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ISO Innovation Management Standards
ISO Innovation Management Standards - What You Need to Know! What are the ISO Innovation Management standards? ISO Innovation Management standards (ISO 56000) are a set of internationally recognized guidelines and recommendations for organizations to follow in...
Are Corporate Mentorships Bad for Innovation? First, let me start with a disclaimer. We are not opposed to mentorship programs. In fact, there is plenty of evidence that they benefit both the participants and the company. However, they have some faults and I think...
5 Strategies for Getting More Word of Mouth Sales and What It Really Takes to Be Successful.
The Eureka! Ranch started measuring word of mouth diffusion and running experiments in 2010. Back then companies had concerns over growing advertising costs and were looking for alternative ways to drive awareness for their new offerings. Well, today is no different....
Innovation & The Holidays
Now that we are in the midst of the end of the year holidays, I am certain many of us are thinking of gingerbread, peppermint, hot chocolate, and cookies. But, how many of us are thinking about innovations as well?
3 Must Do’s to Activate Your Strategy
Leaders and employees often express dissatisfaction with the effectiveness of their company’s strategic planning process. Clearly, it’s a problem if there is no strategy, but even when leadership has developed a strategy, too often it’s not properly “activated.”
Give the Gift of Innovation
This holiday season give the gift of innovation to those in your life who are lifelong learners. We have a few special offers to share this holiday season we don’t want you to miss
Breakthroughs in Business Models
For decades we’ve helped companies create new innovations for products, services and systems. In most cases those new inventions required more than just a new widget, device or marketing slogan to make them possible.
3 Ways to LEAD Your Leader
Every now and again I get the privilege to sit with some great leaders. Some I simply observe – to see what they do and what their followers do in return. But on rare occasion I’ve been lucky enough to get them to slow down – to reveal the running commentary in their own head of why they do, what they do, when they do. This is one such account from early in my career.
The Smallest Thing You Can do to Get a Big Change
Change is hard. Change is scary. Change is uncertain. Change is chaos.
And when something is hard, scary, uncertain and chaotic any human does a cry out – a reach out for help to survive it. It’s often a knee jerk reaction, but a real and fragile reaction all the same.