Is Germany the World’s Most Innovative Country?

Creativity Newsletter | Give Your Creativity a Boost with Self Hypnosis MP3 click hereThe latest Bloomberg Innovation Index is out (2020 edition), and Germany has risen to first place, breaking South Korea’s six-year winning streak, while the U.S. fell one notch to No. 9. “Innovation is a critical driver of growth and prosperity. China’s move …

Podcast S3E29: Roger Firestien – Learning from the man who taught the creative process to the most people in the world

Creativity Newsletter | Give Your Creativity a Boost with Self Hypnosis MP3 click here In today’s episode of the Idea to Value podcast, we speak with Prof. Roger L Firestien, who is a senior faculty member for the Centre for Applied Imagination, University of SUNY, Buffalo. He is also distinguished as being the person who …

Why Most Corporate Innovation Programs Fail (And How To Make Them Succeed)

Creativity Newsletter | Give Your Creativity a Boost with Self Hypnosis MP3 click hereToday, everybody needs to innovate. So it shouldn’t be surprising that corporate innovation programs have become wildly popular. There is an inherent tradeoff between innovation and the type of optimization that operational executives excel at. Creating a separate unit to address innovation …

Top 1000 companies that spend the most on Research & Development (charts and analysis)

Creativity Newsletter | Give Your Creativity a Boost with Self Hypnosis MP3 click here Introduction Top 1000 Companies which spend the most on R&D Industries which spend the most on R&D R&D Spend by country Fortune 500 list and their R&D spending Conclusions Methodology Introduction One of the key indicators of how much a company …

Planning for the Most Important Customer of a Corporate Innovation Program

Creativity Newsletter | Give Your Creativity a Boost with Self Hypnosis MP3 click hereTop corporations spend almost $825Bn on innovation, yet 19 out of 20 innovation efforts fail. Given its (often existential) importance and focus, why is innovation success so scarce? (Source: 2018 BCG Global Innovation Survey, 2019 PitchBook study) One reason is that innovation …

The Most Important Work of Jeff Bezos is Not Amazon

Creativity Newsletter | Give Your Creativity a Boost with Self Hypnosis MP3 click hereFor all his wealth and power the most important work Jeff Bezos is doing is about as far removed from Wall Street and Silicon Valley as you can get. At a surprise appearance during Wired’s 25 anniversary summit Amazon founder and CEO …