Thu.Aug 15, 2019

Is Something Hindering Innovation in Your Company?


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


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.

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


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.

Assessing and Fostering a Culture of Innovation

Speaker: Magnus Penker, CEO & Founder, Innovation360 Group

Welcome to an interactive empowering session on how to sharpen your future through innovation management, which can help guide your company’s goals. During this webinar, Magnus Penker, international thought leader and author, will dive into how to assess and foster culture and capabilities for innovation.

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.

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Setting Up Your Balanced Scorecards in KaiNexus


A balanced scorecard is an easy way to see the progress toward department and organizational goals and KPIs. Without KaiNexus, you’ll need a balanced scorecard for each level of the organization, departments, and teams.

Our top favourite idea generation techniques (Updated 2019)

Idea Drop

Ideas are the fuel that drives your innovation strategy. That’s why we like to think of crowdsourcing ideas as a funnel: you want it as wide as possible at the top. The more ideas you put in – when combined with a structured idea management process – the more value you’ll get out.

Award Winners Announced at the Prince’s Trust


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.

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.

11 Proven Ways to Turn Your Culture into a Culture of Innovation

Learn the 11 proven strategies that you can implement quickly to get every employee innovating and contributing to the growth of your company.

Is SnapStrat a Good Fit for your Decision?


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 ?

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.

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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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.

5 Product Traps - And Better Paths

Speaker: Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant, Rothman Consulting Group

Is your agile team overloaded with feature requests, with no time for discovery? Do your roadmaps read like impossible wish lists? Well, you’re not alone. It may seem impossible now, but what if we said that with a few changes, you could be meeting deadlines with the ability to predict progress with accuracy, be happy with your progress against the roadmap, and be making time for near-continuous discovery? Johanna Rothman has seen this all too often across many different organizations. She will take us through five common traps that agile product teams fall into – and likely you are in several of those traps right now. And good news - she has ways to avoid them!

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.

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.