2 04, 2012

Conquering Innovation Fatigue


Some years ago I offered coaching to organization innovators.  It's exhausting fighting the inertia of the status quo and professional innovators need support.  I'm not the only one who noticed.  There's a new book titled, Conquering Innovation Fatigue: Overcoming the Barriers to Personal and Corporate Success.  The authors note that innovators are similar to immigrants [...]

13 03, 2012

Everyday Innovation


Innovation can be an intimidating goal.  We can't all be developing iPhones and new molecules that save lives.  Does that mean we can't be innovative? I like to differentiate between capital-letter I innovation, 'Big-I' innovation and 'Small-i' innovation.  Let’s start with Big-I innovation.  This is the kind of product or service that we’d call a [...]