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Your Innovation Confidence Course

Innovation Excellence

Rather, what we need is either 1) a clearly defined path for ideas to follow that will assess, develop and validate ideas effectively or 2) confident idea partners who are experienced in running the obstacle course.

Innovation Confidence Course

OVO Innovation

That factor was "create an obstacle course for ideas". What's wrong with an obstacle course? Shouldn't the best ideas be the result of an obstacle course? And then I remembered that my father, once and always a Marine, never referred to these as obstacle courses, but "confidence courses". Ideas, by themselves, are never going to make it through an obstacle course. The first is that there is some consistency to the obstacle course.

Ideas to Impact: New Online Innovation Short Course

Tim Kastelle

We just released a short course that I made for students at The University of Queensland. As part of it, I got to interview a lot of my favourite people at UQ, and for me, their stories are the highlights of the course.

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Change Leaders

Innovation Excellence

Change Innovation Leadership advantages alignment change management course corrections long-term questions strengthsWhat does it mean to be a change leader? What behaviors must they engage in day in and day out to drive real and meaningful change?

The Leadership of Open Innovation

Speaker: Paul Sloane, Director, Destination Innovation

Of course, innovation where other parties are involved means a different leadership approach. Paul Sloane is a well-known author and speaker on open innovation.

Live Chat: Tonight (Wednesday, 8/26) at 7pm!

Michael Roberto

Join me and The Great Courses for a live online chat tonight from 7-8pm. As you many of you know, The Great Courses offers wonderful opportunities for lifelong learning by providing audio/video courses by professors from universities throughout the country.

Innovation Is Too Easy

Innovation Excellence

I bet the post title got your attention, but of course in this modern age of digital content we bloggers need headlines that pop through all of the noise and gain attention.

This video shows how bacteria evolve resistance to antibiotics

Idea to Value

Golf course. One of the most pressing concerns in medical innovation is how to address the problem of bacteria becoming resistant to antibiotics. There are regular news updates about diseases that are becoming resistant to traditional drugs, such as MRSA and even Super Gonnoreah.

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Why You Need a Personal Innovation Strategy

Innovation Excellence

And that’s why I believe in developing a Personal Innovation Strategy -- a written out game plan to keep you on course and adding value no matter what’s going on in your life right now. The challenge we're facing is to avoid personal obsolescence, and to thrive amidst the churn.

6 Keys to Making Collaborative Innovation Successful

Speaker: Soren Kaplan, Founder of InnovationPoint

the course of writing Leapfrogging. Words and catchphrases like lean in, enable, platform, and, of course, disrup- tion are all the rage.

What Every CEO Should Know for Successful Change

Innovation Excellence

Of course everyone is hoping for the best – but please allow me to be frank with you now, to save you a lot of heartache, time, and money in your near future. As CEO, your style and. Your organization has embarked on a new venture which is going to require a lot of change.

How to Affect Change in a Large Corporation: You Can’t Do it Alone

Rocketspace

The credibility, stability and ability to make a large scale impact keep you coming back to the office every day — but of course, every job can have drawbacks. Working for a large corporation has many perks.

Why so many entrepreneurs often achieve nothing for weeks

Idea to Value

If there is a lot of work to be done, then of course sometimes you’ll need to work longer hours to complete it all. Not all entrepreneurs are lazy. In fact, many entrepreneurs are some of the most innovative and hardworking people in the world.

The Shift Economy

Digital Tonto

It is not enough to race as fast as we can down a chosen course, we need to notice when a more prodigious one begins to appear. The path to productivity is never a straight line.

We Don’t Need More Mousetraps!

Tim Kastelle

Of course, the MVP version still requires you to load the cheese manually, but it’s a start. Imagine an island country where the only industry is making mousetraps – let’s call it Mousetrapia. And the people that live there are incredibly creative.

The Buyer's Guide to Innovation Management Software

Of course, “value” can mean many. Day 1, but throughout the course of the. THE BUYER’S GUIDE. TO INNOVATION.

The Only Three Swim Lanes that Matter to a Business

Innovation Excellence

In the course of my training with business leaders, we inevitably come to the existential business question… “What is the purpose of a business?” This is a great question, and one with a very simple answer. The purpose of a business is to create value. That’s it. To create value.

Here’s Your License to Innovate!

Tim Kastelle

Related Stories Ideas to Impact: New Online Innovation Short Course A Model for Dual Corporate Innovation Management Treating Discovery Like Execution Will Kill Innovation.

Can you teach people to innovate?

Innovation Excellence

While I cannot comment on the course, it is taught by two professors with little private sector experience. One of my recent pet peeves is the proliferation of education options for innovation. One of my alma maters offers a "certificate" for innovation management.

HOW TO GET PEOPLE OUT OF THE BOX: A 5-Minute Tutorial

Idea Champions

Of course you have. Ever heard the expression "get out of the box?" Ever wonder what the six sides of that so-called box actually are? If not, here's your 5-minute tutorial of the day.

Humans are jerks to the world’s most advanced bipedal robot

Idea to Value

A robot is of no use if it gets stuck the first time someone clumsy bumps into it or knocks it off course. Robotics is a field of study I find fascinating, because not only can you see gradual improvements in design brought on by better technology each year (a perfect example of incremental innovation), but every now and again you see something that makes you realise there has been a big leap forward.

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Which are the Most Innovative Companies in the World?

Innovation Excellence

There is no way of absolutely measuring levels of innovation but three eminent groups compile different lists using different methods and of course they get different results. Which are the most innovative companies in the world?

13 Great Questions to Choose from for your next Management Meeting

Destination Innovation

Discussions focus on routine operational issues and of course these things have to be addressed. Most management meetings are dull affairs stacked full of short-term urgent problems that need fixing.

Transferring Innovation Skills to Newbies: Fact or Fiction?

InnovationManagement

But is it possible to design a crash-course that teaches young and inexperienced innovators the less-definable skills, attitudes and insights necessary to ideate, champion and implement without having to go through all the awkwardness of being a rookie? Expert innovators know from experience how to innovate while minimizing hassle, needless tasks and wasted effort – they’ve been successful (and unsuccessful) countless times through trial and error.

A platform providing innovation learning.

Guide 4 Innovating

Of course, we are facing more complexity when it comes to innovating.

Inside the mind of a creative genius: Werner Herzog

Idea to Value

But of course sometimes I push myself; I read myself into a frenzy of poetry, reading Chinese poets of the 8th and 9th century, reading old Icelandic poetry, reading some of the finest German poets like Hölderlin. Of course I grew up with my own films.

13 Smart Questions for your Management Meetings

Innovation Excellence

Discussions focus on routine operational issues and of course these things have to be addressed. Most management meetings are dull affairs stacked full of short-term problems that need fixing.

The 4 most useless people to have in your innovation project

Board of Innovation

The people you invite to your brainstorms & workshops are of course carefully selected. Let’s assume your innovation project has a clear purpose. Example: “You want to find new sources of revenue based on the existing assets you have as a company.” ” To develop a new product or services you decide to launch an innovation accelerator. But still we see. Read More.

How to Practice The Art of The Possible

Game-Changer

Of course, we should always consider why something won’t work but there are people who are persistently closed minded. Innovative leaders and organizations practice the art of the possible. What is the key trait all innovators have?

Business Transformation Is All About Feedback

Innovation Excellence

Sounds simple, but of course it isn’t. We aim to optimize performance, hence the business term: Performance Management.

How Do We Create Long Lasting Value?

Faisal Hoque

The question, of course, is how? The implicit -- and explicit -- expectation is that businesses should "do good" for others, should create something valuable to the world. The post How Do We Create Long Lasting Value? appeared first on Faisal Hoque :: Entrepreneur | Author.

A Minimum Viable Product is an Object for Learning

Tim Kastelle

Note: Over the past year, I’ve been running (with help, of course!) This is part of a series reflecting on what we’ve learned through the course of six programs involving 40 research projects and more than 250 people.

Treating Discovery Like Execution Will Kill Innovation

Tim Kastelle

As he’s been working more with established firms trying to innovate, his view has evolved – now he shows how discovery and execution integrate : This, of course, is another version of the ambidextrous organisation issue that Ralph Ohr has been digging into deeply.

Why Women are the Future (and Past) of Business Innovation

Leapfrogging

Of course the world has changed since Ada Lovelace looked at a weaving loom and conceived of the early concept of the computer punch card. Mainstream business culture penalizes women for being women.

The tools & templates used in a 3 day ideation brainstorm. (Part 1)

Board of Innovation

Of course I. Recently I guided a 3 day ideation brainstorm for NGA at their HQ in London. This is the first 3-day workshop of 2 sessions to explore & develop new opportunities for this global HR service provider. 8500 employees, +$850M turnover). In this post I’ll describe what tools we used to end up with a first selection of 13 concepts. Read More. The post The tools & templates used in a 3 day ideation brainstorm. Part 1) appeared first on Board of Innovation. Ideation

Comment on The Carrot or Stick? Conventional Wisdom May be Wrong by sshapiro

Stephen Shapiro

Of course the answer is a balanced diet of sticks and carrots. Thanks for chiming in, Brian. No one wants to, in the real world, be punished all of the time. But sometimes you need a little stick to kick start things

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Comment on The Carrot or Stick? Conventional Wisdom May be Wrong by sshapiro

Stephen Shapiro

Of course the answer is a balanced diet of sticks and carrots. Thanks for chiming in, Brian. No one wants to, in the real world, be punished all of the time. But sometimes you need a little stick to kick start things

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The How and Why of Customer Development

Tim Kastelle

Over the past year, I’ve been running (with help, of course!) This is the first post in a series reflecting on what we’ve learned through the course of six programs involving 40 research projects and more than 250 people.

Here’s A Great Workshop Exercise To Help Your Leadership Team Challenge Their Beliefs / Assumptions

Game-Changer

Of course, challenging the status quo is not something that is widely practiced inside established business; rather it’s punished. How do you think what no one else thinks?

Innovation Lessons from the Master, Steve Jobs

Destination Innovation

He dropped out of college but voluntarily took a course in calligraphy. Steve Jobs was adopted at birth in 1955. He grew up in California. He found it beautiful and fascinating. The marriage of aesthetics and technology became his life-long obsession.