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Prediction logic vs Creation logic

Thursday October 30th, 2014 1 comment

Following-up on last week’s provocative title (“If you wish to kill innovation, hand it over to R&D!”), here is another short clip from Jay Rao, who teaches innovation at Babson College. His logic should strike a chord with us all. Jay compares large corporations, who tend to prefer using the Prediction Logic, with smaller, entrepreneurial organizations, which prefer the Creation…

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“If you wish to kill innovation, hand it over to R&D!”

Saturday October 25th, 2014 1 comment

Did I wake you up, especially if you run R&D in your organization? Do not take this provocation too personally. In the 80’s, at the highlight of the TQM (Total Quality Management) wave, the qualiticians themselves used that joke: “If you wish to kill quality, create a Quality Department!” And this provocation is valid for strategy, marketing, finances and even……

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We must let go of the life we have planned, so as to accept the one that is waiting for us. (Joseph Campbell)

Tuesday October 14th, 2014 30 comments

It was almost a year ago (late December) when I wished us all a Happy New Year 2014 and expected to see you again by early January. And… my blog remained silent for ten months, until now. What happened? No terrible drama, no emotional roller coaster… Simply, as Joseph Campbell said it: “I have let go of the life I…

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