Category: Think Future

Are You Struggling To Innovate?

Are Your “Telling” Your People To Innovate? Now you may ask yourself, “Why is my company not innovative?” You may be thinking to yourself: Why can’t we be as innovative as everybody else in our space? Why can’t we leapfrog our competitors? Why can’t we envision innovative new products, services, or IP? Why are we…

Innovation is Evolution

All Things Need Evolution to Live and Grow Many companies feel that innovation programs, innovation labs, and other innovation initiatives are great in good times, but are superfluous in tough times. The number of times I’ve heard that firms are axing or “re-purposing” their innovation personnel to work on “core product” or “core services” when…

6 Ways Getting Lucky Helps You Innovate

Get Lucky to Innovate In earlier posts, I talked about luck, and how luck plays a huge role in success. While many people talk about persistence and hard work as the key to success, there are plenty of hard working persistent people who never succeed. Almost every super successful person, from Elon Musk to Mark…

7 Powerful Tips To Make Your Inventors Happy

Successful Programs Require a Comprehensive Inventor Care Program Who is an inventor? Anyone within your organization who will contribute ideas to the program. Ideally, as many people as possible within the organization. In our view, the best programs are enterprise-wide, but in some organizations, you may need to restrict it to a smaller group. In…