Your Innovation Confidence Course

Innovation Excellence

Rather, what we need is either 1) a clearly defined path for ideas to follow that will assess, develop and validate ideas effectively or 2) confident idea partners who are experienced in running the obstacle course.

Innovation Confidence Course

OVO Innovation

That factor was "create an obstacle course for ideas". What's wrong with an obstacle course? Shouldn't the best ideas be the result of an obstacle course? And then I remembered that my father, once and always a Marine, never referred to these as obstacle courses, but "confidence courses". Ideas, by themselves, are never going to make it through an obstacle course. The first is that there is some consistency to the obstacle course.

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Ideas to Impact: New Online Innovation Short Course

Tim Kastelle

We just released a short course that I made for students at The University of Queensland. As part of it, I got to interview a lot of my favourite people at UQ, and for me, their stories are the highlights of the course.

Think Your Company’s Pursuit of Innovation has Run its Course? Think Again…

Qmarkets

Of course, the terminology here is not clean-cut – overconfidence can sometimes be a good thing, if it encourages someone to persevere against the odds to achieve their dreams, and skepticism can sometimes be bad, if it discourages someone from following their dreams to begin with.

The Leadership of Open Innovation

Speaker: Paul Sloane, Director, Destination Innovation

Of course, innovation where other parties are involved means a different leadership approach. Paul Sloane is a well-known author and speaker on open innovation.

Brief Clip from The Great Courses lecture series on Competitive Strategy

Michael Roberto

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Live Chat: Tonight (Wednesday, 8/26) at 7pm!

Michael Roberto

Join me and The Great Courses for a live online chat tonight from 7-8pm. As you many of you know, The Great Courses offers wonderful opportunities for lifelong learning by providing audio/video courses by professors from universities throughout the country.

Think Your Company’s Pursuit of Innovation has Run its Course? Think Again…

Qmarkets

Of course, the terminology here is not clean-cut – overconfidence can sometimes be a good thing, if it encourages someone to persevere against the odds to achieve their dreams, and skepticism can sometimes be bad, if it discourages someone from following their dreams to begin with.

Alexa is NOT AI!

Linda Bernardi

When excitedly I inquire what they mean, the response is always the same: Alexa of course! Every day in tech discussions, someone will mention that they are so thrilled to have AI running in their homes. Wrong. Basic ground rules: 1.

6 Keys to Making Collaborative Innovation Successful

Speaker: Soren Kaplan, Founder of InnovationPoint

the course of writing Leapfrogging. Words and catchphrases like lean in, enable, platform, and, of course, disrup- tion are all the rage.

Innovation Is Too Easy

Innovation Excellence

I bet the post title got your attention, but of course in this modern age of digital content we bloggers need headlines that pop through all of the noise and gain attention.

This video shows how bacteria evolve resistance to antibiotics

Idea to Value

Golf course. One of the most pressing concerns in medical innovation is how to address the problem of bacteria becoming resistant to antibiotics. There are regular news updates about diseases that are becoming resistant to traditional drugs, such as MRSA and even Super Gonnoreah.

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The Shift Economy

Digital Tonto

It is not enough to race as fast as we can down a chosen course, we need to notice when a more prodigious one begins to appear. The path to productivity is never a straight line.

Why so many entrepreneurs often achieve nothing for weeks

Idea to Value

If there is a lot of work to be done, then of course sometimes you’ll need to work longer hours to complete it all. Not all entrepreneurs are lazy. In fact, many entrepreneurs are some of the most innovative and hardworking people in the world.

How to Affect Change in a Large Corporation: You Can’t Do it Alone

Rocketspace

The credibility, stability and ability to make a large scale impact keep you coming back to the office every day — but of course, every job can have drawbacks. Working for a large corporation has many perks.

6 Reasons Some People Are Uncomfortable with Innovation

InnovationManagement

However, you’re likely to meet many people over the course of your career who are simply uncomfortable with innovation, and you will have to learn to work with them. When we talk about innovation, we sometimes forget that not everyone is on board with the new and revolutionary.

Why You Need a Personal Innovation Strategy

Innovation Excellence

And that’s why I believe in developing a Personal Innovation Strategy -- a written out game plan to keep you on course and adding value no matter what’s going on in your life right now. The challenge we're facing is to avoid personal obsolescence, and to thrive amidst the churn.

The Only Three Swim Lanes that Matter to a Business

Innovation Excellence

In the course of my training with business leaders, we inevitably come to the existential business question… “What is the purpose of a business?” This is a great question, and one with a very simple answer. The purpose of a business is to create value. That’s it. To create value.

Can you teach people to innovate?

Innovation Excellence

While I cannot comment on the course, it is taught by two professors with little private sector experience. One of my recent pet peeves is the proliferation of education options for innovation. One of my alma maters offers a "certificate" for innovation management.

Here’s Your License to Innovate!

Tim Kastelle

Related Stories Ideas to Impact: New Online Innovation Short Course A Model for Dual Corporate Innovation Management Treating Discovery Like Execution Will Kill Innovation.

Humans are jerks to the world’s most advanced bipedal robot

Idea to Value

A robot is of no use if it gets stuck the first time someone clumsy bumps into it or knocks it off course. Robotics is a field of study I find fascinating, because not only can you see gradual improvements in design brought on by better technology each year (a perfect example of incremental innovation), but every now and again you see something that makes you realise there has been a big leap forward.

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What Every CEO Should Know for Successful Change

Innovation Excellence

Of course everyone is hoping for the best – but please allow me to be frank with you now, to save you a lot of heartache, time, and money in your near future. As CEO, your style and. Your organization has embarked on a new venture which is going to require a lot of change.

We Don’t Need More Mousetraps!

Tim Kastelle

Of course, the MVP version still requires you to load the cheese manually, but it’s a start. Imagine an island country where the only industry is making mousetraps – let’s call it Mousetrapia. And the people that live there are incredibly creative.

Which are the Most Innovative Companies in the World?

Innovation Excellence

There is no way of absolutely measuring levels of innovation but three eminent groups compile different lists using different methods and of course they get different results. Which are the most innovative companies in the world?

Got a big decision to make? Try the Three by Three method.

Destination Innovation

Put Fred on a training course to improve his performance. B3) We discuss Fred’s issues in depth with Fred and ask him to identify courses which might help. We carefully assess whether these courses would really work. Let’s say you are faced with a tough problem.

HOW TO GET PEOPLE OUT OF THE BOX: A 5-Minute Tutorial

Idea Champions

Of course you have. Ever heard the expression "get out of the box?" Ever wonder what the six sides of that so-called box actually are? If not, here's your 5-minute tutorial of the day.

Four Tips on Decision Making from Jeff Bezos

Destination Innovation

If you’re good at course correcting, being wrong may be less costly than you think, whereas being slow is going to be expensive for sure. In his 2017 letter to shareholders Jeff Bezos shares some powerful insights into decision making at Amazon. Jeff Bezos.

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How Do We Create Long Lasting Value?

Faisal Hoque

The question, of course, is how? The implicit -- and explicit -- expectation is that businesses should "do good" for others, should create something valuable to the world. The post How Do We Create Long Lasting Value? appeared first on Faisal Hoque :: Entrepreneur | Author.

Inside the mind of a creative genius: Werner Herzog

Idea to Value

But of course sometimes I push myself; I read myself into a frenzy of poetry, reading Chinese poets of the 8th and 9th century, reading old Icelandic poetry, reading some of the finest German poets like Hölderlin. Of course I grew up with my own films.

The 4 most useless people to have in your innovation project

Board of Innovation

The people you invite to your brainstorms & workshops are of course carefully selected. Let’s assume your innovation project has a clear purpose. Example: “You want to find new sources of revenue based on the existing assets you have as a company.” ” To develop a new product or services you decide to launch an innovation accelerator. But still we see. Read More.

Business Transformation Is All About Feedback

Innovation Excellence

Sounds simple, but of course it isn’t. We aim to optimize performance, hence the business term: Performance Management.

If You Want to Be Innovative, Innovate

Tim Kastelle

Which, of course, you must, if you want to be innovative. Too many people want to make their organisations more innovative without going through the pain of actually changing anything. This does not work.

A Minimum Viable Product is an Object for Learning

Tim Kastelle

Note: Over the past year, I’ve been running (with help, of course!) This is part of a series reflecting on what we’ve learned through the course of six programs involving 40 research projects and more than 250 people.

13 Great Questions to Choose from for your next Management Meeting

Destination Innovation

Discussions focus on routine operational issues and of course these things have to be addressed. Most management meetings are dull affairs stacked full of short-term urgent problems that need fixing.

The 4 most useless people to have in your innovation project

Board of Innovation

The people you invite to your brainstorms & workshops are of course careful selected. Let’s assume your innovation project has a clear purpose. Example: “You want to find new sources of revenue based on the existing assets you have as a company.” ” To develop a new product or services you decide to launch an innovation accelerator. But still we see. Read More. The post The 4 most useless people to have in your innovation project appeared first on Board of Innovation.

Comment on The Carrot or Stick? Conventional Wisdom May be Wrong by sshapiro

Stephen Shapiro

Of course the answer is a balanced diet of sticks and carrots. Thanks for chiming in, Brian. No one wants to, in the real world, be punished all of the time. But sometimes you need a little stick to kick start things

Comment on The Carrot or Stick? Conventional Wisdom May be Wrong by sshapiro

Stephen Shapiro

Of course the answer is a balanced diet of sticks and carrots. Thanks for chiming in, Brian. No one wants to, in the real world, be punished all of the time. But sometimes you need a little stick to kick start things

Transferring Innovation Skills to Newbies: Fact or Fiction?

InnovationManagement

But is it possible to design a crash-course that teaches young and inexperienced innovators the less-definable skills, attitudes and insights necessary to ideate, champion and implement without having to go through all the awkwardness of being a rookie? Expert innovators know from experience how to innovate while minimizing hassle, needless tasks and wasted effort – they’ve been successful (and unsuccessful) countless times through trial and error.

Treating Discovery Like Execution Will Kill Innovation

Tim Kastelle

As he’s been working more with established firms trying to innovate, his view has evolved – now he shows how discovery and execution integrate : This, of course, is another version of the ambidextrous organisation issue that Ralph Ohr has been digging into deeply.

The How and Why of Customer Development

Tim Kastelle

Over the past year, I’ve been running (with help, of course!) This is the first post in a series reflecting on what we’ve learned through the course of six programs involving 40 research projects and more than 250 people.