Mon.Aug 22, 2022

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3 Things Organizations Can Do to Create an Ethos of Transformation


There’s no question that the last few years have had a tumultuous effect on businesses worldwide. Economic stimulus efforts, a global pandemic, global tensions and geopolitical issues, societal unrest – all of those events have altered how organizations bring their products, goods, and services to market. Many companies have responded to this era of intense uncertainty with massive changes of their own, from enacting new operating models to architecting new customer experiences, and more.

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To Make Better Hires, Learn What Predicts Success

Harvard Business Review

Tracking the performance of people who are already succeeding at your company will help you identify high-potential candidates.

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Designing Your Organization for Transformation

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Greg Satell The March on Washington, in which Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his famous “I Have a Dream” speech, is one of the most iconic events in American history. So it shouldn’t be surprising that when anybody wants to drive change in the United States, they often begin with trying to […].

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Gain Better User Adoption the Design Thinking Way

Tullio Siragusa

Gain Better User Adoption the Design Thinking Way. People tend to resist change when change means altering or replacing existing norms of doing things. A new system might fail when users do not accept it even though the system might be effective. Adoption, or lack thereof dictates just how effective a new way of doing things is or isn’t. At the same time, an inefficient system might create value among users if users decide to adopt it.

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Why You Need to Use Case Studies in Sales and Marketing (and How to Start Now)

Case studies are proof of successful client relations and a verifiable product or service. They persuade buyers by highlighting your customers' experiences with your company and its solution. In sales, case studies are crucial pieces of content that can be tailored to prospects' pain points and used throughout the buyer's journey. In marketing, case studies are versatile assets for generating business, providing reusable elements for ad and social media content, website material, and marketing c

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3 Types of Burnout, and How to Overcome Them

Harvard Business Review

Are you feeling overloaded, under-challenged, or neglected?

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Building out the new Energy Ecosystem


Building out the new Energy Ecosystem. I firmly believe the Energy System needs a very systematic and consistent evaluation as we undertake the changes from a fossil-reliant ecosystem into a clean, renewable one, with the overriding obligation to address climate change. As you consider a change of this magnitude, you recognize how complicated this becomes, and the deeper your thinking becomes, hence why I like thinking through this with the use of mind maps.

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The “Appification” of the Enterprise – How MS Power Apps Help


According to Gartner, 65% of app development activity by 2024 will happen on low-code platforms. Furthermore, Forrester finds that the total spending on low-code technologies for app building will grow to a staggering $21.2 billion in 2022. These numbers indicate the sheer potential of low- and no-code platforms in meeting the needs of rapid enterprise app building to further productivity, employee engagement, and customer experience goals.

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Becoming Vigilant & Detecting Early Warning Signs

Michael Roberto

Source: Flaticon Wharton decision-making experts George Day and Paul Schoemaker have identified four strategies for becoming vigilant leaders who can detect early warning signs effectively. They recognize that the best companies overcome tunnel vision, avoid complacency, and scan the environment successfully to identify opportunities and threats. Here are their four strategies: 1.

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REST: The Art of Doing Less

Idea Champions

I know you are super busy, so I am going to keep this book review super short. Why do I know you are super busy? Because you are living in the age of information overload and, unless you are in a coma, traction, or jail, you are very likely feeling overwhelmed much of the time. Or as the White Rabbit put it, "I'm late, I'm late, for a very important date.".

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Innovation Budget Planning


Budget Planning for Innovation During Changing Economic Times. As the budgeting season kicks off, the C-Suites are issuing guidelines and financial targets despite unpredictable market conditions. Their goals for success lie in the adaptability and strength of their resources across the Innovation Portfolio. From the Harvard Business Review article “ An Agile Approach to Budgeting for Uncertain Times ,” here are the curated questions your team should ask while planning for projects in the year a

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Retail Tech: Empower Associates, Optimize CX, and Boost Productivity

Speaker: Andrew Regan, Managing Partner at BlueSeed Retail Ltd.

Did you know that 70% of new retail technology fails to deliver expected benefits and can often decrease customer value, service, and experience? With that in mind, how can we empower our store associates to leverage new technology to optimize the customer experience and boost productivity? This exclusive webinar with Andrew Regan will dive into strategies to empower retail associates for success with new technology.