Wed.Jul 10, 2019

10 Time Saving Tactics to Get More Out of Your Business

The Human Factor

Contributed post –. Have you ever watched the time tick by so quickly that you felt overwhelmed? Nowadays there don’t seem to be enough minutes in the working day to get all of your work done. As a business owner time means everything to you, so you need to learn to get more out of your day.

13 Guidelines for Navigating the New Decade Ahead

Innovation Excellence

In 2009, after a speech at the St. Petersburg International Economic Summit (Russia’s Davos), I wandered into a panel discussion on the topic of trade wars, led by New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman. My thought was: “why this topic?”

Tips On Unlocking More Business Potential

The Human Factor

image source. Contributed post –. If you are looking for ways to boost your company’s potential, here are some ideas…. Invest in a well-designed business card . Business card design and printing is something all companies need to carefully consider.

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3 Things Your CIO Must Do


Innovation is not about avoiding being Blockbuster — it is about looking at where you have an unfair advantage and building a strategy around it. That is why the Chief Innovation Officer (CIO) is such an integral part of a company.

Assessing and Fostering a Culture of Innovation

Speaker: Magnus Penker, CEO & Founder, Innovation360 Group

Welcome to an interactive empowering session on how to sharpen your future through innovation management, which can help guide your company’s goals. During this webinar, Magnus Penker, international thought leader and author, will dive into how to assess and foster culture and capabilities for innovation.

Human-Centered Design in the Financial Industry: An Innovative Example


Blake Woods, of Lake Trust Credit Union. The financial services sector isn’t known for people-first approaches. Even with the gloss of “fintech” entrepreneurs, once you get past the flashy apps, the customer is often just another product in the end.

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How does an innovation workshop work?

Lead Innovation

An innovation workshop serves to find concrete ideas for innovations and to develop initial concepts. In this article you can read how an innovation workshop at Lead Innovation works. Innovation manager & -team


The Future Shapers

Organisations the world over continue to profess high levels of innovation capability, embedded innovation cultures and needle-shifting outcomes.

Easy-to-Try Process Improvement Examples


When people talk about business process improvement, the conversation can get very far into the weeds quickly. There are several overarching approaches to business management like Six Sigma and Lean, and then there are more acronyms describing tools and techniques then you can shake a stick at.

Stop Trying to Win the Battle Against Fake News and Fake Influence

Innovation Excellence

The greater the value of any technology, the greater the disruption and abuse. That’s OK as long as we also keep this in mind.

11 Proven Ways to Turn Your Culture into a Culture of Innovation

Learn the 11 proven strategies that you can implement quickly to get every employee innovating and contributing to the growth of your company.

Redefine and Reinvent Your Career Before It Leaves You Behind

Daniel Burrus

We are no longer in a period of rapid change. We have now entered an amazing inflection point where true transformation happens.

Big Data Solutions to Prevent Homelessness


Advances in data analytics are helping to get people off the streets

Having Difficult Conversations with Employees: A How-To Primer in 20 Tip


As managers, we’re there with our direct reports through both good times and bad. They’re not always the people we want them to be. Sometimes they have different perspectives, goals, and interests than we might expect. Many of us dread having difficult conversations with employees. However, those are exactly the conversations that can lead to better relationships, performance, and culture at work—as long as we can learn to handle them well. What Is a Difficult Conversation?

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An Innovation Minute with Gregg Fraley

Gregg Fraley

Edition #2 of An Innovation Minute. Qualitative Research in B2B. With Host, Gregg Fraley. The message of this edition of An Innovation Minute is simple: Use of qualitative research techniques in business to business companies (B2B) is woefully under-utilized. Click here to view.

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5 Product Traps - And Better Paths

Speaker: Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant, Rothman Consulting Group

Is your agile team overloaded with feature requests, with no time for discovery? Do your roadmaps read like impossible wish lists? Well, you’re not alone. It may seem impossible now, but what if we said that with a few changes, you could be meeting deadlines with the ability to predict progress with accuracy, be happy with your progress against the roadmap, and be making time for near-continuous discovery? Johanna Rothman has seen this all too often across many different organizations. She will take us through five common traps that agile product teams fall into – and likely you are in several of those traps right now. And good news - she has ways to avoid them!

Six Great Questions to Stimulate Critical Thinking and Constructive Debate Within Your Team

Michael Roberto

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