Innovation

How P&G Found A 400-Year-Old Renaissance Secret For Making Better Decisions

Former P&G CEO A.G. Lafley was looking for a way to “allow transparency to guide decisions.” What he discovered was the scientific method, a problem-solving device used by inventors from Leonardo to Steve Jobs.

Making the Transition From Innovator To CEO

John DeLorean and his failures to make the transition from innovator to CEO can impart many lessons. Here are a few takeaways that may help inform others on that path.  

It Pays To Break Away From Being A Creature Of Habit

We’re creatures of habit, most of us, and often formulate our going forward plans in increments from where we are instead of quantum leaps. Aiming beyond the target can be very helpful in charting a course into the future.

CEO of Paragon Biosciences On Why Innovation In Pharma Is Hard

Jeffrey Aronin, chairman and CEO of Paragon Biosciences, spoke with Chief Executive about why healthcare is stagnant from an innovation standpoint, the importance in doing meaningful work and more.

10 Steps to Disciplined Innovation

Innovation is hard. It’s messy. Anyone who tells you otherwise is doing something different. Systematic innovation means connecting invention to adoption via a disciplined framework.

Level Ex CEO On Making A Video Game For Doctors

Level Ex CEO Sam Glassenberg developed a video game for doctors as a side favor to his father. A few years later, the company has more than 350,000 medical professionals in the U.S. alone playing its games.

Innovation At Scale Isn’t Easy, But The Rewards Are Worth It

Here are four practical actions the C-suite must drive to help its business develop an automatic, muscle-memory-like approach to innovating at scale.

In the Era of Automation, How Will The Job Market Adapt?

It has been estimated that nearly half of all current occupations in the United States will give way to automation somewhere in the not-too-distant future. Here's why you should consider uptraining.

When An Established Company Should Run An Internal Startup

An internal startup is not a cure-all for business woes, and it definitely shouldn’t be used to make only incremental business improvements.

Former Cisco CEO John Chambers On Startup Cultures, Vulnerability And More

Chief Executive spoke to the former CEO of Cisco, John Chambers about how establish companies can cultivate startup cultures and why CEOs must be vulnerable.
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CEO Confidence Plunges In August Amid Growing Trade Worries And Slowdown Fears

CEO confidence in future business conditions fell 6% in August from July, according to Chief Executive’s most recent polling. At 6.2 out of 10 on our 1-10 scale, confidence is at its lowest level since October 2016.
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