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The Innovator who Rebuilt Lego

September 5, 2015

“In some ways, I think he’s a better model for innovation than Steve Jobs” – David Robertson, Professor of Innovation and Product Development at the Wharton School and an author of “Brick by Brick” about Lego. One of the most popular articles here on the Bearing Wave is The Lego Innovation Story, about how the […]

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Why I could never work for Lego

February 20, 2014

Like so many people, I’ve loved playing with Lego ever since I was young. Even today I still love opening the colourful box, tipping out the bags of brightly coloured pieces and then following the instructions wondering how this new Lego creation will come together. Lego’s greatest business turnaround from near bankruptcy to market leader […]

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The Lego Innovation Story

February 8, 2013

This blog post is about Lego, the popular toy and the company making it. It is about how the company overstretched in the 1990s. How it was challenged by competition and how it survived and returned to success. I used to love Lego. When I was a kid, I had a large blue wooden box […]

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