Innovation Excellence Weekly

 

   


Happy New Year everyone!
 
We love to make the festive season, innovation season, by compiling our list of the Top 40 Innovation Bloggers of 2012. It gives us a chance to recognize some of the outstanding work of our contributing authors and to discover some new writers. Vote for your favorite on our blog, or on Twitter, or on Facebook or on Linkedin.


   
  
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Top 40 Innovation Bloggers of 2012
by Innovation Excellence

After two weeks of torrid voting and much passionate support, along with a lot of gut-wrenching consideration and jostling during the judging round, I am proud to announce your Top 40 Innovation Bloggers of 2012: 

 

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A few days ago I wrote a post about why "environment" matters for innovation. Today, in a continuing series of posts, I want to take a look at why corporate culture is such a vital barrier or accelerator for innovation. I'm writing these posts to continue to expound on the Innovation Workmat series of articles Paul Hobcraft and I published a month or so ago. 


 

Today's business leaders need to adjust their way of thinking. The world is changing faster than ever before, and executives must be able to think holistically and act personally to stay ahead of the curve. Making this a reality requires organizations to refocus their approach to the C-Suite.

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Presentation of the Week

Adult Playgrounds, Chia Seeds and Instant-Erase Apps-just a few items from the annual list of 100 Things to Watch for the year ahead.

It's a wide-ranging compilation that reflects developments that are bubbling up across sectors, including travel, technology, food, retail and sustainability.

 

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Together we approach the end of 2012. Twelve Twelve Twelve had such a nice ring to it! Then December 14th broke our collective hearts as we watched the events in Newtown unfold, destroying lives and so much of the joy of the season.




 
Video of the Week

Landfill Harmonic is an upcoming feature-length documentary about a remarkable musical orchestra in Paraguay, where young musicians play instruments made from trash.
  



I've long given up the habit of making New Years resolutions.  What's the point?  The seeds of the next year are sown in the previous one.  So rather than empty vows of change, all that effort can be put to better use by planning for what is to come.




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