Category: Foundation Layer

  • Deciding to engage a progress proposition

    Deciding to engage a progress proposition

    Understanding why and how a progress seeker decides to engage with a progress proposition – the engagement decision process – is critical to unlocking growth and innovation. Knowing the hurdles, for example, gives us a zone for innovation to reduce them. Comfortingly, our engagement decision process builds on top of the progress decision process. It […]

  • Deciding to make progress

    Deciding to make progress

    In this article we’ll explore the progress seeker’s progress decision process. And this sets the foundations for the more powerful engagement decision process that we uncover when looking at progress propositions. We’ve defined progress as: progress: moving, over time, to a more desirable state And that a progress seeker attempts to make progress by engaging […]

  • Understanding Progress

    Understanding Progress

    Progress is the heart of the progress economy. Progress seekers are attempting to make it and progress helpers (entities/ecosystems) are offering to help. So what is progress? At a high level, we’ll say that it is: progress: moving over time to a more desirable state And, at a more detailed level, we’ll talk about progress […]

  • What is innovation?

    What is innovation?

    Ever wonder why, according to McKinsey, 94% of executives are dissatisfied with their organisations’ innovation efforts? There are several reasons for this. Not least, I would argue, are the definitions of innovation that we have and use. Most are vague and inactionable. As well as being rooted in the old way of understanding value. In […]

  • Exploring Progress Proposition

    Exploring Progress Proposition

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  • What is value?

    A product’s value to customers is, simply, the greatest amount of money they would pay for it. ‘Value’ emerges when a progress seeker makes unique and phenomenological judgements of (remaining) progress potential and progress achieved. Value is a trickier creature than it first appears. And maybe, given it’s history, we shouldn’t even refer to value. […]