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What makes scale-up leaders different?
In September 2017, THNK launched a survey amongst its program participants to better understand the leadership characteristics of scale up leaders.
Enterprise growth and scalability
What is the magic ingredient to scaling? How come some businesses enjoy exponential growth and others – despite their best efforts – often hit a ceiling?
Structure follows strategy
In this article, we discuss different organizational models that are fit for a specific strategy. Read more about Alfred Chandler that structure follows strategy.
Timing a wave
Timing a wave — whether it's a challenge, a big change, or a significant transition — is a temperamental, unpredictable ordeal that scale-ups must face.
Getting the ear of the CEO to pivot
Learn how to sell the need to pivot to a manager or how to encourage feedback as a scale-up CEO. We share several tactics associated with success.
Delighting users is not about service. It takes the premise of what it means to be a consumer and raises it to new heights.
Learn how to build scalable platforms that provide new benefits to users, create digital delivery systems, and work with an innovative business model.
Managing your innovation portfolio
We explore the importance of innovation portfolio management and how to organize the innovative ambitions of your company.
How to successfully set up a pilot
How do you shorten the distance to failure and make it meaningful? In in the world of innovation, how do you successfully set up a pilot?
Are you focusing on the right pilot?
Piloting in business innovation means testing an idea effectively. Find out if you're focusing on the right pilot by addressing the important questions.
Getting innovation to scale: Emergence
Innovation leadership can look to make use of emergence by designing an open system with rules for interaction, allowing for successful behavior to spread.