0405 | Saul Kaplan

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Saul Kaplan is the Founder and Chief Catalyst of Business Innovation Factory and the author of Business Model Innovation Factory. Saul Kaplan is the Founder and Chief Catalyst of Business Innovation Factory and the author of Business Model Innovation Factory.

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0311 | Soren Kaplan

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Soren Kaplan is the author of the Wall Street Journal bestselling book Leapfrogging: Harness the Power the of Surprise for Business Breakthroughs. Soren Kaplan is the author of the Wall Street Journal bestselling book Leapfrogging: Harness the Power the of Surprise for Business Breakthroughs. Innovation burkus creativity innovation kaplan LDRLB Podcast

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Weekly Leader Podcast Episode 69: Saul Kaplan, Business Innovation.

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Weekly Leader Podcast Episode 85 – Anne Marie Burgoyne, Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation

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This week Pam speaks with Anne Marie Burgoyne, Portfolio Director, Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation about social entrepreneurship and leadership. Gavin Grant and Mark Mendez Weekly Leader Anne Marie Burgoyne, Portfolio Director, Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation Twtter: @DRKFoundation Pam’s Research Report of the Week Why [.] Related posts: Weekly Leader Podcast Episode 69: Saul Kaplan, Business Innovation Factory.

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Soren Kaplan: An interview by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

Soren Kaplan is the author of Leapfrogging and a Managing Principal at InnovationPoint, where he works with organizations including Visa, Colgate-Palmolive, Medtronic, Disney, Philips, PepsiCo, and numerous other global firms. Soren previously led the internal strategy and innovation group at Hewlett-Packard (HP) during the roaring 1990’s in Silicon Valley and was a co-founder of iCohere, one of the first web [.].

Robert Steven Kaplan: An interview by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

Robert Steven Kaplan is the Martin Marshall Professor of Management Practice and Senior Associate Dean at Harvard Business School. He is also and co-chairman of Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation, a global venture philanthropy firm. Prior to joining Harvard Business School in September 2005, Rob served as Vice Chairman of The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. with […].

0803 | How to Create a Culture of Innovation with Soren Kaplan

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Soren Kaplan is the author of the best-selling and award-winning book Leapfrogging , an affiliated professor at the Center for Effective Organizations at USC’s Marshall School of Business, a contributing writer for Fast Company, a leading keynote speaker, and the founder of InnovationPoint.

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The Parable of Pop Rocks Candy – My Takeaways from Leapfrogging by Soren Kaplan

First Friday Book Synopsis

At the January First Friday Book Synopsis, I presented my synopsis of Leapfrogging: Harness the Power of Surprise for Business Breakthroughs by Soren Kaplan. A good book, it reminded me that the “same old same old” will simply not cut it in today’s short-lived business-success-cycle era. Here’s the definition of Leapfrogging, from the book: I [.]. Randy's blog entries

3 Simple Words to Revolutionize the World

Mills Scofield

Thank you Nicha Ratana-Apiromyakij & Saul Kaplan for this honor from TIME magazine. RCUS BIF2015 Brown University Business Model Innovation Culture Education Innovation Leadership Networking Saul Kaplan Strategyweeks til the magic of BIF2015.

The Power of #RCUS

Mills Scofield

BIF10 Business Innovation Factory Business Models Culture Innovation John Hagel Leadership Networking Saul Kaplan Strategy Thank you BIF for chatting with me about the power of #RCUS and BIF! Can''t wait for BIF10 !!! The BIF Summit is the ultimate interdisciplinary happening.".

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3 Simple Words to Revolutionize the World

Mills Scofield

Thank you Nicha Ratana-Apiromyakij & Saul Kaplan for this honor and story about BIF10. BIF10 Brown University Culture Innovation Leadership Networking Saul Kaplan Strategy business model TIME magazine ( online )!!

0422 | David Burkus

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To celebrate the launch of his new book, David Burkus has turned over his microphone to friend and LDRLB contributor Soren Kaplan. To celebrate the launch of his new book, David Burkus has turned over his microphone to friend and LDRLB contributor Soren Kaplan.

Top executives need feedback—here’s how they can get it

First Friday Book Synopsis

Here is an excerpt from another outstanding article written by Robert Steven Kaplan and made available by The McKinsey Quarterly at its website. Bob's blog entries Draper Richards Kaplan Goldman Sachs Harvard Business School Harvard Business School Press Reaching Your Potential Robert Steven Kaplan The McKinsey Quarterly Top executives need feedback—here’s how they can get it What to Ask the Person in the Mirror: Critical Questions for Becoming a More Effective Leader

The Ten Laws Of Trust

Eric Jacobson

Kaplan Other valuable takeaways from the book include: The gap between what a leader says and does is at the heart of trust. Kaplan Eric Jacobson Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Joel Peterson Leadership Leadership Books Trust

America's Future is #RCUS

Mills Scofield

Alan Webber BIF BIF9 Carmen Medina Culture Innovation Jazz Leadership Livestrong Networking RCUS Saul Kaplan Strategy Virtues-Values Whitney Johnson After every BIF , we always wonder if it can get any better and each year is as unique and powerful as the one before.

Four ways to get started on obtaining constructive performance and strategic feedback by calling on junior colleagues

First Friday Book Synopsis

Kaplan in his recently published book, What to Ask the Person in the Mirror: Critical Questions for Becoming a More Effective Leader and Reaching Your Potential, published by Harvard Business School Press (2011). Here are some invaluable ideas provided by Robert S. Cultivate junior coaches Write down a realistic assessment of your specific strengths [.].

The Power of Surprise

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Soren Kaplan is the author of Leapfrogging and a speaker, educator, and managing principal at InnovationPoint , where he teaches leaders how to create business breakthroughs. Innovation innovation kaplan leapfrogging surpriseWhy do most leaders avoid uncertainty?

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The Inclusion Dividend: A book review by Bob Morris

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The Inclusion Dividend: Why Investing in Diversity & Inclusion Pays Off Mark Kaplan and Mason Donovan Bibliomotion (2013) A brilliant explanation of the ROI of a workplace community within which diversity and inclusion are core values If you were to ask ten different people to define the word “diversity,” you would probably get 7-10 different […].

How a Successful Leader had the Best Year of Her Life

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Janice Kaplan cried on New Year’s Eve. She snuggled with her husband and watched a movie before the crystal ball dropped in New York City. She didn’t want her year to end. I… Continue reading → Gratitude Leadership Development organizational success

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Whatever else we need, we need this: “the fullest development of the mental resources and technical skills of young men and women”

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Randy's blog entries education Eisenhower Fred Kaplan National Defense Education Act SputnikI don’t know what will solve our problems — and they are quite daunting problems. But every expert seems to imply that education is a major piece of any solution. And yet, we seem to be floundering in that department. I was reading this article this morning in Slate, Can America Ever Have Another “Sputnik [.].

10 Questions to Inspire Innovation

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Soren Kaplan is the author of Leapfrogging and a speaker, educator, and managing principal at InnovationPoint , where he teaches leaders how to create business breakthroughs. Innovation innovation kaplan

Lexington Kentucky - Entrepreneurs Take Charge!

Mills Scofield

Saul Kaplan Lexington Lexenomics Kentucky Innovation Entrepreneurism BIF-6I’ve been in Lexington, KY these past 2 days watching entrepreneurs learn and discuss how to transform their city. Eric Patrick Marr, founder of The Lexenomics Group, brought a friend of [.].

Leading through the Laws of Subtraction

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Soren Kaplan is the author of Leapfrogging and a speaker, educator, and managing principal at InnovationPoint , where he teaches leaders how to create business breakthroughs. Leadership kaplan may ROWE subtraction

Fear Your Strengths: A book review by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

Fear Your Strengths: What You Are Best at Could Be Your Biggest Problem Robert Kaplan and Robert Kaiser Berrett-Koehler Publishers (2013) Actually, what we should fear are complacency and self-satisfaction as well as the assumption that “just good enough” really is.

Why Innovation is not "Invented Here"

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In LEAPFROGGING , author Soren Kaplan reveals why this command-and-control mindset is exactly what stymies innovation. The leapfrogging life cycle that Kaplan describes in his book is not a step-by-step how to guide.

6 Ways to Create an Innovative Culture

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Innovation autonomy innovation kaplan organizational culture rewards Last week FastCompany published an article called 6 Ways to Create a Culture of Innovation. Yes, I wrote it. No, I didn’t expect that the article would receive over 1200 tweets from FastCo’s page alone on the first day.

Leading a Culture of Innovation

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Innovation Leadership creativity innovation kaplan organizational culture All companies, whether they are successful with innovation or not, have one thing in common: they have their own “personalities.”

BIF-6: Stunning Sights, Interesting People, Innovative Ideas

Michael Lee Stallard

Today began with a drive East from my home in Connecticut to Saul Kaplan’s wonderful Business Innovation Factory Conference (called “BIF-6″) in Providence, Rhode Island.

The Strategy-Focused Organization: A book review by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

Kaplan and David P. Kaplan The Balanced Scoreboard The Perilous "Journey" to Achieve Breakthrough Performance The Strategy-Focused Organization: How Balanced Scorecard Companies Thrive in the New Business Environment Translate the strategy to operational terms Translating the Strategy to Operational TermsThe Strategy-Focused Organization: How Balanced Scorecard Companies Thrive in the New Business Environment Robert S.

2012?s Top Ten Insights on Leadership, Innovation, and Strategy

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Ten Questions to Inspire Innovation – Soren Kaplan with ten questions that can be used to evoke more creative thinking. Leadership bell burkus kaplan mcdowell mcKeown vanderpylIt’s the end of another year and that could only mean one thing: lists. As you reflect on 2012 and look forward to 2013, LDRLB did some reflecting too – on the most popular content on 2012. The following ten posts were our top read pieces written in 2012.

Why do most businesses avoid surprises at all costs?

Coaching Tip

In LEAPFROGGING , author Soren Kaplan reveals why this command-and-control mindset is exactly what stymies innovation. The leapfrogging life cycle that Kaplan describes in his book is not a step-by-step how to guide.

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How to Use Uncertainty and Surprise for Breakthroughs

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Innovation innovation kaplan leapfrogging surprise uncertaintyMost leaders are taught to avoid uncertainty. Big visions, carefully crafted strategies, and detailed plans are signs of great leadership. Surprise is the enemy. Or, is it?

What You’re Really Meant to Do: A book review by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

What You’re Really Meant to Do: A Roadmap for Reaching Your Unique Potential Robert Steven Kaplan Harvard Business Review Press (2013) To paraphrase Walt Whitman, “We are large, we contain multitudes.” Self-improvement initiatives or, if you prefer, self-fulfillment or self-actualization initiatives, are best viewed as an on-going journey, not as an ultimate destination. Many authors […].

How To Create Sustainable Inclusion In Your Organization

Eric Jacobson

After 20 years of working with corporations to build a more diverse and inclusive culture, authors Mark Kaplan and Mason Donovan wrote, The Inclusion Dividend. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Leadership Books Mark Kaplan Mason Donovan The Inclusion Dividend

Marketing to Women: A book review by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

Marketing to Women: How to Understand, Reach, and Increase Your Share of the Largest Market Segment Marti Barletta Kaplan Business (2002) How to Succeed in the World’s Largest Market Segment In this uniquely informative volume, Barletta answers three separate but related questions: “What makes women a worthwhile market?”, “Why market differently to women?”

Making the Best of the Worst Part of Your Day

Tony Mayo

‘Mindful’ commuters say deep breaths, clear mind keep them calm under stress Nancy Kaplan, chief operating officer at a management consulting firm in downtown D.C.,

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Innovation & Entrepreneurship for the Next Generation

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Leadership Development [link] I am so honored to share the screen on Huffington Post Live with Angela Maiers, Saul Kaplan,Robin Chase, Whitney Johnson and Brian Cuban as we discuss Choose2Matter - helping our kids realize how much they have to offer and give to the world.

Four Executives on Succeeding in Business as a Woman

First Friday Book Synopsis

Here is the introduction to an article written by Adam Bryant for The New York Times. To read the complete article, please click here. * * * When I started the Corner Office column more than four years and about 250 interviews ago, I set several guidelines for the conversations I would have with top […].

Five Strategies for Nonprofit Innovation

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Innovation business model innovation kaplan nonprofit Nonprofits face a fundamental “business” challenge: they’re “nonprofits.” Most of the 1.5 millions US nonprofits don’t support themselves through “competing” or creating better products, services, or business models.

4 Breakthrough Leadership Strategies for 2013

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Innovation breakthrough innovation kaplan leapfroggingThe New Year brings about resolutions to redefine the status quo. It’s usually an individual endeavor focused on fitness, friendships, or finances.

Viral Innovation Through The “Surprise Factor”

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Innovation innovation kaplan leapfrogging surprise Infuse the unexpected into everything you do for customers — and deliver a continuous stream of positive surprises. __.

How to Create a Culture of Innovation

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Innovation culture innovation kaplan organizational culture When FastCompany published 6 Ways to Create a Culture of Innovation this last Fall, within the first few days the article received over 2000 tweets from FastCo’s page alone.

Blogging on Business Update from Bob Morris (Week of 5/20/13)

First Friday Book Synopsis

I hope that at least a few of these recent posts will be of interest to you: BOOK REVIEWS Breaking Out: How to Build Influence in a World of Competing Ideas John Butman What You’re Really Meant to Do: A Roadmap for Reaching Your Unique Potential Robert Steven Kaplan The UnStoppables: Tapping Your Entrepreneurial […].

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