Strategyzer co-founder Alex Osterwalder was a recent guest on the Future Squared podcast. Listen in as Alex busts through some of the myths around corporate innovation.Read More
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It’s more important than ever for companies to focus on inventing the future. Companies have to start giving more power and prestige to growth innovation, or risk becoming irrelevant.Read More
To be an entrepreneur is sexy. It comes with fame and prestige and money. Why can’t intrapreneurs be given that same career track for business innovation inside of a large company? Prestige in a big company means fat budgets and large staff, so perhaps we have to transform what prestige means for a corporation? In this post I share a few thoughts on how this role can be important again.Read More
Opinions can play a dangerous role in the feedback and development of ideas. Executives and leaders should avoid deciding what's right and wrong when teams present the evidence from their experiments. In this post, I'll point out how leaders can use their experience to help teams explore, evolve, and improve the experiments being conducted.Read More
Intrapreneurs--people who build new ventures inside of a company-- create billion dollar businesses for their companies, but they’re not rewarded like salespeople who also create billion dollar revenues for their companies. Why is that the case? Financial reward is not everything, but it’s an important one to retaining and rewarding talent that is responsible for your company’s future. In this post I share a few thoughts on what’s happening today, and why it should be changed.Read More
My posts on the Chief Entrepreneur and the follow up org chart generated an incredible response from our readers and community. In this post, I wanted to highlight and respond to some of the feedback that resulted from the online chatter.
In this video Michael Krigsman and Vala Afshar of CxOTalk interview Alexander Osterwalder, co-founder of Strategyzer and lead author of Business Model Generation and Value Proposition Design. Alex shares the thinking behind the two books and the accompanying tools, the Business Model Canvas and Value Proposition Canvas, as well as the software that makes the process living and social.Read More