Archive for the ‘Innovation’ Category

How fast would you go? Business Performance vs Speed of Business

Assume someone lined your company up against ten other competitors and told you that if you could beat them in a race you would receive compensation equal to doubling even triple your annual revenues. How fast could you go? 

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How fast can you go?

Now assume that same person told …

Business Success Can Breed Failure

Death of a business

Death of a business

During a conversation with a strategic business colleague, Gary Rushin regarding success and business the conversation drifted to his recent blog post.  With his permission I have reposted  his post for the Ember Carrier tribe. We have all heard about the stories of companies that once …

Impacting Organizational Change

I recently read a story about social change:

This is an excerpt from the book by Ken Keyes, Jr. “The Hundredth Monkey.” 

Japanese Snow Monkeys

Making a paradigm shift


The Japanese monkey, Macaca Fuscata, had been observed in the wild for a period of over 30 years.  And in 1952, on the …

7 Things Small Business Owners Are Doing Wrong in LinkedIn


LinkedIn is good for business

Most business owners use social networking sites in some capacity or another–but many experts says they’re making a lot of mistakes, especially with LinkedIn. Today, LinkedIn is the No. 1 social media platform for professionals and business owners. Estimates of professional and small business owner …

The World Is Four Degrees Of Separation Apart

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The degrees of separation between any one of Facebook’s 800 million users is close to 4, on average—much less than the “six degrees of separation” notion people throw around.

Within the same country, the degrees of separation between any two users declines to nearly 3.

“While 99.6% …

Everyone Wants to be Innovative and Most Fail

Everyone wants to be innovative

And guess what?…corporate culture is not the answer!

While many companies dream of becoming Apple, most linger in the same innovation-lite purgatories associated today with RIM, Kodak, and Sony.sumo suit online

Meanwhile, despite their best efforts and historical legacy, countless other organizations are no …