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Innovation Strategies
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How to cultivate the “I’m not in it for the money” spirit of innovation

How to cultivate the “I’m not in it for the money” spirit of innovation | Innovation Strategies | Scoop.it
Most companies reward their employees’ innovative thinking with financial incentives, but studies have shown that innovation is intrinsically motivated, and comes with its own set of inherent rewards. Learn how some companies are optimizing their culture to drive innovation.
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New Trend Briefing from TrendWatching | GLOBAL BRAIN

New Trend Briefing from TrendWatching | GLOBAL BRAIN | Innovation Strategies | Scoop.it
Understand new global and regional consumer trends and uncover innovation opportunities
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Has Apple Lost Its Insanely Innovative Edge?

Has Apple Lost Its Insanely Innovative Edge? | Innovation Strategies | Scoop.it
Is the iPhone 6S really innovative? And how should do we measure company innovation, anyway?
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Industry-Academic Partnerships Can Solve Bigger Problems

Industry-Academic Partnerships Can Solve Bigger Problems | Innovation Strategies | Scoop.it
How Saint-Gobain and IIT-Madras are providing sustainable housing for people all over the world.
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Apple @ Risk - When the Innovation Engine Sputters, Buy, Buy & Buy Some More - Forbes

Apple @ Risk - When the Innovation Engine Sputters, Buy, Buy & Buy Some More - Forbes | Innovation Strategies | Scoop.it

Apple is at a crossroads. Its innovation engine is sputtering. Sales of its core products are falling. Major investors are worried; some are dumping the stock. Apple should embrace and declare – for the first time – acquisition as its primary innovation strategy. 

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To Innovate, You Have to Manage the Past, Present, and Future

To Innovate, You Have to Manage the Past, Present, and Future | Innovation Strategies | Scoop.it
Vijay Govindarajan, professor at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College, explains how to create a new business while optimizing an already existing one.
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Innovation Tautogram — A Simple and Powerful Innovation Tool | Innovation Management

Innovation Tautogram — A Simple and Powerful Innovation Tool | Innovation Management | Innovation Strategies | Scoop.it

The human vocabulary with millions of words is adequate to explain all of our expectations and experiences, even those which are imagined. 

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How the World's Most Cutting-Edge Cities Balance Growth and Innovation

How the World's Most Cutting-Edge Cities Balance Growth and Innovation | Innovation Strategies | Scoop.it
Cities such as Medellin, Singapore, and Houston offer lessons in using resources intelligently.
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What investors can learn from the meteoric rise and dizzying fall of Theranos

What investors can learn from the meteoric rise and dizzying fall of Theranos | Innovation Strategies | Scoop.it

The last few months have witnessed the unraveling of the remarkable life sciences company Theranos, culminating in the latest news that federal regulators may ban founder Elizabeth Holmes from the blood-testing industry for at least two years. The company is also facing a federal criminal investigation into whether it misled investors about its technology and company operations.

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The 9 Rules Of Innovation

The 9 Rules Of Innovation | Innovation Strategies | Scoop.it
Take a slightly broader view and it becomes clear that innovation today goes far beyond research labs, Silicon Valley pitch meetings and large corporate initiatives. We all have something to offer and can add to the world’s knowledge in a way that may differ in degree, but not in kind, to the giants of the past.
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What FDR Knew About Managing Fear in Times of Change

What FDR Knew About Managing Fear in Times of Change | Innovation Strategies | Scoop.it
He disarmed the nation’s fears by directly addressing them.
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Do You Know the Seven Stages of Innovation? | Innovation Management

Do You Know the Seven Stages of Innovation? | Innovation Management | Innovation Strategies | Scoop.it

At IdeaScale, we define prolific innovators as organizations that have moved more than half of their ideas to the final stage. 

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Why Training People Leads to a More Innovative Business

Why Training People Leads to a More Innovative Business | Innovation Strategies | Scoop.it
Training is often viewed as only applicable for learning new skills and so employers do not always deem it necessary for some roles. The reality is that training delivers so much more. Absolutely, it builds new skills and increases knowledge - however, it also helps to reinforce the confidence in individuals, helping them to recognise their own capabilities.
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Six Levers For Solving The Corporate Innovation Problem – Part 3 | Innovation Management

Six Levers For Solving The Corporate Innovation Problem – Part 3 | Innovation Management | Innovation Strategies | Scoop.it
This is the third part of a three-part article series. We are investigating why – despite all the investments made into the early phase of innovation –
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How To Buy A Paper Notebook That Brings You Joy

How To Buy A Paper Notebook That Brings You Joy | Innovation Strategies | Scoop.it
2,000 years on, the notebook is still a great solution. From Muji to Moleskine, here's how to choose a notebook that's right for you.
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How regular people can help shape science

How regular people can help shape science | Innovation Strategies | Scoop.it
Not a scientist? As David Lang shows, you can still play a meaningful role in solving science's hardest problems.
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The Problem With Innovation Isn't Getting Out Of The Box

The Problem With Innovation Isn't Getting Out Of The Box | Innovation Strategies | Scoop.it
Contrary to the cliche, just getting out of the box is the worst way to innovate.
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Turning Your Town into an Innovation Hotspot Modeled After Silicon Valley

Turning Your Town into an Innovation Hotspot Modeled After Silicon Valley | Innovation Strategies | Scoop.it
How to win business leaders and entrepreneurs and influence business tourism to your city
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3 Simple Business Practices Inspired by Hinduism

3 Simple Business Practices Inspired by Hinduism | Innovation Strategies | Scoop.it
The key to innovation is grasping cycles of preservation, destruction, and creation.
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Silicon Valley’s fastest growing companies succeed because they aren’t focused on selling

Silicon Valley’s fastest growing companies succeed because they aren’t focused on selling | Innovation Strategies | Scoop.it

A trait shared by the fastest growing and most disruptive companies in history—Google, Amazon, Uber, AirBnb, and eBay—is that they aren’t focused on selling products, they are building platforms. The ability to leverage the network effects of a platform is something that the technology industry learned long ago—and perfected.

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