Blog category: Innovation Methods

Four Great Innovation Books of 2016

So Much to Read, So Little Time In 2016, I’ve read around 30 innovation books. Four of them stand out. Here is why. The books are shown in the grid below. The grid has two axis: From complicated to simple: Is […]

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Case Competition With Exciting New UNDP Concepts

3 Challenges, 26 Students, 13 Countries Recently, I facilitated a Cleantech Case Competition, arranged by the University of Copenhagen. The competition was based on challenges defined by Novozymes, which were based on UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), which I have […]

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How to Make Ambitious and Inspiring Questions

Dad, Why Can’t I have the Picture Right Away? This question was asked by a little girl on an afternoon in 1944. It was her birthday, and snapshots were taken. The father worked for Kodak, and knew all the good […]

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Case Study – Ideku and Business Model Canvas – a Happy Marriage

Business Development on Steroids Recently, I facilitated an Ideku session with a group of professional business developers. The participants were also introduced to the Business Model Canvas by Rajiv Vaid Basaiawmoit, who is Head of Open Innovation at Aarhus University’s Centre for Entrepreneurship & […]

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Gamified Innovation Management with Ideanote

“This is the Next Big Thing” A few months ago, I met an energetic young man, who showed me “the next big thing” in idea management software. Jesper Juel Jensen presented me for a beta version of Ideanote. Great enthusiasm, and of […]

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INNOCULTURE – The Board Game about Innovation Culture

Now You can Work with Innovation Culture based on Best Practices Many companies struggle to develop their innovation culture, and often their starting point is “We need an innovation culture”, or “How do we get an innovation culture”, or “We […]

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My Innovation Journey goes where the energy is

This is what I want to do! Many years ago, while I was still working at Novozymes, I was driving my car home from a workshop. It was Friday night, and I was elated – the workshop had gone really […]

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Idea Turnarounds with The Work of Byron Katie

Being with Byron Katie I’ve just spent 4 days in Engelberg, Switzerland, without uttering a single word. Together with almost 500 people from 26 different countries, I attended a silent retreat with Byron Katie, who is the originator of The […]

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