Mon.Aug 03, 2020

What is Innovation Really Like in the Trenches?

Innovation Leader

”[Innovation] is like a movie set that looks stunning on-camera, but relies on…work behind the scenes.” An anonymous innovator offers his take on what innovation is really like

Where Did the Suggestion Box Come From?


And what’s changed along the way? Online ideation and collaboration might be a fairly recent business practice, but the suggestion box concept has been around at least since the 18th century. The post Where Did the Suggestion Box Come From? appeared first on InnovationManagement. Organization & Culture Collaboration Employee Engagement employee feedback incentives professional development suggestion box

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How to Stay In a Positive Mental State

Rmukesh Gupta

I am a big fan of Anthony Iannarino and his work. He is one of the few sales thought leaders who understands that to be successful in sales, one doesn’t just need to master the selling techniques but also master oneself in many ways. One such piece of insight from Anthony has inspired this post. In his post “How to Change Your Mental State Now” , he shared the following insight.

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Forget Best Practice, Think Always Of Learning Next Practice

Paul Hobcraft

Often you hear the request made: “Can you give us a best practice snapshot; we would like to get a sense of where we are”. The trouble with best practice is you are looking at someone else’s practices and these are highly individual, made up of different groups of methodologies, processes, rules, theories, values, and concepts. These together have provided that specific company a level of success that others – mostly competitors – begin to notice.

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!

Exago and Número 7 launch N7 e-commerce for businesses to conquer their digital space


With COVID-19 massively accelerating digital transformation, Exago and Número 7 join efforts to launch the N7 e-commerce offer and help businesses find new routes and spaces to welcome customers online. The Número 7’s marketing DNA and Exago’s know-how in innovation will enable companies to speed up the shift to digital and reach new markets, by using VTEX, the fastest-growing e-commerce platform in the world.

Telemedicine is Laying the Roadmap for Healthcare's Future

Entrepreneur - Innovation

One New York doctor explains how it has "introduced a whole new level of convenience and respite.". News and Trends

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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.

How to Create Positive Impact as a Company

Tullio Siragusa

How to Create Positive Impact as a Company. The success of every business has always mostly been measured by the amount of money that it makes. The focus of leadership, company goals, and market position are all mostly tied up around making money. However, there is a social responsibility of every business that cannot be ignored. Every business employs people and targets customers. Both are part of the business community.

The fool on the hill

The Future Shapers

Just because a story is accepted as factual by a majority of people, does not make it the truth. Some research on Covid-19 indicated we were being sold a pack of ambiguities wrapped up in propaganda. Here are 23 points that are not contentious when weighed against triangulated evidence.

Accessing Business Intelligence Dashboards Within An Intranet


Accessing Business Intelligence Dashboards Within An Intranet Accessing and keeping constant track of business KPIs and reports is hard. CxOs, VPs, managers and other senior management leaders need to continuously monitor different types of KPIs relevant to their role. But in order to access them, they have to undergo the tedious process of opening their […]. The post Accessing Business Intelligence Dashboards Within An Intranet appeared first on Acuvate.

11 Ways to Make a Short Remote Design Thinking Project a Success

You can achieve a huge amount in a short period with a virtual design thinking project. While some teams want to come together for several weeks or months to tackle a challenge, others want to run short, sharp projects to find a quick solution. And with the right preparation, attitude, and structure in place, that's totally possible.To help make sure your short innovation projects are a success, download this free guide from the team at Sprintbase, a virtual design thinking platform, to learn their top tips.

Future Banking: what will bank agencies look like in the future?


It is impossible to talk about the future of banks without first mentioning the last major transformation in the sector, caused by fintechs. As you well know, financial system startups have shaken market structures in the past decade, integrating convenience, red tape, and experience.

How Supply Chain Leaders Can Ensure Product Availability Amid The New Normal


How Supply Chain Leaders Can Ensure Product Availability Amid The New Normal The rapid spread of COVID-19 has forced governments to institute stay-at-home and social distancing rules and order complete lockdowns and store closures. These have not only disrupted businesses but have also halted many of them for months. Consequently, the resulting revenue drop and […]. The post How Supply Chain Leaders Can Ensure Product Availability Amid The New Normal appeared first on Acuvate.

Webinar: Lessons for making innovation successful in professional services firms

Idea Drop

A webinar exclusively for the professional services firms in which we share the best practices of some of our clients’ most successful innovation programmes and highlight the ways in which your organisation can: Successfully create an innovation culture Increase efficiency and cut costs Increase employee engagement and retention Would you like to see Idea Drop […].

#1,840 – Looks Like You Need To Let It Out

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

I feel like screaming. As if the pandemic and stifling 114 degree weather wasn’t bad enough, I just found out that I have a fracture in my left arm! Luckily for me there’s now a way to scream in style, thanks to a new website from Iceland’s tourism board that lets you record your greatest primal yell and then pump the noise out into the country’s vast wilderness at one of seven majestic locations.

The D&I Garden: Seeds of Innovation that Grow into Creative Breakthroughs

Speaker: Donald Fan, Senior Director of the Global Office of Culture, Diversity & Inclusion at Walmart Inc.

In the digital era, rife with uncertainty and ambiguity, innovation plays an essential role in sustaining organic growth and outperforming the global competition. Research proves time and again, there exists a robust bond between innovation and diversity & inclusion (D&I); our challenge is to help our leaders understand how to plant the seeds of innovation in the fertile D&I garden in order to drive a strategic and competitive advantage from the office and in the digital landscape.

Think outside YOUR box

Values Centered Innovation

Have you ever felt pressured to "think outside the box" - to come up with big, breakthrough ideas? Or, have you ever felt frustrated when you wanted others to think beyond the normal ideas they typically have? There's a way out of these all-too-common experiences! It starts by seeing what it means to "think outside the box" in a whole new light and then developing awareness and versatility with new ways of thinking.