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What is a creative “Flow State”? And how can I achieve it?

Idea to Value

What makes it possible for high performance athletes, aritists, scientists and innovators to effortlessly produce great, creative work? In certain situations, it seems like these people enter a state where ideas and results just seem to flow naturally. You may have even experienced it yourself.

10 Things You Didn't Realize Were Invented in the 1980s

Entrepreneur - Innovation

Without some of these inventions, we're not sure what life would be like today. Inventions

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How Can You Force Yourself to Think Outside the Box?

Destination Innovation

There are many ways. Here are some suggestions: First recognise that we all live inside boxes which frame our view of the world. We all make assumptions. Stay curious and open-minded. Ask many questions about any situation and be receptive to different points of view.

These tips will enhance engagement in your company

Exago

Motivation is responsible for a 50% rise in a company’s productivity. Find out how to get there with these 6 tips towards greater employee engagement. The post These tips will enhance engagement in your company appeared first on Exago.

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How AI Can Radically Change Your Business

AI is quickly becoming mainstream, thanks to its value-driving capabilities. Yet, even with such widespread attention, it still is one of the most misunderstood technologies out there. Here's how to make the most out of it and bring a positive change to your company.

10 Disruptive Trends for 2020

Leapfrogging

Disruption is everywhere. Here are 10 trends that will create opportunities – and threats – in 2020. Twenty years ago, when I started advising startups and Fortune 500 companies on their innovation strategies, a “2020 vision” served as a key staple in most business planning efforts. The future is finally here. Emerging technologies catalyze disruption. But 2020 promises to be especially extra turbulent.

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How Will 5G Spur Innovation across Multiple Industries?

IdeaScale

The 5G revolution is here, giving you faster networks than ever before and more opportunities to set innovation trends. This next generation of wireless technology will be more than ten times faster than 4G and reduce latency in connections. What does this mean for you?

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How To Create Change That Lasts

Digital Tonto

You can’t bet your future on a particular strategy, program or tactic, because the future will always surprise us. It is how you align people behind a strategy, through forging shared values and. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

What I Learned About Emotion AI Through My Startup

Game-Changer

Just over a year ago, at the end of 2018 we closed Netek; my emotion AI company. The reason? Just like every startup that’s funded, we ran out of money. I tried over many months to raise more money. We had the tech and the team.

Four Types of Customer Experiences for Competitive Advantage

Leapfrogging

Want to improve your customers’ experience? Try these connected strategies. What’s the secret to a winning business model and long-term competitive advantage? It’s not just about technology, products and services. Your customer experienc e may just be the ultimate competitive advantage.

How Innovation Leaders Tap into Intrinsic Motivation

IdeaScale

Is your business innovation driven by internal rewards? Do your employees do what they do because they love doing it? If so, you’re successfully tapping into a process known as intrinsic motivation. Intrinsic motivation occurs when an individual acts out of genuine interest in the task.

Indistractable: How to Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life with Nir Eyal

Speaker: Nir Eyal

Ever get the feeling the world is full of too many distractions? Research shows the ability to stay focused is a competitive advantage, in work and in life. However, in an age of ever-increasing demands on our attention how do we stay productive and stay sane? In this webinar, Nir provides research-backed, practical advice, and memorable strategies for managing distraction and our time. Nir Eyal shares findings of his five years of research into how to master what he calls, "the skill of the century," the power to be "Indistractable."

Wild is the Game: the Art of Facilitation

Innovation Excellence

Julien Goby is the founder of Wild is the Game, initiated 10 years ago. Passionate facilitator, his ambition from the start was to build a structure in which learning and perfecting the profession of facilitation are a priority.

ODI Practitioner Insights: An Interview with Marco de Polo from Roche Diabetes Care

InnovationManagement

It is quite rare for a company to open up and offer a true and detailed insight into their unique practices and experiences on their path to becoming more customer-centric. However, Marco de Polo from Roche Diabetes Care does exactly this in this interview with Martin Pattera.

What You Can Learn From The NBA All Star Game About Driving Innovation

Game-Changer

The NBA All Star Game is the equivalent of the Super Bowl for those of us who are basketball nerds.

Transformation and innovation: There is no quick fix: Part 2

The Future Shapers

Schumpeter’s gale of creative destruction is blowing, and even though the wall you built to bolster your core business will increase your resilience, it is type B transformation that create the wind turbine to power the next wave of growth. Yet, it is no quick fix.

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.

7 Best Practices for Your Next Innovation Training Session

IdeaScale

Working together means more creativity. Teaching people to think creatively may feel like a freeform exercise, and it can be. But even the loosest session will benefit from adherence to some best practices. Here’s how to ensure any innovation workshop is both creative and productive.

Value Shifts as Drivers of Innovation

Innovation Excellence

January is now well past and so too is an annual event. The CES (Consumer Electronics Show), one of the hottest tickets in town if you are involved in marketing or product development across so many sectors, takes place every year in Las Vegas.

Why Should Recruiters Prefer Conversational Recruiting?

InnovationManagement

Conversational recruiting may be the answer to solving problems in finding the best candidates to join your company. Let's have a look at how in this article. The post Why Should Recruiters Prefer Conversational Recruiting? appeared first on Innovation Management.

10 steps you can take to prepare for the future of work

Wazoku

Whatever our views are on the future of work, one thing’s for sure: times are changing. Advancing technologies are fuelling a robot-and-AI-filled future, which means we will need to innovate faster and with more agility if we hope to be relevant for the future of work.

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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.

Why You’re Missing an Opportunity for Innovation–and It’s Huge

Stephen Shapiro

Innovation is an analytical process that involves more than just the creative few on your team… When you think about innovation, there are usually a few creative people on your team that you turn to first for a conversation.

Running an Innovation Challenge: the Ultimate Guide

Idea Drop

Access the best ideas from your colleagues by setting your organisation an “innovation challenge”. What is an innovation challenge? An innovation challenge is a compelling way of generating innovative ideas within your organisation.

What and How to Teach to Win the 4th Industrial Revolution

Innovation Excellence

If for nothing else than the future of your children, take 12 minutes to watch this. If you agree, then thriving in the 4th industrial revolution will require nothing short of restructuring public education at all levels, not just k-12. Even doctors will need to change how they educate their young.

5 Reasons Why Middle Management Slows Down Innovation

InnovationManagement

Innovative ideas and processes will stagnate without support from middle management. Let's explore why that is, with an emphasis on larger companies, in this article. The post 5 Reasons Why Middle Management Slows Down Innovation appeared first on Innovation Management.

Beyond the Findings: The Case for UX Research in Digital Transformation

Speaker: Marina Foglietta-Tereo, Head of UX Research, AXA Insurance

People often think of UX research as a tactical approach to improve the usability or visual appeal of a digital product. While good research will certainly validate an existing design, using it for validation alone would be like using your iPhone solely to tell time! Join Marina Foglietta-Tereo, Head of UX Research at AXA Insurance, as she explores the unrecognized organizational, cultural, and strategic benefits of an in-house, central and mature UXR team.

A Creativity Prayer for Creative Inspiration

BrainZooming

Today is Ash Wednesday which marks the beginning of Lent. This season is a time intended for more prayer and quiet times. In what’s become an annual tradition, I’ve shared a creativity prayer on this day that I wrote several years ago as part of a creativity presentation I developed.

Organizational Innovation: Foster Innovation and Reward Innovative Habits

Daniel Burrus

In today’s world of exponential change and technological disruption, encouraging organizational innovation is key to helping your organization leverage Hard Trends and use them to anticipate what’s to come.

3 questions all customer-centric leaders in healthcare need to ask their teams

Board of Innovation

Healthcare leaders: Are you challenging your team at every stage of product development to ensure they’re creating the right value for customers? Find out. The post 3 questions all customer-centric leaders in healthcare need to ask their teams appeared first on Board of Innovation.

181 CEOs of the Largest U.S. Corporations Altered the Role of Corporations for Decades to Come

Innovation Excellence

Imagine getting the CEOs of the largest corporations to agree on something. Well, it just happened, and it’s going to change the very purpose of 21st-century corporations.

Before Transforming The Experience, You Need to Disrupt Yourself

Speaker: Vivek Bedi, Product Expert and Keynote Speaker

Every company is (soon to be) a technology company. Undergoing digital transformation is the key to succeeding in this digital era - but the process isn’t all innovation and shiny new tech. Join Vivek Bedi, a product expert with 18 years of experience across Fortune 100 companies and startups alike, as he shares his expertise on how to strike the right transformation balance and change your product mindset.

Startup, Corporate Venture, Open Innovation Hubs: Find out what the differences are

mjvinnovation

After all, what is a Startup? What is a Corporate Venture? What are open innovation hubs? Easy, we prepared this article to explain everything. Keep reading to find out! Startup, Corporate Venture, Open Innovation Hubs: who is who in the world of digital transformation.

Don’t Celebrate Failure, Celebrate Trying to Solve Hard Problems

Innovation Leader

Instead of celebrating failure, writes Brian Mullen, a former hospital innovation team member, teams should celebrate attempts to solve problems

Creating Enablement Tools

Stephen Shapiro

Are you a service-oriented business? Are you looking to create products to support your business? If so, this 2:45 video will provide a framework to help you create the greatest value for your customers – while helping you scale your business.

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Recent Innovations in Translation and Localization 

InnovationManagement

In this article, we'll have a look at translation and localization industry trends. The post Recent Innovations in Translation and Localization appeared first on Innovation Management. Trend Alert language localization neural network translation trends voice recognition

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.