Mon.Apr 27, 2020

Lessons from Hilti on What it Takes to Shift from a Product to a Service Business Model

Strategyzer

In a previous post, we explained how business model patterns can help executives shift from outdated to a more competitive business model. Today we illustrate one of the patterns, the shift from product to service, with Hilti.

How to create high-value customer interactions and win in the Low Touch Economy

Board of Innovation

All of the exit scenarios currently on the table take into account a slow and bumpy restart of the economy. Businesses of all sizes will need to rethink how to interact with their customers.

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A New Model for Teams Adapting to Disruption

Innovation Leader

Tad Haas and Ivan Lloyd of edison365 discuss a revised model for innovation that combines an innovation office with a project management office.

What is true Leadership in times of uncertainty?

The Future Shapers

In times of uncertainty – how do we manoeuvre at home and as leaders? Do we retreat, do we “pretend” it is business as usual? Big shifts are happening now but not all are bad. Read more to see how you can shift your mindset and unleash your inner leader even during times of crisis.

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!

Avoiding the 8 Wastes of Lean While Working from Home

Kainexus

Millions of workers across the globe have suddenly transitioned to working from home. There are many practical and physiological challenges to this abrupt change, so give yourself a break if everything hasn’t been smooth sailing.

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How to Get Through Grief with Grace

Tullio Siragusa

How to Get Through Grief with Grace. Life brings opportunities, happiness, and skyrocketing success when we decide to live it fully and without fear. Along with that, we will face challenging times that will cause us to grieve. Globally, we are all facing a form of grief right now. Be it the loss of a loved one to Covid-19, or the loss of our free way of life?—?grief grief is all around us.

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Strategies to Grow During a Slowdown Post Covid 19 Era

Rmukesh Gupta

Premise: We are all living in an almost once in a lifetime situation with almost entire countries and continents being forced to stay at home due to the current pandemic situation.

How To Reach Your Goals Faster with Isaac Newton’s Laws of Motion

Collectivecamp

Nature can answer our biggest questions and help us navigate our most difficult struggles

Meet the yet2 team – Seetha Ramnath

Yet2

This is one in a series of blog posts where we highlight members of the global yet2 team. We recently spoke with Seetha Ramnath , innovation project leader, in our worldwide headquarters, in Waltham, Mass. Seetha with her son Deven. Q: How long have you been with yet2?

How employers can address the deepest human need

Tembosocial

The psychologist William James told us that the deepest human need is to be appreciated

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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.

How to Get Through Grief with Grace

Tullio Siragusa

How to Get Through Grief with Grace. Life brings opportunities, happiness, and skyrocketing success when we decide to live it fully and without fear. Along with that, we will face challenging times that will cause us to grieve. Globally, we are all facing a form of grief right now. Be it the loss of a loved one to Covid-19, or the loss of our free way of life?—?grief grief is all around us.

Making The Impact You Need At Trade Shows

The Human Factor

Trade shows are a unique opportunity for many businesses to not only make themselves known in the industry but also to reach the widest audience of the people who are most likely to convert to customers. However, fail to make a splash and you can end up ignored and downtrodden.

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Innovation Activity KPIs: Building Bridges across Organization

CREATORS

Just like an orchestra, innovation is an interaction of all employees. What are you doing the whole day?” or “Does that really help the company to move forward?”.

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Ending Indecision: Making Decisions Which You Don’t Understand

The Human Factor

source. Running a business can often feel like a series of tests which are designed to push you out of your comfort zone. Even when you pick a field you really like, running your own outfit will always come with challenges which you simply wouldn’t have to face in a normal job.

The D&I Garden: Seeds of Innovation that Grow into Creative Breakthroughs

Speaker: Donald Fan, Senior Director of the Global Office of Culture, Diversity & Inclusion at Walmart Inc.

In the digital era, rife with uncertainty and ambiguity, innovation plays an essential role in sustaining organic growth and outperforming the global competition. Research proves time and again, there exists a robust bond between innovation and diversity & inclusion (D&I); our challenge is to help our leaders understand how to plant the seeds of innovation in the fertile D&I garden in order to drive a strategic and competitive advantage from the office and in the digital landscape.

Can Innovation Work in a Work-from-Home World?

The Inovo Group

“The basic problem with working in the office is that you are just not in control of the work environment.”. Matt Mullenweg, founder of Automattic (WordPress), TED’s The Way We Work video series, January 2019.

How to Safeguard Your Business

The Human Factor

source. Launching a business enterprise is a labour of blood, sweat and tears. Often, entrepreneurs put years of their life into a new business idea, alongside large amounts of capital and other types of investment. Leading in business is a difficult enterprise.

SPEED TO KNOWLEDGE: The Curious Roots of Micro-Learning

Idea Champions

Being the first to come up with a good idea does not always make the path to success easy. In fact, often, it's quite the opposite. For example, the idea of micro-learning may be all the rage these days, but it wasn't always that way.

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Planet Fitness Case Study

Michael Roberto

Source: Wikipedia My newest strategy case study, Planet Fitness: No Judgements, No Lunks , is now avaiable in the Harvard Business Publishing catalog. The case was published by the University of Michigan's Davidson Institute).

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.