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Generate Great Ideas from a Cluster of Strangers

Destination Innovation

I recently ran a workshop for a group of CEOs of small companies from different sectors and industries. We ran the following exercise. Each person started with a blank sheet of paper on which they answered the following questions about their organization. What are your main products or services?

True Transformation Isn’t Top-Down Or Bottom-Up, But Side-To-Side

Digital Tonto

A leader’s role is not to plan and direct action, but to inspire and empower belief. Related posts: Transformation Is Always A Journey, Never A Destination. A True Transformation Takes More Than. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

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Overcoming Challenges Through Continuous Learning

Innovation Excellence

Last week, I went to a fantastically informative event, hosted by the Churchill Club, Melbourne. It was about “Developing the Tech Talent of the Future”. New technologies and shifting customer expectations are shifting the business game.

Taking Teams Seriously

Bill Fischer

What an amazing few weeks this has been for teams, both dysfunctional and exceptionally successful, yet what are the lessons regarding team performance? Here are a few conclusions to ponder when considering what makes for a high-performing team

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Business Agile: A Roadmap for Transforming Your Management & Adapting to the VUCA Environment

Speaker: Peter Taylor, Speaker/Author, The Lazy Project Manager

Businesses everywhere are trying to “get business agile”—but it’s not easy to adapt to becoming this adaptive. How can conventional organizations succeed in this transformation? In this webinar, Peter Taylor will walk through the change process step by step, and look at a tried and tested transformation roadmap: benefits are outlined, solutions to common challenges offered, and tried and tested methods and tools provided. It will be a guide towards a decentralized and management style that offers more successful decision making through collaboration.

Steve Jobs Leadership Masterclass – in Four Words

Innovation Excellence

We love to complicate leadership in countless books, articles, and insights, but there is no formula. However, there is this gem that guides all great leaders. I’ve got a leadership challenge for you. You can do better. Read on. If the rift in popular sentiment around political leadership tells us anything, it’s that we still. Apple Leadership Steve Jobs

Don’t Do Your Best!

helloFUTURE

Stop Trying to Excel! If you watch anime or read manga, you’ll come across pretty common phrase – when a character is about to complete a task or do something that they might find challenging, their friends or family who are encouraging them to say “ganbatte ne,” which loosely translates to “do your best.” ” Its… The post Don’t Do Your Best! appeared first on hellofuture. design thinking disruptive innovation innovation leadership management

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Expand and Upgrade Your Design Thinking with Human Centered Innovation

Values Centered Innovation

“Design thinking” has swept the world. While there have been many methods for finding innovative yet practical solutions to business and social challenges – such as the “Creative Problem Solving” process of Osborn and Parnes – somehow “design thinking” has caught the world’s fancy like no other.

How One of the World’s Largest Wineries are Fermenting Groundbreaking New Ideas with Qmarkets

Qmarkets

In 2017, an Innovation Strategy Manager at a major vineyard was tasked with finding an efficient system for streamlining ideation.

Amplify Your Design Thinking

Values Centered Innovation

“Design thinking” has swept the world. While there have been many methods for finding innovative yet practical solutions to business and social challenges – such as the “Creative Problem Solving” process of Osborn and Parnes – somehow “design thinking” has caught the world’s fancy like no other.

How the Owners of One of the World’s Largest Wineries are Fermenting Groundbreaking New Ideas with Qmarkets

Qmarkets

In 2017, an Innovation Strategy Manager at a major vineyard was tasked with finding an efficient system for streamlining ideation.

Game-Changers 911™: How to Change the Game in 2020

Speaker: John Storm, President, BrainStorm Network

Join John Storm, President of the BrainStorm Network, to learn how to identify game-changing opportunities within your company and industry, and then brainstorm ways to capitalize on these ideas. Get ready to change your game in 2020!

Turbo-Charge Your Design Thinking

Values Centered Innovation

“Design thinking” has swept the world. While there have been many methods for finding innovative yet practical solutions to business and social challenges – such as the “Creative Problem Solving” process of Osborn and Parnes – somehow “design thinking” has caught the world’s fancy like no other.

Human Know-How is the Lifeline to Organizational Memory

HunchBuzz

Organizations spend millions of dollars on annual staff salaries, in addition to the ongoing investment in training and development. However, how many companies actually capture the intangible assets of their workforce? i.e. ‘know how, human networks, confidential information, design, trade secrets, etc.’. Today, intangible assets make up 87% of company value. In fact, many of the top valued companies today exceed 95% in intangible assets.