Mon.Aug 10, 2020

Do I have the tools I need to feel productive at work?

Tembosocial

You need the answer to this question, especially since the physical space an employee occupies has a major impact on their productivity and positivity at work. A report from Gartner on increasing the returns on employee experience found that “only 13% of employees’ expectations are fully met at work.”. Employee Recognition Employee Experience

Those that learn to frame the Strategic Innovation discussion are the big winners

Paul Hobcraft

Constructing an innovation conversation framework is never easy, we all come at it in different ways and when it comes to those strategic conversations, we feel a sense of panic and growing tension as our messages begin to fray at the edges and slip more into tactical, the more we talk. If you just diving into innovations, this sort of strategic conversation can change the goalposts, alter the perspective, and can give the innovation a more focused framing to build propositions around.

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How to Enable Organizational Success without Micromanagement

Tullio Siragusa

How to Enable Organizational Success without Micromanagement. An effective leader can achieve goals through influence instead of forced compliance. Amazing lessons in leadership can be learned by stepping up to lead in a volunteer organization. When you are leading a team in a volunteer situation you have no leverage. No one is getting paid to be there, and in most cases you had nothing to do with who is there.

Towards meta intelligence

The Future Shapers

The world as we know it is changing rapidly. There is no getting back to the old. In this thought piece Ron Immink unpacks the lessons from a book called “The Future Is Faster Than You Think: How Converging Technologies Are Transforming Business, Industries, and Our Lives”. It is a must read for every CEO. The post Towards meta intelligence appeared first on The Future Shapers. Foresight Future Thinking Leading Change

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!

How to Enable Organizational Success without Micromanagement

Tullio Siragusa

How to Enable Organizational Success without Micromanagement. An effective leader can achieve goals through influence instead of forced compliance. Amazing lessons in leadership can be learned by stepping up to lead in a volunteer organization. When you are leading a team in a volunteer situation you have no leverage. No one is getting paid to be there, and in most cases you had nothing to do with who is there.

A Path to More Creative Thinking

Innovation in Practice

Innovation is a skill. It’s not a gift. It’s not something you’re born with. But you can actually learn to be creative like you could learn any other skill – whether it be in business or in your personal life or some other skill that you want to learn like a new sport. What is Creativity? Think of creativity as a process, a cognitive process, which is something that happens inside your head. But your brain produces lots of thoughts that aren’t creative.

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A Path to More Creative Thinking

Innovation in Practice

Innovation is a skill. It’s not a gift. It’s not something you’re born with. But you can actually learn to be creative like you could learn any other skill – whether it be in business or in your personal life or some other skill that you want to learn like a new sport. What is Creativity? Think of creativity as a process, a cognitive process, which is something that happens inside your head. But your brain produces lots of thoughts that aren’t creative.

CxOs & Innovation

Innovation Leader

n April 2020, we began planning this research initiative, CxOs and Innovation. It will consist of two mini-reports, interviews with corporate leaders, and thought leadership essays by our sponsor, KPMG LLP. The objective: to be helpful to C-Suite leaders and those professionals responsible for driving innovation inside large organizations

#1,850 – Blacksford RVs

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

I can’t wait to start traveling again. Cities, national parks, other countries. It doesn’t matter. You name it, I want to go to it. Unfortunately, it’s really not safe to go anywhere right now. Staying in an Airbnb is a little bit better than staying in a hotel but still not fool proof.

The Overlooked Secret To Innovation

Phil McKinney

As a society, we have a problem. Some years ago, the late Nobel Prize winner Dr. Albert Schweitzer was asked by a reporter, “Doctor, what’s wrong with people today?” The famous doctor was silent for a moment, then he said, “People simply don’t think!” Why do some not use our brains and think? The brain […] As a society, we have a problem. Some years ago, the late Nobel Prize winner Dr. Albert Schweitzer was asked by a reporter, “Doctor, what’s wrong with people today?”

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.

Citizen innovation for good governance

ideas4allinnovation

Technological evolution is calling into question the traditional relationship between governments and their citizens. It has also highlighted the fact that digitization and administrations do not always progress at the same rate.

Intel & Innovation – IT Industry Giant Launches Qmarkets’ Ideation Platform Across Strategic Business Units

Qmarkets

The Intel Business Innovation Team has launched Qmarkets’ award-winning idea management platform to collect innovative ideas and solutions from employees of specific internal business units. So far around 1,300 Intel employees have been invited to participate from two distinct units, the Silicon engineering teams and a manufacturing team.

Container Components are Dead, Long Live Containers?

Taivara

ARTICLES & RESOURCES. Containers Components are Dead. Long Live Containers? by Taivara , Technology Innovation. ## Container Components. For a long time, we’ve made use of the Container Component pattern within our React apps. It’s been a grand old pattern and we’ve gotten a ton of mileage out of it. ?. If you’re not already familiar with the Container Component pattern, I highly recommend reading this ( [link] ) article by Dan Abramov.

Intel & Innovation – IT Industry Giant Launches Qmarkets’ Ideation Platform Across Strategic Business Units

Qmarkets

The Intel Business Innovation Team have launched Qmarkets’ award winning idea management platform to collect innovative ideas and solutions from employees of specific internal business units. So far around 1,300 Intel employees have been invited to participate from two distinct units, the Silicon engineering teams and a manufacturing team. Israel – The ongoing initiative kicked off on the 20th of July with a four-week ideation event to encourage adoption and engagement with the platform.

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.

Working from home is here to stay

AureaWorks

According to Gartner, 80% of company leaders plan to permit remote work after the pandemic. That’s the reason so many of our customers are trying out Sococo, a powerful virtual office that workers report to every day just like a physical office (complete with desks, conference rooms, and even break rooms). Sococo is our most popular new product, with adoption up 500% this year alone. Register for the webinar to preview one of our most in demand and easy-to-adopt products.

We Were Made for These Times!

Idea Champions

What follows is an extraordinary call of the heart by Clarissa Pinkola Estes. Not only is it worth reading, it's worth reading aloud -- so you hear it and feel it as well as see it. Then, you get to decide who you want to share it with -- and how. This is a piece of deep, soul-inspired, primal writing that deserves to travel to every corner of the Earth. "My My friends, do not lose heart. We were made for these times. I have heard from so many recently who are deeply and properly bewildered.