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How internal innovators win the game

By Nicolas Bry / August 18, 2020 /

Kaihan Krippendorf‘s latest book, Driving Innovation from Within, takes you smoothly in the intrapreneurs’ journey: his book guides internal innovators to innovation success through meaningful innovators’ stories, research, and wise and shrewd guidelines. It’s a long time since I did not read such a piece of work, steeped in intelligence: I couldn’t resist to extend…

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Get Your Team Focused on Results With This KPI Template

By Soren Kaplan / August 18, 2020 /

Management guru Peter Drucker once said, “What’s measured improves.” So true. You get what you measure when it comes to business performance. The problem is that most teams don’t have clear key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure the success of their strategies and projects. Sure, they may have goals, but without clear KPIs, they don’t have a way to know quantitatively that they’re…

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The OGSM Template Is a Secret Weapon That Helps High-Performing Teams Growth

By Soren Kaplan / May 26, 2020 /

  For the past 25 years, I’ve worked with hundreds of groups across dozens of big companies and startups. One thing’s consistent: everyone works in teams, and the ultimate success of any organization relies on the overall effectiveness of the teams within it. That’s why universities like Harvard and companies like Google have spent years studying different types of teams to identify…

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Where David Meets Goliath

By Federica DArmento fedarmento / May 26, 2020 /

By Federica D’Armento and Francesco Pagano This is a tale of two cities. Or, maybe just one: anti-fragile and people-centered. Here is an independent company based in Geneva (Switzerland), which is an award-winning watch manufacturer. Every masterpiece comes from the creative hand of the founder and the dedication of 25 people. No middle management, just…

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How to thrive in the Medapocalypse

By Arlen Meyers / May 18, 2020 /

Sickcare spending continues to spiral out of control. Patients are becoming impatient voters. Hospitals are folding or consolidating and rural hospitals are disappearing. bringing the number of rural hospital closures up to 98 since 2010. Hundreds more are likely to follow. Currently, 46% of rural hospitals operate at a loss, compared to 44% in 2018 and…

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Khoj for Innovations in a Post COVID-19 World

By Shilpi Kumar / May 9, 2020 /

At Khoj Lab, we are in the “khoj” for innovation.“Khoj” means discovery, and we are hungry to discover what innovation means in this rapidly changing world. With the sudden rise of COVID-19, there are a lot of people in distress and a lot of people innovating around the world (governments, corporations, startups, and educational institutions).…

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Only A True Entrepreneur Will Agree With This Quote

By Tom Koulopoulos / February 3, 2020 /

Defining who is and who isn’t an entrepreneur may be subject to debate by academics and pundits, but if you get this quote you’re one of us. “It’s better to burn out, Than to fade away” — Neil Young, from his song “Into The Black” When I was in the throws of building my company…

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Visiting The Intrapreneurs’ Factory

By Innovation Excellence / January 21, 2020 /

Recently I had the opportunity to interview Nicolas Bry, Orange Startups Studio Founder, about his new book The Intrapreneurs’ Factory. Nicolas entices Orange employees in engaging as intrapreneurs, bringing their idea to life within Orange business. Nicolas is equally a passionate expert for innovation labs exploring new business. International speaker (TEDx), delivering Masterclasses @Google Academy,…

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Are You Living Your Life In Your Own Way?

By Tom Koulopoulos / January 5, 2020 /

Success can be measured in many ways, but ultimately this is the only measure that really matters. There’s a small wooden plaque that hangs on the door of my study at home. It reads, “There’s only one success; to live your life in your own way.” It was given to me by a college girlfriend.…

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One Toxic Personality Every Innovator and Entrepreneur Must Avoid

By Tom Koulopoulos / November 27, 2019 /

You know you’re out to beat the odds, but being reminded of it is the last thing you need. You don’t like the norm; by definition, entrepreneurs strive to step outside of it. They break free of what’s typical and expected. Instead they venture into the unknown to create something that people don’t yet know…

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