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Fanning the Flames: Institute for the Future, Adobe Case Examples

Published: 25 February 2016

ID: G00302553

Analyst(s): Mary Mesaglio , Jackie Fenn


Prematurely extinguishing the spark of a promising idea is rarely intentional, but it can arise from conflicting goals and subconscious tendencies. Act purposefully to nurture ideas until they can prove themselves, and remove corporate obstacles that inadvertently crush creativity.

Table Of Contents

Case Examples

  • Institute for the Future Makes the Future Personal
  • Adobe’s “Kickbox” Builds Innovators, Not Just Innovations

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