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  • Upcoming Innovation Conferences You Should Attend

    If you haven’t attended a conference yet this year, I recommend one of these innovation-related events taking place this fall (listed chronologically):Original: http://innovationexcellence.com/blog/2017/08/25/upcoming-innovation-conferences-you-should-attend/ By: Jason WilliamsPosted: Augus...


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  • Reflections on life in the sharing economy | Episode 5

    The Sharing Economy is expanding its reach beyond local communities. Is it a sustainable movement? Embracing the full potential of this new economy requires people to get out of auto-pilot and be more aware of their options and actions. Original: http://innovationexcellence.com/blog/2017/08/28...

    Tags: innovation, innovation excellence, Business Models, Case Study, Disruption, Social Media, Strategy, Consumerism, Crowdsourcing, Digital Social Innovation, Financial Services Innovation, Focus on our future, future, Trends

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  • Overcoming Innovation’s Roadblocks: Overlooked Assets

    _____ Despite well-laid plans and big investment, most innovation is slow and unpredictable. How to make it faster and more efficient? Supercharge your ideas with the assets and capabilities you already possess.   This is the second piece in a multipart series on the Roadblocks to Innovation...

    Tags: innovation, innovation excellence, Creativity, Management, Strategy, Business Models, Design, Innovation Management, Leadership

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  • 18 Major Reasons Why Businesses Fail [infographic]

    Of course, running a business is no easy task. By identifying the main reasons for which most businesses fail, it would be easier to avoid them proactively. This infographic today looks at reasons for business failure and some effective solutions to avoid get into dire straits before it's too lat...

    Tags: innovation, innovation excellence, Entrepreneurship, Infographic, Leadership, Management, marketing, People & Skills, Strategy, Business Models, problem solving

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  • Conscious Capitalism: Conversation with Raj Sisoda, Part One

    Raj Sisoda is the Professor of Global Business, Babson College, Co-founder & Co-Chairman, Conscious Capitalism, Inc. Raj has written ten books and over 100 academic articles. He is the co-author (with John Mackey, co-founder, and co-CEO of Whole Foods Market) of Conscious Capitalism: Lib...

    Tags: innovation, innovation excellence, Change, Innovation, Business Models, change, conscious capitalism

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  • Conscious Capitalism: Conversation with Selim Bassoul, CEO of Middleby

    Please tell me the Middleby Definition of Conscious Capitalism.  We define it as socially responsible business both locally and globally.   How does Middleby use the CC model in its operations? How does it measure and report the outcomes? The hallmark of Middleb...

    Tags: innovation, innovation excellence, Change, Innovation, Business Models, change, conscious capitalism

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  • Have You Tried New Ways to Innovate?

    After relying on cost and operational efficiencies to grow the bottom line, many businesses are emerging from an innovation slumber post-recession. Now there is an imperative to refocus on organic growth. The importance of innovation in driving this growth is resurfacing to the top of the agenda....

    Tags: innovation, innovation excellence, Business Models, Innovation, Inspiration, Leadership, Management, Open Innovation, People & Skills, Processes & Tools, Product Innovation, Strategy, Corporate innovation, Holacracy, ways to innovate

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  • Reinvent your Business Model with The DO School

    Nicolas Bry interviews Florian Hoffmann, charismatic founder and managing director of Berlin’s DO School...a renowned development ground for young social entrepreneurs that has developed an original innovation offering to corporations and startups.Original: http://innovationexcellence.com/b...

    Tags: innovation, innovation excellence, Build Capability, Business Models, Disruption, Innovation, Interviews, Accelerator, Disruptive, Florian Hoffmann, Incubation, Innovation Management, Intrapreneur, Start-up, The DO School

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  • The Bright (and Innovative) Future of the Mom and Pop Shop

    Small businesses can't compete with the massive logistics machines and bargaining power of mega retailers. Prime retail space prevents competing with the cost structure of online retailers, who ship out of low-rent warehouses, and may avoid sales tax for being out-of-state; or they can't offer sa...

    Tags: innovation, innovation excellence, Innovation, Management, marketing, Strategy, Business Models, Creativity, culture, Customers, Logistics, Small Business

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  • Mine the Business Innovation Gaps: Seasonal Sharing for Scalability

    I’ve been working with an agriculture machinery company over the years. This family run business designs and manufactures huge innovative machines that solve the current problems farmers face. Their industry is subject to the seasons, which means all farmers want new machines just before th...

    Tags: innovation, innovation excellence, Business Models, Innovation, Leadership, Management, agile business innovation design

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