Innovation Library

Hacking it – a weekend of ideas

Hacking it – a weekend of ideas

In an era of rapid change, merging industries, disruptive innovations and developed markets, opportunities to launch ideas have never been better. London Business School (LBS) has an extensive network of successful entrepreneurs and a long history of sparking ideas among corporate business leaders. Capturing the entrepreneurial spirit of the School and reinforcing it as a place of ideas, was the first ever student-led Hackathon event held in May.

  • Theme:
    • Entrepreneurs
  • Type:
    • Read
TEDxLBS: Magic

TEDxLBS: Magic

Check out some highlights of the TEDxLBS 2014 conference held at the Royal Geographical Society on 25th April 2014. The theme was Magic and it encompassed a wide range of inspiring speakers and thought provoking discussions.

  • Theme:
    • Technology
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TELL Series: Luke Johnson - Pizza Express, Strada, Risk Capital

TELL Series: Luke Johnson - Pizza Express, Strada, Risk Capital

Highlights from the TELL Series talk by successful entrepreneur Luke Johnson.

  • Theme:
    • Entrepreneurs
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    • Watch

Building an entrepreneurial world

Jeff Skinner (EMBA1994), Executive Director of the Deloitte Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, and Michael Hay, Professor of Management Practice in Strategy and Entrepreneurship explain that the concept of entrepreneurship is more than just an opportunity. (Jeff Skinner)

  • Theme:
    • Entrepreneurs
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Innovation: misconceptions and mistakes

Innovation: misconceptions and mistakes

What are the biggest misconceptions and mistakes that people make about innovation? (Costas Markides, Sam Baker)

  • Theme:
    • Entrepreneurs
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    • Watch

Jurek Sikorski gives his opinion on:

The one skill set that all entrepreneurs must have… Selling! (Jurek Sikorski)

  • Theme:
    • Entrepreneurs
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    • Read
How can you tell if you need to rethink the delivery of your service?

How can you tell if you need to rethink the delivery of your service?

One good indicator is too much paperwork. Like piles of inventory in a factory, stacks of paperwork indicate problems in the flow of the service and communication problems both within and across the service boundary. (Kamalini Ramdas)

  • Theme:
    • Corporate
  • Type:
    • Read

British entrepreneurs, global visions

Start-ups used to start local and then expand globally. Now, say Klaus Meyer and Helen Xia, a growing number start local and global. (Klaus Meyer, Helen Xia)

  • Theme:
    • Entrepreneurs
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Start-up boost for talented graduates

The Deloitte Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship gave seven promising graduate businesses an injection of support at its inaugural Founder Awards in November. (Paul Fletcher)

  • Theme:
    • Entrepreneurs
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    • Watch
Does innovating for the greater good have an impact?

Does innovating for the greater good have an impact?

Can businesses afford to play a role in social development through innovation? In this panel discussion from London Business School’s 2011 Global Leadership Summit, prominent social entrepreneurs put the business case for involvement in socially targeted projects and show how businesses can transform social problems into opportunities. (Parminder Bahra, Rodrigo Baggio, Michael Barber, Amit Mehra, Kamalini Ramdas)

  • Theme:
    • Social Innovation
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    • Watch