Mon.Nov 08, 2021

Brainstorming on a White Board: Prompts and Techniques

IdeaScale

Brainstorming is the foundation of any innovation exercise and the foundation for most ideation sessions.

Creative people are more likely to cheat

Idea to Value

People usually associate creativity with positive things, like producing beautiful art , scientific breakthroughs or successful new innovations. But creativity might also have a dark side.

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Use the S-Curve Mapping Tool to Speed Up Innovation Processes in Your Business

Leapfrogging

For nearly three decades, I have worked with business leaders to help them drive innovation within their businesses by creating products and services that improve customers’ lives.

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Society 2045 and the Art of Human Alignment

Tullio Siragusa

Society 2045 and the Art of Human Alignment. It is not a secret that we are living during a time in human history filled with many challenges.

Using New Trends to Revive Your eLearning Strategy

Speaker: Stephen Baer - Chief Creative Officer, ELB Learning

In this fireside chat, leading L&D expert Stephen Bauer will discuss the exciting technological advancements in eLearning and how you can choose and implement the right technology for your company.

Use the Saturate and Group Tool to Ramp Up Your Design Thinking

Leapfrogging

Over the last 25 years, I have led hundreds of design thinking sessions for international organizations and startups including brands like Red Bull.

Strategic Planning & Business Development Through Foresight

Hype

This is the sixth blog post in HYPE’s series on the ten most often-asked questions about strategic foresight.

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Innovation Requires Going Fast, Slow and Meta

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Greg Satell In the regulatory filing for Facebook’s 2012 IPO, Mark Zuckerberg included a letter outlining his management philosophy. Entitled, The Hacker Way, it encapsulated much of the zeitgeist. “We We have a saying,” he wrote.

Unlocking “Pipeline Gridlock:” Effective Portfolio Management is the Key

InnovationManagement

Too many projects in the development pipeline is a common but serious complaint in new-product development departments. Pipeline gridlock leads to under-resourced development projects, which end up taking too long to get to market, and then often under-perform.

Scaling Innovation – The What, Why, and How

The Future Shapers

Did you know that an innovation is just the starting point? To unlock value from it, you will need to commit to systematically pursuing those results by scaling it. That is of course easier said than done. If you think it’s hard to come up with innovations, just try scaling one up.

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Creating a 5 Star Employee On-boarding Experience is a Leader’s Responsibility

Rmukesh Gupta

The responsibility of onboarding the employees we hire squarely falls on us as the leaders of the business unit. The number of times this process is delegated to some HR business partner or sometimes even to some HR executive is not a joke.

The 2023 Supply Chain Crystal Ball: Challenges and Solutions

Speaker: Olivia Montgomery, Associate Principal Supply Chain Analyst

Curious to know how your peers are navigating ongoing disruption? In this webinar, you’ll gain actionable insights from Olivia Montgomery as she walks us through Capterra’s extensive research on how businesses - notably small and midsize businesses - are addressing supply chain challenges in 2023.

Rule Breaking Series #1: If you're going to be the same, be different

Flying Fish Lab

This is Part 1 of our weekly Rule Breaking Series where we feature brands that defied rules and conventions in their category. We hope to inspire you with ways you can also stand out from the sea of sameness. Share with us other companies you think belong in this list and why!

THINKING PARADOXICALLY

Michael Michalko

Read the following top down. Happiness comes from within”. Is a lie, and. money will make me happy.”. So in 30 years I will tell my children. They are not the most important thing in my life. My employer will know this. I have my priorities straight because. is more important than. family. I will tell you this. Once upon a time. families stayed together. but this will not be true in my era. this is a quick fix society. Experts tell me.

How can I be more creative in my work?

Entrepreneur - Innovation

We leave you 4 tips to find original solutions to everyday problems. Creativity

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The Pros & Cons of Strategic Planning in Excel

Cascade Strategy

In this article, we'll explore the pros and cons of using Excel for strategic planning. You can also grab your copy of our strategic plan template in Excel if you want to get your hands dirty. Creating Your Strategy

New Ways to Reach, Influence, and Close More Deals with Intent Data

Speaker: Ardath Albee, B2B Marketing Strategist and CEO of Marketing Interactions

Acting on intent data when applied to buyer context can be a game-changer for gaining attention by increasing relevance, which drives purposeful engagement toward purchase. But all intent data is not the same. In this webinar, learn the difference between interest and intent, and the best ways to use the right data.

The Sunk Cost Trap and Opportunity Costs: How Competitors Can Attack You

Michael Roberto

Source: standoutbooks.com Imagine that your firm's leaders have made a substantial investment over a 15-year period in a particular strategy. They are investing roughly $20 million in operating costs per year in that strategy, and they have made considerable capital investments as well.