Top 20 Innovation Articles – December 2012

Top 20 Innovation Articles - December 2012Drum roll please…

At the beginning of each month we will profile the twenty posts from the previous month that generated the most traffic to Innovation Excellence. We also publish a weekly Top 10 as part of our FREE Innovation Excellence Weekly magazine (PDF for printing or downloading to iPad, Kindle, Nook, etc.) and email newsletter. Did your favorite make the cut?

But enough delay, here are December’s twenty most popular innovation posts (each receiving 3,200 – 7,000 page views):

  1. The Best Strategic Thinkers – 5 Sure Characteristics – by Mike Brown
  2. Who is Your Innovation Czar? – by Rowan Gibson
  3. Rejection Breeds Creativity – by Drew Boyd
  4. Eight Things Not to Say When You Hear a New Idea – by Paul Sloane
  5. Lego Minecraft: A Lesson in Crowdsourcing – by Yann Cramer
  6. 5 Signs You’re Not As Smart As You Think – by Mike Myatt
  7. Innovation – Activity, Tool or Competence? – by Jeffrey Phillips
  8. Why Corporate Culture is Important for Innovation – by Jeffrey Phillips
  9. The Next Generation of Business Innovation – PRESENTATION
  10. The New 6Ps of Radical Innovation for Large Companies – #6 PEOPLE – by Kevin McFarthing
  11. Innovation Themes from Architect Daniel Libeskind – by Scott Bowden
  12. Idea Stormers – by Peter Cook
  13. What is the Missing Cost of Not Innovating? – by Paul Hobcraft
  14. The Difference between Innovation and Invention – the 3rd Age of Mobile – by Randy Giusto
  15. Innovation is Action. So Get Up, Get Out, and just go be an Entrepreneur. – by Dean DeBiase
  16. 6 Innovation Roadblocks Worth Breaking Through – by Greg Verdino
  17. How to be an Effective Innovator? – by Gijs van Wulfen
  18. The Leaderless Organization – by Greg Satell
  19. Irrelevancy Leads to Failure – Worry for Yahoo, Microsoft, HP, Sears, etc. – by Adam Hartung
  20. Brainstorming versus Braincalming – by Mitch Ditkoff

BONUS – Here are four more strong articles published the last week of the month:

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Braden KelleyBraden Kelley is a popular innovation speaker, embeds innovation across the organization with innovation training, and builds B2B pull marketing strategies that drive increased revenue, visibility and inbound sales leads. He is currently advising an early-stage fashion startup making jewelry for your hair and is the author of Stoking Your Innovation Bonfire from John Wiley & Sons. He tweets from @innovate.

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