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Public Utility Company Exelon Shows Other Sectors and Firms How to Be Innovative

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Exelon is a Chicago-based public utility—a traditional, conservative firm. But by some of the moves taking place lately under CEO Christopher Crane—including a new “intrapreneurship” initiative and a flirtation with entrepreneurs known as “Dancing with the Startups”—Exelon seems to be charting a course of reinvention that is unusual for such an old-line concern. And chiefs in other traditional verticals might want to take notice.

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Looking for Innovation? Focus on Your Existing Business First

The "corporate unicorn" of creative disruption has an allure, and there are certainly times when radical change is required. But while dramatic stories of disruption make great headlines, for far more organizations, innovation focused on achieving significant improvement in existing lines of business is a surer—and more profitable—bet for driving actual results.

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4 Ways to Build a More Creative Leadership Team

Cooperation is the strategic solution

Successfully growing your business requires that your leadership team be nimble enough to foresee future changes in your market, and smart enough to overcome challenges your business faces in the present. In both cases, having an executive team with a high creativity quotient will enable your organization to be better prepared to deal with these issues. Here are 4 techniques you can use to create and foster a more creative leadership team.

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CEO Positions of the Week – 8/10/15

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CEO | Ridgewood, NJ This company is looking for a CEO to lead all aspects of long-term strategic planning and direct day-to-day execution of annual operating plans in this fast-growing, dynamic company, Working closely with Company’s Board of Directors and reporting to the Board, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) will be responsible for all business functions and lead respective department ...

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