Articles on Innovation

Our thoughts on innovation, creativity and the Voice of the Customer.

How to Run an Effective Meeting
How to Run an Effective Meeting
  The Monotony of Meetings Meetings have a reputation for being rife and mundane, a place for people with authority to establish themselves and lay down their objectives. Most of us have been ...
Innovation Intelligence vs. Innovation Wisdom
Innovation Intelligence vs. Innovation Wisdom
Fashion isn’t just about clothes—music, cinema, food, and yes, even business activities go in and out of fashion. So it should come as no surprise that people working in innovation are attuned to the ...
Assumption Busting: Breaking The Curse of Knowledge to Uncover Better Ideas
Assumption Busting: Breaking The Curse of Knowledge to Uncover Better Ideas
  Most organizations constantly look for innovative thinking, and they regularly ask employees to come up with new ideas. The problem is, they don’t always arm their people with the tools or ...
Tight On Time? Start Your Concept Development Plan Off at a Sprint
Tight On Time? Start Your Concept Development Plan Off at a Sprint
  If you’re like me, you plan and plan (and plan) to ensure everything on your “To Do” list gets completed in a balanced way. Then, reality hits. And I find myself thinking, “Where did the time go? ...
5 TED Talks for Innovators and Marketers
5 TED Talks for Innovators and Marketers
Image via TED "Ideas worth spreading." That's the tagline for TED, the nonprofit organization behind wildly successful TED Talks. The engaging, brief, and free talks cover a wide range of topics—not ...
Quiz: How Well Do You Know Creativity?
Quiz: How Well Do You Know Creativity?
Creativity seems to be a popular topic in the media and has become increasingly more relevant in the workplace. In fact, surveyed CEOs reported creativity as one of the skills they value most. It is ...