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Innovating at Olympic Levels by Embracing Data-Driven Development for You and Your Enterprise

IdeaScale

As the world eagerly awaits the upcoming Paris Olympics, the stage is set for athletes to showcase their preparation, prowess, and determination to clinch the coveted gold medals. In a parallel universe, the world of innovation is no less competitive, with organizations striving to produce winning ideas that yield a high return on investment (ROI). [.

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Collective Learning needs to be applied to the Hierarchy of Business Ecosystems.

Paul Hobcraft

Paradigm shifts come from collective learning within a Business to build different Ecosystems. How can we realize the power of ecosystem thinking and design and its growing value to enterprises? This will come through collective learning, exchanging and exploring a diversity of opinions and experiences. Achieving alternative perspectives enables a level of discovery that enables innovation it is the need to embrace new organizational design that Ecosystem thinking needs to be considered for buil

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Why Are Companies Sitting on Cash Right Now?

Harvard Business Review

Many companies sit on piles of cash, even when rates of return suggest they shouldn’t. Why? Researchers have pointed to multiple reasons, including flexibility for M&A and tax advantages. But new research suggests it’s also a form of insurance, especially for smaller firms. Their likelihood of experiencing an adverse event (measured by the chance of being delisted) is significantly higher when they hold less cash.

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How We Can Do Well and Do Good at the Same Time.

Rmukesh Gupta

I was surprised today, when I saw this graph on the XKCD blog earlier today. I did some search about the claim and lo and behold, I could find more information about the work of Arvid Högbom and his colleague Svante Arrhenius around the effect of greenhouse gases (not named such at that time) on the climate. As the graph claims, we have known about the harmful effects of the emission of carbon in our environment now for more than 128 years, yet haven’t done much to address the issue.

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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

Let's explore the transformative power of QR codes in bridging offline and online marketing worlds. 📲 This new webinar featuring Corey Daugherty 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 of marketing potential!

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How to Talk to Your Team About a Decision You Disagree With

Harvard Business Review

When you’re part of a company’s management structure, there will be moments when you’ll have to represent a decision your bosses made that you don’t agree with to your team. Carrying the proverbial flag on behalf of the powers-that-be won’t feel good, but that’s part of the job. Barring a decision or action that is immoral, illegal, or unethical, standing behind decisions that don’t go your way is one of the most challenging things you’ll have to do as a leader.

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The Event That Made Einstein an Icon

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Greg Satell On April 3rd, 1921, a handful of journalists went to interview a relatively unknown scientist named Albert Einstein. When they arrived to meet his ship they found a crowd of thousands waiting for him, screaming with adulation.

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Is AI the Future of Innovation Management?

Viima

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve probably heard a thing or two about AI in the last year. The launch of ChatGPT has supercharged the hype around AI, and now we’re seeing dramatic progress at a pace unlike anything that’s come before. For those of us into innovation, it’s an exciting time. Much has been said about the topic at large so I won’t go over the details here.

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The Power of Resilience in Leadership: Building Mental Toughness for Challenging Times

Tullio Siragusa

The Power of Resilience in Leadership: Building Mental Toughness for Challenging Times In an era defined by rapid technological advancements, global interconnectedness, and unforeseen challenges, the ability to adapt and persevere through adversity has become a hallmark of effective leadership. Resilience, or mental toughness, is no longer just an advantageous trait; it is a fundamental requirement for leaders who aim to navigate their organizations through the complexities of the modern busines

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