Posts Tagged Innovation Engineering

What Would an Innovative Community Look Like?

For twenty-five years, I’ve thought about innovative states. For the past five years, I’ve also thought about innovative companies through the Innovation EngineeringTM discipline. Recently, I’ve started to think about innovative communities, and what would that look like. We have thirty Main Street Maine communities in the state where with funding from the National Center […]

The Power of Diversity

This week I was reminded of diversity’s value to innovation. As innovation engineering pioneers, we are taught that meaningfully unique ideas are a function of the amount and diversity of stimulus explored. Typically, we are considering diversity of thought – adding many new ideas to our innovation pipeline at the beginning to increase our chances […]

Making Time for Innovation

CEOs of rapidly growing companies have recently said to me, “I don’t have time for Innovation Engineering. We’re too busy!” I can totally understanding how they feel. As an entrepreneur, it always feels like there is too much to do, and not enough time to do it in. And, there’s always the feeling that your […]

Going All In for Innovation

This week I ended something. You might say I failed in a huge way. And you know what, I could not be happier. I quit my job and it feels great. I quit my job to do more innovation engineering work. I believe in the cultural change that is upon us. I am compelled to […]