Wed.Jul 29, 2020

This KPI Template Will Drive Business Success


Management guru Peter Drucker once said, “What’s measured improves.” So true. You get what you measure when it comes to business performance. The problem is that most teams don’t have clear key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure the success of their strategies and projects.

5 Ways Risk-Averse Thinking Can Lead to Successful Innovation


Risk is often considered a crucial aspect of innovation, but it is not necessarily what drives success. Research shows an aversion to risk can spark creativity. In his book, Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World, Adam Grant discusses how those who are not risk-takers can drive progress.


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Why Innovation Management Is Key for the Future of Employee Experience


Developing High Performance Leadership


Organizational knowledge cannot merely be described as the sum of individual knowledge, but as a systematic combination based on social interactions shared among organizational members. The post Developing High Performance Leadership appeared first on InnovationManagement.

Bridging the Online and Offline: How to Apply Product Thinking to Expanding Your eCommerce Business

Speaker: John Cutler, Product Evangelist and Coach at Amplitude

In a post-COVID world, online retailers are forced to reevaluate their position and address the challenge of adopting new customer experiences. Even brick and mortar businesses are integrating more digital approaches to CX -- testing out loyalty programs and subscription-based models. Join John Cutler, Product Evangelist and Coach at Amplitude, for this enlightening discussion on the current state of the ecommerce landscape.

Collaboration in Times of Need

Daniel Burrus

Ford Motor Company is known for gems such as the GT500, burly trucks like the F-250 Super Duty, and daily drivers such as the Ford Escape with its storage capacity and car-like gas mileage.

Living in the New Reality: The Reinvention Ultimatum

Innovation Leader

Fiona Grandi of KPMG LLP shares a simple framework to reinvent your business strategy across five primary pillars: employees, customers, financial model, supply chain and ecosystem, and unknown-unknowns

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The Connection Between Trust and a Culture of Change


Humans are hard-wired for change. As soon as we are born, we start to grow, learn, and adapt to our environment. If that's the case, why is it so difficult to create a culture of change within an organization?

Creative Solutions to Complex Problems

Rmukesh Gupta

Interesting and creative solutions for complex problems usually come from combining interesting insights, information and challenges. I did write about this in the past here , here , here , here and here. Now, here is another example of a creative solution to complex problem.

Enterprise Teamwork: What It Is and How It Works


Understanding the Team Environment. Like any dynamic system, a team operates within a broader and bigger system: the “environment.” Teams are an organic component of this system and play a role within it. Highly effective teams are able to support the environment and this system supports the team.

Creative Solutions to Complex Problems

Rmukesh Gupta

Interesting and creative solutions for complex problems usually come from combining interesting insights, information and challenges. I did write about this in the past here , here , here , here and here. Now, here is another example of a creative solution to complex problem.

A Recruiter’s Guide To Hiring In 2021

With vaccination rates rising, consumers spending more money, and people returning to offices, the job market is going through a period of unprecedented adjustment. As the New York Times observed, “It’s a weird moment for the American economy.” And recruiting professionals are caught in the middle. To make the most of this disruption, you need to understand the economic drivers, develop a strong strategy for unearthing valuable talent, and use the latest tech tools to get the job done. Read this guide to get your recruiting practice ready to thrive in the new normal.

Purpose-driven Innovation: Achieving Balance in a Profit-driven World

The Inovo Group

This is an excerpt from one chapter in a book being published if fall 2020 by the Global Innovation Institute (GinI ). The working title of the book is ‘The Other Side of Growth: Questions We Should Be Asking About Innovation’.

#1,836 – Notable Quotable, Part 3

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

A random collection of some of the best COVID-19 and 2020 related memes, tweets, soundbites and jokes currently making the rounds on the inter-webs over the last week. Because sometimes you have to laugh so you don’t cry: Just another week in 2020… Misc


Working Together, Separately: How We Do It


Originally published in MediaPost. By Dan Magdich, Jeff Shill. Tell us if this ol’ COVID kick in the teeth sounds familiar? Add about seven video chats to your daily onslaught of emails, panicked texts and skull-drubbing conference calls. Welcome to the abnormally new normal. COVID’s impact has affected almost everything — with one exception. Since we’ve been working remotely together all along, our 2020 partner dynamic is old hat.

Know-it-all vs. Learn-it-all Leaders

Michael Roberto

Listen to Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella speak about "know-it-all" vs. "learn-it-all" leaders and organizations. Great way of applying growth mindset to organizational leadership and transformation. He discusses this topic during the first portion of the video interview. growth mindset leadership

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Reaching Unreachable Candidates

Speaker: Patrick Dempsey and Andrew Erpelding of ZoomInfo

What is ZoomInfo for Recruiters? Find and connect with the right talent to fill roles fast with more data, basic search, advanced search, candidate and company profiles, and export results. Watch this On-Demand Webinar today to see how ZoomInfo for Recruiters can work to get your talented candidates results.

ON TRUST: Do I Have Your Best Interests at Heart?

Idea Champions

Here's a two-minute video on trust -- Jim Knight addressing a key component of this most important topic: "Do I have the best interests of the other person at heart? " In other words, are we being truly benevolent and caring towards "the other?" People can pick up on this vibe in a nano-second.

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BRAVING: A Deeper Dive Into What Real Trust Is All About

Idea Champions

Here's a very lucid 10-minute video from Brene Brown on trust. Braving" is her acronym for what she considers to be the key elements of trust: Boundaries, Reliability, Accountability, Vault (confidentiality), Integrity, Non-Judgment, and Generosity of intent (i.e assuming the best in others).

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