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  How do you inspire creative thinking in your team without engaging the muse or adopting questionable practices? Stephen Wunker provides six practical steps that won’t break the law but will help break through constraints of the mind. How do I get my team to show creative thinking?” Under normal circumstances, many executives we work […]

  Peet van Biljon shares a white paper on the benefits of ethics-driven innovation. Is your company innovative? No doubt, you would like to say yes. Everyone wants to be innovative, which is why the word “innovation” appears frequently in annual reports and press releases. However, there can be a large gap between saying we […]

  Nicky Shah shares a Q&A post on Saint Aymes, a business startup that has successfully merged the worlds of art and chocolate. She interviews the two sisters behind Saint Aymes – Lois and Michela. Nicky: How old were you when you decided you would try to launch your own business?  Michela: We didn’t really […]

  In this article for Forbes, Stephen Wunker reveals how this small business led the charge in innovation, safety, and customer service during the height of the pandemic. You might not think of an auto body shop as a hotbed of business innovation – but you’d be quite mistaken. Consider the story of one small […]

  If you have experienced great ideas die in the making and want to avoid this in the future, read on. Robyn Bolton offers a few expert tips on how to combat the problem of the ‘derailers’ in your midst. Innovating – doing something different that creates value – is hard. Innovating within a large […]

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  Tim Worboys shares the strategies behind the success of a leading US insurtech company. Hippo, a leading US insurtech company, announced yesterday that they had raised $150M in a Series E round, valuing the business at $1.5B post fundraising. As the global economic conditions continue to prove challenging due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic […]

  In this  article recently published in the El Economista, David Uriarte explores how COVID-19 has encouraged medical and social experiments on sustainability, the economy, and the management of companies. One of the ways in which human beings have managed to advance our knowledge and civilization is through experimentation. Experimenting means testing in order to […]

  Robyn M. Bolton makes a poignant observation on the popular approach to innovation and provides a few tips on how to punch out of the proverbial box.  The definition of insanity is repeating the same actions over and over again and expecting different results.” This quote, often (wrongly) attributed to Albert Einstein, is a […]

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  Susan Hamilton shares a thoughtful post on creative thinking and the pursuit of possibility. September has always been my favorite month. The smell of new notebooks, the crispness in the still-warm air. A season full of unknowns, full of possibility. This year, the back-to-school season presents a different riff on unknowns to be sure, […]

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  Using the company Hoowaki as an example, David Summa shares an article that illustrates how business model innovations can drive new revenue streams. In my last post, I wrote about business model innovations and how it can drive new revenue streams, especially in times of changing economic and cultural landscapes or declining performance. To […]