Tue.Jan 19, 2021

Two essential characteristics of successful teams

IdeaSpies

Google has spent years and millions of dollars examining the characteristics that make groups successful. The starting point is. Feed generated with FetchRSS

Research shows that having a phone on your desk makes you more stupid

Idea to Value

A lot of people joke about how having a smartphone is making us all less intelligent. And new research provides evidence that this is true.

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Two documents that tell you all you need to know about innovation

Jeffrey Phillips

If you believe everything you hear, or read, within your corporation about innovation, you may end up a bit disappointed. As we've seen over the last two decades, talking about innovation is easy, but implementing it and realizing the benefits are a bit more difficult.

Bed, Bath & Beyond Announces $1 Billion Innovation Strategy

IdeaScale

Leading home goods retailer Bed, Bath & Beyond is upping the innovation game by launching an omnichannel transformation to drive sales. As part of a new three-year strategy, the $1 billion to $1.5 billion investment is designed to drive growth and increase cash flow.

Register Today for RIDG’s Return on Innovation: Webinar Series

Speaker: Michelle Royal, Founder of RIDG

Join RIDG's Chief Innovation Officer, Michelle Royal, for a free 60-minute webinar on Tuesday, March 9th at 10 a.m. ET. You’ll learn how to lead your business to a new frontier in a time of disruption and prepare for the future despite intense financial and mental constraints of a pandemic. This is the first webinar of a three-part series on how innovation produces higher profits and happier people. RIDG helps companies make strategic financial decisions and empowers their teams to grow the business.

How Do You Measure Leadership Impact?

Game-Changer

Leadership impacts everything. Everyone will focus on the most obvious outcome, which is company performance. But it also includes future performance, which depends on developing individuals so that they too can lead. One thing I learned early on is you suck if everything depends on you.

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The Six Big Losses in Automotive Manufacturing

Kainexus

In automotive manufacturing, there are several things you can take for granted; unfortunately, some are unwelcome. The Six Big Losses are an uninvited guest in automotive manufacturing plants everywhere.

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Why Tapping Into Employee Insights is a Business Imperative

Innovation Leader

Organizations need to rely more and more on those employee insights, not least because employees know where the opportunities are

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#2,066 – Brand-Aids

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

On the one hand I hate advertisements. How purposely catchy they are. How pervasive they are. The repetitive nature. Whether it’s watching TV, listening to the radio, taking in a baseball game, or standing at the gas pump advertisements are everywhere we go.

5 Industries That Will Thrive In The Future

The Human Factor

source. Looking to carve out a life-long career in an industry that you know will be stable? Or perhaps you’re eager to start a business and you want to know which industry will offer the most potential for growth? Below are just five industries that could be worth considering. Green energy.

Extending the Reach of HR: Supporting and Sourcing Remote Talent

Speaker: Karen Lim, Alliance Academy

The concept of Global HR is becoming more common as more companies become permanently remote. As companies expand their talent-bases beyond borders, HR reps will bear the responsibilities that come along with it. Adapting to different cultures, distances, and legal implications whilst preserving core company values is essential. Once you can do this, the world becomes your oyster. Join Karen Lim of Alliance Academy, and learn to thrive in a remote-first mindset.

#2,067 – COVID-19 Could Cure Pain

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

COVID-19 may not be all doom and gloom after all. In fact, it may even lead to the creation of a new kind of pain medication. I know this sound counterintuitive considering how painful getting the coronavirus actually is but the research seems to indicate that it’s possible.

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What Essentials Does Your New Business Need?

The Human Factor

source. When you decide to start a new business, you may find that you just don’t really know where to start. Setting up a new business can be a daunting task – but one that can also feel like a lot of fun too.

#2,065 – The Return of Science

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

Hallelujah! Praise the lord! Unlike the last four years, today there is reason for hope! Not just because the horrifically corrupt and morally bankrupt Trump Administration is finally coming to an end after nearly destroying democracy. And not simply because the Presidency of Joe Biden is beginning.