Posts Written ByPaul Velonis

Almost every business I work with places innovation high on the agenda because everyone recognises that without it your business will stagnate, competitors will overtake you and your business will die. There seems to be a plethora of information detailing what innovation is or should look like, yet many businesses still struggle with the concept and how to make innovation…

Most people assume that it is a lack of technological innovation that kills businesses. They point to Blockbuster’s failure to account for the online streaming model as an example. The “common knowledge” is that Blockbuster didn’t innovate technologically. When Netflix and other services introduced streaming technology, Blockbuster went under. But it’s not as simple as that. Blockbuster had access to…

We need collaboration to innovate. The sharing of ideas leads to more new ideas forming. From there, we build and continue to introduce new modes of thought, insights and imagination. Most see collaboration as essential to a functioning business. In fact, 86% of executives and employees point to a lack of collaboration as the main reason behind business failures. The question is how…