Mon.Jan 25, 2021

Why do we have difficulties to self-disrupt?

Paul Hobcraft

“Why do we always seem to have internal difficulties to self-disrupt?”. Now that is an interesting question. My quick and simple answer is to look at all the internal constraints you can see, or those around you can add to your list or the ones you place on looking outside your own organization.

Building bridges vs Finished Bridges

Idea to Value

Bridges work to get people from one side of something to another. But they only work if they are 100% finished. A bridge which is 99% finished doesn’t help you get anywhere. There is still a gap which needs to be overcome before it provides any value.


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The Ivory Tower

The Future Shapers

Since the invention of the modern university in the 12th century, higher education institutions have always responded to fundamental changes in society. The forces for change have always emerged from society – that is from outside, not from within, the walls of academia. All of this is changing….

Member Spotlight: Tandi LeFranc, Pacific Life

Innovation Leader

Tandi LeFranc is the Director of Business Strategy Acceleration at Pacific Life. We spoke with Tandi as part of our IL Member Spotlight series, which profiles our members

Extending the Reach of HR: Supporting and Sourcing Remote Talent

Speaker: Karen Lim, Alliance Academy

The concept of Global HR is becoming more common as more companies become permanently remote. As companies expand their talent-bases beyond borders, HR reps will bear the responsibilities that come along with it. Adapting to different cultures, distances, and legal implications whilst preserving core company values is essential. Once you can do this, the world becomes your oyster. Join Karen Lim of Alliance Academy, and learn to thrive in a remote-first mindset.

How Innovation Marketing Helps Disruptors Launch New Products

Tullio Siragusa

How Innovation Marketing Helps Disruptors Launch New Products. Innovation marketing is a discipline that encompasses activities and novel processes to introduce and deliver entirely new products. This includes research into the needs of customers, concept and prototype tests with customers, and developing plans on how to market these new products in a saturated market.

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What Do You Know?


Try this exercise. First, draw a circle. Imagine that this circle is all human knowledge. Now, add a wedge to represent what you know. Most people add a visible wedge.

What’s In a Name?

Innovation in Practice

Naming objects is very useful. We name things all the time because it makes things efficient. It helps us understand our world and it’s how we communicate with others. . The truth is that the names we give certain items create this barrier to innovative thinking. .

Play Bold: Balancing the forces with the EmbraerX CEO Daniel Moczydlower

Innovation 360 Group

Welcome to Play Bold episode 2. We’ll be listening to the Star Wars fan and CEO of EmbraerX Daniel Moczydlower. He is resharpening the urban mobility industry with flying autonomous vehicles.

OKR: Learn all about Google’s management methodology


The OKR methodology was created by John Doerr, an American investor who introduced it to the creators of the powerful search engine in the early 2000s.

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

Junior Innovation Manager


Werde Teil des Teams! Junior Innovation Manager (m/w/d). JETZT BEWERBEN. Bozen. Start. Ab sofort. Erfahrung. 1 Jahr. Sprachniveau. B2 Deutschniveau. Über uns. WhatAVenture hat es sich zum Ziel gemacht, Unternehmen dabei zu unterstützen, ihre Geschäftsideen iterativ und nahe am Kunden zu entwickeln.

#2,079 – Doughnut Economics

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

Today Greta Thunberg is giving another impassioned speech about Climate Change to world leaders at the World Economic Forum. A speech that will likely fall on deaf ears. It really is a shame. The evidence exists. So too do the drastic pleas for help. And yet it’s still business as usual.

Decades of uncertainty… and innovation for decades to come


We very much hope that 2021 is the year when innovation dispels much of the uncertainty we have lived in during these last months. However, a look at the following chart shows that, although evidently to a lesser degree, uncertainty has accompanied us throughout the last decades.

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Want To Create A Workplace For Innovators? Avoid Doing This


Last week there was a change in the Presidency of the United States of America. Trump is out, Biden is in. There are many challenges President Biden is up against, the most pressing one is taming the current pandemic which has taken over 400,000 american lives.

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11 Ways to Make a Short Remote Design Thinking Project a Success

You can achieve a huge amount in a short period with a virtual design thinking project. While some teams want to come together for several weeks or months to tackle a challenge, others want to run short, sharp projects to find a quick solution. And with the right preparation, attitude, and structure in place, that's totally possible.To help make sure your short innovation projects are a success, download this free guide from the team at Sprintbase, a virtual design thinking platform, to learn their top tips.

#2,080- Blue Sky

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

Social Media is at a crossroads. As Twitter, Facebook and others finally crack down on Donald Trump and other extremists who spread lies and sprout nonsense there is real concern for what this all means.