Thu.Nov 28, 2019

Keep your eye on the prize: a clear goal is dimension 3 of successful innovation

Exago

Innovating successfully in 2020 requires good leadership, a people-first strategy and, as dimension 3 of our guide shows, setting clear, tangible goals and measuring a broad range of results.

How to build successful community open innovation networks

Innovation Excellence

Everyone seems interested in getting the most impact out of their innovation efforts. Collaborative Innovation Networks (COINs) have mushroomed since the invention of the Internet and cheap mobile communications.

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Critical Leadership Question: Do You Bring Out Mediocrity In Others?

Game-Changer

Leadership is hard. It’s not about giving commands and mandates; it goes beyond that. You have to get involved with people, care about them. It’s about influence. You see successful leaders deliver results through relationships.

The 6 Best Business Strategies I've Ever Seen

Cascade Strategy

I recently wrote an article about why so many strategies fail. Today though, I want to focus on the flip-side of that coin. I want to share with you my personal top 6 picks for the best business strategies of all time. Enjoy and more importantly, add your own examples in the comments below!

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

Top 10 CPG Industry Trends For 2020

Acuvate

In the past decade, the way people shop and engage with CPG brands has undergone an unprecedented change in the market. Enhancing products and offering a superior customer experience have been prime movers of CPG companies as customer demands are fast-changing.

100%Open Past and Future

100%Open

A Reflection on 10 Years in Open Innovation. Marginal to mainstream. When 100%Open was spun out of Nesta 10 years ago, open innovation was interesting. Interesting – in a marginal, quirky, alternative, slightly hippy way.