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6 Ways to Nurture CEOs’ Visionary Thinking

Every CEO wants to be a visionary; it’s practically in the job description, and it’s one of the most reliable indicators of effective business leadership. But they don’t have to rely only on visions, dreams and flashes of insight to provide a picture of the future they can use to forge missions and cast strategies.

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9 Ways to Get the Board Behind Your Disruptive Strategies

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There are many company leaders today who realize the need for their firm to be its own disruptor, but are having trouble getting ideas past the board. Here are 9 ways you can secure their buy-in.

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To Innovate, Mid-Marketers Should Partner With Startups

Dozens of Fortune 500 companies today—ranging from Ford to Google to Nike to Tesco—have been breaking down stereotypical walls and avidly seeking ties with startups and entrepreneurs. In doing so, they are unlocking secrets from their smaller, nimbler counterparts that they can use to grow their businesses.

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DBV’S Pierre-Henri Benhamou:
Bringing Innovation to Market

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The Challenge You’re a French doctor specializing in pediatric gastroenterology who teamed up with two partners—Engineer Bertrand Dupont and Professor Christophe Dupont—to explore a novel idea: a diagnostic patch able to detect cow milk allergies in children. The idea soon evolves into a potential treatment for dangerous allergic reactions to cow’s milk and peanuts, for which there are currently no effective ...

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Big Ideas From Innovation Leaders That Will Jumpstart Your Innovative Engines

Want to make your company more innovative? Then emulate the characteristics of top innovative companies like Apple, Google, Microsoft, Amazon, IBM and more. That’s the consensus of The Most Innovative Companies 2014: Breaking Through Is Hard to Do, a Boston Consulting Group study.

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Companies Make Mad Dash to Partner With Startups

From automakers to apparel brands to CPG giants, more and more big companies are courting startup companies in the hopes of getting the inside track on a new innovation in their field or simply a fast pipeline to new ideas in digital technology.

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How a Sparkling Water Upstart Is Dominating the Market

In developing sparkling water into a half-billion-dollar brand in the space of just a few years, Talking Rain CEO Kevin Klock has shown up all of the titans of the beverage business.

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