Sep 23, 2012 | By: Chuck Frey
How can you ‘shape’ your idea so it stands out compared to everything else that’s competing for people’s attention, is persuasive and easy to support and share? The authors of a new book, The Impact Equation, share one effective approach.
Sep 17, 2012 | By: Chuck Frey
What practical innovation lessons can managers learn from the music and video game industries? Plenty, based on my read of Innovation Playlist: 11 Business Innovation Lessons from the Music and Video Game Industries by Elvin Turner, Chris Parles and Andy Billings.
Jun 21, 2012 | By: Chuck Frey
To help you understand whether you’re an idea monkey or a ringleader, take this brief quiz from the new book, Free the Idea Monkey.
Apr 04, 2012 | By: Chuck Frey
A lot has happened since the last update on my new book, Up Your Impact: 52 Innovative Strategies to Add Value to Your Work.
Mar 14, 2012 | By: Chuck Frey
My new book, Up Your Impact: 52 Innovative Strategies to Add Value to Your Work, will contain a set of proven strategies you can use to bring much more value to your vocation.
Dec 14, 2011 | By: Chuck Frey
In February, I told you about Think Unstuck, an excellent creativity e-book by Tanner Christensen, principal of Aspindle, an incubator of creative ideas. I recently visited his firm’s website again and was pleasantly surprised to see 4 more e-books covering different aspects of creative thinking.
Nov 30, 2011 | By: Chuck Frey
One of the central themes of Walter Isaacson’s powerful Steve Jobs biography is the extent to which Jobs and the Apple team have gone to innovate and manage the customer experience from end-to-end.
Oct 13, 2011 | By: Chuck Frey
In this interview with Kevin Maney, co-author of The Two-Second Advantage, I dig deeper into what the rise of predictive computing means to innovators.
Oct 05, 2011 | By: Chuck Frey
Harvesting Intangible Assets: Uncover Hidden Revenue in Your Company’s Intellectual Property by Andrew Sherman is a clear, comprehensive guide to identifying, managing and leveraging your organizations intellectual assets – which may include patents, trademarks, customer information, software code, databases, business models, systems, processes and employee expertise.
Aug 30, 2011 | By: Chuck Frey
Michael Michalko is the author of my favorite creativity book of all time – Thinkertoys. So I was thrilled to hear that he was coming out with a new book, entitled Creative Tinkering: Putting Your Imagination to Work
May 04, 2011 | By: InnovationTools.com
As the global economy has transitioned from an industrial to a knowledge economy, the nature of problems that businesses face has changed as well. That’s why the innovation initiatives of many organizations aren’t as successful as they could be, according to David Weiss and Claude Legrand in their new book, Innovation Intelligence: The Art and Practice of Leading Sustainable Innovation in Your Organization.
Mar 16, 2011 | By: InnovationTools.com
I recently received a copy of a new book on open innovation, edited by Paul Sloane, that draws together some of the best advice on this growing area into a single volume.
Feb 23, 2011 | By: InnovationTools.com
Last week, I had the opportunity to do an audio interview with Hugh MacLeod, creator of a popular series of inspired and eclectic line drawings at gapingvoid.com and author of the new book, Evil Plans: Having Fun on the Road to World Domination.
Feb 09, 2011 | By: InnovationTools.com
A new book is the perfect antidote for those times when your brain gets stuck in rutted thinking.
Dec 01, 2010 | By: InnovationTools.com
Jeffrey Baumgartner has published a new book that aims to help managers become Innovation Masters.