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Is There Value in an Innovation Program for Your Company?


In my last article I wrote about the influences and themes that I see changing how large, mature and (often) incumbent organisations drive innovative growth and impact. In short, the innovation development professionals are (ironically) being disrupted. The post Is There Value in an Innovation Program for Your Company? appeared first on InnovationManagement.

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The Art of Decision-making as an Innovation Leader

Idea to Value

As we all know, innovating and creating something new is usually seen, for good reason, as an important, yet highly risky endeavor. As such, innovation leaders are constantly under a lot of pressure from many different directions. Now, when we talk about innovation, we often focus on the more practical side of things related to the topic, such as processes , best practices , and tools.


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The Finest Example of Storytelling using Data

Rmukesh Gupta

I have seen a lot of presenters who use data to influence or persuade their audience. In most cases, they end up overwhelming their audience. If you were to ask the audience a couple of days later about what they remember from the presentation, usually, people do not remember much. So, it was with utmost excitement and reverence, I would like to share the best presentation that i have ever seen that uses data to persuade the audience.

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The Art Of Innovation | 10 Things To Learn From Guy Kawasaki


The agenda of our first management meeting in 2021 was ‘How can we innovate to thrive this year?’ We were clear that if we continue to do the same thing we did last year, there is no way we can bring any change in our growth. . The post The Art Of Innovation | 10 Things To Learn From Guy Kawasaki appeared first on InnovationManagement.

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Empowering Retail Associates to Enhance the Customer Experience

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.

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How to Be Successful without Sacrifice

Tullio Siragusa

How to Be Successful without Sacrifice. No pain no gain. We’ve all heard this saying and we’ve been sold on the idea that it is true. Is it really true that you cannot achieve success without sacrifice? This is something that most people go through in their lives without ever finding any answers on how to make success easier, and less painful. Why? Because the narrative of self-sacrifice is pervasive in our society.

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Has anyone ever built muscles by taking a tour of the gym?

Inspiring Next

Really? Bringing innovation into an organization culture is like building a mental muscle. You cannot learn it online or through watching panel discussions amongst thought leaders. It requires sustained effort for long period of time, and painful learning. Basic Physics behind an Organizational Behavior Organizations seem to follow some basic principles of physics.

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Creativity for Charities: How to Apply the SIT Techniques to Be More Creative and Resourceful

Innovation in Practice

Charities and nonprofit organizations need to be just as innovative – and in some ways, they have to be even more innovative than for-profit organizations. Think about it. . Charities and nonprofits have limited resources. They have constant pressure on their mission and they need to develop the skills of creativity so they can be more resourceful and see new opportunities. .

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Why should your company be a Business to Experience company?


Over the past decade, UX designers and researchers have dedicated themselves to enhancing each touch point of interaction with customers. Years later, this user-dedicated style had been established with new parameters, inaugurating a new moment in business. Now is the time for experiences. In this context, Business to Experience (B2E) represents a transition, which follows the flow of other trends that have been consolidated in society and business.

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What Matters in Innovation — Apr. 9, 2021

Innovation Leader

What mattered in innovation this week? Innovation Leader CEO Scott Kirsner, Derisk CEO Alex Slawsby, and Sara Husk Chief Customer Officer of Planbox share. That includes some of the innovation news that you may have missed this week, and why it matters for innovators working in big organizations.

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Idea Champions

Here at the International Headquarters of The Year of Living Creatively -- my living room -- we believe that every one on planet Earth is never more than a few seconds away from a breakthrough. Or, at the very least, a big idea, insight, or inspiration. Newton had his under an apple tree. Archimedes' moment was in the bathtub. YOURS? Well. that's still-to-be determined.

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Future Focus: Constructing Unshakeable Stability in Your Manufacturing Supply Chain

Speaker: Jay Black, Senior Account Executive

We’ve all heard the buzzwords to describe new supply chain trends: resiliency, sustainability, AI, machine learning. But what do these really mean today? Over the past few years, manufacturing has had to adapt to and overcome a wide variety of supply chain trends and disruptions to stay as stable as possible. Stability has become key in this post-COVID world, and will remain key moving forward.

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Subtracting Features to Enhance Products: We're Biased Against Doing That

Michael Roberto

Source: Wikimedia Diana Kwon recently wrote a Scientific American article titled, "Our Brain Typically Overlooks This Brilliant Problem-Solving Strategy." She opens with an anecdote about how kids learn to ride a bicycle today versus in the past. When I was a kid, my father installed training wheels on my bike, as many other parents did. Today, more and more parents are opting to purchase balance bikes for their children.