Mon.Jun 24, 2019

The One Genius Google Innovation Strategy That You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

Innovation Excellence

It’s no secret that Google is one of the most innovative companies on the planet. Besides pioneering and then dominating the search industry, it has also become a leader in developing futuristic technologies such as artificial intelligence, driverless cars and quantum computing. It has even launched a life science company. What makes Google so successful is not one particular. Innovation Google

Making innovation your organizing theme

Jeffrey Phillips

In my continuing series of posts about lessons learned from corporate innovation, today I'd like to expand on the idea of innovation language, and go even further. I'd like to riff on the idea of innovation as central, organizing idea in a business rather than an occasional distraction.

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Cognitive Diversity is the DNA of Innovation

Innovation Excellence

Katrina Sherrerd, CEO of Research Affiliates, poses an interesting challenge, “Achieving cognitive diversity is easier said than done. We all have a neurobiological preference for comfort and familiarity over discomfort and the unknown.

Hints for Creating a Kaizen Training Plan

Kainexus

I might have written here before that Kaizen isn’t really a thing you do ; it’s a way of thinking that leads you to do a bunch of things differently. Every leader wants an army of employees who are always on the lookout for an opportunity to create positive change.

ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

What would a punk rock version of CX look and feel like?

The Future Shapers

The CX space is becoming a little like progressive rock used to be in the 1970s. Overly technical, too elaborate and complicated, inwardly focused and somewhat exclusive.

Life Lessons from the Game of Golf

Tullio Siragusa

Life Lessons from the Game of Golf. I was 20 when I started to learn golf. I remember being obsessed with the game. Playing as often as possible, reading how to books, and taking as many clients on the course as possible. The best game I ever played was at River Run in Maryland. I finished seven over par, I was 25. At 26 my company at the time, MCI Telecommunications, had a golf outing with our global accounts on Long Island New York, and my foursome won 1st place.

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Leaky Faucet Problem – Do you Turn off the Water, or Grab a Bucket?

Yet2

I recently attended the Responsible Business Summit Europe 2019. My reason for attending was two-fold: to learn and inform my colleagues at yet2 as part of our internal initiative to increase our company’s social impact and to discover new ways we can help our clients improve their social impact through their open innovation efforts. This was the first time I’ve had the opportunity to attend a conference along these lines.

The Resource We Give to Everyone Launching an Idea Management Program

InnovationManagement

Our customers are launching new campaigns every day. They’re solving problems related to process inefficiency, performance, sustainability, workplace environments, and beyond. The post The Resource We Give to Everyone Launching an Idea Management Program appeared first on Innovation Management.

How Companies can Innovate and Scale

ITONICS

When it comes to innovation , we too often focus on the importance of the individual within the process. In business, we usually identify good innovators and foster their ability to develop creative practical solutions to new problems.

Don’t Follow The Dollar, Follow The Duty! The Most Important Rules To Follow In Business

The Human Factor

image source. Contributed post –. Everybody feels that they know what is best for their business. After all, it is their baby, they have the final say. But this tends to mean that a lot of the time they do not follow the rules but rather, satisfy their ego.

How To Create A Movement To Drive Transformation In Your Company Or Industry

Speaker: Greg Satell

Everybody has something they’d like to change, whether it is a problem in their organization, their industry, their community or society at large. But how can you get your ideas for change to take hold beyond a small circle of likeminded people? What you need is a cascade: small groups that are loosely connected but united by a common purpose. When they synchronize their collective behavior as networks, they become immensely powerful. A business model is disrupted, an industry is remade, the preceding order is no more and the world is transformed.

How companies can innovate and scale

ITONICS

When it comes to innovation , we too often focus on the importance of the individual within the process. In business, we usually identify good innovators and foster their ability to develop creative practical solutions to new problems.

How to Tell a Good Story

Idea Champions

Let's start with the basics: You already know how to tell a good story. You do. You've been telling stories your entire life. Today, you probably told at least a few.

Writing Taglines: Just Do It? Or Don’t?

Brunner

Woo-hoo! I get to write a tagline that’ll define a brand for years to come. Eek gads! I’m supposed to write a tagline that’ll define a brand for years to come. Writing a tagline is an opportunity. And yes, writing a new tagline can also feel like you’ve been tasked with finding a brand’s holy grail. But first things first…do taglines even work? Depends. Is it fresh and memorable? Or uninspired marketing-speak mumbo-jumbo?

5 Tips for Conducting Effective After-Action Reviews

Michael Roberto

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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.