Top 20 Innovation Articles of December 2016

Top 20 Innovation Articles of December 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 December’s twenty most popular innovation posts:

  1. Planning Your Changes for 2017 – by Braden Kelley
  2. 10 Great Ideas That Were Originally Rejected – by Gijs van Wulfen
  3. Tracking Trends – Six Essential Steps for Spotting Your Next Opportunity – by Robert B Tucker
  4. Moving Into a New Innovation Era – by Paul Hobcraft
  5. The Only Three Swim Lanes that Matter to a Business – by Anthony Mills
  6. Corporate Innovation Ventures: Separation vs. Integration – by Ralph Ohr
  7. Create Your Invisible Advantage through a Culture of Innovation – by Soren Kaplan
  8. Leadership Lessons from a Design Thinking Pioneer – by Michael Graber
  9. Keep Innovation Management Simple – by Kevin McFarthing
  10. Social Innovation Index 2016 – INFOGRAPHIC
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  12. 4 Questions Every Business Needs to Answer – by Greg Satell
  13. Creating Product Line Roadmaps – by Chad McAllister
  14. We Need To Change The Way We Think About Technology – by Greg Satell
  15. Design Thinking as Worldview – by Michael Graber
  16. A Simple Equation for Innovation Success – by Pamela Soin
  17. Quality, Speed, and Cost: How to achieve all three in Innovation – by Tony Ceccoli
  18. The Social Intrapreneur Guide – by Nicolas Bry
  19. When More Innovation Isn’t Your Best Option – by Kevin Namaky
  20. Understanding Emerging Innovation by Reviewing the Past – by Jeffrey Phillips
  21. Six Sets of Eyes for Innovation – by Michael Graber

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, builds sustainable innovation cultures, and tools for creating successful change. He is the author of the five-star book Stoking Your Innovation Bonfire and the creator of a revolutionary new Change Planning Toolkit™. Follow him on Twitter (@innovate) and Linkedin.

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