What Is A Culture Of Innovation?

Everybody wants it, nobody seems to have it: A culture of innovation. But what exactly do we mean when we call for a culture of innovation? After all, how can we create a desired culture, if we don’t know exactly what it looks like?

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Topics: Organizational Culture, Innovation, Organizational Culture Change, Culture Of Innovation

Demystifying Organizational Storytelling

Organizational storytelling is a new buzzword in the world of organization development. While for decades, nothing but quantitative data and process orientation mattered, we are now finally paying more attention to less tangible factors such as organizational culture and storytelling.

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Topics: organizational storytelling, Branding, corporate storytelling

"We Are Not That Dumb, We Are Not That Smart": On The Scalability Of Innovation

Faced with decreasing market share caused by the "Pepsi Challenge" taste-test battle, Coca Cola launched “Mission Kansas” in the 1980s to reformulate Coke. As Pepsi was going sweeter, New Coke was to follow the trend in an attempt to take over the lead again with the altered taste.

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Topics: Business Innovation, product innovation, disruptive change, Disruptive Innovation

Using Pareto's Law to Sustain Organizational Change

Pareto’s Law, or Principle as it is sometimes called, states that 20% of any input gives 80% of its corresponding output, and that 80% of input will only yield the remaining 20% of output. This Law shows up everywhere.

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Topics: Organizational Change, Change and Innovation Consulting, Organizational Excellence

Disruptive Change - Why Framing Innovation Matters

In a study released by Gilbert and Bower, the authors extrapolate that when companies face major disruptions in their markets, the way their managers perceive that disruption influences a company’s response profoundly.

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Topics: Organizational Transformation, Innovation, Change Management, Business Innovation, disruptive change

Executive Coaching - 9 Tips For Finding the Right Coach For You


Bill Gates once said that every business leader should have a coach. Also former Google CEO Eric Schmidt insists that the best advice he ever got was to work with a coach. How come some of the most successful business leaders of our times, recommend coaching so emphatically?

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Topics: Executive Coaching, Leadership Coaching, Executive Coach

Organizational Culture: To Change or Not to Change? Why Highlighting Your Strengths Can Be Better Than Changing Who You Are

Dynamic and super successful organizations such as Apple, Google and Virgin Airlines are showing us that making a unique organizational culture the focal point of all business endeavors pays off and offers many bonuses along the way.

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Topics: Organizational Culture, Organizational Culture Change, Organizational Change, organizational change leadership

The Ultimate Change For Military Service Members: Tips From Verizon Recruitment Specialist For Landing A Civilian Job

If there is one thing I know after recruiting for over two decades in the private sector and defense industry, it’s that military service members make great hires. Unfortunately, this talent pool is largely overlooked due to a lack of understanding of military culture and its ultimate purpose. To win!

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Topics: Change Leadership

"Working On Purpose" - VoiceAmerica™ Empowerment Channel

On June 24, 2015, Erika Jacobi, Head Change and Innovation Consultant at LC GLOBAL Consulting Inc, was a guest on the VoiceAmerica™ Empowerment Channel.

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Topics: Change Management

Organizational Transformation: If You Want A Different Dance, Change The Music

An African proverb suggests: If you want a different dance, change the music. In other words: To see different moves and different actions, find the factors that drive the behavior and alter them.


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Topics: Organizational Transformation, Innovation, Business Transformation, Change Management

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