Mon.Jan 04, 2021

Deliberately Foster Presence of Mind

Michael Roberto

Source: pixy.org Amy Murphy, a director with PwC US, and Columbia Business School Professor William Duggan have penned a good article for Strategy+Business about cultivating presence of mind. They argue that this approach helps foster creative thinking.

Don’t compare your Day Zero to someone else’s Day 10,000

Idea to Value

There is no such thing as an overnight success. A lot of people are intimidated to start their next creative project, innovation or business because they see how good other people already are. And in today’s social-media-driven world, how easy these successful people make their success look.

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5 Signs of an Open Mind

Game-Changer

One of the simplest and most powerful ideas that isn’t really taught anywhere is the willingness to change your own mind. Being able to change your mind is a superpower, and there aren’t many people out there with this unique superpower. Why is that?

What’s your WBI for 20201?

BrainZooming

The math of maximizing your return on investment (ROI) is straight forward: generate as much in returns as possible while investing as little as possible to create them. Up with the R. Down with the I. Success! One strategy to achieve that result?

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.

Why Employees with High Emotional Intelligence Thrive

Tullio Siragusa

Why Employees with High Emotional Intelligence Thrive. Employers look for certain characteristics in potential employees. They primarily look for dependability, sincerity, teamwork, general intelligence, willingness to learn, and ability to adapt. Among many essential qualities, emotional intelligence is a must if you value resilience and longevity from employees.

In The New Year: Learn More, Not Less

Bill Fischer

You can turn that time-honored, but widely neglected, slogan of life-long learning from an aspiration into a real verb; you can change your own learning behaviors, and become a role model; you can become an activist learner!

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The Temptation of Creative Ideas: How We View Ideas Differently Depending on the Source

Innovation in Practice

The next time you come up with a great idea, don’t share it with anyone! Sounds absurd, right? Here’s a better way of saying that: If you want your ideas to have the best chance of getting accepted and implemented, then be careful how you share them. People evaluate ideas differently.

How fintechs forced banks to rethink their user experience

mjvinnovation

It’s no secret that charming marketing grabs customers’ attention faster and for longer than traditional marketing means. The same is true for all institutions. In today’s age, where customers have easy access to research and reviews at the touch of a button, companies need to show their audience that they are genuinely there for them.

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The Temptation of Creative Ideas: How We View Ideas Differently Depending on the Source

Innovation in Practice

The next time you come up with a great idea, don’t share it with anyone! Sounds absurd, right? Here’s a better way of saying that: If you want your ideas to have the best chance of getting accepted and implemented, then be careful how you share them. People evaluate ideas differently.

Why Should Small Business Owners Invest in their Employees?

The Human Factor

As a small business owner, you need employees who will stay with you for the long-term. Employee turnover can be expensive, especially when hiring an agency to recruit the required talent. It also kills morale and burdens the remaining workers.

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.

Get More Creativity Now

Gregg Fraley

Creativity is a Choice and a Habit. Join the Creative Flow Challenge. Starts Jan. 11th — 18 Days to Creative Power. Learn How to Apply Creativity to All Your Projects. Yes, you can improve your creativity. It doesn’t matter if you think you’re creative or not.

Cottage Industry Is Back: Here’s How To Embrace It

The Human Factor

source. Did you study the industrial revolution at school? If you did, then you would have learned that prior to big factories, most people worked at home, with only a small subset of the population ever venturing out to the big city to work in a community with others. There were examples.

WHO CREATED THE YEAR OF LIVING CREATIVELY?

Idea Champions

I did. Mitch Ditkoff. Who am I? Here's the short story. 73 years ago, two very different people got together and created a third person -- me. Neither my mother or father were particularly "creative", but they had whatever it took to spark new life and I was very glad they did.

4 Ways To Support Your Staff With Self Improvement

The Human Factor

Self improvement within your team of staff is an essential way to improve your business, and as their leader, it’s your job to help support and nurture them into becoming the best version of themselves.

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12 Plays to Kickstart Your Recruitment Process

To stay ahead in this race, every recruiter needs a good playbook. In this eBook, we lay out 12 recruiting plays that can automate key steps in your recruitment process, helping you reduce both the cost and the time it takes to hire the best candidates.