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Podcast S3E55: Denise Jacobs – How to deal with anxiety during a global pandemic

Idea to Value

In today’s episode of the Idea to Value podcast, we speak with Denise Jacobs, author of Banish your inner Critic , about how to overcome anxiety during this incredibly stressful time. Quote from the episode: You don’t have to do anything.

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Ten Questions to ask during a Recession

Destination Innovation

If your organisation is facing a difficult time during the current downturn then here are some questions to ask at your next executive meeting. Are we doing all that is necessary in order to survive? I guess that is the question that you are already sharply focussed on.

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Focusing on moving from disorder in today’s world

Paul Hobcraft

To borrow and adapt a phrase from F. Scott Fitzgerald and those over at Cognitive Edge: “ The test of (complex adaptive) intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function.”.

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Why We Need Experts

Digital Tonto

Ask a group of experts about any significant topic in their field and you are likely to get a wide range of opinions, which can be maddening. Yet the function of experts is not to make us more sure. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

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How To Create A Movement To Drive Transformation In Your Company Or Industry

Speaker: Greg Satell

Everybody has something they’d like to change, whether it is a problem in their organization, their industry, their community or society at large. But how can you get your ideas for change to take hold beyond a small circle of likeminded people? What you need is a cascade: small groups that are loosely connected but united by a common purpose. When they synchronize their collective behavior as networks, they become immensely powerful. A business model is disrupted, an industry is remade, the preceding order is no more and the world is transformed.

How to turn a crisis into opportunity in innovation


We are all facing an unexpected challenge. But even (and especially) in these times of uncertainty, innovation should not drop off the top of your must-do list. These 6 ingredients will help your organisation stay on track.

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Podcast S3E54: Rita McGrath – Seeing inflection points of innovation

Idea to Value

In today’s episode of the Idea to Value podcast, we speak with Professor Rita McGrath, one of the world’s most respected experts on the intersection between strategy and innovation.

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What broke through for you in March? That’s your new important.


Right now, it feels like a thousand miles between my writing notebook (where I jot down lots of ideas) and this website (where those ideas have to turn into something). In other words, I’m filled with ideas, yet I’m struggling to get them published for you. Sorry about that. It was March.

Testing a New Virtual Masterclass Idea

Strategyzer Innovation

Every year we run about 10 Strategyzer masterclasses around the world. We train thousands of business leaders and professionals in the tools, processes and skills they need to create new growth in the organizations they work for. Training

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When tough times are ahead, you should double down on innovation

The Future Shapers

When tough times are ahead, many organisations cut back on innovation when they should actually be doubling down on it. Here’s why crises are great times for innovation, and how you can make the most out of the situation.

Knowledge Creation and Management within Organisations


This article discusses the types of knowledge within a case organisation and mechanisms to abstract this knowledge to therefore drive innovation within an account management team. The post Knowledge Creation and Management within Organisations appeared first on InnovationManagement.

Building Healthy Innovation Ecosystems for Your Projects

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

In this webinar, Nick Noreña will walk through an Innovation Ecosystem Model that he and his team at Kromatic have developed to help investors, heads of product, teachers, and executives understand how they can best support innovation in their own ecosystem. He'll also go over metrics we can use to measure the health of our ecosystems as we build more resources for innovators.

How To Drive and Sustain Innovation With Learning and Development Training


Is your organization struggling to keep up with the innovation demands in your sector? Recent research suggests that some key learning and development (L&D) strategies hold the answers you’ve been searching for. Innovation and training? They go hand-in-hand.

How Scalable is Your Human-Centered Innovation Strategy?

Innovation Excellence

This blog post was written in concert with my colleague and Senior Director, Business Development, Gongos, Inc. Crystle Uyeda. The adage “if you build it, they will come” is an outdated relic in the world of business.

The Inward Journey Towards Success

Tullio Siragusa

The Inward Journey Towards Success. Most people define success by some tangible effort and its consequential output based on favorable result. We think that our efforts concerning our outside environment leads us to success. It can be true for a few, but for most people success can only be achieved through an inward journey. This inward journey includes some solid efforts towards self-awareness, with the courage to act while practicing patience with yourself.

Digital Transformation: Focus on three underappreciated outcomes

Jeffrey Phillips

It's good that the concept of digital transformation is being talked about at senior levels in industry and in government. Digital transformation - the transition of our businesses and operations from a somewhat digitally enabled capability to a fully digital enabled capability - will change a lot about how people work, how they interact with others and the insights and offerings created. The continuing COVID-19 epidemic will in many ways simply accelerate the transition to a more digital world.

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How to Solve 4 Common Challenges of Legacy Information Management

Speaker: Chris McLaughlin, Chief Marketing Officer and Chief Product Officer, Nuxeo

After 20 years of Enterprise Content Management (ECM), businesses still face many of the same challenges with finding and managing information. Join Chris McLaughlin, CMO and CPO of Nuxeo, as he examines four common business challenges that these legacy ECM systems pose and how they can be addressed with a more modern approach.

Business Model Innovation – The What, Why, and How


In the last couple of decades, we’ve seen a dramatic increase in the popularity of business model innovation – and for good reason. Innovation Types of Innovation

5 Ways Employee Engagement Impacts Continuous Improvement Culture


Employee engagement has a major impact on fostering a culture of continuous improvement in your business. Workers who can see how they fit into the bigger picture are able to innovate with company goals in mind, and are more motivated to make improvements to streamline tasks and get better results.

Innovation after crisis: is your innovation organization resilient?

Innovation Excellence

Innovation is about creating the future you wish to see. The future will probably not be limited to getting back to normal after crisis. Some activities may be de-prioritized, and innovation endeavor put on hold: previous directions will be questioned. Building tomorrow’s world starts today!

Ideation in Times of Crisis


If you’re thinking about launching a crowdsourcing campaign to respond to some of these challenges brought about by COVID-19, now is a good time. We are all learning so much right now and so quickly. And everyone wants to help, so let them.

Never Miss an Opportunity: How ISO 56000 Enables an Innovative Organization

Speaker: Peter Merrill, President, Quest Management Inc.

One of the challenges for innovators is how to integrate innovation with Quality Management (QMS) and balance the culture of creativity with execution. Join Peter Merrill as he walks us through the newly published ISO 56000 series on Innovation Management, specifically the Guidance Standard ISO 56002 that discusses how to establish an Innovation Management System (IMS). He will take you through the elements of innovation management from strategy development, through risk assessment to solution delivery.

How to Keep a Remote Workforce Engaged in Improvement


Before I start this post on how to keep a workforce that has suddenly moved to a remote model due to the coronavirus engaged and motivated, I want to begin by acknowledging those workers who can't do their job from home.

What is Stormboard?

The Stormboard online innovation workspace can help you run brainstorming sessions, meetings or events more productively. In recent weeks, we’ve shared a series of online collaboration tools and resources that can help you hold your innovation meetings, workshops, or events in a digital space.

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Sustainable Innovation at the Government Level: What It Is and Why It Matters


On the government level, sustainable innovation is an important goal that cannot be overlooked. The need for embracing innovation trends is on the rise, as evidenced by research showing 10 percent of the global population living below the poverty level in 2018.

Ten Questions to ask During a Recession

Innovation Excellence

If your organisation is facing a difficult time during the current downturn then here are some questions to ask at your next executive meeting. Are we doing all that is necessary in order to survive? I guess that is the question that you are already sharply focussed on. So we will not go into all.

Business Agile: A Roadmap for Transforming Your Management & Adapting to the VUCA Environment

Speaker: Peter Taylor, Speaker/Author, The Lazy Project Manager

Businesses everywhere are trying to “get business agile”—but it’s not easy to adapt to becoming this adaptive. How can conventional organizations succeed in this transformation? In this webinar, Peter Taylor will walk through the change process step by step, and look at a tried and tested transformation roadmap: benefits are outlined, solutions to common challenges offered, and tried and tested methods and tools provided. It will be a guide towards a decentralized and management style that offers more successful decision making through collaboration.

SNHU’s Paul LeBlanc on Higher Ed in a Time of Intense Change

Innovation Leader

Paul LeBlanc, President of Southern New Hampshire University, discusses how colleges are managing the shift to online education and adapting during the coronavirus pandemic

Keep Calm and Create: A rallying cry to solve the world’s biggest challenges


We’re living through unprecedented times as the COVID-19 pandemic takes grip, rearranging our day-to-day lives at breathtaking speed. The world is an uncertain place right now – with many of us now part of the coronavirus-enforced experiment in working exclusively from home.

Go Opposite in the Face of Uncertainty

Daniel Burrus

As COVID-19 uncertainty spreads around the world at an exponential pace, the global community is finding out that reacting quickly to the societal and economic disruptions that the virus creates, no matter how agile a reactor you are, is not good enough and quite frankly, is simply not working.

How (and Why) to Walk the Gemba When Everyone’s Working from Home


As leaders, managers, and employees alike all grapple with the sudden disruption in routine work and life, go easy on yourself. It is going to take some time to adapt.

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Game-Changers 911™: How to Change the Game in 2020

Speaker: John Storm, President, BrainStorm Network

Join John Storm, President of the BrainStorm Network, to learn how to identify game-changing opportunities within your company and industry, and then brainstorm ways to capitalize on these ideas. Get ready to change your game in 2020!

Welcome to the world of thinking Inside the Box…er … House!

Innovation Excellence

Creativity loves constraints and there has never been a time when we have all been forced to think not outside - but inside the box. 4 principles to keep in mind. Innovation constraints and creativity linside-the-box systematic inventive thinking

Every Online Event We’re Doing in April and May

Innovation Leader

We have a really simple aim: to put on the best virtual events on the Internet. Here’s what is coming up, both for members and non-members


How to Automate Technology to Help Run Your Businesses

Entrepreneur - Innovation

Your business should work for you, not the other way around. Here are some tips. Technology

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Five Innovation Practices


There is no “one size fits all” formula for innovation management success. Demystifying innovation takes experiments and practices. The post Five Innovation Practices appeared first on Innovation Management.

Navigating the VUCA World With Innovation Coaching

Speaker: Janet Sernack, Founder and CEO of ImagineNation

Join the founder and CEO of ImagineNationTM, Janet Sernack, to understand how developing an innovation coaching skill set can help lead the way in supporting people through the exponential change and disruption in our VUCA world.