Tue.Jan 24, 2023

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Accelerating Sustainable Energy Innovation

Paul Hobcraft

Source: Unesco-harnessing-ai-innovation-to-accelerate-sustainability-for-the-planet Over this weekend, I spent a fair amount of reading time working through the World Economic Forum Whitepapers I have collected to remind me of this incredible source of knowledge across many world issues and challenges, grasping the risks, potentials and value opportunities discussed in these papers.

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Stereotype Threat: Why people perform worse at some tasks based on their identity

Idea to Value

Have you ever heard that women are bad drivers? Or that Asian students are good at math? Or that people who work in accounting are not creative? Well, there is a powerful psychological phenomenon which means that if someone is part of a group where there is a stereotype that they will underperform or be bad at a task, then that stereotype will actually make them perform worse.


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ChatGPT did not write this blog

Jeffrey Phillips

There are a lot of folks thinking about the implications of ChatGPT, the new AI that has many writers worried about losing their jobs. I've seen posts online where people provided prompts to ChatGPT and found the resulting document to be comparable to a well-written, college level paper. Which has led, inevitably, to the claim that AI will replace humans and take their jobs.

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How to Talk with Your Team About the Elephant in the Room

Harvard Business Review

A five-step process to discuss problems that feel too threatening, too uncomfortable, or too hidden to bring to the surface.

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Brick & Mortar Retail Relevance: How to Stay Ahead of the Curve

Speaker: Jay Black, Senior Account Executive

Let's set the record straight: in-store retail isn't dead - it's evolving! Faced with the digital age and the demands of omnichannel shopping, some retailers are thriving while others are struggling to adapt. Join Jay Black in this exclusive session as he explores the strategies that set successful stores apart, including: Crafting unique and unforgettable in-store experiences 🛍️ Mastering the art of retail demands 🛒 Navigating inventory challenges in today's climate 📦 an

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Ten Ways to Make Time for Innovation

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Nick Jain Although the average American works 8.8 hours per day, most employees deliver peak productivity just 3 to 4 hours a day. Knowing this, you and your team can experiment with different time management strategies to maximize your peak hours.

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Innovation: How Banks and Businesses Can Fight Fraud and Chargebacks Should Regulation Fail

Entrepreneur - Innovation

With the CFPB's future in the hands of the Supreme Court, Chargebacks911 Founder Monica Eaton says more collaboration between banks and businesses is needed to protect themselves and consumers should a decades worth of regulation be undone.

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Getting InnovationOps processes in place can kickstart innovation


Ops are all the rage these days. Whether DesignOps, ITOps, DevOps or SecOps—and even DevSecOps—companies are looking for structures that bring disparate groups together to accomplish goals efficiently through a system of checks and balances. Here’s another one that will come to the forefront in 2023: InnovationOps.

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Don’t Underestimate the Value of Employee Tenure

Harvard Business Review

Research suggests it has a positive — and sizable — impact on firm performance.

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Innovations in Electric Vehicles and Energy Storage Materials


It’s Electric! Innovative Energy Storage Systems for a Surging Market The power of open innovation and breakthrough R&D are transforming the electric vehicle and energy storage sectors and can be the keys to a global clean energy movement. National policy changes, consumer demand, and improved efficiency in batteries are all factors supporting this market growth and opportunity for commercialization.

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Stepping Up Workforce Planning Strategy by Closing the HR-Finance Gap - SPONSOR CONTENT FROM WORKDAY

Harvard Business Review

Sponsor content from Workday.

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The Product Symphony: Orchestrating Success with Storymapping

Speaker: Jamie Bernard - Senior Product Director at Launch by NTT Data

In today’s dynamic business landscape, successful product management hinges on a keen understanding of customer needs and market dynamics. Storymapping emerges as an invaluable pre-investment tool, enabling smarter decision-making, more accurate resource allocation, and enhanced scope control. It serves as a catalyst to better align your entire organization, setting the stage for impactful, customer-centric product management.

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Expressing Gratitude May Promote Better Collaboration

Michael Roberto

In past blog posts, I have featured some excellent research on the benefits of expressing gratitude. Most of that work focused on the benefits to the person giving thanks. New research from UNC-Chapel Hill Professor Sara B. Algoe and her colleagues demonstrates an interesting ancillary benefit from thanking others. They call it the witness effect. Gratitude doesn't just benefit the individuals giving and receiving thanks; it also has a positive impact on third parties who witness this exchange.

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Guy Raz on What Great Business Leaders Have in Common

Harvard Business Review

A conversation with podcaster and journalist Guy Raz about the recipe for success.