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Designing Unique Workshops is hard work

Paul Hobcraft

Finding opportunities for Innovation and Growth is hard work. It is the value of having good, interactive, highly particpative workshops breaks much of those initial barriers to allow the hard work to begin in a more cohesive and collaborative way. I believe any design of workshops must meet your needs, to push the thinking and to generate new returns in innovation understanding.

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How to Teach Innovation

Idea to Value

This title may sound like an oxymoron, but you can in fact teach innovation as you would any other skill, like communication or leadership. It is all about the approach. It is an approach worth taking. According to research conducted by , companies with real revenue growth were more than twice as likely to use innovative training techniques in their L&D strategy.


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Innovative Innovation Meetings: Formats, Designs, and Examples

Design more innovative innovation meetings that boost creativity and strengthen engagement. We’ve all been to uninspiring organizational meetings before. Far too often, engaging and innovative meetings are rare and fall short of accomplishing their goals. They can be too passive, boring, yield few ideas (and even fewer creative innovations), last too long, and result in too much discussion and too little action.

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Autonomy and Ownership Enable Engaged Employees

Tullio Siragusa

Autonomy and Ownership Enable Engaged Employees. Employees who are disengaged cause losses to companies in the long run. The cumulative revenue impact across companies can add up to $500 billion every single year. As a result of loss of efficiency, companies around the world are actively searching ways to create cultures that are less toxic, more productive and more efficient.

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Empowering Retail Associates to Enhance the Customer Experience

Speaker: Andrew Regan, Managing Partner at BlueSeed Retail Ltd.

Did you know that 70% of new retail technology fails to deliver expected benefits and can often decrease customer value, service, and experience? With that in mind, how can we empower our store associates to leverage new technology to optimize the customer experience and boost productivity? This exclusive webinar with Andrew Regan will dive into strategies to empower retail associates for success with new technology.

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Managing Risk in an Innovation Project

Inspiring Next

Do you know how to conduct a robust gate review? One of the reasons projects fail miserably is because, we choose to ignore warning signs in early-stage gates and keep pushing it through until it is too late and too big to handle. Having worked at a major aerospace manufacturer, I had the good fortune… Read More » Managing Risk in an Innovation Project.

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#2,116 – Brain Week: Weight Loss Drug

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

Losing weight is hard to do especially as we get older. But a new “game-changing” weight loss miracle drug called Semaglutide could turn the tide as it works twice as well as existing medications. Thanks to how it effects the brain in a variety of ways. Science Alert explains: “Obesity, which has skyrocketed in recent decades – now defining the body mass of over 40 percent of adult Americans – isn’t just difficult for people to endure and scientists to understand.

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#2,117 – Brain Week: Thought Detecting AI

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

The brain is the final frontier. This amazing piece of wetware that we still don’t fully understand yet still feel compelled to tinker with. And in the years to come that’s exactly what we’ll do from apps that help us get better sleep to neural implants that make us smarter and everything in between. Starting with the idea of intelligent systems capable of detecting our emotions and offering up solutions to make us feel better.

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Are You Sitting on The Next Big Thing?

Innovation in Practice

Have you ever been in your car driving down the road or you’re at a friend’s house or in your house or at work, then all of a sudden, you get this great idea? The question is, what are you going to do next? A Philips North America Study. The technology company, Philips, reveals that two-thirds of people in North America consider themselves innovators.

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#2,118 – Brain Week: Stress Cancelling Wearable

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

No matter who you are or what you do chances are pretty high that you’re stressed out. Under constant pressure to meet deadlines, cross items off your honey do list, impress your boss, significant other, or even yourself. Especially during a pandemic that has taken away our escapes and any sense of normalcy. So wouldn’t it be great if you could just cancel all that stress?

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The Risks of Postponing Strategic Planning in 2021

Focused Momentum

2020 challenged our tactical brilliance, but it was not the year to engage in strategic planning. So, as we begin 2021, many leadership groups wonder if they should re-engage their long-term planning efforts.

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Future Focus: Constructing Unshakeable Stability in Your Manufacturing Supply Chain

Speaker: Jay Black, Senior Account Executive

We’ve all heard the buzzwords to describe new supply chain trends: resiliency, sustainability, AI, machine learning. But what do these really mean today? Over the past few years, manufacturing has had to adapt to and overcome a wide variety of supply chain trends and disruptions to stay as stable as possible. Stability has become key in this post-COVID world, and will remain key moving forward.

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IMYB Innovation Management Yellow Belt™ – Online. New York City, December 9 – 10

Innovation 360 Group

Go deeper into the methodology, learn Organizational Design. The post IMYB Innovation Management Yellow Belt™ – Online. New York City, December 9 – 10 appeared first on Innovation360.

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Discover the practical applications of AR and VR in various sectors


In 2020, Apple acquired a Virtual Reality event streaming company called NextVR. This company records events like shows and sports games in VR and develops its first headset to be launched in 2022. According to Bloomberg, this is a more ambitious augmented reality product that will present an interactive 3D digital environment for games, watching videos, and virtual communication.Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO, says that both VR and AR have a lot of market potential.

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How Do You Find The Greatest Web Design Agency?

The Human Factor

source. Whether you are a new business establishing your presence online or you already have a website that is underperforming, when choosing a web design agency you need to do so with care. If you have a browse on Google or another search engine, you will see that there is an unbelievable number of web design companies to choose from and it is your job to narrow down your search effectively.

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Employee Performance Depends, in part, on Leader Mindset

Michael Roberto

Source: Wikimedia Katherine Muenks and her co-authors have published a fascinating article titled, " Does My Professor Think My Ability Can Change? Students’ Perceptions of Their STEM Professors’ Mindset Beliefs Predict Their Psychological Vulnerability, Engagement, and Performance in Class. " In my view, this paper about teaching and learning has very important implications for leadership, employee engagement, and employee productivity.

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Unlocking the Secret to Product Team Success: Data, Empathy, and a Whole Lot of Communication

Speaker: Donna Shaw - Senior Product Manager & Eric Frierson - Director of Innovation for Public and School Libraries

Successful product management is more than building a product: you’re also building a team. Working with cross-functional teams can appear chaotic, especially if your goals differ! It can be challenging to figure out how to communicate with team members and stakeholders. However, with some forethought and insights, you can build a successful product management team—one that collaborates to create a product that truly delights your customers.

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4 Ways To Keep Your Employees Committed To Brand Success

The Human Factor

Your employees can be a tremendous asset for your business but they can also be your greatest weakness. If your employees aren’t invested in the success of your company, they will be dragging your brand back. So, the key question is: How can you change this? There are a few possibilities that are worth exploring here to ensure that your employee is committed to your future success. . source.

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