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Fighting Climate Change — Lessons Learned from the Front Lines

Business and Tech

As the impacts of climate change become more apparent, we need to be vigilant when it comes to motor zero-emission technology. “We We are the last generation that can take steps to avoid the worst impacts of climate change.

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Building out our innovation ecosystem in design and thinking

Paul Hobcraft

Finding the new building blocks of innovation ecosystem design and thinking. Why change our thinking and designing around innovation ecosystems?“.

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Potemkin villages and faking innovation

Idea to Value

Sometimes, innovation teams will attempt to show fake success in order to hide their real struggles. Have you ever heard of a Potemkin village?

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Status Bias Inhibits Innovation

Destination Innovation

Status bias is the term used to describe the unfortunate fact that communications such as ideas, proposals and papers are often judged not on their merits but on the status of the originator.

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What Not to Do When Onboarding Your Customer

Speaker: Jamie Bernard, Senior Product Manager and Product Management Practice Lead at Nexient, an NTT Data Company

In this webinar, you will learn principles and practices to simplify your customers' onboarding experience

Private: The Key Drivers of Organizational Innovation

IdeaScale

Innovation has become a buzzword that’s associated with a variety of misconceptions. One of which is that innovation is a personality type. Without a doubt, some innovators are high-energy extroverts. However, most disrupters and innovators are everyday team members.

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Todd Henry: Developing a Daily Creative practice – Idea to Value Podcast S7E163

Idea to Value

In today’s episode of the Idea to Value podcast , we speak again with author Todd Henry about his new book Daily Creative. By the time this podcast launches, the book has already been #1 on Amazon, so congratulations Todd.

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Dating Apps love Innovation

Destination Innovation

Today some 40% of heterosexual couples and 60% of same-sex couples meet online according to a survey by sociologists Michael Rosenfeld and Sonia Hausen of Stanford University. [i] i] Dating apps have become the preferred way to meet for people wanting relationships.

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Please, we need a different Innovation narrative

Paul Hobcraft

Adapted from AFSC explaining a narrative, in this case, social justice. I have been struggling for quite some time with innovation’s increasing difficulties in influencing growth and achieving real impact.

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Change Isn’t About Persuasion. It’s About Power

Digital Tonto

In 2013, the political scientist Moisés Naím published The End of Power, in which he argued that because of the increase in mobility and technology and decrease in poverty, the power of institutions was diminishing.

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Regaining your Curious Nature

IdeaScale

Curiosity is an instinctive impulse that is at the root of all innovation. It’s a trait celebrated as infants, but something many of us begin to exchange for conformity as early as two-years-old.

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The Real Cost of an Effective Learning and Development Program

Speaker: Cara North - Learning & Development Consultant, Speaker, & Researcher | Maggie Quigley - Senior Account Executive for US Market Userlane

In this webinar, L&D professionals Cara North and Maggie Quigley will discuss the various factors affecting training, and how you can stretch your budget to create an effective L&D program.

Saving Money While Saving the Planet

Business and Tech

Capstone Green Energy helps organizations save money and reduce their carbon footprints by strategizing and executing more sustainable energy solutions. Capstone president and CEO Darren Jamison offered his insights into why going green is good for business.

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How Can I Support You: Leading Through Purposeful Communication

CMOE

Words hold implications and meanings that exist outside of their dictionary definitions. Although the words “team member” and “employee” can technically be synonymous, they have different meanings and feelings attached to them.

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Success results from deeper engagement and more holistic thinking

Jeffrey Phillips

I've been a consultant most of my working life, doing all kinds of consulting - starting out in software development, moving on to process improvement, data analytics, new product development and strategy. To paraphrase an old saying, all consulting is good, and some of it is useful.

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Schwerpunkt: The Killer Strategic Concept You’ve Never Heard Of (But Really Need To Know!)

Digital Tonto

The biggest strategic mistake you can make is to try and win everywhere at once. To win, you need to prevail in the decisive battles, not the irrelevant skirmishes. That, in essence, is the principle of Schwerpunkt—to identify a focal point where you can direct your resources and efforts.

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Supply Chain Strategy (And Why Yours Isn't Working)

Speaker: Michelle Meyer, Founder and CEO of MatterProviders

Michelle Meyer is here to walk you through the future of supply chain strategy, and why your current approach is probably not working. In this exclusive webinar, she will explore ways to develop and perfect your new supply chain strategy in this post-pandemic era of uncertainty.

Great Leaders Run Towards Danger, Not Away From It

Game-Changer

It’s hard to predict who will make a great leader. Being a great listener is a great start. But you know what else I look for? Someone who runs towards danger with a smile.

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Unlocking Answers to the Universe’s Biggest Questions

Business and Tech

Illumina is on a mission to unlock the power of the human genome and impact the world for the greater good. As of right now, the future of human health has never looked more exciting. Illumina is unveiling its most advanced high throughput sequencing system, the NovaSeq X Series.

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9 Essential Principles to Create, Innovate, and Sustain

Faisal Hoque

How to work with yourself and others. The newest problems of the world find solutions in the oldest timeless practices like mindfulness, authenticity, and devotion.

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Striking Gold: The $40m Idea Unearthed Through Crowdsourcing

Qmarkets

Hochschild Mining is a leading silver and gold mining company based in Lima, Peru. In business for over a century, the company continues to be run by the Hochschild family to this day.

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Process, Product, and Profitability: Everything You Need to Know

Speaker: Michael Cardy - Red Hat Chief Strategist, Jason Tanner - CEO of Applied Frameworks, and Mike Mace - VP of Market Strategy at UserTesting

Join us to learn how companies mitigate risks through usability testing and real-time qualitative feedback from customers to efficiently launch and develop digital products.

3 Reasons Why Business Thinking Is So Consistently Shoddy

Digital Tonto

When I’m finishing up a book, I send out sections to be fact-checked by experts and those who have first-person knowledge of events. I’m always amazed at how much I get wrong. In some cases, I make truly egregious errors about facts I should have known (or did know, but failed to take into account).

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Extreme Ownership: 12 Principles For Effective Leadership

Game-Changer

I get asked about book recommendations all the time. In terms of leadership, which one book would you recommend? There are many leadership books out there, but there’s one that will definitely make you think differently and question yourself.

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How Sustainable Growing Practices Help Almonds and the Environment

Business and Tech

Now’s the time to debunk the misconception that almonds are water-wasters. Dan Sonke Director of Sustainability, Blue Diamond Growers. The California almond industry produces about 80% of the world’s almonds; its consistently warm climate is one of the only in the world that can support the plant.

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The Reasons Physicians are Losing the Branding Wars

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Arlen Meyers, M.D. Maybe the last time you walked into a retail-based clinic, you did not see an MD. Maybe the same thing happened at your hospital outpatient clinic or an urgent care center.

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New Ways to Reach, Influence, and Close More Deals with Intent Data

Speaker: Ardath Albee, B2B Marketing Strategist and CEO of Marketing Interactions

Acting on intent data when applied to buyer context can be a game-changer for gaining attention by increasing relevance, which drives purposeful engagement toward purchase. But all intent data is not the same. In this webinar, learn the difference between interest and intent, and the best ways to use the right data.

Policy Deployment: Examples, Techniques, and Tools

Kainexus

Moving an organization toward its long-term strategic objectives while maintaining and improving day-to-day operations requires thoughtful planning and attention to organizational alignment.

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What Is Innovation Strategy?

InnovationManagement

Innovating doesn’t just happen when inspiration strikes. In order to ensure forward progress, a business has to create a structure that stimulates innovation regularly. This structure will determine the rate and efficacy of overall innovation and is commonly known as an innovation strategy.

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Is backwards the way forwards for business?

IdeaSpies

The pandemic has got Aussies feeling sentimental about the past. Is it a bold choice for businesses to play to our fondness (Feed generated with FetchRSS

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Moving the Skilled Trades Industry Forward

Business and Tech

In the late part of the 20th century, the skilled trades were thriving. As soldiers returned from war and families were growing at a rapid pace, infrastructure also boomed, which led to high demand for a workforce of men and women to support those industry needs.

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Product Market Fit: A Lesson from Sephora’s Head of Product

Speaker: Sneha Narahalli - VP, Head of Product at Sephora

In this webinar, Sneha Narahalli, Head of Product at Sephora (Digital, Data & MarTech), will give you an iterative method for identifying and developing Product Market Fit.

The Power of Praise

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Mike Shipulski Praise happens when you tell someone they did something wonderful. Praise is virtually free and almost the most powerful force in the universe. When you tell someone what they did was amazing, they stand three inches taller. Right in front of you, they get taller.

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How is the Lean Methodology Practiced in Healthcare?

Kainexus

The Lean methodology is a set of practices and tools that business leaders initially developed to help manufacturing organizations improve quality and become more efficient.

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7 Signs of Team Disconnect

CMOE

Did you know that 5 in 6 employees feel disconnected at work? The reality is that any employee can struggle with connecting with their work teams, no matter what their schedules, occupations, and backgrounds are and regardless of whether they are working remotely, in house, or on a hybrid model.

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How to Keep Innovating In an Economic Downturn

Viima

As we seem to be living in a constant economic downturn, leaders find themselves between a rock and a hard place, trying to reduce costs and foster growth at the same time.

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Discover the Secrets to Creating More Meaningful Training Experiences

Speaker: David Kelly - CEO The Learning Guild & Luke Talbot - Chief Product Officer at Userlane

During this webinar, you will learn how to streamline your software training, boost ROI for your systems, and increase employee productivity.