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Tips for Product Managers Enabling Innovation

In this just-released interview with podcast host Mike Fishbein we talk about how the lessons that came out of my research for The Change Maker’s Playbook applies to Product Managers — we talk about how to spot the right talent, kick bad habits, be more resourceful — and many other topics that have been road-tested…

From the Human Intelligence Series: Seeking Innovation

Click the link below to access my recent podcast interview with Jennifer Gardner at AICPA. Our conversation centered on seeking innovation. We talked about Seeking, the first phase of the Seek, Seed, Scale methodology presented in my upcoming book. Discovery is at the heart of innovation, and leaders can start by listening and observing clients…

Getting Beyond Disruption and Innovating for Impact

The Incredible Experience of Failure: One Founder’s Story

With its founding in 2015, Civil Co. set out to curb online harassment and abuse with a novel combination of technology and behavioral science. By integrating human moderation into how content was submitted, Civil Co. created large-scale online communities that were essentially abuse-free. The company delivered this innovation through the experience of a real-time peer…

Reframing Metrics to Enable Innovation

According to the Gartner 2018 CEO and Senior Business Executive Survey, respondents who believe their company is an “innovation pioneer” reached a high last year of 41 percent, up from 27 percent in 2013. Responders are taking some measure of credit for moving their organizations ahead of competitors in the race for growth and relevance….

CMOs Behind the Eight Ball

Recently I was a panelist at How Marketers Drive Growth – sponsored by Forbes, along with TD Ameritrade CMO Denise Karkos, Tableau CMO Elissa Fink, Sprinklr President and COO Carlos Dominguez and Head of Forbes CMO Practice Bruce Rogers. We talked strategies to solve CMOs’ quest: proving marketing ROI. This precious goal is proving to…

Innovation: The Sinatra Doctrine and the Hot Coals Test

I recently sat down with Glen Sarvady of Big Fintech Media to talk about what’s happening in the fin-tech sector and how even financial institutions with limited resources can create value through innovation.  Link here to hear full podcast.    

How to avoid being swallowed by the mar-tech solutions vortex

Thanks to Scott Brinker at chiefmartech.com for sharing the 2017 Marketing Technology Supergraphic. I appreciate every year seeing the updated technology landscapes along with the insights and commentary provided by Luma Partners. If you are having trouble making out any of the details, it’s not your eyesight. Over 5000 companies are included on the landscape,…

Why Your Innovation Lab is D.O.A.

According to a recent Innovation Management post, Are Corporate Innovation Centers Too Big To Fail?, the number of such centers or labs across the globe jumped from 301 to 456 over the course of the 15 months ending October 2016. This 60%+ increase reflects legacy enterprise efforts to deal with inescapable disruption. Boards and the…

A Workshop-In-A-Post: A Practical Tool To Connect Brands To Customers

I recently led a workshop at the BRITE Conference at Columbia University and was honored to be among speakers including Shelly Lazarus – Ogilvy’s Chairman Emeritus, Vikram Somaya – ESPN’s Global CDO, Linda Boff, CMO of GE, and Columbia Professor and innovation thought leader Rita McGrath. Organized by faculty members David Rogers, Matt Quint, and…

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Amy Radin is an adviser, speaker and author, working with executives and senior leaders to deliver growth through meaningful innovation. She offers an uncommonly pragmatic and disciplined approach that begins with pinpointing high-potential unmet market needs, and from there provides a proven framework for “what to do next” and how to lead through the inevitable, daily challenges any organization will face in pursuit of innovation.
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