When was the last time we did something innovative and unexpected that made our customers sit up and take notice, and made our competitors wonder why they didn’t come up with it first?
That’s the first of 5 Tough-Love questions in a recent article that I wrote for the Association for Manufacturing Excellence (AME). If you don’t have a great answer for the first question, you’ll want to grab a copy of the article and work through this question and the other 4 provocative questions before year-end, so that you can establish your innovation agenda for 2018.
And, if you want further inspiration, consider attending the AME’s Fall Conference in San Diego in 2018… it’s all about innovation, and between the keynote speakers, engaging peer-led workshops and plant tours, you’ll return chock-full of ideas!
#1 Bestselling Author, International Speaker, and Accelerator Anne C. Graham is on a mission to help 5 million business leaders and their teams double their profit per employee – or more – in less than one year, in less time per week than they’re spending on email per day. Her bestselling book Profit in Plain Sight includes the 5-step proactive P.R.O.F.I+T Plan to do it. Connect with Anne on Twitter and LinkedIn.