To be able to lead any type of activity related to innovation, it is essential to be able to attract talent. It is not enough to create talent, it is not enough to retain talent, it is necessary to go a step further and create an environment that favors the attraction of talent.
Google Glass debuted in April 2012 before the company began accepting pre-orders for a very early "Explorer Edition" of the specs. It was a kind of "open beta" made available to selected developers interested in creating new apps for this device. Google Glass was presented as a product ahead of its time. It was exciting. It encouraged people to imagine and to create. It was opening an industry of “wearable” technology that would soon change the world. And then criticism began [...]
We live in times where business volatility, new technologies, globalization and increased competition force business leaders to step back and question every aspect of their businesses. Effective innovation management should be led from the top, the CEO and the leadership team, and permeate through the organization. But the reality is that everybody's business is nobody's business or, in other words, many commanders sink the ship. [...]
Recently I've seen multiple times on articles and social networks the phrase "You've to be the best to succeed". And that's true: It's easier to succeed in life and in business when you're the best. Specially if you're the best at something valuable for other people. But this quote assumes something very dangerous. [...]