Know Thyself: A Bold Leader Interview with Maureen Spivack

By | Monday, January 30, 2017|

The ancient Greek aphorism “know thyself” was on full display as we visited with the very self-aware Maureen Spivack. Maureen is one of those folks that immediately establishes instant credibility. Some of it is from her 30 plus years of investment banking [...]

Innovation Doesn’t Happen in a Closed System

By | Tuesday, December 10, 2013|

An open, global and transparent economy means that now, more than ever, companies cannot rest on their laurels. Doing one thing and doing it well doesn’t work long-term. Keeping a team vibrant requires an infusion of new blood when stagnation rears its ugly head or when you need the next “big thing.” […]

Unlock Innovation to Drive Profitable Growth

By | Monday, October 7, 2013|

I wasn’t thinking about driving profitable growth.  I wasn’t thinking about how to unlock innovation.  It was Sunday morning after all.  As I settled down with my New York Times Magazine and my full body dark roast, extra strong coffee, I encountered this headline: “This is your brain on coffee.”  That got my attention and I braced myself for another lecture on the horrors of coffee and caffeine.  I read on only to find, coffee may actually be GOOD for you and GOOD for your brain.  Drink on! […]

3 Common Innovation Mistakes

By | Tuesday, May 21, 2013|

Aveus partner Chris LaVictoire Mahai shares 3 common innovation mistakes — and how the intersection of customer experience and performance chains can better set you up to win on Jorge Barba’s blog, Game Changer. […]

Is Your Organization’s Innovation Engine Succeeding or Failing?

By | Thursday, May 16, 2013|

How do you know if your organization’s innovation engine is succeeding or failing? If you can answer yes to the next two questions, you’re probably on the right track. […]

A Story About an Idea to Change the World

By | Thursday, May 10, 2012|

At Aveus we have the opportunity to listen to and work with a wide range of clients and prospects talking about operationalizing a decision they’ve already made, addressing the urgent requirements of a changing market, or introducing ideas that will change the world. The following story has elements of all three. […]