Tullio Siragusa

How a Culture of Warmth Enables Innovation

Tullio Siragusa

How a Culture of Warmth Enables Innovation. Creativity and the innovative problem-solving abilities of employees should be fostered from the inside. While manifesting ideas require a lot of structure and a high degree of adherence to deadlines, a truly innovative organization provides its employee enough room to make strides in areas that have yet to be explored.

Autonomy and Ownership Enable Engaged Employees

Tullio Siragusa

Autonomy and Ownership Enable Engaged Employees. Employees who are disengaged cause losses to companies in the long run. The cumulative revenue impact across companies can add up to $500 billion every single year. As a result of loss of efficiency, companies around the world are actively searching ways to create cultures that are less toxic, more productive and more efficient.

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How to Create Trust by Setting People Free

Tullio Siragusa

How to Create Trust by Setting People Free. While several nations are celebrating their independence from foreign rule every year, the same cannot be said for the superimposition of various factors on people in workplaces. Employees also deserve freedom and independence from the command-and-control structures that are still very pervasive in corporate culture today. Here are some of the questions that need to be addressed to maintain freedom in order to build more trust in corporate cultures. ?

How Innovation Marketing Helps Disruptors Launch New Products

Tullio Siragusa

How Innovation Marketing Helps Disruptors Launch New Products. Innovation marketing is a discipline that encompasses activities and novel processes to introduce and deliver entirely new products. This includes research into the needs of customers, concept and prototype tests with customers, and developing plans on how to market these new products in a saturated market.

Register Today for RIDG’s Return on Innovation: Webinar Series

Speaker: Michelle Royal, Founder of RIDG

Join RIDG's Chief Innovation Officer, Michelle Royal, for a free 60-minute webinar on Tuesday, March 9th at 10 a.m. ET. You’ll learn how to lead your business to a new frontier in a time of disruption and prepare for the future despite intense financial and mental constraints of a pandemic. This is the first webinar of a three-part series on how innovation produces higher profits and happier people. RIDG helps companies make strategic financial decisions and empowers their teams to grow the business.

How to Apply Innovation to Customer Success

Tullio Siragusa

How to Apply Innovation to Customer Success. A lot has changed in the customer service space in the past 20 years. Few businesses use to pay attention to the quality of their customer service. They spent more time and resources on things that could bring them revenue. Businesses also didn’t pay much attention to the hassle customers had to go through to report a problem or get an inquiry resolved. Waiting for hours on end for representatives to answer customer queries was the normal.

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How AI can Deliver Sales Innovation

Tullio Siragusa

How AI can Deliver Sales Innovation. We often speak about innovation as it relates to design, products, services, and people strategies. Innovation in the sphere of sales and marketing is probably the greatest opportunity of our time in any industry. Salespeople are always racking their brains for newer techniques to help them boost sales. Everything in the world depends in some form or fashion on sales.

Can Innovation in Design Thinking Help Solve Today’s Problems?

Tullio Siragusa

Can Innovation in Design Thinking Help Solve Today’s Problems? Many scientists of the past were right when they predicted that we won’t be able to solve the problems of the future with the same kind of thinking of the past. With the rapid changes that society is going through every day, the methods we have been using to deal with our problems in the past are no longer relevant.

Why Employees with High Emotional Intelligence Thrive

Tullio Siragusa

Why Employees with High Emotional Intelligence Thrive. Employers look for certain characteristics in potential employees. They primarily look for dependability, sincerity, teamwork, general intelligence, willingness to learn, and ability to adapt. Among many essential qualities, emotional intelligence is a must if you value resilience and longevity from employees.

How to Trade in Weak Love for Strong Love

Tullio Siragusa

How to Trade in Weak Love for Strong Love. Every human being on this planet spends considerable time searching for love. Today is the era of speed dating, matchmaking, online dating, and every other modality you can think of. It’s no longer a question of being able to find love, the issue is more often than not finding someone to hang on to. Sometimes we are not the right person and other times we start blaming “them” or point fingers at “them” for not being able to understand us.

Extending the Reach of HR: Supporting and Sourcing Remote Talent

Speaker: Karen Lim, Alliance Academy

The concept of Global HR is becoming more common as more companies become permanently remote. As companies expand their talent-bases beyond borders, HR reps will bear the responsibilities that come along with it. Adapting to different cultures, distances, and legal implications whilst preserving core company values is essential. Once you can do this, the world becomes your oyster. Join Karen Lim of Alliance Academy, and learn to thrive in a remote-first mindset.

Do You Have it in You to Be an Empathetic Leader?

Tullio Siragusa

Do You Have it in You to Be an Empathetic Leader? Leadership in its true essence is more about helping others than yourself. Empathy means the ability to understand the needs of those around you. Empathy is an essential quality of an effective leader. As a leader, you must be aware of what those who have chosen to follow you are thinking and feeling. This will help you in defining your relationship with your team and lead more effectively.

How To Help Your Team Manage Pressure

Tullio Siragusa

How To Help Your Team Manage Pressure. The weight of pressure is an inborn piece of work culture. Each of us faces pressure regardless of position, profile, title, insight, or sexual orientation. Steady pressure can cause us to fail to remember that others around us may be experiencing similar circumstances. As a leader, if you trouble your workers with an excessive number of tasks, it can later turn into reason for frustration and demotivation for your whole team.

How Innovation Can Help Companies Be Successful During Difficult Times

Tullio Siragusa

How Innovation Can Help Companies Be Successful During Difficult Times. Every company at one point in time will face difficult circumstances. It can become difficult to serve customers and stay ahead of the competition. While it may seem to be an impossible task to make it through difficult times, there is still one aspect that can drive companies through them. Innovation.

Can Entrepreneurship Lead To Self-Realization?

Tullio Siragusa

Can Entrepreneurship Lead To Self-Realization? Self-realization is a term historically associated with having a family or traveling the world, but it truly means empowering yourself to bring about real change in people’s lives. As an entrepreneur you get the opportunity to create something of value for the world. You also create opportunities for people to grow as leaders. By enabling leaders, you create impact on people’s lives by challenging them to transform into better individuals.

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

How to Turn Unfortunate Circumstances Into Opportunities

Tullio Siragusa

How to Turn Unfortunate Circumstances Into Opportunities. This year has been tough on everyone around the world. People have suffered losses, both physical and financial. Many people have seen unfortunate circumstances in their lives with things spiraling out of their control. One might have been struck with an illness, or lost their jobs, or lost someone close to them. Adversities have hit us hard and fast causing our heads to spin.

How to Move on to What’s Next After Hitting Rock Bottom

Tullio Siragusa

How to Move on to What’s Next After Hitting Rock Bottom. We have all been in a place at some point in our lives where we felt as if we hit rock bottom. Still, we survived. Despite thinking it wasn’t possible at the time, we still made it through. This year has been full of unexpected turns, and it has pushed a lot of us into a dark place. Some had to face personal losses while many got into financial troubles.

How One Smile Can Change the World

Tullio Siragusa

How One Smile Can Change the World. It is one thing to put on a great smile in front of everybody and say you are doing great but realize there is a deeper more genuine smile that we often miss out on. We are so busy with the ways of the world around us that we can easily forget what a genuine smile means and how it can impact the people around us. “A A genuine smile is magical indeed and we all have that magic within us.”.

Managing Change During Times of Uncertainty

Tullio Siragusa

Managing Change During Times of Uncertainty. Unplanned circumstances this year have drastically altered our personal and professional life. The changes that we have gone through so far in 2020 have left us overwhelmed. Some of us have lost loved ones while others have lost their livelihood. We are perpetually living in fear of the unknown. There is hardly anyone who hasn’t been affected by changes and uncertainty this year. Change is Disruptive.

11 Ways to Make a Short Remote Design Thinking Project a Success

You can achieve a huge amount in a short period with a virtual design thinking project. While some teams want to come together for several weeks or months to tackle a challenge, others want to run short, sharp projects to find a quick solution. And with the right preparation, attitude, and structure in place, that's totally possible.To help make sure your short innovation projects are a success, download this free guide from the team at Sprintbase, a virtual design thinking platform, to learn their top tips.

How to Develop Patience and Why

Tullio Siragusa

How to Develop Patience and Why. Gratitude is a feeling of appreciation felt by the recipient of gifts, help, or other types of generosity towards the giver of such gifts. Gratitude is a powerful process of shifting your energy and bringing more of what you want into your life. It unlocks the fullness of life. We are all surrounded by blessings and reasons to be grateful, but few realize this, due to obsessively rushing to get to the next thing.

How Being Grounded Makes You a Better Leader

Tullio Siragusa

How Being Grounded Makes You a Better Leader. Can climbing the corporate ladder have a positive or negative effect on your personality and how you work? Being a part of the corporate world, one can get sucked into enjoying titles and very lucrative positions, and the focus on success can end up with many of us ignoring the bigger picture in life. The life of a leader is demanding and complex. Responsibilities only increase with time.

Employee Engagement Is About Building Trust

Tullio Siragusa

Employee Engagement Is About Building Trust. With the advent of modern communication technology, there has been a significant transformation on people’s expectation for transparency, access to information, and knowledge. Organizations are continuously trying to keep up, and in many cases, catch up. The success of any business depends greatly on the efficacy of the workforce, and the workforce can give its best only if there are effective communication strategies in place. .

How to Lean in To Empower Your Team

Tullio Siragusa

How to Lean in To Empower Your Team. Organizations are shifting from the conventional authoritarian leadership model to more empowered workers. This transition requires a complete behavioral change from top to bottom of any organization.

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The D&I Garden: Seeds of Innovation that Grow into Creative Breakthroughs

Speaker: Donald Fan, Senior Director of the Global Office of Culture, Diversity & Inclusion at Walmart Inc.

In the digital era, rife with uncertainty and ambiguity, innovation plays an essential role in sustaining organic growth and outperforming the global competition. Research proves time and again, there exists a robust bond between innovation and diversity & inclusion (D&I); our challenge is to help our leaders understand how to plant the seeds of innovation in the fertile D&I garden in order to drive a strategic and competitive advantage from the office and in the digital landscape.

How to Make an Organization More Adaptable

Tullio Siragusa

How to Make an Organization More Adaptable. Adaptability is the key to an organization’s ability to react effectively to unexpected business conditions. Almost every organization plans on how to operate when business conditions are predictable, but the key to surviving the long term is to plan effectively how to respond to the unexpected. Importance of Adaptability. Adaptability is key to long term success. During times like today in the middle of a global pandemic, it is the key to survival.

How to Have a Positive Mindset During Difficult Times

Tullio Siragusa

How to Have a Positive Mindset During Difficult Times. Many people recently find themselves having difficulty being motivated to keep moving forward with excitement and a positive outlook. We live in a time filled with stress and anxiety due to the uncertainty of the recent Covid-19 calamity that has besieged the entire world. These are unprecedented difficult times filled with financial struggles, health challenges, personal isolation, social disconnection, and fear.

The Impact of Self-Honesty on Your Success

Tullio Siragusa

The Impact of Self-Honesty on Your Success. Psychology argues that being true to yourself induces meaning in your life. The drive to be authentic is present in all of us. Still, there is a lot of misconception about being authentic and genuine. Some people think that having piercings, tattoos, punk hair, or listening to Coldplay makes you genuine, and that would be true if that’s’ who you are. To be authentic, one needs to be honest with oneself.

Enabling Career Paths for Employees is Good for Business

Tullio Siragusa

Enabling Career Paths for Employees is Good for Business. Defining career paths for team members can help you to retain the investment made to nurture great talent in your company. It also helps motivate people to actively contribute to the success of the company.

B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

Sales enablement is the strategic process of providing sales teams with the content, guidance, and mentorship needed to engage targeted buyers. It’s all about equipping sales professionals with the tools they need to put their best-selling foot forward. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. Get started today.

How to Enable Organizational Success without Micromanagement

Tullio Siragusa

How to Enable Organizational Success without Micromanagement. An effective leader can achieve goals through influence instead of forced compliance. Amazing lessons in leadership can be learned by stepping up to lead in a volunteer organization. When you are leading a team in a volunteer situation you have no leverage. No one is getting paid to be there, and in most cases you had nothing to do with who is there.

How to Lessen Anxiety and Stress at Work

Tullio Siragusa

How to Lessen Anxiety and Stress at Work. Almost all of us have felt anxious and stressed in the workplace at one time or the other. There may be some important presentations coming up, high-impact decisions, or interpersonal conflicts that could trigger possible anxiety in the office. However, anxiety doesn’t happen only before a high stakes meeting, this feeling can also happen to people consistently due to hectic routines.

How Leaders can Facilitate Conflict Resolution

Tullio Siragusa

How Leaders can Facilitate Conflict Resolution. Conflict at work can either fuel or disrupt the momentum of an organization. When teams are working in a hectic and tense environment, it gives rise to disagreements and unnecessary arguments. Managing conflict can become challenging, especially for leaders who are not familiar with the intricacies of daily operations and the concerns of the team members involved.

Balanced Masculine and Feminine Energies Enable Better Leaders

Tullio Siragusa

Balanced Masculine and Feminine Energies Enable Better Leaders. There is no doubt that masculinity is generally considered to be associated with strength and toughness, but that is not what masculinity is about. Fire energy is actually a more feminine quality. I am not talking about men vs. women here, rather I am referring to the attributes that both men and women can embody as fully integrated human beings.

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Pressure Points: How to Ensure Your B2B Pipeline Passes Inspection

This eBook highlights best practices for developing a pipeline management process that helps sales leaders and their team C.L.O.S.E (you’ll see what we mean in this eBook) more revenue through data-driven prospecting, stage analysis, and subsequent sales enablement.

How Leaders can Break Free of the Fear of Criticism

Tullio Siragusa

How Leaders can Break Free of the Fear of Criticism. If someone tries to offer you feedback, how open are you to accept it? How do you think you will react? Do you immediately get defensive, anticipating critical feedback, thinking up of justifications? Don’t worry if this happens to you. Most of us do not welcome criticism. We do like to form opinions and offer them freely to those around us, however, when it comes to receiving feedback, we are mostly uncomfortable.

How and Why You Should Elevate Your Vibration

Tullio Siragusa

How and Why You Should Elevate Your Vibration. Everything in the Universe is vibrating. Literally everything. Be it the tiny atoms within a rock or on the surface of the sun, everything is in constant vibration. Like all the tangible things, the intangibles vibrate too. Our thoughts, emotions, state of mind, all vibrate, thus possess energy. This energy is specific for every person and for every thought.

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.

How to Increase Your Learning Abilities

Tullio Siragusa

How to Increase Your Learning Abilities. Whether it is an advanced skill, a new technology, a second language, or new information, learning is the key to growing and understanding the world around us. Someone who abandons learning will get left behind in this day and age where every passing moment offers new awareness. “ C ontinuous learning is essential for critical thinking, analytical mind development, and overall mental growth.

Marketing-Led Post-COVID-19 Growth Strategies

Businesses are laying off workers, shutting their doors (some permanently), and struggling to react to the radical destruction that coronavirus (COVID-19) is doing to our society and communities. However, there’s no team better suited to lead that charge than the marketing department.