Innovation

Are your people the problem? Hint: Probably Not.

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This post originally appeared @Clearhead.me As we all know, human beings are complex creatures. And multiple things can affect the output we have at work–from things going on in our personal lives to the complex interactions we have with our bosses or other employees. However, something I’ve seen over the last 15 years of working both on the brand side ...

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Innovation is Mandatory. Yes, Ma’am!

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For a lot of innovation leaders this is a simple fact. We tend to think, of course, that our current employees are innovative. Or course our company and it’s business unit leaders want to innovate! Why else would we be here if they didn’t? Our products are innovative, aren’t they? But as many of us run into during our careers, ...

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$1,000,000 Reasons to Launch Your Startup Within Your Current Company

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This is a special guest post from my friend and co-author Randal C. Moss. When Sergey Brin speaks people tend to listen. But it is not enough to just listen, you have to think about the underlying drivers of those words and when you do… you get the message. His comments at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit were effectively that starting ...

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Ni Hao Regulation, So Long Crowdfunding!

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A special guest article from my co-author Randal Moss. The People’s Bank of China just put a full force strangle hold on innovation and with its bone crushing grip on nontraditional funding mechanisms it is choking off the lifeblood out of a potential major growth engine. Even worse, it’s actions are creating a chilling effect on the entire start-up/garage-brew culture.  culture ...

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