The Incubator

Sharing the latest insights in Innovation & Leadership

Oct 23, 2015
Confront Reality By Running A FREE Employee Survey On Innovation

I know the conventional wisdom of leaders today is “I know my workers”. Yet- it is incredibly different from what we find as we work with companies. It turns out- bosses are not as close to the workers as they would believe. Are you a leader who is frustrated because you cannot understand why your […]

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Oct 05, 2015
INNOVATION – Whose Job Is It?

When you start in a new job you quickly learn the boundaries. You learn them from fellow employees and your boss. The boundaries are set based on the beliefs of the functional department you work in. In most cases the foundation for these boundaries were first established when you were studying at college – finance […]

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Aug 14, 2015
Transform Style Of Innovation Management To WIN BIG

The opening of Doug Hall’s next book – to be published January 17, 2016. INNOVATION ENGINEERING  Out of the Crisis II     To paraphrase Dr. W. Edwards Deming from his book Out of the Crisis.  “The aim of this book is transformation of the style of management. Transformation of management is not a job of […]

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Jul 16, 2015
Unlocking The Power Of Employee Driven Innovation

Scientific Research Finds the Secret to Unlocking the Power of Employee Driven Innovation Did I get your attention? It wasn’t a gimmick to get you to click! Here’s the facts. Add up the value of all your LEAN, 6 Sigma and Innovation Engineering cost savings projects then multiply times 4 – that is the increase […]

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Jul 15, 2015
Learning How To WIN Again With Innovation!

A common theme over the past few months at companies is that they and their culture need to “Learn how to WIN again.” The conversation goes something like this… When asked if they have ever innovated they can point to when they last innovated in a disruptive LEAP fashion. They speak of the excitement, the […]

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Jul 14, 2015
Difference Between GOOD & GREAT Innovations

We’ve been research what makes for a GREAT Innovation. As background our definition of innovation is Meaningfully Unique. Our measurement system for level of Meaningful Uniqueness is based on a long term tracking study published in the Journal of Consumer Marketing Vol 14 No.3, 1997 pp 234-248 and in my book Jump Start Your Business […]

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