Top 20 Innovation Articles of October 2016

Top 20 Innovation Articles of October 2016Drum 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 8 as part of our FREE email newsletter. Did your favorite make the cut?

But enough delay, here are October’s twenty most popular innovation posts:

  1. 15 Outspoken Quotes on Innovation – by Gijs van Wulfen
  2. A Model for Dual Corporate Innovation Management – by Ralph Ohr
  3. Following Four Different Paths to Innovation – by Braden Kelley
  4. How To Connect People To Drive Innovation – by Patrick Willer
  5. Four Cognitive Principles That Can Make Innovation Surprisingly Obvious – by Pete Foley
  6. The 4 Lenses of Innovation: a power tool for creative thinking – VIDEO
  7. Six Reasons why Cross-Functional Innovation Teams Fail – by Paul Sloane
  8. How Facebook, Amazon and Microsoft Miss Creative Talent – by Paul Sloane
  9. Keys for Compelling Storytelling – by Michael Graber
  10. Let’s Digitize the Innovation Process! – by Nicolas Bry
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  12. How America Became Exceptional – by Greg Satell
  13. Learning Innovation from Leonardo Da Vinci – by Scott Bowden
  14. 5 Practical Programs that Build Innovation – by Mick Simonelli
  15. Robert Brands – You Will Be Missed – by Braden Kelley
  16. The Wearable Foreseeable Future of the Workplace – by Jim Marggraff
  17. Barriers to Innovation? Find Creativity’s Sweet Spot! – by John Bessant
  18. Open Innovation: Overcoming cognitive bias in innovation projects – by Chad McAllister
  19. How Innovative Companies Get their Best Ideas from Academic Research – by Greg Satell
  20. Innovation Starts…OR Ends with Mindset – by Greg Satell
  21. Can you set targets for creativity? Part 1 – why? – by Kevin McFarthing

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

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