Dear Colleagues, Welcome to the monthly wrap-up of my weekly Thought Sparks newsletters. I’ll summarize here – for greater depth, check out my channel on Substack and consider subscribing. A no-nonsense guide to measuring innovation mastery (July 6, 2021)
We often think of prototyping as something only a gifted designer or developer can do. But there are lots of examples in the real world of how ordinary…
Every so often a new business model, often enabled by technology, takes the world by storm, attracts a lot of hype, eventually proves unable to live up…
Customer surveys are everywhere – and most of them aren’t going to offer one ounce of insight. Instead, learn to use them properly and for the right re…
What is it like to work in an organization that has attained high levels of innovation mastery? It’s growth-oriented, future-focused and unrelentingly …
Strategic inflection points create a 10X shift in your business – 10X more efficient, 10X more convenient, 10X easier – you get the idea. But they take…
Even with the best intentions, reward systems in corporate life all too often mean that most of the people you need supporting innovation work flee fro…
The United States suffers from a proliferation of bad jobs. Squeezing every nickel out of labor costs might seem efficient, but no one is counting the …
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