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  • Image of Innovating Innovation
    Image of Innovating Innovation

    Leadership Tools to Make Revolutionary Change Happen for You and Your Business

    by David Morey

    In Innovating Innovation, David Morey champions the idea of taking a new approach to innovation itself.

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  • Image of The Lean Startup
    Image of The Lean Startup

    How Today's Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses

    by Eric Ries

    How Today's Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses

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  • Image of Play the System
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    A Corporate Rebel’s Guide to Make Your Organization Listen and Change

    by Nora Ganescu

    Plenty of people dream of becoming entrepreneurs, but what about the aspiring intrapreneurs — the people who want to be creative, innovative, and game-changing in the context of their existing organizations and careers?

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    Innovation That Gives Your Customers Exactly What They Want - and Nothing More

    by Stephen Wunker, Jennifer Luo Law

    Costovation solves the dilemma of how to spend less and innovate more. The book's revolutionary approach broadens the definition of innovation beyond products to the business model itself.

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    Unleash Curiosity, Improvisation, and Intuition at Work

    by Natalie Nixon

    In The Creativity Leap, Natalie Nixon writes that since humans are hardwired to be creative, it is a competency that anyone can develop.

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  • Image of The Innovator's Dilemma
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    When New Technologies Cause Great Firms to Fail

    by Clayton M. Christensen

    There are "two principles of good management"commonly taught in business higher education: always listen to and respond to the needs of your best customers, and focus investments on those innovations that promise the highest returns.

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  • Image of Competing Against Luck
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    The Story of Innovation and Customer Choice

    by Karen Dillon, David S. Duncan, Clayton M. Christensen, Taddy Hall

    Innovation strategy and growth expert Clayton M. Christensen, and his co-authors Taddy Hall, Karen Dillon and David Duncan, present a new conceptual framework for products and innovation based on their conclusion that customers don't "buy" products or services; they “hire” them to do a job.

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  • Image of Disrupt You!
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    Master Personal Transformation, Seize Opportunity and Thrive in the Era of Endless Innovation

    by Jay Samit

    Technology innovator Jay Samit describes the unique method he has used to invent new markets and expand established businesses. He demystifies the mechanics of disruption for individuals and businesses alike while offering empowering advice for anyone with a big idea.

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  • Image of The Four Lenses of Innovation
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    A Power Tool for Creative Thinking

    by Rowan Gibson

    Rowan Gibson presents an innovation methodology for systematically stretching your thinking, discovering inspiring new insights and producing a portfolio of high-quality ideas and radically new growth opportunities. You will learn how to reverse-engineer creative genius and make radical business innovation an everyday reality using four key business perspectives.

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