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What Is Your Biggest Obstacle to Innovation?

Biggest Obstacle to Innovation

Ford wasn’t just known for cars, but innovation. “If I had asked people what they wanted, they would have said faster horses.” Henry Ford didn’t mean, necessarily, to sum up the greatest obstacle to innovation in that quote. Really, it’s just one of many pithy one-liners and inspirational quotes Ford tossed off the cuff over … Continued

Common Innovation Pitfalls


Recently, IdeaScale’s own Jeff Wong wrote about how he knows first-time innovators will be successful. Unfortunately, there’s also a flip side to that coin. Here are a handful of common mistakes I see first-time innovators making. 1. No communications plan. A successful innovation effort requires a well-thought-out, cradle-to-grave communications plan. Build pre-launch buzz, hit the … Continued