Design Sprint: A Practical Guidebook for Building Great Digital Products

Scott Cohen

Companies can greatly reduce the risk of innovation failure by using “design sprints,” a process that enables teams to prototype and test digital product ideas very quickly … often within a week. This practical guide — written by C. Todd Lombardo at Constant Contact, who has participated in Innovation Leader events — shows you exactly what a design sprint involves …

Collective Disruption: How Corporations & Startups Can Co-Create New Businesses

Scott Cohen

As large companies search for new sources of growth, we need new ways to collaborate and co-create with entrepreneurial partners. Collective Disruption provides established companies with a practical framework for plugging into the startup ecosystem to fuel and incubate transformative new businesses.

Building a Growth Factory

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Even the best-performing companies eventually stall. Sustaining momentum – and remaining a great growth company – takes a system. Innosight’s Scott Anthony and David Duncan call this system a “Growth Factory” and we’ve seen it work in a small set of elite companies that have created environments where innovation is repeatable and reliable.

The Granularity of Growth

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While growth is a top priority for companies of all sizes, it can be extremely difficult to create and maintain—especially in today’s competitive business environment. The Granularity of Growth will put you in a better position to succeed as it reveals why growth is so important.

Seizing the White Space

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Business model innovation is the key to unlocking transformational growth—but few executives know how to apply it to their businesses. In Seizing the White Space, Innosight cofounder and senior partner Mark Johnson gives them the playbook.

The Business Model Innovation Factory: How to Stay Relevant When The World is Changing

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Business models don’t last as long as they used to. Historically CEO’s have managed a single business model over their entire careers. Today, all organizations must be capable of designing, prototyping, and experimenting with new business models. “The Business Model Innovation Factory” provides leaders with the survival skills to create a pipeline of new business models in the face of …

Inventing The Movies: Hollywood’s Epic Battle Between Innovation And The Status Quo, From Thomas Edison To Steve Jobs

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Authored by Innovation Leader founder Scott Kirsner, “Inventing the Movies” is a collaboration with George Lucas that unspools the never-before-told story of the innovators who shaped Hollywood. From Edison to the iPod, from the Warner Brothers to George Lucas, this is the story of innovators prevailing again and again over skeptics who prefer to preserve the status quo.

Jump Start Your Brain

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“Jump Start Your Brain” is a fun, inspiring and insightful how-to look at maximizing your brain’s power and putting productive creativity to work for you. Entrepreneur Magazine called it “Required reading.” Authored by Eureka Ranch founder Doug Hall, “Jump Start Your Brain” reveals how you can retrain your brain to think of more creative ideas. The book is funny and …

The First Mile: A Launch Manual for Getting Great Ideas into the Market

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The first mile of innovation—that critical stretch when your idea moves from concept to the real world, where it will fly or fail. This is your guide through that perilous but promising terrain. Scott D. Anthony, managing partner of Innosight, shows how to navigate the uncertainty, learn from creative experimentation, and increase the odds of your new venture’s success.