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Maintaining an Innovation Mindset as Your Business Grows

innovation mindset

There’s something to be said for stability, but also innovation. If you’ve ever seen a plant grow, you know that new shoots are flexible and willing to go nearly anywhere and try nearly anything to get at the resources they need. But, over time, shoots become rooted to the ground, their bodies thicken, and they … Continued

Do You Know the Value of an Idea?

Value of an Idea

If you’ve been reading our blog, then you know that there are two ways of measuring innovation program success: innovation inputs and innovation outputs. One of our customers is so good at measuring their innovation outputs, that they know the value of every incoming idea (whether it’s implemented or not). This is something that you … Continued

Innovation or Incremental Improvement?

Incremental Improvement

Short-term or long-term, what goal is your team working to achieve? Innovation or incremental improvement? It’s a question that faces any business looking toward the future. Do they go in a radical, and potentially risky, new direction? Or do they stick with what works, steadily building on what they’ve already done? While it’s rarely an … Continued