Rebuilding the Economy Around Good Jobs

A big problem that we often see out in the field is that we humans have a tendency to make a lot of assumptions.

That often leads us to fall into five possible communication traps. Got interested? Press link to go to original post.

What Is Innovation Theater?

Coined by Steve Blank, the term innovation theater has been gaining traction lately. 

As with all popular terms, we may be reaching the peak of inflated expectations on the hype cycle, with a lot more people using the term without fully understanding what it really means. Keep reading here.

Why Products, Technology, And Price Aren’t Enough To Keep Your Company Competitive

In this interview, Alex Osterwalder shares his best insights into the world of business models—ideas that are especially applicable now as entrepreneurs try to launch businesses during Covid-19. He explains why products, technology, and price alone aren’t enough to keep your company competitive. Well-spent hour podcast here.

Facebook to buy Giphy for $400 million

Giphy is a massive video library, with hundreds of millions of daily users that share billions of GIFs, that generates revenue via branded content. Adding Facebook’s ad sales and marketing firepower could be what transforms it from a popular service into a highly profitable one. Keep reading here.

James Dyson interview: how I blew £500m on electric car to rival Tesla

The inventor spent a small fortune developing his idea. Then he scrapped it before the first prototype took to the road. He tells John Arlidge why. Read the story here.

Alex Osterwalder – Creating an Invincible Company

In this episode of the Idea to Value Podcast, we speak about what it takes to create an invincible company, with a particular emphasis on the importance of a balanced innovation portfolio.

Interested in this topic and have a bit less than half an hour time? Follow this link to the 25 minutes podcast.

Swiss Startup is Building a Scalable Approach to Management Consulting

Innovation consulting is the practice of training teams to design new business models and profit centers for companies.

Interested? Read the story here.

6 Lessons L&D can take from marketing and use RIGHT NOW

A great overview of how to reach your customers at a high level.

Figure your value proposition first by keeping reading here.

McKinsey study of 1,700 companies reveals CEOs don’t understand design leadership at all

Designers finally have a seat at the table. 

Just about nobody knows what a chief design officer is actually supposed to do. Keep reading here.

The Ultimate Testing Framework

By investing in a business plan, you’re actually investing into one idea and one way for it to be executed.

Instead, it’s most beneficial to invest in a team and the team’s ability to continuously adapt the value proposition and business model until it works. Great 50 minutes podcast! Follow this link.