innovation

Is Your Idea Good Enough?

By Dr. Evans Baiya, Innovation Enterprise, September 2017

The Innovator's Advantage: A Conversation About the Creative Heart of Innovation

In this video, "The Innovator's Advantage" authors Ron Price and Dr. Evans Baiya, and Executive Coach Courtney Feider talk about the link between Innovation and Creativity. They give tips to stop creative prohibition and discuss the beginnings of "The Innovator's Advantage".

3 Reasons Innovation Fails

By Ron Price, td.org, June 2017

Innovation is a tough dart to land for many companies. Most organizations see the value of innovation, whether it be internal innovation that revamps processes and systems, or external innovation that creates a new product or service. They might even succeed in rallying teams around the idea of innovation and getting people excited about the possibilities, only to fall short before hitting the bullseye.

Why Understanding People is the Key to Innovation

The Innovator's Advantage (Part 2)

We are joined today by Ron Price and Dr. Evans Baiya, co-authors of The Innovator's Advantage: Revealing the Hidden Connection Between People and Process. They dive into why they wrote the book, why you must have the right people in each stage of innovation in order to succeed, and why everyone is an innovator. They also introduce us to the three Ps of innovation: purpose, process and people. theinnovatorsadvantage.com 

Authors Reveal Secret to Successful Innovation

Most innovations fail for one reason: people. Understanding people is the most critical, yet often overlooked, element of successful innovation. Most companies focus instead on the process, and this is where they fall short. 

Many books have been written on the topic of innovation, but few (if any) have addressed how to successfully engage people throughout the process. 

The Innovator's Advantage: Revealing the Hidden Connection Between People and Process (Part 1)

Today we have a conversation with Dr. Evans Baiya and Ron Price, the authors of The Innovator's Advantage. They talk about the six stages needed for innovation, the statistics and the why of innovation failure, and how they combined their backgrounds in engineering, innovation, talent development and leadership to identify the role of people in the process.

Decoding Innovation

Discovering The Innovator’s Advantage 

Ron Price has co-written a new book with Dr. Evans Baiya called The Innovator’s Advantage: Revealing the Hidden Connection Between People and Process, due for release on April 11. 

We sat down with Ron to talk about what inspired the book and his collaboration with Evans. 

What made you decide to write The Innovator's Advantage?

Creative Thinking: Innovation's Starting Point

creative thinkingCreativity in leadership is an often-underused competency. But even if you’re not operating in a traditionally “creative” industry, the benefits of innovation in any sector can’t be ignored. The truth is that creativity in business takes many forms—from the development of new or improved processes, to innovation in products and services, to general problem solving. 

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