Tag Archives: Innovation

Don’t Throw the Good Ideas Out With the Fads

I had a conversation yesterday with a person who feels that the use of social technology in organizations is a passing fad, much like other fads supporting the importance of “innovation” and “collaboration.” It got me thinking about why good … Continue reading

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Perfectionism and Innovation Fluency

There has been a lot of talk over the past decade about the importance of Innovation as the speed of business increases, and the difficulty of creating an innovative organization. As a result of our research, we have found it … Continue reading

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The Red Coats Would Have Scoffed At New Media Too

I have spoken to a significant number of business veterans who are afraid of the potential legal, cultural, brand and other ramifications of loosening up their restrictions on the employee use of new media for internal and for external communications. … Continue reading

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Make Your Business the Next Google?

Alright, so perhaps the title is a little grandiose, but every organization can definitely learn a thing or two by using some of the methods that successful companies like Google have used to get where they are. Here are the … Continue reading

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Starbucks Working to Bridge the Customer Gap

Let’s face it. For people involved in a brick-and-mortar business (both customers and employees), the concept of participatory social media is at first a little weird. There appear to be two reasons for this: It’s new. Any brick-and-mortar business’s community … Continue reading

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