People & Culture

How to Share and Manage Knowledge for Innovation

Knowledge sharing and innovation In the 1970s, Walker’s Wagon Wheel Tavern sealed its role in innovation history. Its na...

4 Characteristics of a Culture of Innovation
People & Culture

4 Characteristics of a Culture of Innovation

Innovation culture is one of those terms that’s hard to define – poll 10 people on the street and we’d likely get 10 dif...

The 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals - SDG 5 = Gender Equality
People & Culture , Sustainability

The 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals - SDG 5 = Gender Equality

During the 2015 United Nations Summit, the international community adopted 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) under...

Why Diversity Matters in Innovation Management
People & Culture

Why Diversity Matters in Innovation Management

"Oh, I've never thought about it that way!" Have you ever said this to a friend or a colleague at work? Or has anybody e...

The Only Way to Understand (Innovation) Success is by Measuring Failure
People & Culture

The Only Way to Understand (Innovation) Success is by Measuring Failure

Success is a scarcity, especially in innovation. In fact, one of the few certainties in life is that everything will fai...

A culture of innovation? It all starts with hiring
People & Culture

A culture of innovation? It all starts with hiring

Creating a culture that has a thirst for and thrives on innovation is the holy grail of business today. But it’s not as ...

How the 'Not Invented Here' Syndrome Impacts Innovation Success
People & Culture

How the 'Not Invented Here' Syndrome Impacts Innovation Success

Getting past the 'corporate immune system' Imagine the scene. A warm summer’s day. The tree-lined slopes of gentle hills...

Indispensable Employee Attributes for Successful Innovation in Your Business
People & Culture

Indispensable Employee Attributes for Successful Innovation in Your Business

We all know that old, wooden idea suggestion box that was flamboyantly presented during the Q1 openings but ended up tuc...

Why Failure is So Important for a Successful Innovation Strategy
People & Culture

Why Failure is So Important for a Successful Innovation Strategy

What good could possibly come out of failure? Harrison Ford was a failure as an actor for years. Twelve publishers turne...

How to Embrace The 4 Leadership Paradoxes
People & Culture

How to Embrace The 4 Leadership Paradoxes

“A leader takes people where they want to go. A great leader takes people where they don't necessarily want to go, but o...

Creating the Physical Space for Innovation
People & Culture

Creating the Physical Space for Innovation

Building spaces for innovation is a hot topic these days. Whether you call them innovation hubs, maker-spaces, fab-labs,...