Tag: Jeffrey DeGraff

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Innovation: There Is No Final Destination Innovations don’t stay innovations. Read More
OpenCo Festivals selects Detroit for Upcoming Business Innovation Day DETROIT, JULY 24 – OpenCo, a unique “inside-out” business conference, has selected Detroit as their next global destination for a celebration of open-style business. Read More
MacGyver Mind, McDonald’s Mind In some practical ways our world is still illuminated by the Scottish Enlightenment that brought us such goodies as electromagnetism, capitalism and single malt whisky. Read More
Oh, The Joys of Screwing Up Innovation poses two problems for most leaders, given the way they are trained to think. Read More
Why Leaders Don’t Understand How to Play the Innovation Game – and How You Can Help Them Win You run the innovation playbook – a prophetic strategy, a product development obstacle course of a process, a portfolio management radar detection system and a wide array of eccentric creativity methods. Read More
Why Innovation Is So Hard Chances are, innovation doesn’t work where you work — or only works some of the time, mostly in spite of your organization’s system and processes. Read More
Changing Into Your Christmas Culture   What if you could change your culture? Read More
Your Only Friend Innovation is different from everything you do as a leader in three distinct ways. Read More
Rebalancing Your Portfolio Life   Have you ever fantasized about your great escape? Read More
Innovating Your Way to a Good Job   The Great Recession is over or so we are told. Read More
Ever Onward “The world is its own magic.” (Shunryu Suzuki) We give counsel to kings, boom to the voice of the wizard and call the blue hot fire of the universe to dance. Read More
Thoughts on How to Grow “The trouble with the world is that the stupid are cocksure and the intelligent are full of doubt.” (Bertrand Russell) There is an epidemic sweeping all the great nations of our world. Read More