CorpU Blog: Business Innovation

Business innovation, strategy, vigilance and more.

What is Design Thinking?

Design Thinking is a strategy for approaching problem-solving. It is not a solution in itself, but rather a process and set of thinking tools for gaining insight into a problem, identifying possible solutions, and developing those solutions through trial and error....
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Learn the Secrets of Growth Leaders – Webinar

Organic growth of top line revenue and bottom line profitability is a high priority for all companies. Yet, few companies are growing at their fullest potential or capturing the opportunities created by the fallout from the pandemic. Unfortunately, a company's growth...
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How Vigilant Companies Gain an Edge in Turbulent Times

The costs of being slow to sense threats and opportunities on the competitive horizon can be devastating. Just ask RadioShack, a pioneer in catering to electronics hobbyists. After jumping into mobile phone distribution in the 1990s, the U.S.-based retail chain with...

Holiday Cookies and the Art of Negotiation

When I was little, my mom would make these awesome sugar cookies for Christmas.  The ingredients were pretty basic—the usual flour, sugar, butter—but she’d add a hint of orange peel so they had a wonderful scent of fresh citrus. Then my sister and I would have a blast...

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Big Data: Catch the 40-Foot Wave

Half a century before Facebook and a quarter century before the Internet, a social anthropologist named John Barnes was the first to identify the concept of social networks. He spent time with the residents of a remote Norwegian fishing village, tracing their family...

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