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July 2015

Why Internal Innovation Projects Fail

Harvard research shows that 70-90% of efforts to foster internal innovation and intrapreneurship FAIL in large companies. It's a staggering statistic when you consider that CEOs of major companies rank innovation as a top 5 strategic priority. The answer to all this failure stems from a very human problem, NOT a technological one. QUESTION: Why internal innovation fails in large companies? ANSWER: Time and Resources Not earth-shattering, but true. It’s the allocation of those finite resources that matter. Often innovation or these types [...]

April 2015

3 Tips for a Speedy Start Post Reorganization

If you have ever worked for a big company, reorganization or "Reorgs” are as common as light sabers at a Star Wars convention. When a company reorganizes, it causes major distraction, chaos and fear. But it happens…and often in this light speed dynamic business environment of today. The best offense is defense. Here are the Top 3 Actions for a Quick Start Rally around a common goal Involve the new team in creating the go-forward plan Create a team building activity The key to a [...]