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Innovations Degrees of Connectivity, Interactivity and Sharing for Ecosystem Design

Paul Hobcraft

The three degrees of ecosystem design- the innovating equation. In any ecosystem thinking and design, we do need to find this “sweet spot” for encouraging more innovation. For me, it is the ability to build the dynamics within the involvement required.

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The Eight P Plan for Success

Destination Innovation

Let’s say that you are overloaded, overworked and under pressure. You are struggling to cope. This could be at a personal level with private projects or it could be at work where your team is having difficulties with business challenges. Try this eight point plan which will help you. Pause.

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Taking a break

Idea to Value

Hi, I wanted to share with you all a quick update, that I will be taking a short, well deserved break from writing and podcasts.

The Habits of the Successfully Self-Employed

Business and Tech

Small businesses generate 44% of the U.S. economy and are responsible for two-thirds of new jobs. One of the most often-overlooked sectors of the small business community is the 16 million people who are self-employed.

Demystifying Intent Data to Drive Demand in B2B

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.

4 Ways Hucksters, Gurus And Consultants Fool Us (And Usually Themselves)

Digital Tonto

In Richard Feynman’s 1974 commencement speech at Cal-Tech, he recounted going to a new-age resort where people were learning reflexology. A man was sitting in a hot tub rubbing a woman’s big toe and. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

The more people are in your company, the more administrative effort it takes

Idea to Value

If you were at a party, and wanted to shake hands with everyone, how many handshakes would it take? Simple: it would be the total number of people at the party, minus one (yourself). That grows with the total number of people involved.

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Why incremental innovation is so easy; disruptive is so difficult

Jeffrey Phillips

After years, no decades, of working in and on the margins of innovation, I think I had an epiphany recently. It's interesting to know that the more you work in a field, you become more aware of the things that you don't know, rather than confident in the things that you do know.

How Businesses Can Optimize Well-Being in the Evolving World of Work

Business and Tech

As organizations of every size strive to optimize individual and organizational well-being in evolving workplace models, employers are facing greater competition for talent. Mary Imboden, Ph.D. Director of Research, HERO. Sara Johnson, Ph.D. Senior Research Fellow, HERO.

Here’s How You Build Transformative Teams

Digital Tonto

The truth is that there is no effective answer for the question, “how do we find innovative people?” Talent isn’t something you hire or win in a war, it’s something you empower. It depends less on. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

Start small and build momentum

Idea to Value

Developing a practice of consistently creating requires dedication and grit. After all, professional creatives get on with the act of creating. But if you are just starting out, this can seem overwhelming.

The 5 Stages of Account-Based Marketing — and How to Win Them All

Successfully complete the five stages of ABM: define, identify, engage, convert, and connect. We’ll show you how to create a unified system with your sales team to help them land more qualified opportunities and connect with prospects like never before.

Take These 5 Steps To Respond To Flawed Decisions Made By Your Team

Game-Changer

I like developing self-directed teams. Heck, every smart leaders likes to develop self-directed teams that can make decisions on their own without having to rely on their manager. Most managers say it but rarely achieve it! Because most managers pay lip service to the word empowerment.

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In The Innovation Game, The Best Ideas Start With The Right Problem

BMNT

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Small Business Expert Gene Marks’ Advice for Small Businesses and Entrepreneurs

Business and Tech

Small businesses face a lot of challenges these days, including hiring and retaining employees, inflation, supply chain issues, and more. Read on as small business expert Gene Marks shares his insights to help small business owners navigate the current marketplace. Gene Marks Founder, Marks Group PC.

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Revolutions Don’t Begin With a Slogan, They Begin With A Cause

Digital Tonto

Ukrainian President Volodomyr Zelenski has been compared to great orators like Winston Churchill. In the English House of Commons, he vowed to fight “in the forests, in the fields, on the shores, in. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

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Fractional CTO Services Crafted for Tech Startups

Your startup is growing, and you realize that the next addition to your team should be someone with a technical background. Download this guide to discover the 3 steps for finding the perfect hire!

Would you trust a colleague who stole your ideas?

Idea to Value

What is worse? A colleague who steals money? Or a colleague who steals other people’s ideas and pretends they came up with them? According to new research by Lilien Ellis just published in June 2022, it seems like stealing other people’s ideas is seen as being much worse.

How to Beat Imposter Syndrome in the Technology Industry

Game-Changer

In a fast-paced digital world, the increasing pressure to succeed in the tech industry is taking a toll on employees. Recent studies show that at least 58% of employees in the tech industry experience the Imposter Syndrome in their careers.

Strategic Project Management is Key to Executing Strategy

Cascade Strategy

What is Strategic Project Management? Strategic Project Management (SPM) defines how a project may benefit a company's efficiency and strategic plan as a whole. It is the process of thinking about your Projects in light of their connection to your strategic plan.

For Small Businesses, Resilience Is the Key

Business and Tech

Top motivational speaker Dan Clark discusses how small businesses can recover — and thrive — in a post-pandemic world. Dan Clark CEO, Clark Success Systems. The world continues to navigate unprecedented challenges, and nothing has been hit harder than small businesses.

The Ultimate Guide to Executive Recruiting

Sourcing the right executive candidates and filling key managerial roles in an organization can be difficult, even in the best of times. Download this eBook to level up your discovery process, talent sourcing, and strategies for reaching your best-fit candidates.

Innovation Trends in Life Sciences

Yet2

Life science scouting projects are some of the more popular topics amongst the project team at yet2.

Founding A Startup, Building Innovation And Busting The ‘Multitasking Mother’ Myth

BMNT

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8 Principles That Will Enable You To Add Value And Be Impactful

Game-Changer

You are not your position. Whether you’re a manager, an executive, or a subordinate; everyone is a leader when they take ownership and hold themselves accountable for outcomes.

What Is Idea Management?

InnovationManagement

Traditional innovation can only take your business so far, and without an evolution of processes, you might find it harder than ever to move new ideas forward. Introducing structures and systems to formulate, organize, and act upon new ideas is one of the best ways to optimize internal innovation.

Post-Pandemic eCommerce Growth: Leverage Product Data, Market Research & Shopping Trends

Speaker: Phil Irvine, VP & Director of Audience Intelligence

This session will dive into how organizations can still leverage historical customer and product data but need to also think about how to augment development of strategies with marketing research and other shopper signals to efficient drive e-Commerce growth. Join Phil Irvine, VP & Director of Audience Intelligence, for this in-depth discussion of the current e-commerce landscape. Whether concerned about data privacy and data management, or curious about how businesses can rethink approaches to designing shopping experiences, the answers are here.

Get It, Girl: Tips for an Aspiring Modern Entrepreneur

Business and Tech

Cynthia Johnson and Ashley Legg, co-founders of Get It/Girl Brands, offer advice for growing a small business in the digital landscape. Cynthia Johnson Co-Founder, Get It/Girl Brands. Ashley Legg Co-Founder, Get It/Girl Brands.

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Five Tech Trends Impacting the Healthcare Industry

Daniel Burrus

Global, national, and local healthcare systems have gone through more change in the past few years than almost any other industry.

First Principles Are the Building Blocks of True Knowledge

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Farnham Street First-principles thinking is one of the best ways to reverse-engineer complicated problems and unleash creative possibility.

Inertia is The Silent Killer of Future Revenue Growth

Game-Changer

Why do established companies fail? Because they fail to create the future. Two ways for a company to fail: One way is it sets ambitious plans and doesn’t meet them. But the second way is it sets plans that aren’t ambitious and needs them.

12 Plays to Kickstart Your Recruitment Process

To stay ahead in this race, every recruiter needs a good playbook. In this eBook, we lay out 12 recruiting plays that can automate key steps in your recruitment process, helping you reduce both the cost and the time it takes to hire the best candidates.

Zen vs. Zoom: Is Person-to-Person Interaction Better for Innovation?

InnovationManagement

The author draws upon the theory of “emptiness” and other principles of Zen Buddhism to evaluate the desirability of remote vs. person-to-person interaction during the course of innovation, especially new idea development.

Well-Being for Small Businesses: It’s Not About the Bells & Whistles

Business and Tech

Small businesses are the backbone of the American economy, indispensable to every local community and the 59 million employees who work for one.

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How to and Why Be Genuine as a Leader

Tullio Siragusa

How to and Why Be Genuine as a Leader. There is a significant difference between leadership and management. Leaders inspire and work in an upside-down pyramid fashion, while managers are often seeking to be on the top of the pyramid with everyone else beneath.

Selling To Generation Z

Innovation Excellence

This is What They Want GUEST POST from Shep Hyken Gen-Z is not your typical generation. By the way, neither was the Millennial generation … or Gen-X, etc. Each new generation has interesting differences, desires, likes and dislikes.

Is Your IoT Pilot in Danger?

Take our short quiz to determine if your IoT pilot is set up for success, or at risk of being delayed.