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Tag Archive | "innovation"

Can You Afford NOT to Innovate?

Tuesday, August 31, 2010

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You might hear business owners respond to questions about exploring innovative practices for their companies with a variation of the following: ‘Innovate? Sure ‘“ when I get through paying my bills, finishing these latest projects, and completing my employee reviews, I’ll get right on it’¦’

How do companies win these days? By changing the rules!!

Thursday, August 5, 2010

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Process Innovation may appear unglamorous or unfamiliar to many executives, but it can provide new opportunities for competing, as well as superior business performance.

What is a Green Lease?

Friday, July 23, 2010

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As companies are increasingly looking for ways to support the environment, a Green Lease is an effective starting point. Learn about specific actions Landlords are taking to be more eco-conscious.

Innovation Case Study

Friday, June 18, 2010

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What makes a customer choose one store over another?

Offshoring Innovation – A Trend That’s Here to Stay?

Thursday, June 17, 2010

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Innovation is a global trend that some companies have mastered and others haven't. Innovation has become crucial in this age of ever changing technology, and is one of the first stepping stones of success in the business world. However instead of staying within the safety of company for new ideas, business owners are looking all over the world for fresh innovation.

Make the World Your Innovation Lab!

Thursday, June 17, 2010

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Are you tired of playing the waiting game with innovation? Yes, Proctor and Gamble was too. Instead, of waiting on new ideas to come to them they found ideas elsewhere. Read how Proctor and Gamble became inspired by innovation outside of the business world.

Learning to Fail Your Way to Success!

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

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Some of the most successful people have failed numerous times in their life. In fact a lot of companies even claim their failures as the reason they are now successful. Failure and innovation go hand and hand. Taking risk is a great way to help any business become more successful.

Noreena Hertz and a New Economic System

Monday, November 23, 2009

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In order to facilitate change on a large scale, the traditional rules of economics need to change. We need to look hard at how well the market forces work. Noreena Hertz's work is suggestive of where some opportunities are to improve business, the environment, and quality of life.

Leading the Pack: Driving Innovation Through Sustainability

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

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This article draws heavily from a September 2009 Harvard Business Review piece, "Why Sustainability is Now The Key Driver of Innovation." This post addresses the 5 Stages of Sustainability that Companies need to experience in order to remain competitive and increase revenue opportunities.

Companies that Use Sustainability to Drive Innovation

Monday, October 5, 2009

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There are a myriad of opportunities companies can create to use sustainability to drive innovation. Rejuvenation and Sage's Way Landscaping are examples of two companies that have creatively approached sustainability to help the planet and help drive profit.