Marc Benioff: We Need a New Capitalism

The need for businesses and executives to value purpose alongside profit.

Profit and purpose go hand in hand. Keep reading here.

Yes, Your Company Is Actually Discouraging Innovation

Three common mistakes that discourage innovation and necessitate correction.

Time for innovation often means time away from an employee’s day-to-day activities. 4 minutes to invest to read full story here.

Dyson has scrapped its electric car project

Dyson have determined their electric car business model is not commercially viable.

It’s not the first project which has changed direction and it will not be the last. A key aspect to innovation. Keep reading here.

Why You Should Write Down Your Company’s Unwritten Rules

The argument for why we should not simply declare a shift in focus and hope that it takes hold.

Old assumptions die hard. Read the 4 minutes blog here.

The Top 20 Business Transformations of the Last Decade

In an era of relentless change, a company survives and thrives based on its ability to re-position itself to create a new future.

Innovation is required in both the exploitation of existing business models and the exploration of new ones. Nice 7 minutes read here.

The Mission Model Canvas

Adapting the Business Model Canvas when the metrics of success for an organization is not revenue.

Watch Steve Blank’s video series on how to use the canvas properly. Interesting 2 minutes read and video. Follow me here

The Age of Innovation is Here to Stay, Are You Prepared for It?

While the internet still continues to drive economic growth and disrupt certain industries, we’re on the verge of the next wave.

Organizations need to ensure the competitiveness of current business models (explore) while simultaneously preparing for the future (exploit). Here is the full story.

Target Just Made an Amazing Announcement About Toys R Us

Both retailers outsourced their online operations to Amazon in the early 2000’s. Only one survived.

Outsourcing its entire digital product to a giant competitor is how the new Toys R Us will kick-off. It’s no different to where they were back in the year 2000. Keep reading here

Strategic Leadership: The Strategy of Saying No

It can be extremely difficult to know when you may have to say no to that potentially game-changing idea.

Saying ‘no’ offends our sensibilities and our natural desire to be liked by everyone. Got interested? Keep reading here.

Seven Trends Driving The Future of Innovation

A survey of 215 innovation, strategy, and R&D executives at large companies.

Attempting to do too much can result in none of your activities having a significant impact. Got interested? Keep reading here.