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Got X Problems?

With so many companies focusing more intensely than ever on innovation, why are so few seeing results?

In this episode of design mind On Air, Creative Director Adam Richardson gets to the bottom of this dilemma sharing insights from his new book Innovation X. Richardson argues that companies’ efforts to innovate are being thwarted by “X-Problems,” a new class of 21st century challenges that defy conventional planning. But Richardson has hope. If used in the right way, these problems can present massive innovation opportunities.

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The Business and Innovation Trist

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Business and innovation are in a symbiotic relationship. Innovative products and systems can be revolutionary but if they don’t take hold in the marketplace they will likely fail. So, how do innovators stay creative while also playing the role of business partner to reassure clients that innovative ideas won’t trump the bottom line?