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The Theory of Innovation

November 6, 2017

An interesting question to consider is if a theory is useful or useless.  Does theory make action more effective, or is it a needless diversion? In the case of this blog post, the question is more specific: Is a theory of innovation a useless abstraction, or an essential tool? The exceptionally wise business innovator and […]

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Online Innovation Training Now Available from InnovationLabs!

August 7, 2017

As we all know, innovations come in all sizes and shapes and types. At the large end of the scale, Boeing or Airbus create a new jetliner, SpaceX creates a new rocket, or Toyota creates a new car, and they all engage in the meticulously detailed design of thousands of new parts, subsystems, and systems, […]

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Upcoming 2017 Innovation Conferences, Keynotes, and Workshops

February 26, 2017

We’re going to be participating in quite a few of the best upcoming innovation events that may be of interest to you, including these … Innova-Con 2017 The International Association of Innovation Professionals annual gathering, March 29 – 31 in Washington D.C. is sure to be a rich and fulfilling learning experience. Langdon Morris will […]

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The Power and Importance of Integrated Learning in Organizations

August 19, 2016

The learning brain is constantly changing, constantly adapting itself and its structure to integrate new information and new experiences into the old worldview, into the old perspective. Some people, often the very naturally creative people, view this investment not as a burden, but largely as a pleasure; they like to think hard, and for a […]

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20 Million Ideas to Greatness

November 20, 2015

Sooner or later it occurs to the leaders of nearly every organization that their own employees should be a source of ideas that can improve their businesses. They then set about to tap into this valuable source of knowledge. Many of their efforts go astray, however, and result in idea systems that fail and are […]

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Helping UNICEF Create a Polio Free World

July 18, 2015

Innovation is critical not only for the success of a business, but also in addressing broader social needs. For the last few years, InnovationLabs has been working with UNICEF to support their compelling efforts to rid the world of the polio virus. Through a project called GPEI, or Global Polio Eradication Initiative, UNICEF has been […]

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