Tag Archives: Apple

Changing Innovation Archetypes … Successfully

Shortly after Steve Job’s death, I wrote about the challenge facing Apple to continue its innovation excellence given the archetype they were using was based on the Visionary Leader approach. One of the problems with the Visionary Leader archetype is … Continue reading

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Apple’s Innovation Challenges

After Steve Job’s death, I posted a few times about where Apple heads next with innovation. Many people have asked the same questions. With the introduction of the iPhone 6 and the Apple Watch (aka iWatch), we are beginning to … Continue reading

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Who is to blame for Apple’s fall?

Yesterday Apple posted its first ever profit decline in more than a decade. As a “make good” (or maybe because they can’t find a better use for the cash), the Apple Board has decided to increase the dividend and begin … Continue reading

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Apple stumbles?

The press is beginning to question Apple’s future. They wonder about Apple’s next big thing. They are asking the wrong questions. I posted shortly after Steve Job’s death what Apple’s challenge was going to be. I see no evidence to … Continue reading

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Did Apple just save RIM and the Blackberry?

Apple‘s devastating legal victory over Samsung and, by association, the Android operating system may have had the unintended effect of breathing life into RIM and its Blackberry; a product mostly given up for dead, except by those corporate users whose … Continue reading

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Lack of Marketing is killing the Blackberry and more marketing won’t fix it

Pundits are discussing the future of Research in Motion (RIM) and its once ubiquitous Blackberry. In 2009 the Blackberry had 44% market share (including me as a user). Today their market share has dropped to less than 10% including the … Continue reading

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2012 Super Bowl 2nd Half Ad commentary

I am not commenting on the Chrysler ad with Clint Eastwood because I did not see it. It was at half-time. And it has become a political football anyway. There were six ads that stuck out for me in the 2nd … Continue reading

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