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Perhaps you have heard statements like this, “As a nonprofit, we need to create innovative solutions;” “As a funder, we are open to innovative approaches by nonprofits;” or “The business model that got us here is dead, we need an innovative approach to meeting the needs of today’s children, families, and communities.”
Until recently, a Kodak moment conjured images of family, friends, even scenic vistas. Kodak moments were those instances when all was good in the world; when time seemed to stand still. With the Eastman Kodak Company filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Jan. 19, 2012, the term Kodak moment now takes on new meaning for me. I now think about ineffective strategy deployment, innovation without implementation, and organizational paralysis. Here’s why.