Mon.Feb 24, 2020

What I Learned About Emotion AI Through My Startup


Just over a year ago, at the end of 2018 we closed Netek; my emotion AI company. The reason? Just like every startup that’s funded, we ran out of money. I tried over many months to raise more money. We had the tech and the team.

4 Things Every Business Leader Should Know About Artificial Intelligence and Automation

Innovation Excellence

In 2011, MIT economists Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee self-published an unassuming e-book titled Race Against The Machine. It quickly became a runaway hit. Before long, the two signed a contract with W.

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How to relieve your company's technostress


The futurists are anticipating the arrival of cloud-based, consumer grade social tools at work. Employee Feedback Employee Experience

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How to Develop Patience and Why

Tullio Siragusa

How to Develop Patience and Why. Gratitude is a feeling of appreciation felt by the recipient of gifts, help, or other types of generosity towards the giver of such gifts. Gratitude is a powerful process of shifting your energy and bringing more of what you want into your life. It unlocks the fullness of life. We are all surrounded by blessings and reasons to be grateful, but few realize this, due to obsessively rushing to get to the next thing.

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.

Leaders write good intentions in the snow

The Future Shapers

Brilliant ideas rarely become reality. Is it due to unwillingness, lack of leadership or are there other causes? In the initial phase, also known as the fuzzy front end, there often seems to be no solid foundation to build on.

Making Stress Work for You to Achieve Your Life Goals

Innovators Alliance

Workplace stress is the primary cause of mental health concerns in Canada. According to the Mental Health Commission of Canada , one in five Canadians experience a mental health problem or illness each year, equating to 500,000 employees unable to work every week.

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General Motors and IBM on the Role of a Silicon Valley R&D Outpost

Innovation Leader

R&D leaders from General Motors and IBM discuss the mission of the companies’ Silicon Valley outposts, and the importance of tracking first movers in an emerging market

When the future of mobility comes together in a “creative space” – how co-pace drives innovation


When it comes to innovation and digitalization, the concept of a “creative space” keeps popping up. Why should companies with smoothly running departments and processes, send their teams to a neutral place lacking all of that? .

95% of new products fail: make sure yours isn’t one of them


Every year, over 30,000 new products see the light, of which 95% fail shortly after their launch. This is data presented by Clayton Christensen, professor at Harvard Business School , in this INC article. The figure is somewhat variable.

Communicating Complex Ideas Effectively

Michael Roberto

Source: Stanford Business School I recently listened to a highly informative podcast episode featuring Stanford University strategic communications lecturers Matt Abrahams and Lauren Weinstein.

Building Healthy Innovation Ecosystems for Your Projects

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

In this webinar, Nick Noreña will walk through an Innovation Ecosystem Model that he and his team at Kromatic have developed to help investors, heads of product, teachers, and executives understand how they can best support innovation in their own ecosystem. He'll also go over metrics we can use to measure the health of our ecosystems as we build more resources for innovators.

Make Sure You Choose the Right Words

Innovation Excellence

We all want to make progress. We all want to to do the right thing. And we all have the best intentions. But often we don’t pay enough attention to the words we use. There are pure words that convey a message in a kind soothing way and there are snarl words that convey a. Innovation language

Innovation vs Problem-Solving

Stephen Shapiro

Language is important. Although I’ve spent 25 years focused on innovation, not everyone likes that word. In this 1:56 video, I share why I often use the term problem-solving instead – and how that perspective can accelerate change in any organization.

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