Mon.Jan 04, 2021

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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. Here's an excert: How do you improve your presence of mind? It helps to realize you don’t always need it.

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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? Milk your big investment in every possible way after you’ve made it. Stretch it, morph it, contort it.

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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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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.

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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 & Georgette Malitsis, Senior Customer Success Manager, Enterprise at Flowcode

Let's explore the transformative power of QR codes in bridging offline and online marketing worlds. 📲 This new webinar featuring Corey Daugherty and Georgette Malitsis 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 o

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How Activision Blizzard is Growing its Audience Beyond Hard-Core Gamers

Innovation Leader

Ken Wee, Chief Strategy Officer of Activision Blizzard, shares insights on esports, the company’s focus on its biggest franchises, investing in mobile games, free-to-play offerings, and more.

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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. They evaluate ideas based on the source, meaning the person who offered the idea.

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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. They evaluate ideas based on the source, meaning the person who offered the idea.

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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. If you learn early on how to invest in your workforce, you will motivate your employees and give them a reason to stay in the company for long.

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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. They are long gone now, but I am still here -- and while I am, I am committed to doing everything humanly possible to not only keep that creative spark of life alive in myself, but in others as well -- a noble aspiration,

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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. People in government, bankers, and the media would often assemble in groups.

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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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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. What’s the point in starting if I’ll never be as good as them?

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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. Doing this means that your business will thrive because your staff will have the right mindset and most importantly, the drive and motivation to work hard for a leader that supports them at every turn.

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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.