Accelerating Innovation During Times of Disruption

Yet2

In the beginning of 2020 business disruption was largely viewed as an “Airbnb” or “Uber” taking mind and market share from industry stalwarts. Today, business disruption is synonymous with COVID-19 closures and the corresponding economic slowdown.

DISRUPT YOURSELF, TEAM AND ORGANISATION

ImagineNation

Whether you actively seek to disrupt yourself, your team, and your organisation to effect sustainable success in the new year, or not, we all need to face, adapt and learn from the range of challenging disruptive events that impacted us in the past 12 months.

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Digital Disruption: A Multi-Generational Mindset

Daniel Burrus

Being anticipatory is a multifaceted offense in a world of rapid digital disruption. In some cases, it’s about identifying opportunities for major disruptions within your industry that you yourself can introduce, such as Airbnb did to the hotel and timeshare industry or Uber did to the taxi and rideshare industry. The Continuing Digital Disruption. Nevertheless, it’s interesting to observe that employee attitudes toward digital disruption often go beyond mere anticipation.

Spigit Webinar: Embedding Innovation into Company DNA, Featuring Cambia Health

Planview Spigit

But the team at Cambia Health Solutions isn’t convinced that’s the case, which is why they embarked on a collective mission to disrupt and transform the healthcare industry as a whole. Upcoming Webinar: Embedding Innovation into Company DNA. Join us on 9/30/15 for a live webinar with Cambia’s Chief Innovation Officer, Mohan Nair, and Max Janasik, Vice President of Innovation. It goes without saying that the healthcare industry has a thing or two to do with people.

Navigating the VUCA World With Innovation Coaching

Speaker: Janet Sernack, Founder and CEO of ImagineNation

Join the founder and CEO of ImagineNationTM, Janet Sernack, to understand how developing an innovation coaching skill set can help lead the way in supporting people through the exponential change and disruption in our VUCA world.

Webinar: How R&D Alliances Lead to Breakthrough Innovations

Wellspring

Is disruptive innovation a waste of effort? Everyone these days feels the tug of disruption. Pick any industry, and you’ll find a disruptive threat somewhere on the horizon. Blockchain will revolutionize banking. Autonomous vehicles will upend transportation. R&D Research

LEADING AND MANAGING HUMAN TRANSITIONS THROUGH DISRUPTION AND ADVERSITY

ImagineNation

Connecting with a diverse range of my coaching and consulting clients over the past few weeks, has seriously deepened my understanding of the impact of disruption and adversity, on our stress levels and neurology, and the importance of leading and managing these factors, from both the business and the human perspective. Leading and managing transitions, in the face of disruption and adversity, requires more than the obligatory change management strategy and team.

Building a Culture that Thrives on Innovation Agility

Innovation Excellence

We are living in an age of disruption, where changes are accelerating making innovation a strategic and systemic necessity and competitive lever to ensure your organization's survival and sustainability. Build Capability Culture & Values Innovation Webinar culture education future growth ideas Innovation Management Innovation Mindset innovative thinking Strategy success

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Leveraging an Open Innovation Portal to Build an Innovation Ecosystem

Yet2

SnackFutures , the company’s new innovation and investment hub “has three tenets: invent, reinvent and venture” and was “ designed to disrupt the traditional consumer packaged goods model.”. We have the pleasure of hosting and moderating a webinar on Thursday, September 26, 2019 at 11am ET that will feature three innovation leaders at Mondeléz International and the company’s SnackFutures group. The webinar will be moderated by yet2’s Innovation Services Manager, Brienne Engel.

Learning to Manage Opportunity in the Unknown

Daniel Burrus

Crisis is a form of change or disruption coming from outside of your organization that greatly impacts the status quo and must be dealt with. However, COVID-19 and other forms of disruption and perceived crises aren’t the problem; the real issue is when your response as a leader is solely reactionary and habitual. As I mentioned, you create the disruption instead of being disrupted by it. You use disruption to your advantage.

Responding to COVID-19 and future challenges

ImagineNation

In our blog “Leading and Managing Transitional Change” we described how leaders could help their people to transition through the fears and challenges they are experiencing as a result of the disruptive COVID-19 pandemic , by cultivating their mental toughness.

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Innovation is Always an Opportunity for Learning

IdeaScale

Raw ideas can be re-processed, re-connected, and merged to create even more disruptive concepts even if the first round of ideas don’t have a ton of value. The City of Calgary is presenting a complimentary webinar on their program on Friday, February 9th at 10 a.m. Registrants will receive a link to the webinar video recording and attendees will be able to participate in a live Q&A. IdeaScale Webinar city of calgary insights learning opportunities webinar

Why Agility Cannot Stand Alone

Daniel Burrus

Think about some of the most powerful and industry-disruptive products and services that have changed the game through today, and try to put them in context with the concept of agility. The level of pervasive disruption that you need comes from the inside out by way of making the first move as opposed to the outside in, or moving in response to change. Act now and you will get access to Daniel’s monthly Strategic Deep Dive Webinars.

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Combat Unpredictable Change with Anticipation

Daniel Burrus

Join me for my next Strategic Deep Dive Webinar on January 21, 2020 1pm ET . It is often assumed that people don’t like change, when in reality humans are born to instinctively love change. It’s why we take vacations and crave travel, because we want and need change. We must get out of our usual surroundings and witness something new in order to regain focus and refresh our perspectives. In this case, change is a choice, so we like it.

Leading and managing human transitions through adversity

Innovation Excellence

By failing to focus the human aspects of transitioning from the old to the new, they are unable to help people see, acknowledge, own, and deal with the amount of disruption, dis-regulation and potentially damaging increased levels of individual and collective stress.

The New Face of Startup/Corporate Innovation

Imaginatik

Register here for our webinar presenting the key findings. accelerators collabroration disruption startupsOn July 20th, Imaginatik and MassChallenge will release our joint research study on the State of Corporate-Startup Collaboration for 2016. Far from yet another online survey, this study is a big deal – and here’s why. Our research shows, quite clearly, that corporations have begun to think and act like startups. Sounds like an oxymoron, except it’s true.

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Stop Itemizing Everything: Move Beyond Competition

Daniel Burrus

This Friday: Don’t Miss Daniel’s Live Webinar, “What’s Causing The Retail Apocalypse?”. Friday, February 14th at 10am PT / 1pm ET. Click to Register. Human beings are competitive in all circumstances, and it has only intensified in today’s predominantly technologically advanced world.

DANCING ON THE EDGE OF YOUR COMFORT ZONE

ImagineNation

Yet having the boldness, bravery, and courage in extreme uncertainty, to step up and out of our comfort zones helps us be agile and adaptive in transitioning, growing, and transforming through the enormous challenges, disruptions, and adversities we are confronting.

LEADING AND MANAGING TRANSITIONAL CHANGE

ImagineNation

In our last blog “Leading and managing human transitions through disruption and adversity,” we described the importance of leaders and managers becoming more generous, tolerant, caring, empathic not only with themselves, and also with others they interact with.

CONTROLLING THE CONTROLLABLES

ImagineNation

Both of these are causing disruptive and unpredictable workforce changes, the need for new working practices, and a different set of mindsets and behaviours founded in cultivating an independent will, mental toughness, and emotional agility.

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MANAGING AND SHIFTING A BREAKTHROUGH MINDSET

ImagineNation

The current amount of disruption is causing a significant of stress, fear, and anxiety for all of us, yet panic and worry will not enable us to develop the coping mechanisms required to surmount the range of personal, business, and civic challenges confronting us all globally. Join our Special Edition Mindset Matters Free Webinar Series with Dr. Brett Richards, from Connective Intelligence, Canada.

Simplifying strategic alignment – building resilient and sustainable organisations

ImagineNation

The outcomes included increased cohesion, collaboration, and agility, making them resilient and sustainable as high performing and fast-moving effective teams – who responded quickly to change, often in the face of disruption and adversity. I since evolved Compass Learning, more than six years ago, into ImagineNation where our focus is on enabling people and organisation to be, think and act differently to adapt and grow through disruption.

Leading and managing human transitions through adversity

Innovation Excellence

By failing to focus the human aspects of transitioning from the old to the new, they are unable to help people see, acknowledge, own, and deal with the amount of disruption, dis-regulation and potentially damaging increased levels of individual and collective stress.

LEADING AND MANAGING HUMAN TRANSITIONS

ImagineNation

Connecting with a diverse range of my coaching and consulting clients over the past few weeks, has seriously deepened my understanding of the impact of disruption and adversity, on our stress levels and neurology, and the importance of leading and managing these factors, from both the business and the human perspective. Leading and managing transitions, in the face of disruption and adversity, requires more than the obligatory change management strategy and team.

Upskilling to drive growth in the new economy

ImagineNation

A wise person once said to me, that unless we are learning faster than the environment is changing, we will quickly become irrelevant and redundant, in a chaotic and disruptive world. Join the next free monthly innovation webinar in our Making Innovation a Habit Series – “Improving organizational performance in a disruptive VUCA world through developing a future-ready culture.”.

Evoke deep change by shifting consciousness

ImagineNation

Simultaneously, we are living in disruptive VUCA conditions, yet we are generously and courageously helping out others, to save homes, native animals, and flora and fauna. Resulting in consciously choosing what might be the most useful, creative and intelligent set of responses to these catastrophic crises and disruptive VUCA conditions. An invention that achieves a completely unique function or result may be a radical or disruptive breakthrough.

How can we prepare people for a future we cannot predict?

ImagineNation

Disruption isn’t just happening to us; we are the force behind it. If individuals aren’t being creative and working disruptively, businesses and technologies aren’t going to change and disrupt either”. Generative Discovery skills in deep listening, questioning and debating to provocate & disrupt the status quo. Join the next free monthly webinar in our Making Innovation a Habit Series – “Coaching to Lead Innovation.”

Generating creative energy to innovate

ImagineNation

Disrupting business as usual. This disrupts people from their “business as usual malaise” as it most likely represents a very different picture to what the present state, or current reality may look & feel like. Enabling learning by embodying & enacting an extremely subtle artful & incredibly powerful generative skillset involving being intentionally provocatively competent, contrary & safely disruptive.

The art of creative conversations

ImagineNation

Most of us have been challenged with finding effective ways of breaking and disrupting people’s habitual way of working and trying to capture their attention. Whilst most of us are aware of the value disruption can potentially bring in effecting change and learning, it’s not always an easy situation to deal with, simply because it often creates discomfort & pain. Join the next free monthly webinar in our Making Innovation a Habit Series – “Coaching to Lead Innovation.”

Taking the path to digital transformation

ImagineNation

It is becoming more and more apparent that we are living in a moment of profound possibility and enormous disruption. An organization’s set of mindsets about innovation and digitization will significantly impact on its ability to embrace and apply them as positive, productive & competitive levers in the face of disruption and VUCA times. Join the next free monthly webinar in our Making Innovation a Habit Series – “Coaching to Lead Innovation.”

Shift Your Mindset to Think Exponentially

Game-Changer

Technology non-believers need to understand that innovation is rarely disruptive ; the media and pundits have taken that word and made it meaningless. Someone shared a recent Singularity University Webinar with me where Mark Bonchek, an expert in transformative change, takes you on a guided journey of “unlearning” to shift your mindset from thinking incrementally to exponentially.

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Scaling-Up: The Foundation

Integrative Innovation

We call this part ‘ Scaling-Up ‘ Typically, companies have little problems in generating ideas for adjacent, radical or even disruptive innovation and in validating the most promising ideas. Its uniqueness lies in designing a distinct ‘Playing Field’ between the explorative (radical or disruptive) innovation domain, managed by corporate units and the exploitative (mostly incremental) innovation domain, managed by BUs. Sharpen your thinking: Book and Webinars.

Leveraging talent in the fourth industrial revolution

ImagineNation

Incorporate a strategic focus on the people side of innovation, putting talent at the core of your strategy as a powerful enabler of systemic change through: Outlining a clear why it is important for people to adapt & grow in the face of disruptive change. Re-design roles & cultivate people’s multiple intelligences & maximize your organizations’ potential to adapt & grow in disruptive times?

Leading People in the Digital Age

ImagineNation

As the Digital Age continues to evolve at a dizzying pace, organizations that are not keeping up, will continue to be disrupted by digital attackers and will not survive in today’s fragile macroeconomic environment. Join the next free monthly webinar in our Making Innovation a Habit Series – “Coaching to Lead Innovation.” We are living in an era where that is defined by one continual exponential technology wave after another, called the Digital Age.

We all need a different Social Media profile? Now.

Paul Hobcraft

We presently see the significant ramping up of webinars, @home advice, those multiple suggestions to fill our time but, is it making a real difference to you besides filling time? A different business landscape could mean significant disruption to many of our own activities, all the way through to perhaps the end of this year, yes , the whole of 2020.

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3 Tips To Lead Strong During Uncertain Times

Innovation Excellence

And while the lizard brain is hardwired into us, with a little effort, we can push past it to get to our higher functioning mind that helps us navigate change and disruption. “Stability breeds efficiency and complacency. Instability breeds resilience and innovation”.

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3 Steps to Design Your Innovation Management Program

IdeaScale

Disrupt or be disrupted has been the slogan of the past few years as new startups repeatedly overturn and overtake established companies that have been around for years. If you’re not sure how to do this, check out our webinars on process and on how to evaluate ideas. This trend has given rise to “ innovation management ,” a term that risks being ignored simply for how wonky it sounds. After all, can “innovation” ever really be managed?

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Tips for Virtual Offsites and Remote Retreats

InnovationTraining.org

However, COVID-19 has disrupted these in-person retreats and forced businesses to get creative with virtual offsites and remote retreats. Do not compare this to a typical webinar or Zoom meeting.

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How to Build Your Culture of Human-Centered Innovation

Inceodia

Even though we’ve seen it again and again, established companies think they are too big to fail and their business … or even their whole industry … is disrupted by new products or new business models that deliver more value to their customers. Make 2020 your year to innovate Learn more in this free webinar. But his invention was dismissed because it disrupted their core film business. True Leadership entails building empathy for those you are entrusted to help.

Capgemini Report on Innovation Centers: Top 5 Takeaways

Planview Spigit

They Even Encourage (Calculated) Risk-Taking… Innovation is risky by nature, what with it being so tied to change and predicting outcomes and ‘disrupting the status quo’. Get the full report here >> WEBINAR. Innovation has never been as misunderstood, challenging, expensive, or transformative as it is today. With $1.6 trillion spent globally on R&D in 2014 alone, it’s perhaps the most crucial initiative people can invest in.

What Executives are Reading This Week

MSSBTI

“If we don’t change, our business will continue to decline, but our people resist,” or “We are facing a disruption and we need to change, but our culture does not permit it. Registered for our free leadership webinar coming October 17, 2018, here. When I hear this from a leader, the question I pose is, “What are YOU prepared to do?” They feel they have been doing all they can to drive change and are up against insurmountable odds.

Dare to think differently

ImagineNation

We enable people to lead in the imagination age to maximize diversity, difference and disruption , by empowering them to be and think differently and: Flow with people’s need to be “right” in control, and defensive and divisive when disagreement and conflict occur and to artfully and skilfully use creative tension to pull people towards a new possibility and envisioning a new future. As many of my colleagues are aware, I am at heart, a maverick, an unorthodox or independent-minded person.

Six ways to improve innovation through culture change

Wazoku

Based on the Innov8rs webinar on the same topic where Nicola Darke, Customer Success Director at Wazoku, Tim Westall, Co-Founder of April Strategy, and Hans Gillior, Founder of the Goodwind Company, each shared two ways to improve innovation through culture change. Or will you go to the other end of the spectrum and explore disruptive possibilities? Watch the on-demand webinar.