Why Amazon, Walmart, & Smaller Retailers Are Betting On Micro-Fulfillment

As retailers spar to offer a better online shopping experience, micro-fulfillment technology could deliver a faster service for customers while boosting profits for retailers – read here.

Authentic Intrapreneurs Are Interested In Doing What Works

To move beyond innovation theater, intrapreneurs have to become keenly interested in creating value for the companies they work for. Keep reading here

Quiz: Test Your Innovation Knowledge

How much do you know about corporate innovation concepts, key thinkers, famous failures, and Silicon Valley disruptors? Try a 22 question quiz by InnovationLeader here.

Steve Blank on Why The Startup Ecosystem is Partially A Ponzi Scheme

3 Things That Determine Startup Survival in a COVID World & Facebook: Platform vs Publisher and Where Does Their Responsibility Lie?

Got interested? Follow this link to listen to the almost 40 minutes interview!

6 Questions for Effective Coaching

“In my years of executive coaching and research about behavioral change, I have learned one key lesson, which has near-universal applicability: We do not get better without structure.”, says Marshall Goldsmith

Crisp and short video by Marshall on the topic: Go here and invest the two minutes.

How to succeed as an innovator – without the hype

Apple co-founder Steve Jobs was fond of observing that it was more fun to be a pirate than to join the navy.

New book looks at the challenges of being an ‘intrepreneur’ in a large, traditional organisation – follow this link to learn more about this topic.

The fall of Quibi: how did a starry $1.75bn Netflix rival crash so fast?

Jeffrey Katzenberg’s short-form content platform has struggled to make an impact with bad reviews, lack of interest and legal issues swirling

Keep reading here

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.