Mon.Nov 01, 2021

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What is Divergent thinking vs Convergent thinking

Idea to Value

When reading about creativity and creativity techniques like brainstorming , you will almost always hear about two important forms of thinking: Divergent Thinking and Convergent Thinking. But what do these two terms mean, and how do they work together to form a creative idea? Divergent thinking: The production of a large number of original ideas from a starting point (like a problem or challenge).

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Use the Rapid Prototyping Tool to Develop Ideas More Quickly and Efficiently


The conference room was abuzz with energy, teams of individuals were crowded around 6 circular tables, all of them were rapidly filling out post-it notes and sketching ideas on pieces of white paper. Once time ran out, each member called out their idea and the ideas were tacked to the walls around the room. Only then did our in-house sketch artist come up to sketch out prototype designs for each new concept or idea brought forth by the group of manufacturing executives. . .

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Exploding the explosion of innovation myths

Jeffrey Phillips

I found an article today on the web that was published by the Wall Street Journal in September 2021 , that claims to explode the myths about innovation. I was excited to read it, because 1) I like things that explode 2) I like myth-busting and 3) I am always curious to see what people who aren't in the actual corporate innovation space believe about innovation.

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Society 2045 Conscious Contracts for Better Relationships

Tullio Siragusa

Society 2045 Conscious Contracts for Better Relationships. In the business world developing trust and building relationships is key to creating a great workplace environment. However, most humans rely on a piece of paper for building relationships. You might be saying to yourself that a relationship isn’t built on a piece of paper, and you would be correct.

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How to Easily Navigate Crypto Accounting in the Web3 Era

Speaker: Aaron Jacob, VP of Accounting Solutions & Reagan Cook, GTM Lead

Are you struggling to navigate the complexities and challenges that come with crypto accounting? 🤔 This new webinar will cover everything businesses need to know to get started with crypto accounting after incorporating crypto into their business models! Industry experts Aaron Jacob and Reagan Cook of TaxBit will thoroughly explore the prevalent operational hurdles encountered by accounting teams when interacting with crypto on the books, and detail how software solutions can effectively

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Communicating a Strategic Plan: 5 Key Factors to Consider

Cascade Strategy

Everyone knows that to implement and execute your strategy, you need people throughout the organization to engage with it. And, everyone knows that this starts with effective communication of your strategy.

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Change Management Needs to Change

Innovation Excellence

In 1983, McKinsey consultant Julien Phillips published a paper in the journal, Human Resource Management, that described an ‘adoption penalty’ for firms that didn’t adapt to changes in the marketplace quickly enough.

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How to Outsmart a Burglar

Destination Innovation

If you want to beat a criminal then it helps to think like a criminal. Burglary is a horrible crime so let’s think like the burglar in order to outwit him (less than 10% of serious robberies are committed by women!). Image by Steffen Salow on Pixabay. Basic Ideas. Lock your windows and doors. I know this is obvious but burglars often enter through unlocked windows.

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A Remote Retrospective – Behind the Screen


Navigating the world from behind a screen. For the past few years, 100%Open has worked with teams across the globe. Pre-COVID, this involved long-haul flights to new and interesting parts of the world, filling up conference rooms and halls with new and interesting people. These in-person workshops were full of energy, anticipation and excitement. . However, when these trips, both national and international, weren’t possible – for scheduling reasons or otherwise – we came back to what

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