Fri.Jan 18, 2019

What is Idea Generation? – Definition, Techniques and Success Factors

Viima

Ideas are the key to innovation. Without them, there isn't much you can execute. Because execution is the key to learning, new ideas are necessary for making any kind of improvement. Idea Management Idea Generation Ideation

I would recommend applying the Innovation Value Proposition

Paul Hobcraft

Adapted from original source [link]. An innovation value proposition (IVP) is not the easiest place to go. It must build meaning and purpose and provide that unique identity that enables innovation to flow.

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Untold Stories Of Everyday Innovators Inside Organizations

Innovation Excellence

Lisa was the administrative assistant to the CEO of a global consulting firm. Her innovative approach to her work became the best practices that gave the company a competitive advantage. Kelly is an operations manager for the government.

It's past time to reintroduce risk into corporations

Jeffrey Phillips

I was on a conference call recently, discussing an upcoming keynote that I'll deliver to a academic-federal government program meant to accelerate new technologies from basic research into the market. We were talking about the "ecosystem" of contributors that can help move basic research from academia and research labs to market. One participant talked about the role that large corporations could play, and sometimes do play, in commercializing new technologies.

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!

Gaming for Good: Everything You Need To Know About Video Games Charities

Game-Changer

In a world that seems dominated by violence and cold-hearted people, you may be surprised to learn that people still care about their fellow human. A good way to prove this inclination towards humanity is by taking a look at the latest stats on donations.

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How to create effective problem statements for idea challenges and hackathons

hackerearth

Problem statements are concise descriptions of an issue that help understand the problems better and come up with effective solutions. They are like navigational compasses – the direction north being your desired outcome.

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#1,450 – Drug Sponge

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

Chemotherapy may save lives but it’s also a horrendous brute force hack that often causes significant damage in its own right. In short, it’s pretty awful. Fortunately, there may soon be a way to lessen its impact thanks to a newly designed drug sponge.

How To Create The Best Office Environment For Your Team

The Human Factor

Contributed post –. Aah, the office. When you’re a business owner, you may think about all of the hours you’ve spent inside your office, and be unable to even comprehend what they’d actually add up to.

Crowdsourced Innovation: How Enterprises Generate Explosive Employee Engagement

Planview Spigit

According to Gallup’s 2017 State of the Global Workplace Report , a staggering 85% of employees are disengaged at work. In other words, the vast majority of the employees in Gallup’s research are not emotionally connected with their day-to-day work or company. The result? A whopping $7 trillion in lost productivity, turnover, poor customer experience, absenteeism, and lower profitability.

Emergent See Innovation

Gregg Fraley

Innovation Emergencies Happen. Emergent See Innovation from GFi Available February, 2019. I advise pro-active, and continuous, innovation.

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.

Not Understanding Who Your Customers Are

Beyond the Obvious

A couple of years ago my kids gave my ninety-three-year-old grandma a digital picture frame for Christmas. It contained several hundred photos that they had painstakingly selected, organized, and then downloaded onto it.

How to create effective problem statements for idea challenges and hackathons

hackerearth

Problem statements are concise descriptions of an issue that help understand the problems better and come up with effective solutions. They are like navigational compasses – the direction north being your desired outcome.

How To Take Control Of Your Career

The Human Factor

Contributed post –. Holding yourself accountable for your career is important because career management is a joint effort between you and your employer. This means that if you want something, you need to ask for it and you need to be comfortable and confident enough to do that.

How to create effective problem statements for idea challenges and hackathons

hackerearth

Problem statements are concise descriptions of an issue that help understand the problems better and come up with effective solutions. They are like navigational compasses – the direction north being your desired outcome.

B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

Sales enablement is the strategic process of providing sales teams with the content, guidance, and mentorship needed to engage targeted buyers. It’s all about equipping sales professionals with the tools they need to put their best-selling foot forward. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. Get started today.

Mindset Is Everything: How To Master Yours

The Human Factor

Contributed post –. Many people don’t realize just how important and valuable having the right mindset is.

How to create effective problem statements for idea challenges and hackathons

hackerearth

Problem statements are concise descriptions of an issue that help understand the problems better and come up with effective solutions. They are like navigational compasses – the direction north being your desired outcome.

Marketing Tasks You Shouldn’t Attempt Yourself

The Human Factor

image source. Contributed post –. A lot of marketing tasks can be easily DIYed. You can do your own social media marketing, distribute flyers yourself, attend networking events and even build your own website for free with no coding knowledge.

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INTRODUCING: The Wisdom Circles of San Miguel de Allende

Idea Champions

San Miguel de Allende is famous for a lot of things -- its diverse culture, colonial architecture, hot springs, cobblestone streets, affordable living, great restaurants, town square, benevolent people, and Writer's Conference, just to name a few.

Pressure Points: How to Ensure Your B2B Pipeline Passes Inspection

This eBook highlights best practices for developing a pipeline management process that helps sales leaders and their team C.L.O.S.E (you’ll see what we mean in this eBook) more revenue through data-driven prospecting, stage analysis, and subsequent sales enablement.

Making Your Best Hire

The Human Factor

Contributed post –. Whether you run a home staging business, manufacture industrial parts or own an advertising agency, you’re a progressive, forward thinking leader and you know the key elements to getting your business working and turning over a profit.

Creativity is for Everyone

Michael Roberto

I would like to hear from you! What is ONE INSPIRING THING that leaders can do to stimulate the creativity of their team members? Hope to write a LinkedIn article describing some of your favorite methods. Please leave your thoughts as a comment here on the blog. Thanks!