Great innovation agendas center on a fixed purpose, activated by a portfolio of efforts and fueled by exploring many related topics.
Fun content that's "officially" unrelated to innovation ... but actually gives you a window into the way our work feels day-to-day. Why? (A) Help us see all the majority of innovation that happens outside formal teams. (B) Fun breaks sanctimonious orthodoxy, incl. In innovation. (C) Your friends and kids care more.
Settling on the vision or purpose for innovation work is deceptively treacherous. Here is why.
The triumphs and struggles of EV adoption shine a light on the interplay of the "Three Deaths," the "Adoption Curve," and "Disruption."
"Must-do purposes" help innovators overcome not just rational resistance but the Goodwin Curve too.
Above almost all else, innovation leaders must find a meaningful, stable "must-do purpose" for their work.
Reject naïveté. Innovation work–both in business or beyond–takes tremendous effort even for achieving moderate results
Are you CERTAIN your team's craft is amazing? It's worth the effort to make sure.