Thu.Aug 15, 2019

Is Something Hindering Innovation in Your Company?

IdeaScale

Innovation is the lifeblood of any industry, and yet it can seem hard to find in an organization. The answer may be that your organization needs to be redesigned to allow the free flow of ideas. Ask yourself the following questions and consider what might need to change. Who Makes What Choices?

Start Here for Creative Leadership

InnovationManagement

How can leaders fight apathy or indifference in the workplace and create an environment where creativity and innovation can naturally flourish? The post Start Here for Creative Leadership appeared first on Innovation Management.

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The Single Most Important Predictor of Your Success

Innovation Excellence

What if your future success and happiness weren’t based on your past but rather on how you talked about your past? I am about to challenge you in a way that you will resist with every fiber of your being. In her book, The Power of Meaning: Crafting a Life that Matters, Emily Esfahani Smith.

The Motivation-Hygiene Theory of Employee Engagement

Kainexus

It is relatively common for people to use the terms “employee engagement,” and “employee satisfaction,” interchangeably, although we have never been comfortable with that framing, especially when it comes to software.

Indistractable: How to Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life with Nir Eyal

Speaker: Nir Eyal

Ever get the feeling the world is full of too many distractions? Research shows the ability to stay focused is a competitive advantage, in work and in life. However, in an age of ever-increasing demands on our attention how do we stay productive and stay sane? In this webinar, Nir provides research-backed, practical advice, and memorable strategies for managing distraction and our time. Nir Eyal shares findings of his five years of research into how to master what he calls, "the skill of the century," the power to be "Indistractable."

Your Business’ Website

The Human Factor

contributed post –. It is essential to have a dominant online presence in today’s day and age. If one fails to utilise the internet to their advantage then they will find themselves lacking behind their competitors.

4 Questions That Enhance Your Intellectual Humility

Game-Changer

One of the greatest abilities every one should develop is to change one’s mind when they are wrong; this is called intellectual humility. And it is rare. It doesn’t come easy for any of us to accept we’re wrong.

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Award Winners Announced at the Prince’s Trust

Wazoku

Last month The Prince’s Trust celebrated their first internal Innovation Awards. Colleagues submitted just under 100 nominations recognising one another for the amazing ideas they had collaborated on and developed since July 2018. Bringing innovation to the forefront.

Is SnapStrat a Good Fit for your Decision?

SnapStrat

SnapStrat creates enterprise applications on its platform to optimize and execute strategic business decisions. One of the questions we are frequently asked at SnapStrat is: “How do I know whether my decision is a good fit for your platform?” While SnapStrat’s architecture can cover a broad range of strategic decisions we have a few guidelines that we use when looking at a potential implementation. 1) Is the decision recurring ?

Vision Video Of The Near Future: Diverse Thinkers Wanted

Phil McKinney

Last week, we released our fourth installment in the Near Future series of vision videos. I started creating these vision video’s back in 2006 when I was at HP. The most recent film titled The Near Future: Diverse Thinkers Wanted, explores the impact of technologies on our work lives.

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Building Healthy Innovation Ecosystems for Your Projects

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

In this webinar, Nick Noreña will walk through an Innovation Ecosystem Model that he and his team at Kromatic have developed to help investors, heads of product, teachers, and executives understand how they can best support innovation in their own ecosystem. He'll also go over metrics we can use to measure the health of our ecosystems as we build more resources for innovators.

Impressive Ways to Promote Brand Engagement

The Human Factor

contributed post –. source. Effective branding will ensure consumers and clients want to engage with your business, so it’s important to facilitate interaction with potential customers.

Finding The Lost Time In Your Work Day

The Human Factor

contributed post –. When you’re running a business, it’s a given that you’re going to almost always be busy.

Courier Checks To Take The Chop Out Of Your Overseas Operations

The Human Factor

contributed post –. In an age where most of your orders will probably be online, having either an in-house or outsourced courier team is vital. With ecommerce only increasing in popularity, many companies are even finding that couriers on the ground aren’t enough for business growth.

Do We Need Team-Players Anymore?

The Human Factor

contributed post –. In a world that demands more and more team-players and active collaborator in the business world, the voice of disagreement is growing in volume. Indeed, more and more people are refusing to apply for positions that demand highly collaborative attitudes within the team.

Beyond the Findings: The Case for UX Research in Digital Transformation

Speaker: Marina Foglietta-Tereo, Head of UX Research, AXA Insurance

People often think of UX research as a tactical approach to improve the usability or visual appeal of a digital product. While good research will certainly validate an existing design, using it for validation alone would be like using your iPhone solely to tell time! Join Marina Foglietta-Tereo, Head of UX Research at AXA Insurance, as she explores the unrecognized organizational, cultural, and strategic benefits of an in-house, central and mature UXR team.

Easy Ways to Avoid Late Payments

The Human Factor

contributed post –. When you operate a small business, you may feel as though you are constantly having to deal with late-paying clients. You may also find that you experience cash flow problems as a result of this, and this can have a huge impact on your company overall.