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Stephen Shapiro
Works at 24/7 Innovation
Attended Cornell University
Lives in Quincy, MA
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The pace of change impacts innovation. Learn more in this one minute video...
Today’s Innovation Minute… In the first video I introduced the FAST Innovation model: Focus, Ask, Shift, Test Then I introduced the 5 D’s of Differentiation. In a previous video I introduced this framework: Today I discuss how to make sure your investments in differentiating capabilities don’t become core in your industry too quickly. Be sure …
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To maximize innovation returns, target your innovation investments. Learn more in this one minute video.
Today’s Innovation Minute… In the first video I introduced the FAST Innovation model: Focus, Ask, Shift, Test Then I introduced the 5 D’s of Differentiation. In the last video I introduced this framework: Today I discuss how to shift your investments from core (and support) to differentiating as a way of increasing innovation ROI. Be …
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My latest innovation minute...how to disseminate your differentiator in a way that increases innovation ROI
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Innovation Evangelist, Professional Speaker, Author, Business Advisor
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innovation, crowdsourcing, collaboration, teamwork
Employment
  • 24/7 Innovation
    Professional Speaker, Author, Business Advisor, 2001 - present
  • Accenture
    Associate Partner, 1986 - 2001
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Quincy, MA
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Brockton, MA - New York - London
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617-379-1177
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Innovation Instigator
Introduction
During his 15-year tenure with the international consulting firm Accenture, Shapiro established and led their Global Process Excellence Practice, delivering innovation training to 20,000 consultants. In 2001 he left the management consulting world to write his first book, 24/7 Innovation. He has since been featured in Newsweek, Investor’s Business Daily, Entrepreneur Magazine, O- The Oprah Magazine, The New York Times, and ABC News.

His fifth book, "Best Practices Are Stupid," was selected as the best innovation and creativity book of 2011.   He is the creator of the Innovation Personality Poker® system.

He has presented his own tried-and-tested formula for success to hundreds of thousands of people in 44 countries. Among the dozens of leading organizations he has advised are Staples, Nike, Microsoft, GE, BP, Johnson & Johnson, Fidelity Investments, Pearson Education, Nestlé, and Bristol-Myers Squibb.

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#1 international business best selling book
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  • Cornell University
    OR&IE, 1982 - 1986
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Innovation Excellence | No Doesn’t Mean No
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My first reaction was, “Wow, I barely remember that conversation. I can’t believe that someone is still so upset so many years later.” Altho

What I Learned From An Expired Bottle Of Mayo
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Sometimes good lessons come from unexpected places. Here are three pieces of creative wisdom (learned around the house).

Beat the Competition: Innovate Where You Differentiate
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Innovate in the areas of your business where you're different from your competition—and watch your company jump ahead.

Three-Step Formula Boosts Innovation Efforts
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Asking questions in the right way helps you drive change that is truly innovative.

7 Tips to Sell Your Ideas Like a Motivational Speaker
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These techniques will get your message heard–and ideas sold–more effectively.

How To Publish A Book In 2 Weeks (For Less Than $250)
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What if you could have a bookstore quality paperback book in your hands in two weeks? There is a way.

Redefining Simplicity
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steve shapiro - Innovation expert Steve Shapiro believes that rocket science may not always be as difficult as people perceive or make it ou

Reframe the Framework to Generate More Cash
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The way we frame our business world impacts our success. It's time to think bigger than the traditional frameworks.

The Key To Immediate Happiness
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You may have seen it on a doormat or a Nike ad. "Being present" is now a common ideal. Here's what it means for you.

7 Ways to Outsmart Your Brain to Be More Innovative
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Your brain is wired for “business as usual,” so if you really want to innovate, you’re going to have to shake up your n...

Legal Business Development: 10 Ways to Avoid Stupid!
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A friend gave me a book... titled "Best Practices are Stupid... 40 Ways to Out-Innovate the Competition" by Stephen M. Shapiro. Intriguing t

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Crowdsource Better with Daily Crowdsource - Crowdsourcing Tips, Crowdsourcing Videos, Forum, Webinars, Workshops, Events n MORE Crowdsourcin

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Secrets of Happy People - Oprah.com
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You've been told that to get anywhere, you need to know where you're going. But what if that's not how success really works?

Author Steve Shapiro - our next Irresistible Innovator podcast interview
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It was a pleasure to interview Steve Shapiro about his latest book – Best Practices Are Stupid. I love the title, although for reasons that

10 Real-World Best Practices For Innovation - Innovation - News & Re...
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The best practices followed by your company when attempting to develop new ideas probably are not such great practices after all. So says

Is Lack of Innovation Keeping You Stuck?
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Innovation expert Steve Shapiro says, "If you are working on an aerospace engineering challenge, add a biologist, a musician, a nanotec

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When it comes to productivity, she is the best! She knows her topic and can deliver the content in a practical and engaging way.
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