Invent, Innovate, Improve, or Die – Part I

Product and process invention, innovation, and step-change improvement are essential to survival.

Growth by other than acquisition requires a business to invent, innovate, or radically improve its processes or products and services. Even acquired businesses must invent, innovate, or improve to survive and thrive. According to a...
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Time for Launch

Every Crew Member has a Role - Get Ready and Get Help

By Christopher W. Miller, Ph.D. & Gary C. Graziano, AIA You only get one chance to make a good first impression. Last month, we discussed the preparation to launch. Now, let’s pull the trigger. Using methods we’ve already...
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Out to Launch


Will you cast your new innovation adrift, or send it deftly into prosperous markets?


By Christopher W. Miller, Ph.D. & Gary C. Graziano, AIA

  Whew! You’ve finally cleared the technical hurdles, run the manufacturing gauntlet, and endured trial by finance as we...
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Fit the Manager to the Moment

Most can manage some of the people all the time, but not all of the people all the time

By Christopher W. Miller, Ph.D. & Gary C. Graziano, AIA Motivation trumps personal style but if you have a highly motivated person in the right job, a job that fits...
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