Workplace Engagement Is Getting Personal

Business and Tech

A leading expert on employee engagement discusses the rapidly evolving relationship between employer and employee. Employee engagement — loosely defined as the emotional commitment a worker has towards their employer — is low in the United States, hovering at just 36 percent.

Most corporations don’t understand how much change is created by innovation. 

Paul Hobcraft

Applying the three horizon framework to innovation and change. To explain the impacts of innovation and the change it creates, we’ll use an accepted framework ( the Three Horizons ) to consider the impact innovation has on change capabilities and business models. Change Impact.

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Adjusting to a changing world

Paul Hobcraft

The issue we must tackle today, is how we go about adapting to the changing world? One that will be able to take all the advantages of the changes all businesses are undergoing, how societies will be adjusting and responding. We are in a period of (great) change.

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A New Integrated Innovation Engagement System

Paul Hobcraft

Through a blend of pattern recognition, predictive analytics and exploring cognitive computing we can change much with innovation” “We have been steadily learning to adapt what we knew inside an organization with what we should increasingly listen to outside it. In my view I visualize a new integrated innovation engagement platform to be like this shown below. I’d love to engage on this to realize its potential. need to change our mindsets.

New Ways to Reach, Influence, and Close More Deals with Intent Data

Speaker: Ardath Albee, B2B Marketing Strategist and CEO of Marketing Interactions

Acting on intent data when applied to buyer context can be a game-changer for gaining attention by increasing relevance, which drives purposeful engagement toward purchase. But all intent data is not the same. In this webinar, learn the difference between interest and intent, and the best ways to use the right data.

A new normal is upon us, the paradigm shift that will change the World.

Paul Hobcraft

Still, it is how we all undergo the changes needed in a radically different set of economic circumstances. The change in our world is even a little scary, it actually is giving me a little “angst.” A possible change from one way of thinking to another.

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The critical interplay among innovation, business models and change

Paul Hobcraft

The critical interplay among innovation, business models and change. One such collaboration was around the interplay of innovation with business models and change. We believe that the best innovators are the most adept at making and sustaining change. Change Impact.

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Top Tips for Creating an Engaging Hybrid Workspace

Business and Tech

We asked him about how HR professionals can cultivate an engaging environment for employees, even while most of them are still working from home. What is the role of HR in creating engaging environments for employees? How does offering consistent feedback increase employee engagement?

How to practice engaged thinking

The Future Shapers

It might seem like a truism, but to be really engaged and resilient, to be able lead innovation effectively and manage people optimally, you should look into becoming and engaging and valuable thought leader. Change Management Future Thinking Strategic Thinking

5 Innovation Engagement Best Practices


Not every innovation program has developed the communications skill set necessary to engage a global workforce or customer base in sharing ideas, developing ideas, and collaborating. That’s why we get a lot of questions about how to run a successful innovation engagement campaign. DIVERSIFY YOUR MESSAGE – When you make things short, you can change up the message. Learn more about how to run a successful innovation engagement campaign.

Remotely Engaged


But the changing nature of how work gets done - remote work, desk-less workers, satellite offices, etc - has fundamentally changed what this means for employee experience. Employee Engagement Employee RecognitionIt used to be that you had to be global to be disconnected.

Game-Changers 911™: How to Change the Game in 2020

Speaker: John Storm, President, BrainStorm Network

Join John Storm, President of the BrainStorm Network, to learn how to identify game-changing opportunities within your company and industry, and then brainstorm ways to capitalize on these ideas. Get ready to change your game in 2020!

Learning to collaborate in a rapidly changing world

Paul Hobcraft

We are in a period of (great) change. Within business, the present crisis offers a chance to make significant changes to how we operate in the future. No one company or country can undertake a change of this magnitude without undertaking the work-to-be-done with partners.

5 Ways Employee Engagement Impacts Continuous Improvement Culture


Employee engagement has a major impact on fostering a culture of continuous improvement in your business. Here are 5 ways to create a more innovative culture through employee engagement: 1. There is a clear link between employee engagement and support for innovative strategies.

Interested in Incremental Innovation? Let's Start with Concrete Engagement Programs


Working for more than two decades helping companies develop sustainable practices of innovation, Imaginatik has profound experience in achieving successful results through engaging programs. Secondly, they are a good starting point for changing human behaviors and ways of interaction within your company contributing to the development of a culture of innovation and establishing a bigger connection between your employees and assets. engagement Innovation innovation competence

Learning to collaborate in a rapidly changing world

Paul Hobcraft

We are in a period of (great) change. Within business, the present crisis offers a chance to make significant changes to how we operate in the future. No one company or country can undertake a change of this magnitude without undertaking the work-to-be-done with partners.

Learning to collaborate in a rapidly changing world

Paul Hobcraft

We are in a period of (great) change. Within business, the present crisis offers a chance to make significant changes to how we operate in the future. No one company or country can undertake a change of this magnitude without undertaking the work-to-be-done with partners.

Business Models Changing the Landscape of Growth and Innovation

Speaker: Cheryl Perkins, Founder and President, Innovationedge

Companies these days cannot afford to stand still! Cheryl Perkins, Founder and President of Innovationedge and a visionary business leader, will share best practices of companies who are defining and implementing new business models. These business models are used to create new pathways to value and deliver growth in today’s business climate. She will lead you on a journey through business model basics and describe how companies are taking innovation strategy to the next level while tackling the current challenges of talent management and innovation fatigue.

How Frontline Employees Drive the Change Management Process


Organizational change can be met with resistance, especially if it excludes employee input. The post How Frontline Employees Drive the Change Management Process appeared first on InnovationManagement.

Lessons from Silicon Valley on Innovation and Engagement


Innovation is a concept often tossed around in business strategy as an instrument of change. Adapting to change requires constant innovation across all industry verticals, and there’s no better Petri dish for innovation than the booming technology sector. Change management and innovation have been interwoven into the cultural fabric of Silicon Valley for years. Establish change leaders. Planning and implementing a company-wide change is a herculean undertaking.

We need to shift from scalable efficiency to scalable learning.

Paul Hobcraft

We need to shift from scalable efficiency to scalable learning but how can we liberate creative energy, how can we achieve higher engagement? For this, we need to think about some modern engagement platforms that have ’engagement and knowledge’ at their heart.

Everything is changing faster- can we respond differently in our Innovation work?

Paul Hobcraft

I was pondering some thoughts around the quest for growth, the demands for change, and the need to become nimble, agile, and more dynamic in what we do. We continuously want to change what we have, even when it patently does the jobs we need ‘it’ doing. Changing our ways.

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AR/VR Simulations for Sustainable, Regenerative, Circular Cities

Speaker: Nik Gowing, Brenda Laurel, Sheridan Tatsuno, Archie Kasnet, and Bruce Armstrong Taylor

Join our amazing panelists, Nik Gowing, Founder at Thinking the Unthinkable and International Broadcaster; Brenda Laurel, PhD, Principal, Neogaian Interactive; Sheridan Tatsuno, Principal, Dreamscape Global; Archie Kasnet, CEO, Regenerative; and Bruce Armstrong Taylor, The Climate 4.0 Project, to discuss how today's AR/VR and related AI-enabled technologies can be effectively applied, using data from such sources as NASA and NOAA, to both improve and accelerate urban sustainability planning and design.

Society 2045’s Economic Framework for Better Community Engagement

Tullio Siragusa

Society 2045’s Economic Framework for Better Community Engagement. Building a foundation of strong morals, values, and engagement is crucial for the development of engaged communities. Most organizations have lost engagement capacity.

Our inabilities to adapt needs changing.

Paul Hobcraft

They become fixed, rigid and locked into their established ways, not adapting to the changes occurring around them. If we can’t adapt to changing times, we simply struggle to survive, that is the growing reality operating in today’s environment. Simply put companies ‘die’ due to their inability to adapt to change and transformation projects fail because the message somehow fails to register and never gets completed to the original objectives.

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Thriving in Ongoing Change

The Human Factor

Typically in unexpected change, we go through various phases including: Shock | a sudden upsetting or surprising event or experience | “What is this?”. We are experiencing wave after wave of change tossing us back to the beginning (shock) constantly. agility Change Holly G.



Failing to realise that this not only wastes their energy and drains their resilience, it also inhibits them from embracing and evoking both a “being” and a “doing” perspective in effectively leading and managing change in transitioning people from the old to the new.

Post-Pandemic eCommerce Growth: Leverage Product Data, Market Research & Shopping Trends

Speaker: Phil Irvine, VP & Director of Audience Intelligence

This session will dive into how organizations can still leverage historical customer and product data but need to also think about how to augment development of strategies with marketing research and other shopper signals to efficient drive e-Commerce growth. Join Phil Irvine, VP & Director of Audience Intelligence, for this in-depth discussion of the current e-commerce landscape. Whether concerned about data privacy and data management, or curious about how businesses can rethink approaches to designing shopping experiences, the answers are here.

Make Employee Engagement Part of Your Innovation Strategy


However, a surprising number of employees don’t feel engaged or interested in their workplace. Employee engagement and excitement can make the difference between an industry leader and an also-ran, and often your innovation strategy is the key to exciting your employees. Employees often don’t engage in a workplace because they believe their company thinks of them as disposable cogs and what they do doesn’t matter. Innovation starts with teamwork.

Driving COVID-19 employee engagement with idea management


Communication and engagement with employees are an essential part of business at any time. The benefits of an engaged workforce include improved employee retention and loyalty, a happier and more motivated workforce and better general well-being.



I was privileged to attend one of the first Theory U; Presencing Leadership for Profound Innovation and Change Workshops presented by the Sloane School of Management, in Boston in 2008. Intentional change and learning.

Overcoming Organizational Change Fatigue: 5 Strategies That Work


Change is a necessity in today’s world, yet change initiatives don’t always work out. Too much change, too fast can induce change fatigue and hinder innovation. . One study has reported that only about 54 percent of change initiatives succeed. Another reports that up to 70 percent of organizational change efforts fail. Organizations of all types are urged to innovate, yet when they try to change too much, too fast, the result can be change fatigue.

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Measuring Innovation Performance

Better employee engagement and cross-functional collaboration spawn better ideas. Select the right outcomes and incentives to keep employees engaged to improve the. desired impact Revenue growth from innovations ROI of innovations Customer engagement with innovations Assumptions con?rmed/

Digital technology is changing the innovation ‘game’

Paul Hobcraft

This ‘knowledge is becoming out of date before we can learn from it and sometimes highly dangerous to follow or believe in some rapidly changing times. We need to change our thinking and design in the digital insight part more specifically within and along the innovation process. Technology in all its forms is altering the innovation game but are we adapting to this radical change potential?

The fear of business contagion requires different innovation response

Paul Hobcraft

We are presently facing a profound set of changes in the conditions that businesses operate within in the immediate years ahead, that of the fear of business contagion; these will need a different set of innovation shifts and responses to counter this and seize new opportunities.

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KPIs For Change Management – Organizational Change Management KPI

Cascade Strategy

Let's talk about KPIs For Change Management. We’ve covered a number of KPI examples in our KPI examples mini-series , and in this post we're going to look at some of the best KPIs for change management projects. Cascading & Engaging People With Strategy

Change the Point of Attack – Insights from Nelson

Destination Innovation

He lost the sight of his right eye during an engagement in Corsica. Change the point of attack. The post Change the Point of Attack – Insights from Nelson appeared first on Destination Innovation. Great Innovators battle cadiz change the point of attack horatio nelson trafalgar villeneuve

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New Audio Technology That’s Changing the Game

Business and Tech

Audra Gold, co-founder and CEO of Vurbl Media, shares her thoughts on how new technological advancements are changing audio experiences. We call this short-form audio “snippets,” and users can create them on the Vurbl platform from any audio, with ease of promotion, engagement, and sharing.

Those that learn to frame the Strategic Innovation discussion are the big winners

Paul Hobcraft

If you just diving into innovations, this sort of strategic conversation can change the goalposts, alter the perspective, and can give the innovation a more focused framing to build propositions around.

5 Ways To Accelerate The Pace of Change


McKinsey and Company , one of the country’s leading management consultancies, reports that up to 70% of systemic change programs fail to reach their business goals. What these challenges all have in common is that they revolve around the way people think about change.

Do you recognize your innovators leaders position?

Paul Hobcraft

Often innovation succeeds or fails by the personal involvement and engagement of a ‘selected’ few. Recognizing the types of innovation leadership might help you manage the innovation work a little better. So can you recognize the traits of your innovation leader?

Change Management: Combating Resistance and Driving Adoption Through Innovation

Innovation Excellence

A strong change management program requires more than a strong change management plan. It requires a plan that transforms change management into an ongoing priority for your organization. As I’ve stated in the other change management articles on LaunchStreet, change management should be more than just a point-in-time exercise. Business Models Change Innovation Leadership Management change management culture engagement work culture

How Has Company Culture Changed in Response to COVID-19?


The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the business landscape, possibly forever. Many employees are forced to work from home, engage with customers via the internet, and make all sales from afar. The post How Has Company Culture Changed in Response to COVID-19?