Mon.Dec 09, 2019

Great Ideas are NOT Accidental!

Innovation Excellence

In 2010, I had an idea for a new product for the company I worked for. I had put together a business plan and presented it to the company’s CEO. A week later I presented it to the board of directors. My presentation was very well received, and the directors described the product as very.

How to Enhance Innovation with Learning and Development Training

Innovation in Practice

by Max Maccarone. Innovation is an inescapable fact of being in business in today’s market. Advancements and developments in technology mean that nearly every industry has been impacted by a variety of innovations within their specific field.

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How to Build Your Culture of Human-Centered Innovation

Inceodia

True Leadership entails building empathy for those you are entrusted to help. I see headlines every day about failed innovation efforts. 88% of Fortune 500 firms that were alive in 1955 are gone or diminished, having missed their chance to innovate. Only 8 out of 100 startups survive past 10 years.

Podcast S3E48: Adam Malofsky – Innovating with your customers’ customer

Idea to Value

In today’s episode of the Idea to Value Podcast, we speak with Adam Malofsky, the MD of Elemence. We speak about the need to understand your customers’ customer, and the theory of Adaptive Innovation. Topics covered in today’s episode: 00:01:00 – How Adam’s father’s innovation journey helped Loctite succeed. 00:03:00 – The best way to innovate is by finding the needs of your customers’ customer.

ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

The Courage To Speak Up

Innovation Excellence

If you see things differently than others, congratulations. You’re thinking for yourself. If you find yourself pressured into thinking like everyone else, that’s a sign your opinion threatens. It’s too powerful to be dismissed out-of-hand, and that’s why they want to shut you up.

How to Improve Relationships at Work

Tullio Siragusa

How to Improve Relationships at Work. Today every company expects meaningful work from the workforce. That meaningful work encompasses working with a strong team in addition to having your dream job and realization as a valued member of the company. It’s important to develop strong relationships with team members, project managers, senior management, vendors, clients, customers, direct reports and administrators.

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Focused Momentum

Raise your hand if you were alive on November 22, 1963. I recently posed this question to a conference room of 30 senior executives and board members.

Visiting the boiling point of innovation in Russia

Board of Innovation

The story of our first trip to Moscow for a project with GenerationS, a pioneer of cross-industry innovation acceleration in Russia. The post Visiting the boiling point of innovation in Russia appeared first on Board of Innovation.

Happy Holidays From Innovators Alliance

Innovators Alliance

“Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were. But without it, we go nowhere.”. Carl Sagan. May your imagination bring joy and inspiration to you and yours over the holiday season – and bring possibility to your world in 2020! Holiday Hours.

Innovative Ways for Your Employees to “Always Be Learning”

InnovationManagement

One of the most significant investments any business can make is in its staff. This goes beyond the simple fact of paying for salaries and benefits, however — in order to be a truly valuable element of a company, employees must be genuinely nurtured. The post Innovative Ways for Your Employees to “Always Be Learning” appeared first on Innovation Management.

How To Create A Movement To Drive Transformation In Your Company Or Industry

Speaker: Greg Satell

Everybody has something they’d like to change, whether it is a problem in their organization, their industry, their community or society at large. But how can you get your ideas for change to take hold beyond a small circle of likeminded people? What you need is a cascade: small groups that are loosely connected but united by a common purpose. When they synchronize their collective behavior as networks, they become immensely powerful. A business model is disrupted, an industry is remade, the preceding order is no more and the world is transformed.

Leading Virtual Teams

Michael Roberto

Source: Wikimedia Many of us perform a great deal of work virtually these days. While many technologies have enabled effective virtual work, significant challenges remain when it comes to leading teams whose members are not co-located.

You Need To Take Responsibility For Your Own Evolution

Game-Changer

One of the biggest challenges we have to tackle in the Next Economy is upskilling people. Heck, we’ve been living in a digital Economy for some time now and most people still use their computer or mobile phone to send emojis, animated gifs and memes to each other.