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How To Use An Innovation Matrix To Help You Make Choices (Or…What Do I Do With ALL Of These Ideas?!)

 How To Use An Innovation Matrix To Help You Make Choices (Or…What Do I Do With ALL Of These Ideas?!)

20-01-2017 Brainstorming is fun! We all know it. People come together and think big. The ideas flow and the future looks bright. However, at some point, the law of diminishing returns begins to creep in. Alas, having too many ideas with no good way to cull them is almost as bad as not having...

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How JENGA® Can Help You Find Your Riskiest Assumptions (With Your Team)

 How JENGA® Can Help You Find Your Riskiest Assumptions (With Your Team)

06-12-2016 In a past blog, titled How To Identify The Riskiest Assumption Of Your (Innovative) Idea, we wrote about how you can use the Business Model Canvas to help identify the riskiest assumptions of your business model. For instance, are your customers willing to spend money at all (and...

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Design Should Be At The Core Of Everything

 Design Should Be At The Core Of Everything

11-10-2016 When your book is number one and it hasn’t even hit the stores, you know you’re doing something right. I interviewed the designers of “Design A Better Business” to understand what their secret is. And believe it or not… It’s design. Maarten, wearing custom made shoes,...

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How A Great Vision Brings You To The Moon

 How A Great Vision Brings You To The Moon

03-10-2016 What drives business model innovation at leading companies such as AirBnB or Alibaba? Is it better ideas, more resources, smarter people, more advanced technology, or a better network? All of these things are important, but there is another, more powerful artefact that drives innovation...

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Interview Lisa K. Solomon & Design a Better Business

 Interview Lisa K. Solomon & Design a Better Business

22-09-2016 A great interview with Lisa Kay Solomon about Design a Better Business: New Tools, Skills, and Mindset for Strategy & Innovation. Practice this trailer and you’ll do a kick ass job! Would you like to know how you can apply Design Thinking in your way of working? Contact...

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Business Savvy Creatives – A Revolution in the Music Industry

 Business Savvy Creatives – A Revolution in the Music Industry

14-09-2016 We are all witnesses of one the biggest industry disruptions of our time. The music industry is falling apart: the businesses built around fame and record sales are dying a slow and painful death. Nielsen’s mid-year US music report from 2014 already showed 15% percent drop in album...

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Show Me The Money! 9-Steps To Use Financials With The Business Model Canvas

 Show Me The Money! 9-Steps To Use Financials With The Business Model Canvas

14-09-2016 Since the publication of Business Model Generation in 2010, the Business Model Canvas (BMC) has spread like wildfire throughout the business community. No matter where you go, if you’re near business people, business students, intrapreneurs and entrepreneurs, you’re bound to see...

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A SURPRISING LEADER IN BUSINESS MODEL INNOVATION: HOSPITALS, HEALTH SYSTEMS AND HEALTH MINISTRIES

 A SURPRISING LEADER IN BUSINESS MODEL INNOVATION: HOSPITALS, HEALTH SYSTEMS AND HEALTH MINISTRIES

08-08-2016 It is often said that healthcare has been slow to move into the digital era and that provider organizations struggle to fully meet the needs of patients and their families. While these comments have merit, my intention is not to lament, but to use healthcare providers as a leading...

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Buying is the new giving : #socent model 1

 Buying is the new giving : #socent model 1

01-04-2016 In the developed world, the world of fast moving consumer goods is different compared to the developing world. Most people have the basics of life. Buying soaps, diapers, water, shoes or spectacles are commonplace. Brands are fighting it out there. What if we take this basic idea...

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The MegaTrend of Social Innovation

 The MegaTrend of Social Innovation

21-03-2016 If we want to know what a business is, we have to start with its purpose, and the purpose must lie outside the business itself. In fact, it must lie in society, since a business enterprise is an organ of society. — Peter Drucker What if social needs become business opportunities?...

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The MegaTrend of Social Innovation