New demands on leadership

Innovation 360

In a blog post on Harvard Business review Bob Johansen write that it will be new demands on leadership in the future of cause accompanied with very predictable comments on the theme business as usual. The post New demands on leadership appeared first on Home of Innovation. Blog Uncategorized Leadership

So You Wanna Build a Library, Eh?

Boxes and Arrows

Leadership and Evangelism: Ensure management is on message. The following article is an abridged version of Chapter 7 of Nathan Curtis’s 2009 book, Modular Web Design published by New Riders. The book’s first half addresses how to modularly break down your design, build it back up, and communicate in new and interesting ways.

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IA Summit 10 - Day 1

Boxes and Arrows

2010 IA Summit theme music generously provided by Bumper Tunes. In this open-format discussion from the 2010 IA Summit, facilitated by Nick Finck, practitioners talk about how our profession can pave the way to a bright future. Drawing on his experiences as an information architect, customer experience designer, executive and leadership coach, Harry Max decodes how to play to stay in the game. This year marks the 11th annual Information Architecture Summit.

IA Summit 10 - Day 2

Boxes and Arrows

2010 IA Summit theme music generously provided by Bumper Tunes. In this session, Craig Kistler covers those lessons learned in working with senior leadership, marketing, design, product management, product management, and development. This year marks the 11th annual Information Architecture Summit. Our theme is meant to inspire everyone in the community—even those who aren’t presenting or volunteering—to bring their best ideas to the table.

What Leadership Is Not

Game-Changer

I took the time to look through some of my posts in various categories from the last 10 years just to see what I was writing about in 2010! I’m sad to say this, but for all the talk about leadership it’s really a hit or miss because it begins with this: Great leaders don’t tell you what to do, they show you how it’s done. It’s not news to you that many industries operate by the command and control style of leadership.

Why is it hard to be a good manager?

Innovation 360

Blog Uncategorized Leader Leadership managerThe world seems slowly to recover, we are back in black again. Even banks in the UK are back, Greece are progressing and maybe there is a light of hope. There will always be tuff times, good times and new challenges to deal with. As a leader you know that. But why is it so difficult to act on long term objectives? I think we can see the answer in what happening in the world in general.

It’s The Angels’ Time

Innovation 360

That was the theme a few days back at 2010 Angel Capital Association Summit in San Francisco and the title of the speech by angel investor and blogger Basil Peters , who asserted that VCs are essentially dinosaurs saddled with too-big funds at a time when entrepreneurs can create companies cheaply and quickly, sometimes over a weekend. Enhance the management team by supporting, challenging and encouraging building for the future leadership.

The Biggest Leadership Failure that Kills Innovation

Innovation Excellence

When I conducted my doctoral research between 2008 and 2010, I found that autonomy was the strongest single factor that companies and leaders control, that would positively affect employee creativity, and therefore company innovation. Creativity Innovation Leadership accountability autonomy bureaucracy trust trustworthiness

Leaders agree: Creativity will be 3rd most important work skill by 2020

Idea to Value

In 2010, IBM surveyed 1,500 CEOs from across the world, and they voted creativity to be their most important workplace capability to help them survive and grow. Innovation creativity leadership skills world economic forumAccording to a new report from the World Economic Forum, it is clear that creativity at work is going to be one of the most important and in-demand skills in the next 5 years. In fact, it is going to be the third most important skill overall.

The Explosive Power of Trial, Error and Self-Play

Destination Innovation

Hassabis then completed a doctorate in cognitive neuroscience at the University of London before founding an artifical intelligence company, DeepMind in 2010. Leadership of Innovation AI alphazero artifical intelligence chess deep blue deepmind demis hassabis gary kasparov Go self-playIn 1997 an IBM computer called Deep Blue famously defeated the world chess champion, Russian Gary Kasparov. It was seen as a seminal victory for a machine over the human brain.

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Innovation, ecosystems, platforms and the promise of more to come

Paul Hobcraft

Also, the journey Jeffrey and I have had, over four ‘decent’ collaborations, started back in 2010 (I think), and please do read the collaborative story outlined under “ Authors Purpose “ * Please join us over on this dedicated site of ecosystems4innovating as we regularly update our thinking under the “Two Authors- Diverse Opinion” principle in the weeks and months ahead.

Innovation, ecosystems, platforms and the promise of more to come

Paul Hobcraft

Also, the journey Jeffrey and I have had, over four ‘decent’ collaborations, started back in 2010 (I think), and please do read the collaborative story outlined under “ Authors Purpose “ * Please join us over on this dedicated site of ecosystems4innovating as we regularly update our thinking under the “Two Authors- Diverse Opinion” principle in the weeks and months ahead.

Get comfortable being uncomfortable

Game-Changer

It’s why innovation requires a different type of leadership , one that constantly aims to push possibilities. 40% of the companies that were at the top of the Fortune 500 in 2000 were no longer there in 2010. — @briansolis. Innovation is a leadership imperative, not one of management. entrepreneurship Innovation LeadershipWhen’s the last time you made yourself purposely uncomfortable? It’s something to think about.

Why “Follow your passion” is terrible advice for you & those you care about

Idea to Value

In 2010, only 45% of Americans were satisfied with their jobs, and this figure had been steadily decreasing since the 61% of 1987 (first year of the survey). Leadership cal newport follow your dreams follow your passion mike rowe millennials steve jobsOne of the most common pieces of advice floating around the internet is also one of the most dangerous: To be happy in life, you need to figure out what you are passionate about, and singlemindedly pursue that as your ideal job.

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Covering Innovation My Way

Paul Hobcraft

This I launched into blogs and posts in August 2010 and is nearing 500 posts which have built up an amazing library of innovation views. I often write and contribute to many other innovation businesses in different media channels specifically for innovation thought leadership where all my activity has been consistently voted in the top innovation knowledge providers since 2011, something I am incredibly proud to have achieved.

The Incredible Brightness of Leading

Innovation Excellence

Covid-19, a microscopic piece of genetic material, is testing our leadership. In the midst of our crisis today we turn to the leadership of experts – epidemiologists, researchers, pharmacologists, doctors, health professionals, food producers, food distributors, refuse collectors, public utilities. Trust matters , and it matters more than ever, and trust is at its highest when leadership combines high competence with good character.

Corporate Innovation: THEATRE, BULLSH*T, OR FUTURE-SHAPING CAPABILITY?

The Future Shapers

What does it say for us as a business and as a leadership team? Well now we are on familiar ground because change and strategy are fundamental elements of leadership. We may feel uncomfortable with the theatre associated with big innovation initiatives but when it comes to strategy, leadership and culture we know how to deliver! 33% of leaders say they are unclear about their innovation leadership responsibilities [9]. Does creativity leadership rock.

What it Takes to Build Brand

Game-Changer

— Jonathan Amm (@changeagents_) March 27, 2010. — Jorge Barba (@jorgebarba) March 29, 2010. Leadership marketing nikeFive or so years ago I met an innovation agency head, ex Senior VP of Marketing of a very well known worldwide consumer brand, for lunch to talk about collaboration opportunities; we initially met through Twitter.

How police forces can benefit from an idea management platform

Idea Drop

“The latest figures show that between September 2010 and September 2016 police workforce numbers in England and Wales fell by 18,991, or 13%, according to the Home Office. Overall police budgets, excluding counter-terrorism grants, fell by 20% between 2010 and 2015. Business Leadership Innovation Management Innovation Strategy

Peet van Biljon

Innovation 360 Group

Peet managed McKinsey & Company’s global innovation practice from 2010 to 2015 where he served clients on innovation across a breadth of industries. Before that he led several operations and strategy programs for senior executives at CEB (the Corporate Executive Board), including its Research & Development Leadership Council formerly known as RTEC. Innovation culture, leadership and change management. Senior Advisor, North America. Background.

Peet van Biljon

Innovation 360 Group

Peet managed McKinsey & Company’s global innovation practice from 2010 to 2015 where he served clients on innovation across a breadth of industries. Before that he led several operations and strategy programs for senior executives at CEB (the Corporate Executive Board), including its Research & Development Leadership Council formerly known as RTEC. Innovation culture, leadership and change management. Senior Advisor, North America. Background.

Crowdsourcing ideas: sexy ideas get implemented

Norbert Bol

When it comes to the finding that paying attention to other ideas during crowdsourcing is so important, this relates for me to an interesting TED talk from Matt Ridley in 2010 ( When Ideas Have Sex ), where he shows that we as humans are successful because of the mating of our ideas. Strategic Management Innovation Leadership Strategy SustainabilityThrough history, the engine of human progress and prosperity has been, and is, the mating of ideas.

The world’s best company to work for

Innovation 360 Group

Today Hey Group release their Global Top 20 companies for leadership, top five at the list was: General Electric. Two European firms formerly outside the 2009 top 20 – Siemens and Banco Santander – have jumped straight into the 2010 top 5. 90% of the Best Companies collect best practices for leadership development from subsidiaries and share them across the organization. Blog Uncategorized Great Place to work Hey Leadership

Peet van Biljon

Innovation 360 Group

Peet managed McKinsey & Company’s global innovation practice from 2010 to 2015 where he served clients on innovation across a breadth of industries. Before that he led several operations and strategy programs for senior executives at CEB (the Corporate Executive Board), including its Research & Development Leadership Council formerly known as RTEC. Innovation culture, leadership and change management. Senior Advisor, North America. Background.

Retool to win in the next decade

ImagineNation

A new leadership agenda for the next decade. As I outlined in my previous blog, my fascination with power & role of mindsets in change processes led me to play even more deeply in the transformational leadership, team coaching & organisational culture development space. At the end of 2006, I found myself, at MIT, in Boston, attending the “Presencing: Collective Leadership for Profound Innovation and Change” five-day workshop.

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Can Netflix Double Pivot to Be a Media Game Changer?

Adam Hartung

By 2010 Blockbuster was bankrupt. Current Affairs In the Rapids Leadership Lifecycle Television Web/Tech ABC amazon Blockbuster broadcast broadcast networks CBS CD double pivot HBO hollywood video house of cards lilyhammer morgan stanley NBC netflix network orange is new black orginal programming pivot programming reality TV Reed showtime sports programming starz strategic pivot USPSNetflix has been a remarkable company.

Bigger Is Not Always Better – Why Amazon Is Worth More than Walmart

Adam Hartung

It has grown at almost 30%/year since 2010. In May, 2010 Apple’s value eclipsed Microsoft. Current Affairs In the Whirlpool Leadership amazon amazon.com brick-and-mortar carrefour costco disruptive home depot inflection point marginal economics marginal revenue market shift profit impact radio shack retail scale scale advantage scale disadvantage schwarz sears size target tesco tipping point traditional walmartThis week an important event happened on Wall Street.

The 10 Telltale Signs of Future Troubles for WalMart

Adam Hartung

2 – In March, 2010 AdAge ran a column about WalMart being “stuck in the middle” and effectively becoming the competitive “bulls-eye” of retailing. 3 – In October, 2010 Fortune ran an article profiling then-CEO Mike Duke. Walmart announced quarterly financial results last week, and they were not good. Sales were down $500million vs the previous year, and management lowered forecasts for 2016.

Possibly a Significant Shift in the Innovation Consulting World?

Paul Hobcraft

Organizations that apply Innosight’s approach build leadership alignment on a vision for the future and create portfolios of new innovations and growth businesses that address changing customer needs and outpace their competitors. With a Republican party looking really hard on how it will unwind or redirect the Affordable Care Act (ACA) The comprehensive health care reform law enacted in March 2010 (sometimes known as ACA, PPACA, or “Obamacare”) has given much of the past growth to Huron.

Poor Microsoft – How Good Decisions, Made Too Late, Bode Poorly for the Future

Adam Hartung

By 2010 when the iPad launched, the shift was in full swing. Previous CEO Steve Ballmer went “all-in” on trying to defend and extend the PC platform with Windows 8 which began development in 2010. When Microsoft’s leadership missed the mobile market a decade ago it set the stage for a long-term demise.

Gen Z Will Change Your World Again

Daniel Burrus

The oldest members of Gen Z (born roughly between 1995 and 2010) will turn 20 this year, and their arrival is signaling a wave of change in the business landscape that could dramatically change the economic climate. Leadership Technology Transformation Trends Gen Z Generation Z MillennialsMillennials have long been the focus of attention, but as the first wave from Gen Z enters the workplace, there will be another shakeup on the horizon.

Wells Fargo’s CEO is Gone, But What About the Board, Compliance and the Other Execs?

Adam Hartung

We also know that Wells Fargo leadership knew about this practice for at least five years – and agreed to a $190 million fine. In 2010, 2011, 2013 and more recently employees called the hotline, even wrote the Human Resources Department and the office of CEO John Stumpf to report unethical practices. None of this was a mystery to Wells Fargo leadership, or CEO Stumpf. Everyone knows what happened at Wells Fargo.

Smisek’s United Ouster – Were You Really Surprised?

Adam Hartung

Or are we just so used to lousy leadership that we think there’s no end to it? Since announcing the merger in 2010, more has gone wrong than right at United: Computer glitches have hounded the airline. It was clear that at the top, United’s leadership cared only about cost control (ironically code named Project Quality.) Jeff Smisek, CEO of United Continental Holdings, was fired this week.

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Apple – Better, Faster, Cheaper Is Not Disruptive Innovation. But Is That OK?

Adam Hartung

″ iPad Pro, which is smaller than the current iPad Pro – and closer to the size of the original iPad in 2010. It was about “more, better, faster, cheaper” in Apple’s ongoing effort to defend & extend its leadership position in several categories. Current Affairs Defend & Extend In the Rapids Leadership Web/Tech Apple apple watch apps carekit developers ipad ipad pro iphone iphone se lower price price discounts tim cook watch

Innovation Tools and Techniques – Do they make an Innovation Expert?

BrainZooming

Your innovation expertise could also be in training, executing of innovation Strategy and Models, project management, and leadership. Related posts Creative Ideas – 5 Authors’ Perspectives for Defeating “Enemies of Invention” Innovation Lessons from 2010 – Social Networks & Creative Teams Super Bowl Ads – Were the Best Ones “Cracking the Ad Code”?

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11 Paradoxes of Entrepreneurial Thinking: why entrepreneurship can hardly be taught

Open Innovation EU

The entrepreneur is an innovator and disturbs the economy (De Jong & Marsili, 2010; Schumpeter, 1934). Whereas causation is more oriented at a managerial, Kirznerian, perspective on entrepreneurship, effectuation is oriented at a more experimenting, Schumpeterian, perspective on entrepreneurship (De Jong & Marsili, 2010). Sharp (2010) has found that there is strong paradox in (entrepreneurial) leadership when it comes to innovation at the personal level of the entrepreneur.

The Benefits of Losing a Star Employee (Temporarily)

Michael Roberto

Should you send your star employee to that leadership development program or other professoinal development opportunity? At the same time, training programs can help the star develop team building or leadership skills that contribute to the firm’s longer-term roadmap upon her return. high potentials human resources leadership development star employees talent managementWe often convince ourselves that star employees are indispensable.

What’s Really Happening with United’s Board?

Adam Hartung

United’s leadership is certainly in a tough place. Smisek became CEO in 2010 , and CEO of United Continental after the merger, and led the ongoing deterioration in United’s performance as well as declining employee moral. Current Affairs In the Swamp Leadership Travel altimiter Barney Harford Bethune board of directors brenda yester baty CEO delphi autommotive lampert munoz PAR Rodney O'Neal sherpa foundry smisek tina stark ual unions United airlines United continentia

Regulations Work – Applaud SOX and Dodd- Frank

Adam Hartung

In reaction to the failure of Lehman Brothers and the almost total bank collapse of 2008, Congress passed the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act in 2010. Current Affairs Disruptions Leadership Openness accountability arthur anderson board diversity board of directors CEO compensation diversity dodd frank Enron governance legislation NACD pay ratio regulation regulations sarbanes oxley say on pay SEC sox transparency tyco whistleblower worldcom

Organizing for Simultaneous Innovation Capability – key findings from +1,000 companies, republished from Drucker Forum 2016

Innovation 360 Group

All companies have a conscious or unconscious strategy, leadership, culture, capabilities, and competencies they use to improve and innovate business internally (e.g. Besides killing zombie projects in H1 that otherwise would not die, it is about using and developing the leadership, culture, capabilities, and competences most efficiently. 1 Based on Jaruzelski & Dehoff (2010).

Choosing the right strategy handling uncertainty

Innovation 360 Group

It’s incremental and involves so-called spiral staircase leadership (Table A). The leadership in H2 is more entrepreneurial, challenging the business model (Cauldron style, Table A), seed-funding external projects then buying them back (Pacman style, Table A), as well as acting as the gardener on a fertile field (trying out what’s working and removing what isn’t). 1] Based on Jaruzelski and Dehoff (2010). [2]

Top 5 Consulting Firms for Innovation and Digital Transformation in 2019

Moves the Needle

If the data-driven intensity sounds familiar, that’s because the firm has its roots in the traditional consulting world and its leadership are professors at Harvard Business School. Strategyzer , founded in 2010, is perhaps the most real-time of all the consultancies I’ve run across. Digital transformation is more than saying “We are doing business in the 21st century, using 21st century tools.”

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Overcome resistance and capture growth in the Financial Services Industry

Innovation 360 Group

“Companies that master the delicate balance between cutting costs to survive today and investing to grow tomorrow do well after a <downturn>” HBR 2010. In addition, our research shows culture, leadership, and capability of handling uncertainty as top drivers of resistance. In this blog post we talk about receptivity to change in Financial Services and some thoughts on how to move forward.