a missing link between … Continue reading

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Three Reasons for your Company to Write an Innovation Charter

 This piece was originally posted to the Qmarkets blog A lack of executive leadership is one of the most commonly mentioned reasons for the failure of innovation. This leadership vacuum usually comes in two flavors. The company’s CEO loudly declares “Let’s … Continue reading

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