Surviving Innovation

Mental Health Tools, Techniques, and Strategies for Innovators and Entrepreneurs

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Mental Health Tools, Techniques, and Strategies for Innovators and Entrepreneurs

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Banks Rarely Innovate but Win by Focusing on Copying and Improving

Banks Rarely Innovate but Win by Focusing on Copying and Improving

Disruptive innovations do not necessarily lead to an incumbent’s downfall. Startups introducing disruptive technologies are more likely to agree to be acquired rather than turning into rivals eventually.

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How to evaluate your coach?

How to evaluate your coach?

A coach is not a consultant. They will not do the work for you. They are there to keep you focused on the end result and remind you why achieving your goals is essential. Coaches motivate you to keep your commitments and act as a sounding board and, when needed, hold a mirror in front of you, highlighting your business and personal blind spots.

These are some critical questions you can ask yourself to evaluate your coaching relationship overall.

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AI is Eliminating Middle Management and Changing the way Corporations are Organized

AI is Eliminating Middle Management and Changing the way Corporations are Organized

If you’re a middle manager, you aren’t doomed to early retirement or an imminent layoff. However, you must be prepared to make two crucial investments. Middle management were invented to bridge this gap and make sure that information and projects were flowing from the execution level (rank-and-files) to the leaders (executives) and money was being made along the process curve.
 

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Maintaining the tricky balance between outsourced and in-house

Maintaining the tricky balance between outsourced and in-house

He revealed a simple test he uses to decide what goes out and what stays in: “The basic premise I work with is to ask ‘are we bringing additional value to our shareholders and to our bottom line by doing this ourselves’? And if the answer to the question is yes, it is something we should be doing. If the answer is no then we have got to be looking at alternative ways of doing it.”

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Kevin William Grant

Kevin William Grant applies an action-oriented approach to business, trauma recovery, counselling, and life coaching.

In his work as a professional counsellor, he applies cognitive, narrative, solution-focused, and trauma-informed therapies. His life coaching perspective originates from collaborating with clients as a professional certified coach (International Coaching Federation).

Kevin's workplace mental health perspective evolved from real-world experience in product and innovation management in Big Tech (Microsoft, Mozilla), banking (TD Bank), telecom (Bell Canada), and digital media (The Globe and Mail).