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A Philosophy Too Important Not to Share: Futures Mindset. Complete Chapter from Saving Innovation

An American legend, Kodak, has filed for bankruptcy.  A key lesson from Saving Innovation details how to change the way employees think about problems by instituting a futures mindset.  Could thinking with a futures mindset have saved Kodak?  That’s too … Continue reading

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How Kodak Bankruptcy Could Have Been Avoided by Using a Futures Mindset

With Kodak filing for bankruptcy business analysts will spend countless hours analyzing how the American corporate giant finds itself in this position.  Few industries have changed as much as  photography over the decades – scratch that – all industries change … Continue reading

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The Futures Mindset and Changing the Way Employees Think About Problems

An excerpt from Saving Innovation:  In 1982 when the EPCOT theme park opened at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida, a reporter on the scene commented to Roy Disney, brother of the late Walt Disney, “Isn’t it a shame Walt … Continue reading

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My Journey to Save Innovation Begins

The following is an excerpt from the Preface of “Saving Innovation:” Somewhere between Buffalo Bill’s Grave and Museum and the Sandstone Ranch it became clear to me that application, not philosophy, needed to be the focal point.  If my participants … Continue reading

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