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How To Spot A Fraud

Digital Tonto

We need to have a healthy skepticism, especially with ideas we would tend to agree with. We should ask questions, explore alternative explanations of the same data and be open to additional evidence. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

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Podcast S3E61: David Burkus – Why your company should Pick a Fight

Idea to Value

In today’s episode of the Idea to Value Podcast, we speak again with David Burkus about his new audiobook: Pick a Fight. We speak about why underdogs do so well, and what it takes to get your team to rally behind a cause.

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Why Every Large Organization Should Decentralize Innovation

Idea to Value

I recently met with a very successful company that is seen as a highly innovative global pioneer that others in their industry, which is facing many structural headwinds and inevitable changes, look up to.

Exploring the Energy Transition Fitness Landscapes – opening thoughts on Hydrogen

Paul Hobcraft

I am struggling with the Hydrogen Story. It is tough to relate to something where the realization may take 40 years to move from ambition to achievement. I get it that delivering Hydrogen is the vital piece of the decarbonizing of the world by 2050, yet it does seem a long, hard road to travel.

ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

Facing a Difficult Decision? Just Spin a Coin.

Destination Innovation

How do you go about making a really tough decision? Like whether to quit your job, buy a house or dump your boyfriend? You have weighed up all the options, written down the pros and cons, tossed and turned in your bed but still cannot decide.

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Influence Cultures that Drive Innovation!

IdeaScale

Have you ever struggled to gain adoption of your innovation efforts? Have you had the organizational anti-bodies torpedo your good work? Do you struggle to gain alignment around your innovation programs? You are not alone.

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Trust Is a Gamble, a Noble One

Innovation Excellence

Why good leadership is based on trust. Trust is, by definition, a gamble. Trusting is about taking risks – for a job to be done, for an agreement in good faith, for sharing information openly, for honesty and integrity in a relationship.

Volkswagen Will Only Sell Its ID Electric Cars Online

Entrepreneur - Innovation

A new 'agency' model should make buying an EV more straightforward. News and Trends

How to Adjust Your Innovation Strategy to Accommodate Social Distancing

IdeaScale

At the beginning of the year, remote work was seen as either a luxury or a tool to give workers more flex time. Suddenly, with the arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s become indispensable. Yet, it’s also thrown employers and employees into seemingly murky waters.

How Mind Mapping Boosts Your Creativity

InnovationManagement

Everyone has the power to be creative, but how can you bring your innovative thoughts to life? Discover how Mind Mapping can unlock your creative potential in this article. The post How Mind Mapping Boosts Your Creativity appeared first on InnovationManagement.

How To Create A Movement To Drive Transformation In Your Company Or Industry

Speaker: Greg Satell

Everybody has something they’d like to change, whether it is a problem in their organization, their industry, their community or society at large. But how can you get your ideas for change to take hold beyond a small circle of likeminded people? What you need is a cascade: small groups that are loosely connected but united by a common purpose. When they synchronize their collective behavior as networks, they become immensely powerful. A business model is disrupted, an industry is remade, the preceding order is no more and the world is transformed.

What to expect in a post-COVID world

Jeffrey Phillips

I've been working for the past two months on developing some scenarios that examine what may happen as the first bout of COVID peaks and begins to dissipate, hopefully in the summer of 2020.

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Deeply and Consciously and Compassionately Reconnecting With Our Humanity

Innovation Excellence

Call it a limiting behavior. My zeal can deafen me to the suggestion’s others have to make. When passion strikes, adrenaline surges—and it is time to capture lightning.

Learning to Manage Opportunity in the Unknown

Daniel Burrus

We all manage something in our lives. Whether we manage other people, an entire organization, sales or even just ourselves, management is part of our everyday lives and includes careful planning, well-thought-out direction and a sense of control.

Top Challenges to Innovation at the Government Level

IdeaScale

Change in any organization requires innovation. This can seem daunting at the government level where initiatives can take longer to implement than in the private sector; however, the goals and challenges for both the public and private sectors are often similar.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Three New Tools You Need to Master to Build an Invincible Company

Strategyzer Innovation

Leading innovation is hard. It involves creating the right culture, guiding innovation teams, and investing in the right ideas and business models. Without the right toolkit, this would almost be an impossible task.

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Peloton Exec: Emerging From the Crisis Stronger Than You Went In

Innovation Leader

Few companies have experienced more of a surge of customer interest than Peloton Interactive, the maker of Internet-linked exercise bikes. We spoke to Rick Paster, Peloton’s VP of M&A Integration

The future of sick care work

Innovation Excellence

Suppose you have a 10 year old and, between texting at the dinner table, you start talking about her future and her idea that she wants to be a neurosurgeon? Suppose healthcare looks like this by the time she gets to medical school?

Knowledge Taxonomies That Every Executive Needs To Consider

InnovationManagement

In this article, we'll discuss different types of knowledge that should be considered and built upon when forming and managing a team driven toward success including individual and collective knowledge.

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.

6 Continuous Improvement Metrics That Actually Matter

Kainexus

Maybe Albert Einstein was talking about continuous improvement when he said, “Not everything that can be counted counts and not everything that counts can be counted.” We couldn’t have said it better ourselves.

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Forever Employable: Building Invincible Careers with Jeff Gothelf, Tendayi Viki & Alex Osterwalder

Strategyzer Innovation

We often talk about invincible companies that are resilient to change. Particularly in the current environment. But these uncertain times also impact us as individuals, in our careers.

Why Your Best Innovation Ideas Might Come From Nature

Stephen Shapiro

Don’t just look to other companies for inspiration, look in your backyard… Here in the United States, it’s Memorial Day Weekend. A time when we are outdoors enjoying nature. Maybe this is a great time to find some new innovations.

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How to thrive in the Medapocalypse

Innovation Excellence

Sickcare spending continues to spiral out of control. Patients are becoming impatient voters. Hospitals are folding or consolidating and rural hospitals are disappearing. bringing the number of rural hospital closures up to 98 since 2010. Hundreds more are likely to follow.

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.

Carhartt on Prototyping and Collecting Customer Insights from Home

Innovation Leader

Carhartt specializes in work clothes for industries including construction. Their Director of Global Product Innovation, Collen Hau, explains how the team is creating prototypes and staying in tune with customers

Brainstorm This: Tell A Story Of Things To Come

helloFUTURE

In many of our ideation sessions, we have to start by contending with those who are stuck in “today”—those who will shoot down any suggested ideas by looking at it through the lens of today.

Made in China – Social Credit, Coronavirus, 5G

The Future Shapers

Is Coronavirus the catalyst for a UK or even global social credit system? And if so, what would that mean for our productivity, adaptability, freedom and health?

The Skills Most In Demand for Management Consultants to Spur Knowledge and Innovation in Companies

InnovationManagement

Executives today are more focused on strategic management decision-making due to the hypercompetitive global environment as well as public and private sector evaluation and opinion.

The 2019 Technographic Data Report for B2B Sales Organizations

In this report, ZoomInfo substantiates the assertion that technographic data is a vital resource for sales teams. In fact, the majority of respondents agree—with 72.3% reporting that technographic data is either somewhat important or very important to their organization. The reason for this is simple—sales teams value technographic data because it makes essential selling activities easier and more efficient.

Why Trust is the Foundation for Constructive Disagreement

Innovation Excellence

In 2010, after two years and 348 pages of research I found the answer to my research question of “why are people so much more creative when they work in startups than when they work in mature companies?” I could really boil it down to two words: innovation culture.

Running High-Performance Innovation Labs

Innovation Leader

How have innovation labs shifted during this period of remote work? What sets labs up for success? Linda Elkins, Chief Technical Officer of W.L. Gore’s Silicon Valley Innovation Center, shares

Mejore las habilidades de liderazgo hoy con cursos para supervisores [en línea y fuera de línea]

CMOE

No hay duda de lo importante que es capacitar a supervisores o líderes de primera línea sobre las habilidades esenciales de liderazgo.

Affinity Diagram Template

InnovationTraining.org

Use this template to analyze, organize and theme ideas with virtual teams. During the ideation and brainstorming process, exploring as many ideas as possible and collaborating together with your team is key.

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.