Robert Brands

27 10, 2016

A tribute to Robert Brands, one of our authors who sadly passed away

By |2016-11-04T10:37:42+11:00October 27th, 2016|Innovation|0 Comments

This week, I received the sad news that the innovation community has lost a dear colleague. I recently found out that Robert Brands passed away on an All Terrain Vehicle (ATV) weekend, doing what he loved: being adventurous. Robert was a frequent writer for Idea to Value, and a much-loved member of the worldwide innovation [...]

24 08, 2016

Innovation: How to Recruit and Retain Top Millennial Talent

By |2016-11-04T10:37:46+11:00August 24th, 2016|Leadership|1 Comment

As discussed in the new innovation book Robert’s Rules of Innovation II: The Art of Implementation, one of the biggest reasons why the actual implementation of innovation can become such a formidable if not insurmountable process is because of people-related issues. A key element to successfully implementing innovation is finding and keeping the right people. [...]

14 07, 2016

8 Innovative Baby Boomer Knowledge Management and Retention Strategies

By |2016-11-04T10:37:54+11:00July 14th, 2016|Innovation|0 Comments

The innovation book Robert’s Rules of Innovation: A 10-Step Program for Corporate Survival presents 10 Key Imperatives your business must take to achieve profitable business growth through innovation in today’s “innovate or die” business world. The recently published Robert’s Rules of Innovation II: The Art of Implementation builds upon these 10 Key Imperatives and then [...]

24 06, 2016

Your Organization Needs a “Whip” to Help Build a Widespread Innovation Culture

By |2016-11-04T10:37:56+11:00June 24th, 2016|Innovation|0 Comments

The innovation book Robert’s Rules of Innovation: A 10-Step Program for Corporate Survival establishes a foundation of 10 Key Imperatives intended to help everyone from beginners to seasoned innovators. These 10 simple and practical steps create a structured, repeatable innovation process to Create and Sustain Innovation in order to Innovate and Thrive in an intensely [...]

24 05, 2016

Innovation Implementation: Organizational Culture of Fear and Innovation Assassination

By |2016-11-04T10:38:04+11:00May 24th, 2016|Innovation|1 Comment

Robert’s Rules of Innovation: A 10-Step Program for Corporate Survival set forth a fundamental framework of 10 Key Imperatives. These Imperatives were intended to help everyone from novices to experts use a structured, repeatable innovation process to Create and Sustain Innovation in order to Innovate and Thrive in this hyper-competitive marketplace. As described in the [...]

4 05, 2016

Say What? How Mastering CEO-Speak Can Help Lead to the Successful Implementation of Your Innovation

By |2016-11-04T10:38:08+11:00May 4th, 2016|Innovation|0 Comments

Robert’s Rules of Innovation: A 10-Step Program for Corporate Survival lays out ten key imperatives to help businesses create a structured, repeatable innovation process in order to successfully deliver growth through innovation in business. Piggybacking upon this fundamental framework, the newly published Robert’s Rules of Innovation II: The Art of Implementation provides a roadmap for [...]

21 04, 2016

Innovation and The Art of Implementation: Dealing with Creatives

By |2016-11-04T10:38:09+11:00April 21st, 2016|Innovation|0 Comments

Robert’s Rules of Innovation: A 10-Step Program for Corporate Survival lays out a fundamental framework of 10 Key Imperatives to help businesses create a structured, repeatable innovation process. Building upon this fundamental framework, the recently published Robert’s Rules of Innovation II: The Art of Implementation delves deeper into how to implement a culture of innovation [...]

18 03, 2016

What is innovation? 15 experts share their innovation definition

By |2016-11-04T10:38:14+11:00March 18th, 2016|Innovation|113 Comments

I spoke to 15 of the world's leading innovation experts to get their definition of "innovation". The variety in their responses may surprise you. Content Introduction Nick Skillicorn David Burkus Stephen Shapiro Pete Foley Gijs van Wulfen Kevin McFarthing Robert Brands Paul Hobcraft Mike Shipulski Paul Sloane Jeffrey Baumgartner Stefan Lindegaard Drew Boyd Michael Graber [...]