Sat.Sep 17, 2022 - Fri.Sep 23, 2022

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Status Bias Inhibits Innovation

Destination Innovation

Status bias is the term used to describe the unfortunate fact that communications such as ideas, proposals and papers are often judged not on their merits but on the status of the originator.

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Regaining your Curious Nature

IdeaScale

Curiosity is an instinctive impulse that is at the root of all innovation. It’s a trait celebrated as infants, but something many of us begin to exchange for conformity as early as two-years-old.

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Are You Building Trust or Destroying It?

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Mike Shipulski When someone tells you their truth, what do you do? Do you ask them to defend? Do you tell them what you think? Do you dismiss them? Do you listen? Do you believe them? When someone has the courage to tell you their truth, they demonstrate they trust you. If […].

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Success results from deeper engagement and more holistic thinking

Jeffrey Phillips

I've been a consultant most of my working life, doing all kinds of consulting - starting out in software development, moving on to process improvement, data analytics, new product development and strategy. To paraphrase an old saying, all consulting is good, and some of it is useful.

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Roadmap Personas: The Best Way to Set Expectations for Teams, Clients, and Leadership

Speaker: Johanna Rothman - Management Consultant, Rothman Consulting Group

Join Johanna Rothman as she discusses developing persona-specific roadmaps and the reasons why sometimes less is more.

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3 Reasons Why Business Thinking Is So Consistently Shoddy

Digital Tonto

When I’m finishing up a book, I send out sections to be fact-checked by experts and those who have first-person knowledge of events. I’m always amazed at how much I get wrong. In some cases, I make truly egregious errors about facts I should have known (or did know, but failed to take into account).

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9 Essential Principles to Create, Innovate, and Sustain

Faisal Hoque

How to work with yourself and others. The newest problems of the world find solutions in the oldest timeless practices like mindfulness, authenticity, and devotion.

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How to Properly Engage with Customers to Receive Meaningful Insights

Moves the Needle

One of the most under-appreciated aspects of the global economy’s Digital Transformation may be surprising at first blush: Customers have a lot more power now.

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Employers Making Strides To Improve Workplace Mental Health

Business and Tech

As workplace stress continues to rise, some employers are making changes to increase benefits that promote self-care, wellbeing, and life-work balance. Taylor Adams Director of Workplace Mental Health, Mental Health America (MHA). Expressing job-related frustrations is an American tradition.

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Dating Apps love Innovation

Destination Innovation

Today some 40% of heterosexual couples and 60% of same-sex couples meet online according to a survey by sociologists Michael Rosenfeld and Sonia Hausen of Stanford University. [i] i] Dating apps have become the preferred way to meet for people wanting relationships.

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If It’s Lonely at the Top – Find the Right Peer Advisory Group

Innovators Alliance

The past few years have been rocky for businesses. Navigating the pandemic and the ensuing economic upheaval, you’ve probably faced critical decisions relating to managing staff, service relationships, supply chain issues and more. On your own.

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Designing For Engagement: Revive Your L&D Strategy with Gamification, VR, and More

Speaker: Stephen Baer - Chief Creative Officer, ELB Learning & Luke Talbot - Chief Product Officer, Userlane

In this fireside chat, leading L&D experts Stephen Baer & Luke Talbot will discuss the exciting technological advancements in eLearning and how you can choose and implement the right technology for your company.

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Data Storytelling Training

InnovationTraining.org

Learn the basics of data storytelling and find training resources, articles, videos, and more. Data is all around us – from our schools, to our workplaces, and internet habits. Data storytelling recognizes that data on its own is often not enough to move people to action.

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Moving the Skilled Trades Industry Forward

Business and Tech

In the late part of the 20th century, the skilled trades were thriving. As soldiers returned from war and families were growing at a rapid pace, infrastructure also boomed, which led to high demand for a workforce of men and women to support those industry needs.

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Are You Hanging Your Chief Innovation Officer Out to Dry?

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Teresa Spangler Only 7 percent of companies are delivering on the growth triple play by unifying creativity, analytics, and purpose. They are driving average revenue growth of 2.3 times versus peers from 2018–19 (which increased to 2.7 times versus peers from 2019–20).

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How is the Lean Methodology Practiced in Healthcare?

Kainexus

The Lean methodology is a set of practices and tools that business leaders initially developed to help manufacturing organizations improve quality and become more efficient.

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The L&D Strategy Roundtable

Speaker: Cara North - Learning & Development Consultant, Speaker, & Researcher | Maggie Quigley - Senior Account Executive for US Market Userlane

In this webinar, L&D professionals Cara North and Maggie Quigley will discuss the various factors that affect training and how you can stretch your budget to create an effective L&D program.

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Why Isn’t Your Suggestion Box Working?

Viima

Oh, the suggestion box. Such a little innocent concept, a simple object. Yet it holds a peculiar power to divide people into two opposing camps. One group will state with vigor that the suggestion box is dead.

Survey 66
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To Beat the Workforce Shortage, Reimagine the Workforce

Business and Tech

What we think about when picturing a specific industry may be perpetuating biases and excluding parts of the workforce.

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Driving Change Forward Requires a Shared Purpose

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Greg Satell On September 12, 1962, President Kennedy addressed the nation from Rice University. “We We choose to go to the moon,” he said. “We

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Optimising Your Return on Open Innovation

100%Open

David recently did a live interview on Twitter Spaces with one of our platform partners, HeroX. They came forward with a few questions to guide the conversation, and the consequent hour was full of fascinating insights and quotable snippets.

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Discover the Secrets to Creating More Meaningful Training Experiences

Speaker: David Kelly - CEO The Learning Guild & Luke Talbot - Chief Product Officer at Userlane

During this webinar, you will learn how to streamline your software training, boost ROI for your systems, and increase employee productivity.

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We are now closer than ever!

Flying Fish Lab

Flying Fish Lab is expanding our international reach as part of our commitment to getting closer to our customers and has opened a new office in Europe! We have accelerated our global development and are proud to officially share that we have spread our wings from our headquarters in Singapore.

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The Hidden Epidemic of Sleep Deprivation

Business and Tech

Sleep deprivation is more than an inconvenience — it’s a serious health risk. Our attitudes towards sleep need a revolution. Sleep is deeply misunderstood.

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Six Simple Growth Hacks for Startups

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Soren Kaplan Building a new business is tough. These strategies will help your startup succeed without a big investment. As many of my readers know, I usually write about strategy, innovation, and leadership.

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Its Not Tetris: Hire The Best People In the Present Of Work

helloFUTURE

You’ve probably been denied a job due to “fit” – as in, you are not the right fit for the role or the right fit for the organization. But what exactly does that mean? We are in the middle of a hiring crisis.

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7 Ways to Supercharge Your ABM Strategy with Real-Time Intent

Streaming real-time intent is a homerun for marketing and sales’ account-based marketing (ABM) strategies. With real-time buyer insights, you can be first-in-line to provide solutions and lead better, hyper-personalized conversations.

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Is the #1 Innovation OS Right for You? | ITONICS

ITONICS

Innovation is driven by various factors: new and changing customer needs, technological developments, policies and laws, competitor activities, and societal change. Gathering the right data that reveals potential opportunities for your organization requires rigorous processes, well-defined capabilities, and robust tools. Innovation Strategy $Innovation OS

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Addressing Mental Health Post-Pandemic

Business and Tech

Workplace wellness author and Motion Infusion founder and CEO Laura Putnam explains why having the best benefits isn’t necessarily the key to better employee retention and morale. Laura Putnam Founder and CEO, Motion Infusion.

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Five Ways Discomfort Could Lead to Your Next Breakthrough

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Shep Hyken The disclaimer on investments is that “past performance is not an indicator of future results.” In other words, don’t get too comfortable with the past.

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How the B Corp Movement is Redefining Business for Good

Econic

The B Corp movement is redefining business for good by setting different business standards in order to work towards creating a better world. How do we redefine business for good? In its current form, capitalism is failing to address the needs of people, communities and our planet.

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Digitizing Logistics: Harness the Power of Data in 4 Steps

Entering a new demand gen position in a volatile market is nerve-wracking. In demand generation, data is essential for knowing who you should target and how. In this eBook, you’ll learn how to identify and target your ideal prospects using different types of data.

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Fintech Sector Needs To Work On Safety To Uphold People's Trust, Says Narendra Modi

Entrepreneur - Innovation

The Prime Minister also said that the fintech domain in India has earned goodwill by being an enabler of inclusion, and there is a need for continued focus to empower the poorest of the poor by taking quality financial services to them. News and Trends

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Employers: Help Your Workers Reduce Stress With Financial Wellness Education

Business and Tech

A recent Mental Wealth survey by Laurel Road, KeyBank’s digital banking platform for healthcare and business professionals, found that 72% of Americans under the age of 40 — Millennials and Gen Z — say managing their finances is a strain on their mental health.

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The Seven P’s of Raising Money from Investors

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Arlen Meyers, M.D. Budding sickcare entrepreneurs inevitably want to know, “How do I raise money for my idea?” ” Most of the time, they are not ready for fundraising prime time and they have not taken the necessary steps to begin to do so or understand when and if it is the prudent thing or right time […]. Finance Entrepreneurship

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A Quick Guide to Data Estate Modernization with Azure Synapse Analytics

Acuvate

The modern business world is fast progressing on the path of reaching 175 ZB of data by 2025.

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Product Market Fit: A Lesson from Sephora’s Head of Product

Speaker: Sneha Narahalli - VP, Head of Product at Sephora

In this webinar, Sneha Narahalli, Head of Product at Sephora (Digital, Data & MarTech), will give you an iterative method for identifying and developing Product Market Fit.