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Develop a healthy dose of unreasonableness

Game-Changer

The concept of having to prove something is true is holding back companies from innovation. This has always been true, and will stay true no matter what happens. It is human nature to want to “be right” Anywhere you go there is a recipe.

Great Leaders Drive Innovation By Making It Safe For Others To Talk About Mistakes

Game-Changer

In established organizations, what can leaders do to drive innovation ? How can leaders support innovation at work? What’s one tactic that will unleash it?

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Customers Don’t Buy Technology, They Buy Better Lives

Game-Changer

Technology, it’s sexy. It gets all the attention, even from non-technologists. Innovation is often confused with technology, as it’s what people see; technology itself is not innovation, rather the outcomes is enables.

The Best Ideas Are The Ones That Expand a Market

Game-Changer

There is no shortage of ways to come up with entrepreneurial ideas , ways of doing something better, ways of thinking, approaches to problem solving, etc. Companies are started everyday, most are copycats of what already exists, of what is hyped, of what already works.

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.

The Best Leaders Are Not The Smartest Person in The Room; They’re The Most Curious

Game-Changer

I was recently reminded of a founder I coached about 7 years ago. Back then he had developed a climate change solution which eventually failed for various reasons; I wasn’t all surprised when his venture failed. I remembered him while on a recent trip in Cozumel Mexico, where I saw a solution that mimicked his being implemented. This dude is smart, both he and his co-founder. But, he thought he was smarter than anyone else; and that was his blindspot.

Creative Contrarian: 20 Strategies Boost Your Creativity

Game-Changer

Creativity, the more you use it the more you get it. It’s an indispensable skill, one that all of us have but stop using as we get older. There is a popular myth and only certain people are curious, for example artists, but it’s not true; everyone is creative in their own way.

3 Powerful Mental Models For Thinking Clearly

Game-Changer

Clear thinking is rare, because thinking is hard. Show me someone who thinks clearly and I’ll want to know their process for achieving it. Personally, I’m more concerned by being seen as someone who thinks clearly than someone that’s called smart.

Creative Contrarian: 20 Strategies To Boost Your Creativity

Game-Changer

Creativity, the more you use it the more you get it. It’s an indispensable skill, one that all of us have but stop using as we get older. There is a popular myth and only certain people are curious, for example artists, but it’s not true; everyone is creative in their own way.

7 Lessons From Think Again by Adam Grant

Game-Changer

How often do you change your mind? I don’t know of anybody who keeps a journal of the amount of times they change their mind during the day, week, month or year. Changing our mind isn’t something we deliberately aim to do, but it’s necessary for our growth as people.

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3 Ways To Become Aware of Your Thinking Blind Spots

Game-Changer

Do you like making bad decisions? I’m 100% sure you don’t and would rather make good ones. Unfortunately, making good decisions isn’t easy when you don’t know why you make bad ones in the first place. So, why do we make bad decisions?

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.

To Drive Innovation Don’t Just Invite Ideas — Be Open To Change

Game-Changer

Every organization, of any size, has a culture. Whether it was defined at the start or it wasn’t; it has one.

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Innovation Has No Experts

Game-Changer

Innovation is the opposite of what people think it is ; it’s messy and there’s nothing glamorous about it. Anyone who’s been in the trenches will tell you that they don’t really know what’s going to happen.

Startup Unidos: Innovation Beyond Borders

Game-Changer

Last week I had the pleasure of chatting with Stephanie Bermudez , founder and CEO of Startup Unidos. She is a game-changer, and I believe you will learn a lot from our conversation. Startup Unidos sees challenges at the border as opportunities to address social and environmental justice.

What is One Skill You Think Everyone Should Learn?

Game-Changer

What is one skill you think everyone should learn? Have a seen a version of this question going around Twitter for the last few weeks. The question is subjective, and so is the answer anyone gives, because it’s not very specific. For what purpose? To accomplish what? In what context?

Top 10 Most Powerful Lessons From the Book: “Invent and Wander: The Collected Writings of Jeff Bezos”

Game-Changer

Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon, is a titan entrepreneur. Many books, articles, blog posts have been written by people about how Amazon works , but Jeff Bezos has written his own take on it: Shareholder letters that give a unique insight into how Amazon operates.

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.

5 Traits That Set Impact Players Apart From Average Performers

Game-Changer

There are not shortage of articles, blog posts, books that give advice on what traits you should look for in people when creating a high performing team.

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The Best Way To Fight Through The Fear And Anxiety Of Failure

Game-Changer

You and I both know people who get paralyzed by the unknown. I have friends and family members who are so stuck in their comfort zone that they don’t even think about it.

The Importance of a Diverse C-Suite

Game-Changer

Diversity has always been essential to the culture and success of any organization. Not only does it promote difference and authenticity amongst its employees, but it allows for greater collaboration between unique minds, experiences, and values.

What Makes a Great Leader? General Stanley McChrystal Has An Answer

Game-Changer

What makes a great leader? It’s a question that has been researched and answered by many people across many years, decades and centuries. Leadership is a topic that stimulates a lot of conversation, and is probably the most written about topic in business.

12 Tips for Selling to the C-Suite

The question for sales pros is this: Are you ready for the challenge, and opportunity, of selling to the C-suite? The following 12 tips can help ensure that you and your team are.

People who can scale with your business

Game-Changer

As your business grows, you will need people who can help you scale the business. The people you initially hired, might not be the best people to do this. there are many different options for website builders that range in simplicity and functionality.

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Design Thinking Is Not A Safe Way To Be Creative

Game-Changer

“If you think design thinking is a cookie-cutter, templatised way to “safely” be creative, think again.” ” Absolutely! This is a quote from my friend Sunil Malhotra. It’s a topic we’ve talked about extensively , and one that still gets talked about it.

15 Surefire Ways To Alienate Your Boss

Game-Changer

Last week I wrote a post about what you should do to add value and increase your standing in the workplace. Now, let’s look at the opposite: If you could deliberately kill your credibility with your boss, what would you do?

17 Common Cognitive Biases That Stop You From Thinking Clearly

Game-Changer

A top skill to have, which requires a lot of work, is clear thinking. And the work required to have clarity of thought requires awareness of what impedes it in the first place. Those impediments are called cognitive biases , which are thinking shortcuts we use to make big and small decisions.

The Power of Conversation Intelligence

This eBook will answer all your questions and more on Conversation Intelligence (CI) by providing a complete overview and its need in Revenue organizations - delivering impact from your Sales Development Representatives all the way to the C-Suite.

How To Be Valuable In The Workplace and Increase Your Standing

Game-Changer

How does one increase her / his value in the workplace? How can you been seen as someone of value? How do you become valuable to your manager? Let’s face it, most people come to work to get the job done. Some do, and others don’t. That’s the way the cookie crumbles.

7 Questions That Every Entrepreneur Must Answer To Create a Game-Changing Business

Game-Changer

Peter Thiel, co-founder of PayPal, Palantir Technologies, and Founders Fund wrote the book “ Zero to One ” a few years ago. It’s a book about entrepreneurship, innovation and competition.

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Failing 15% of The Time is Optimal For Learning

Game-Changer

Learning is fun for me. I went to a Montessori school in preschool, and it shaped my life because I was taught to learn through play. I still approach every new topic as play and don’t understand doing something any other way; and ever since I’ve had an obsession with learning in general.

6 Questions to Create Psychological Safety With Your Team

Game-Changer

What is something everyone needs to learn but few know how to do well? I was recently asked this question, and I responded: Listening to understand, not just to respond. Most people hear, but hearing is not the same as listening.

100 Pipeline Plays: The Modern Sales Playbook

For the first time, we’re sharing the winning plays that took us from scrappy startup to a publicly traded company. Use our proven data-driven plays to grow your pipeline and crush your revenue targets.

The Best Leaders Don’t Clone Themselves

Game-Changer

I was sitting in a Starbucks recently minding my own business and overheard a conversation between two people. It seemed to me that one of them was coaching the other person on some leadership challenges, and my ears perked up when I heard the “coach” say: you have to create a clone of yourself.

What Drives Us To Make Bad Decisions? Here Are 3 Drivers of Bad Decisions

Game-Changer

Many years ago I was coaching a client of mine, during one of our sessions he asked me: You know Jorge, I need to get better at making decisions. How can I make better ones?

3 Reasons Why Making A Decision Can Be So Difficult

Game-Changer

Decisions. Big and small, they are part of our everyday life. Everything from choosing what to eat, where to park, what to pay attention to, who you date, who you marry, what you buy; these decisions determine ones future.

What makes a good listener? Here’s What Great Listeners Do

Game-Changer

You know what annoys me the most? When people don’t listen. A person sitting in a meeting off somewhere in their head, their attention scattered somewhere else but in the moment. You know what it looks like. We’ve all done it. It sucks. But you know what sucks more?

Your Guide to Using Conversational Marketing to Drive Demand Generation

What is conversational marketing really about? This guide will examine the market forces at play, shifting buyer trends, how to leverage conversation marketing, and the tactics involved in adopting it for a B2B demand generation strategy.

3 Lessons On Customer Obsession From DoorDash

Game-Changer

Customer obsession is thrown around as if every business does it. Truthfully, most businesses are profit obsessed; not customer obsessed. So what does customer obsession look like?

Managers, There Are 3 Types of Failure. And Only One You Should Praise To Drive Innovation

Game-Changer

The organizations that no longer exist are the ones that failed because they missed the future. Why did they miss the future? Because they were late to the party or got disrupted by an upstart. They never led, thus got disrupted. Ironically , organizations that fail operate with a fear of failure.

6 Qualities of Leaders Who Innovate

Game-Changer

As we close 2021, I want to publish a short post on leadership and innovation. Innovation is another code word for leadership. Innovation doesn’t happen on its own, and it’s not a one person show, but a team game.

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7 Leadership Behaviors That Build Psychological Safety in The Workplace

Game-Changer

Humans are a clusterfuck of emotions. Fear of failure, of being judged, of being wrong, of being seen as incompetent, as being seen as ignorant, all contribute to the challenge of creating successful teams that both get along and bring out the best of each other.

LinkedIn + ZoomInfo Recruiter: Better Data for Better Candidates

Check out our latest ebook for a guide to the in-depth, wide-ranging candidate and company data offered by ZoomInfo Recruiter — and make your next round of candidate searches faster, more efficient, and ultimately more successful.