8 Principles to Build High-Performance Innovation Teams

On Strategic Agility and Organization Design Agile has taken project management by storm since the Agile Manifesto’s publishing in 2001. It promised self-managing, cross-functional teams iterating rapidly in response to customer needs. Companies listened as 94% of companies believe agility and collaboration are critical to their organization’s success. Yet only 32% of organizations are working to Read more…

Designing Strategy

Use this five-step design thinking process to design a more competitive and innovative strategy The lifespan of multinational corporations has never been shorter. Half of today’s S&P 500 firms will be replaced over the next 10 years in what will be the most turbulent decade in modern history. The old model of Read more…

Designing for Emergence

Nassim Nicolas Taleb defines a Black Swan as an event that is high-profile, hard to predict, and beyond the normal realm of expectations. Black swans have a disproportionate effect on historical events because of their unpredictability, and how easily they can be rationalized in hindsight. I think this is a Read more…

10 Skills for Effective Entrepreneurship

The new world requires a new skillset. Are you prepared? The first world is shifting towards the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Defined as the fusion of technologies which blur the lines between the digital, physical and biological spheres. With advances in robotics, artificial intelligence, nanotechnology, quantum computing, biotechnology, The Internet of Things (IoT), 3D printing and autonomous vehicles characterizing it. In this new Read more…