Mon.Apr 12, 2021

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 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.


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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 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.

The 5 Stages of Account-Based Marketing — and How to Win Them All

Successfully complete the five stages of ABM: define, identify, engage, convert, and connect. We’ll show you how to create a unified system with your sales team to help them land more qualified opportunities and connect with prospects like never before.

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. Because the narrative of self-sacrifice is pervasive in our society. The truth is that you can be successful without compromising your quality of life.

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.

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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.

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.

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

"Can You Start The Project While We Sort Out The Deal?”

Business Innovation Design

"Can you start the project while we sort out the deal?” This is what my enterprise client asked me. You thought you are going to get the project. And the money. But your client asks you to start working immediately while working out a deal in parallel. Would you tell your client no while squirming uncomfortably? Would you tell your client yes while hoping that he actually sort out a deal? Would you stay silent and let the deal fall through?

The Ultimate Guide to Executive Recruiting

Sourcing the right executive candidates and filling key managerial roles in an organization can be difficult, even in the best of times. Download this eBook to level up your discovery process, talent sourcing, and strategies for reaching your best-fit candidates.


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.

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.