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Why Innovation Eats Strategy for Breakfast

Why Innovation Eats Strategy for Breakfast | The Innovation Library | Scoop.it
It's impossible to win solely by managing existing assets when your competitors are busy inventing new ones.

Via Ken Cooper, Martin (Marty) Smith, Pascale Mousset
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Martin (Marty) Smith's curator insight, September 3, 2014 1:35 AM

Love this, "To win in these challenging times, innovation has become your most powerful source of competitive advantage. Playing yesterday's game--even with brilliant strategy--is no match for the hurricane strength winds of creative disruption. Today, an entirely new set of skills and approaches are required to succeed. Simply put: innovation eats strategy for breakfast."

Man doesn't eat by disruption alone. Disruption is disrupting, so balance is always a good idea (not really mentioned in this post). Disruption has to COME FROM some place too. Even those who disrupt innovate on or in some space or meme.

Because the disruption feels from left field to some doesn't mean that is where the idea came from. Most disruptions were sitting on the ground staring up at whoever passed by. SEEING without the hypnotic drug of status quo thinking begins DISRUPTION. SEEING is the key then NOT rejecting the disruption, "Embracing the suck." to quote a movie I saw recently becomes critical because every muscle will cry to crawl back to the safety of the status quo.

Don't do that is our advice :). Do disrupt.

#toogood #true

Ken Cooper's curator insight, September 3, 2014 11:15 AM

Actually, the Peter Drucker quote is, "Culture eats strategy for breakfast." Of course, innovation is essential. However, innovation is a team sport, and it flows from culture. The key is to establish the kind of culture that will produce a steady stream of innovation.

Stuart Goode's curator insight, September 5, 2014 3:25 AM

Is this cheating or bending the rules

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6 Ways to Unleash Creativity in the Workplace | Hongkiat

6 Ways to Unleash Creativity in the Workplace | Hongkiat | The Innovation Library | Scoop.it

The demand for creativity from employees is rising in this age of rapid technological advancement....

 

Some of you may think that creativity is an inborn trait rather than something that can be learned and developed. This may be so, but without aconducive environment for creativity to be expressed, how can we expect to see ideas arising from creative employees? This is precisely what this article is about, to show you ways which you can adopt in the workplace to encourage employees to seek innovation in their work....


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Jeff Domansky's curator insight, February 21, 2013 3:29 PM

Thoughtful post on creativity in the workplace.

Jeremy Dahl's curator insight, March 11, 2013 12:40 PM

"Some of you may think that creativity is an inborn trait rather than something that can be learned and developed. This may be so, but without aconducive environment for creativity to be expressed, how can we expect to see ideas arising from creative employees?"