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Cold Case Innovation

If innovators take a cold case-inspired approach, we might come up with an alternative method for handling older ideas. This approach has the potential to create a new source of innovation ideas by leveraging past work and applying new criteria to those old ideas.

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Innovation and Creativity: The lasting competitive advantage

Will we prepare our children to compete in a world where creativity and divergent thinking become more important than rote memorization? Can we rethink our business structures and processes to embrace more divergence and creativity?

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Agile Intrapreneurship at LabCovéa [Interview]

Philippe Lebeaupin, Innovation Coach at Lab Covéa (insurance company) explains in details the origin of the Lab, and the way he coaches intrapreneurs’ projects, sharing some exciting business pivots along the way!

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Unfreezing the Innovation Permafrost

Why might some organizations be “staying at rest” when there are so many possibilities and opportunities available to them, in the current business environment, to grow, nurture and sustain their competitiveness and relevance to their customers and key stakeholders?

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Why We Must Rethink Applied Innovation Services

Many of those innovation tools that have been emerging in recent years have now built up a powerful body of validation, and they become necessary to know and practice yet often miss the basic building block needs of innovation. We need to do better, we need to design a completely new innovation process that takes into account all that has evolved in our understanding and experiment in recent years.

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Reflections on Life in the Sharing Economy | Episode 2

On Episode 1 of this series, I contextualized some key elements of the sharing economy and why this is an important economic and social movement. In this episode, I’ll share with you my experience living & breathing the newly born sharing economy, right at its source, the Silicon Valley.

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What’s New about the Gig Economy for Professionals?

Elephants, Fleas and Other Animals There is a lot of discussion about the “gig economy” in business circles today, usually focusing on the plight of those at the low end of the pay spectrum: Uber drivers, Deliveroo bikers, Handy cleaners. But the biggest share of the gig economy is actually professional and white-collar workers, who …

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