Innovation

With ‘Stakeholder’ Edict, Will Business Roundtable Catch Up With CEOs?

This week's proclamation by the Business Roundtable is not a novel position, but a rediscovery of the group's original position. Furthermore, such responsible and responsive social conduct has long been far more accepted practice by progressive business leaders than presumed.

The Benefits Of Thinking Out Loud

Adding as much transparency to critical decision making will go a long way to instilling confidence in the team that there is logic and purpose to their role.

The Inherent Value of the Intrapreneurship In The Workplace

Employees don’t have to be corporate founders or CEOs to be innovators—by giving them independence, supporting their goals and staying open to new, risky ideas, you can unleash your employee’s inner entrepreneurs for a healthier culture and even new, profitable products or services.

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.
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CEO CONFIDENCE INDEX

U.S. CEOs Don’t Expect A Recession Anytime Soon

CEOs say they are still concerned with the volatility and uncertainty of global and domestic politics but find confidence in stable macroeconomic fundamentals and remain hopeful for progress on China-U.S. trade talks.
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