Wed.Nov 15, 2023

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We could all benefit from more failures

Idea to Value

People are afraid of failure. In fact, people tend to avoid failing publicly wherever possible, especially in the workplace. This can result in people and projects trying to hide failure , or avoid trying things which challenge them at all so that they are less likely to fail. There are deep-rooted evolutionary reasons why we feel losses and negative experiences more strongly than successes, so we try and avoid the losses even if it means not experiencing potential successes as well.

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Four Ways to Refine Your Innovation Process

IdeaScale

Just like innovation itself, an innovation program is constantly being shaped by the environment around it over time. A good innovation program absorbs new information and ideas constantly. So how do you refine it? 1. Look For Feedback Your innovation process will likely touch an enormous range of stakeholders, from internal departments to your biggest [.

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What CEOs Need to Know About the Costs of Adopting GenAI

Harvard Business Review

CEOs must not overlook the intricacies of genAI costs. CEOs must integrate the multifaceted costs into their strategic vision, acknowledging nuances such as inference cost, fine-tuning cost, prompt engineering cost, cloud expenses, talent costs, and operation costs. Additionally, CEOs need to be vigilant about often overlooked expenses, including infrastructure overhaul, data security, and ethical considerations.

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Strategic Issue Diagnosis

IdeaScale

You think things are changing fast? You ain’t seen nothin’ yet. We’re just at the start of changes in technology, global competition, and geo-demographic transformations. Futurists tell us that the rate of technological change is accelerating, along with related changes in society, culture, and geopolitics, which means that all sorts of new challenges and opportunities [.

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How to Easily Navigate Crypto Accounting in the Web3 Era

Speaker: Aaron Jacob, VP of Accounting Solutions & Reagan Cook, GTM Lead

Are you struggling to navigate the complexities and challenges that come with crypto accounting? 🤔 This new webinar will cover everything businesses need to know to get started with crypto accounting after incorporating crypto into their business models! Industry experts Aaron Jacob and Reagan Cook of TaxBit will thoroughly explore the prevalent operational hurdles encountered by accounting teams when interacting with crypto on the books, and detail how software solutions can effectively

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Zhang Ruimin: A Lifetime Of Maximizing Human Value

Bill Fischer

Haier's Zhang Ruimin has not only pioneered a new way of thinking about how large, complex organizations might work, but he actually navigated such change, and it worked!

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3 Leadership Traits That Make You Easy to Follow

Entrepreneur - Innovation

Leadership is no longer about leading from the front; it's rather about how can you bring people along with you. And these three traits will help you get there.

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Breaking the Mold: Rethinking Customer Needs in the Age of Anticipatory Thinking

Daniel Burrus

To create the next great product or service, it has been standard practice to ask the customer questions like: “What do you want ? What do you need ? What will make your life easier ?” These simple inquiries should lead to a simple answer. It is then our responsibility as businesses and organizations to respond with products, services, or processes that meet customers’ needs while increasing our margins and market share.

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Your Company Will Need Remote Work as Extreme Weather Gets Worse

Harvard Business Review

Remote-work-readiness is an important form of flexibility that companies need to consider. The Covid-19 pandemic made this clear, but research shows that it is true of other forms of unexpected disruptions, too. Extreme weather events are harder on companies that aren’t able or prepared to work from home. As those events become more frequent, the ability to work remotely will become more important.

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Thanksgiving Sale on Charting Change

Innovation Excellence

Wow! Exciting news! My publisher is having a Thanksgiving sale that will allow you to get the hardcover or the digital version (eBook) of my latest best-selling book Charting Change for 55% off! Including FREE SHIPPING WORLDWIDE!

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To Prove Your Company Isn’t Greenwashing, Endorse Smart Regulation

Harvard Business Review

Whether you call it propaganda or greenwashing, companies have long used marketing to tout the good they do for the environment while obfuscating any negative externalities of their businesses. However, thanks to the rise of the internet and social media and the proliferation of data on ESG performance, consumers (and employees) are now acutely aware of whether organizations are actually practicing what they preach.

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Scan to Success: How to Leverage QR Codes for Offline and Online Marketing Power

Speaker: Corey Daugherty, Head of Business Development at Flowcode & Georgette Malitsis, Senior Customer Success Manager, Enterprise at Flowcode

Let's explore the transformative power of QR codes in bridging offline and online marketing worlds. 📲 This new webinar featuring Corey Daugherty and Georgette Malitsis of Flowcode will dive into how innovative QR technology not only enhances traditional marketing strategies, but also drives meaningful customer engagement and analytics. Register today to gain practical knowledge on using QR codes to increase conversion rates, optimize customer journeys, and ultimately unlock a new realm o

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To foster young talent, employers need to share their social capital

Christensen Institute

In July 2023, our team published “ People-powered pathways: Lessons in how to build students’ social capital through career-connected learning.” In the report, we describe successes and challenges in bringing social capital–building strategies to a variety of educational settings. Our observations draw from an 18-month pilot during which we leveraged our social capital playbook to provide direct support to a group of three intermediary organizations—Education Strategy Group, Generation Schools N

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How Paternity Leave Helps Dads’ Brains Adapt to Parenting

Harvard Business Review

Parenting is not as “instinctual” as previously believed. While decades of research have focused on the maternal brain, revealing fascinating changes that train the brain for the demands of keeping a small human alive, new research on the paternal brain shows similar changes. And these changes happen even though fathers do not have the physical experiences of pregnancy, birth, and the related hormone shifts.

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5 Reasons to Consider Migrating Your Data Estate to Microsoft Fabric

Acuvate

It’s 2023. AI is a reality reshaping business as we know it. Specifically, recent advancements in Generative Pre-trained Transformer (GPT) and Large Language Models (LLMs) have led to an explosion in interest and adoption of AI. A recent global survey by McKinsey saw 79% of all respondents say they have exposure to generative AI in some capacity. 22% confirmed that they regularly use it in their work.

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The Power of Selfless Leadership

Harvard Business Review

If you’re trying to become a more self-aware leader, this episode is for you.

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Don’t Get Left Behind: Leveraging Modern Product Management Across the Organization

Speaker: Kat Conner

The challenge of delivering the right product at the right time while aligning with strategic objectives is more pressing than ever. Product management is evolving and gaining greater recognition as the means to creating this connection. Join our upcoming webinar and learn how to streamline your product development processes, infuse product thinking across the organization, and bridge the gap between vision and delivery.

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The Risks of Rebranding

Harvard Business Review

Brands are constantly changing to “stay fresh,” but that’s often a mistake.

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Is Entrepreneurship Right for Me?

Harvard Business Review

What to consider before you walk away from a corporate career.

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Azeem’s Picks: Creating AI Responsibly with Joanna Bryson

Harvard Business Review

What does it mean to design and implement AI responsibly?

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