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6 Common Leadership Styles — and How to Decide Which to Use When

Harvard Business Review

Research suggests that the most effective leaders adapt their style to different circumstances — be it a change in setting, a shift in organizational dynamics, or a turn in the business cycle. But what if you feel like you’re not equipped to take on a new and different leadership style — let alone more than one? In this article, the author outlines the six leadership styles Daniel Goleman first introduced in his 2000 HBR article, “Leadership That Gets Results,” and explains when to use each one.

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Managing Product Portfolios with AI | Sopheon

Sopheon

InnovationOps is the way of the future for any organization intent on efficient, repeatable and scalable innovation. By bringing together culture, ways of working, people and products, companies can operationalize innovation and bring every team member together under an overarching goal.

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How Corporate 'Intrapreneurs' Can Harness the Power of AI to Transform Their Businesses and Supercharge Their Careers

Entrepreneur - Innovation

Corporate intrapreneurs are uniquely positioned to lead the charge in harnessing the transformative power of artificial intelligence within their organizations. Here is how and why.

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3 Innovation Lessons from The Departed

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Robyn Bolton It’s award season, which means that, as a resident of Boston, I have the responsibility and privilege to talk about The Departed (pronounced: The Dep-ah-ted). The film won the Oscar for Best Picture in 2007 and earned Martin Scorsese his first, and to date only, Academy Award for Best Director.

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Scan to Success: How to Leverage QR Codes for Offline and Online Marketing Power

Speaker: Corey Daugherty, Head of Business Development at Flowcode

Let's explore the transformative power of QR codes in bridging offline and online marketing worlds. 📲 This new webinar featuring Corey Daugherty of Flowcode will dive into how innovative QR technology not only enhances traditional marketing strategies, but also drives meaningful customer engagement and analytics. Register today to gain practical knowledge on using QR codes to increase conversion rates, optimize customer journeys, and ultimately unlock a new realm of marketing potential!

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Process Improvement Techniques for Operational Excellence

Kainexus

Leaders who want to develop a culture of rapid continuous improvement have many tools at their disposal. So many that it can be challenging to keep them all in mind when deciding how to execute an opportunity for improvement or address a difficult challenge. Most organizations don't use all of these techniques simultaneously, but each can be remarkably effective when applied to the right situation.

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6 Mistakes Leaders Make When Announcing Layoffs

Harvard Business Review

Layoffs are trauma-inducing for an organization and its employees. When handled badly, some people (and organizations) never fully recover. Leaders make six common mistakes when communicating layoffs: 1) They’re not transparent about the state of the business; 2) They’re not clear on the path forward; 3) They don’t get the tone right; 4) They don’t offer remaining employees the opportunity to ask questions; 5) They don’t bring middle management on board; and 6) They don’t show appreciation to de

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What Needs to Change About DEI — and What Doesn’t

Harvard Business Review

As DEI work faces increasing scrutiny socially, politically, and legally, organizations are taking extra care to re-evaluate their DEI efforts. Leaders are right to consider change, not as a reaction to backlash, but to work toward a more accountable, transparent, and successful vision of what DEI could be. The author identifies three things that need to change: 1) Clumsy, jargon-heavy communication, 2) disconnected and decoupled DEI goals and programs, and 3) nonexistent or vanity DEI measureme

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Because I am Worth It

Rmukesh Gupta

Ilon Specht's iconic "L'Oréal" tagline, created in 1971, significantly impacted feminism and highlighted the power of clear communication. This post is about lessons for leaders that we can learn from this iconic piece of creativity.

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Sustaining a Legacy of Giving in Turkey

Harvard Business Review

How Özyeğin Social Investments has created a model for making a significant impact across Turkish society through giving.

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What's Included in a Free the Genie for Teams Engagement

Idea Champions

Free the Genie for Teams is a simple, online, collaborative process that enables teams to unleash their collective genius and generate breakthrough ideas in service to a compelling goal, challenge or opportunity. The service we provide is the distillation of what we've learned, since 1987, designing and facilitating more 1,500 creative thinking sessions for 130 organizations in 11 countries.

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Don’t Get Left Behind: Leveraging Modern Product Management Across the Organization

Speaker: Kat Conner

The challenge of delivering the right product at the right time while aligning with strategic objectives is more pressing than ever. Product management is evolving and gaining greater recognition as the means to creating this connection. Join our upcoming webinar and learn how to streamline your product development processes, infuse product thinking across the organization, and bridge the gap between vision and delivery.

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A Roadmap for Today’s Entrepreneurs

Harvard Business Review

A conversation with MIT Sloan’s Bill Aulet on how to navigate a fast-changing landscape.

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Monitoring Emerging Technologies to Maintain Competitive Advantage

ITONICS

To stay ahead in innovation, think of yourself as a detective, keeping a close eye on disruptive trends and new technologies. You want to make informed decisions about what technologies pose a risk to your business, and which present opportunities. Companies need a system to monitor and analyze such drivers of change constantly. This blog provides guidance on how to effectively monitor technologies relevant to your business.

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How to Measure (And Boost) Your Adaptability Quotient

Carla Johnson

April 9, 2024 Some people seem to just glide through changes and challenges like they’re surfing a wave. That’s adaptability in action. It’s not just a trait, but a skill you can grow and measure: your Adaptability Quotient, or AQ for short.

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25 Reasons Why Brainstorming Sessions Fail in Your Company

Idea Champions

Whenever I ask my clients to tell me about the quality of their company's brainstorming sessions, they usually roll their eyes and grumble, noting several of the phenomena below. Recognize any of them in your organization? 1. Lame facilitation 2. Wrong problem statement 3. Unmotivated participants 4. Hidden (or competing) agendas 5. Insufficient diversity of participants 6.

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Generative AI Deep Dive: Advancing from Proof of Concept to Production

Speaker: Maher Hanafi, VP of Engineering at Betterworks & Tony Karrer, CTO at Aggregage

Executive leaders and board members are pushing their teams to adopt Generative AI to gain a competitive edge, save money, and otherwise take advantage of the promise of this new era of artificial intelligence. There's no question that it is challenging to figure out where to focus and how to advance when it’s a new field that is evolving everyday. 💡 This new webinar featuring Maher Hanafi, VP of Engineering at Betterworks, will explore a practical framework to transform Generative AI pr

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2023 Rewind: Innovations and Evolutions in the Qmarkets Product Copy

Qmarkets

To kick off an exciting 2024, we’re highlighting a selection of the powerful features and updates that we launched over the last 12 months. Some of you might have already encountered these in some capacity, but we want to make sure you haven’t missed anything and fully understand the value each update represents. From streamlined campaign creation to enhanced collaboration tools and game-changing integrations, we’re here to supercharge your innovation efforts.

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Introducing Our Next-Gen AI Innovation Management Capabilities

Qmarkets

At Qmarkets we’ve always believed in the power of the crowd, and the importance of harnessing that power through a structured innovation process. Generative AI tools are now putting this ability at your fingertips – allowing you to leverage literally billions of voices against any question or problem you might have on a daily basis. However if you want to harness that power to create value at an enterprise level, you need a much more sophisticated solution.