Category Archives: persuasion

9 Traits of Highly Innovative People

I’m a big believer in people playing to their strengths, and this includes product team members and others involved in innovation. Not everyone has the same strengths – if we did, that would be a bit boring. Realizing how people approach innovation and their strengths is something Tamara Kleinberg accomplishes. She created a tool, the ...

When product managers’ and innovators’ good ideas are not enough

I talked with the author of a recent book, The Agenda Mover: When Your Good Idea Is Not Enough. Doesn’t that sum up the challenge of being a product manager and innovator – when your good idea is not enough! My discussion was with Professor Samuel B. Bacharach, who argues that to implement any innovation ...