Mon.Mar 30, 2020

Podcast S3E52: Josh Linkner – How to build up rituals to reward creativity

Idea to Value

In today’s episode of the Idea to Value podcast, we speak with multiple entrepreneur Josh Linkner, about how to apply discipline to creativity. Josh is a talented Jazz guitarist, as well as having written bestselling books and starting and selling multiple technology companies.

Restarting in times of crisis


We're all feeling some uncertainty, but hectic times can actually push us ahead faster. Exago (Re)START helps you find new ideas when you need it most. The post Restarting in times of crisis appeared first on Exago. Blog collaboration exago start innovation-tips software

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Maslow’s Revenge

Innovation Excellence

maslow’s hierarchy of needs By David Bruel & Frank Pagano Spoiler alert. Three (humble) predictions on behavioral change, rediscovering a grand classic: the Maslow’s pyramid. Technology will create better ways to climb up and down the old ladder, post Covid-19.

Opportunities for Improvement at the Grocery Store [COVID-19]


My colleague Jeff Roussel kicked off (or I should say teed up) this series by writing about opportunities for improvement (OIs) when out playing golf. I loved it (when I read the draft), and I'm not a golfer -- but I do like bad puns.


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!

Six Things I wish I had known before I accepted the position of Chief Innovation Officer

Innovation Excellence

I was pleased and proud to be appointed to the position of CIO (Chief Innovation Officer). It seemed like a great opportunity to join a dynamic executive team and help drive the growth and ambition which inspired the company.

How Do You Know If Your Business Is At Risk From Disruption?

Strategyzer Innovation

Over the last weeks the coronavirus disrupted the entire global economy and almost every business on the face of the planet. Yet, Covid-19 is a black swan and a once in a century event.

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Act As If You Don’t Know…Because You Really Don’t


This COVID-19 situation is making people act in very predictably irrational ways. Some people are arguing that COVID-19 is some kind of hoax, that it’s been made up to destabilize the economy on purpose. I’ve heard other people argue that the virus was made in a lab, it wasn’t; it comes from nature.

7 Strategies for Online Learning During the Coronavirus Outbreak

Innovation Excellence

Humanity, as a whole, is currently facing a major crisis with the COVID-19. The pandemic has forced most of the working population to work from home, go on mandatory quarantine, or work under modified conditions. All public events are either canceled or postponed.

The Impact of Self-Honesty on Your Success

Tullio Siragusa

The Impact of Self-Honesty on Your Success. Psychology argues that being true to yourself induces meaning in your life. The drive to be authentic is present in all of us. Still, there is a lot of misconception about being authentic and genuine. Some people think that having piercings, tattoos, punk hair, or listening to Coldplay makes you genuine, and that would be true if that’s’ who you are. To be authentic, one needs to be honest with oneself.

Going From Blind to Bright.

Innovation Excellence

Quick bullets. 200 words spent on Brands’ blind spots turned into bright ones, after three months of a nasty 2020. One: be transparent. Be like water, the motto reads.

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.

The Wisdom of Generations

The Future Shapers

We are reaching a tipping point when transformation to a healthier, more prosperous, but less toxic world, will be possible. It is dependent not on tools, leadership, or design, but the evolution of a regenerative consciousness across the world. It might be happening faster than you thought possible.

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Innovation after crisis: is your innovation organization resilient?

Rapid Innovation in digital time

Building tomorrow's world starts today! Innovation can be leveraged for inventing post-crisis future for your company. But is your innovation organization ready? Innovation Rapid Innovation Unit Innovation Center Innovation Lab Innovation Management intrapreneurship The Intrapreneurs' Factory

The Five Levels of Remote Work — and why you’re probably at Level 2


COVID-19 has forced companies the world over to enact — or create — remote working protocols

Type I vs Type II Innovation Programs


In my decade-plus years working with corporate innovation leaders, I’ve seen a variety of frameworks to explain what we mean by “innovation.” The most enduring of these has been McKinsey’s Three Horizons model – although there are plenty of others.

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.

Changing Culture in Large Organizations

Innovation Leader

In our view, fostering a culture that is supportive of innovation has never been more important than right now. 2020 will be a year of tremendous stress, pivots, and reprioritizing in every organization. Will your organization be able to source and act on the best ideas — ideas that may

3 Steps for Aligning Remote Teams to Move Forward Every Day

Peer Insight

F:or many of us remote work or teleworking is a brand new reality. Even if we worked from home occasionally, having a full team working remotely is a new challenge to navigate. Some of us are finding out in real time all of the challenges and successes with this new way of working.

Collaborating on Zoom Guide: Remotely Facilitate a Virtual Meeting or Workshop

Lead Innovative Meetings and Workshops with Zoom. Video conferencing software can help you lead engaging activities to collaborate virtually in real-time.

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Enable dialogue across the organization


As COVID-19 continues to change shape and challenge how we manage our teams, our health and our tasks while working remotely, communicators are doing great work to ensure employees remain in the loop. Employee Culture Employee Experience

Building Healthy Innovation Ecosystems for Your Projects

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

In this webinar, Nick Noreña will walk through an Innovation Ecosystem Model that he and his team at Kromatic have developed to help investors, heads of product, teachers, and executives understand how they can best support innovation in their own ecosystem. He'll also go over metrics we can use to measure the health of our ecosystems as we build more resources for innovators.

4 Reasons To Consider VPS Hosting For Your Business Website

The Human Factor

In our now very digital world, every business needs a website, but it isn’t as simple as just opening your computer and designing one.

Companies can leverage ESG for growth and increased revenue: Even during the COVID-19 pandemic


Companies can leverage ESG for growth and increased revenue: Even during the COVID-19 pandemic by Richard Hartung Richard Hartung has over 20 years of experience in the payments and consumer financial services industry with extensive experience in the Asia Pacific region.

Resources To Help You Stay Connected To Your Workforce


The current coronavirus pandemic has shifted the landscape of our daily lives in countless ways. As we navigate new territory at home and at work, one thing is clear: communication has never been more important. Organizations are moving quickly to ensure they have the right tools to stay connected to employees and provide critical, real-time information. Many are also navigating how to support employees during the transition to remote work arrangements.

Doing the Right Thing: Kent Taylor at Texas Roadhouse

Michael Roberto

Source: This morning, I read some terrific news about a leader doing the right thing for his organization amidst the COVID-19 crisis. Kent Taylor is co-founder and CEO of Texas Roadhouse, the popular steakhouse restaurant chain.

How to Solve 4 Common Challenges of Legacy Information Management

Speaker: Chris McLaughlin, Chief Marketing Officer and Chief Product Officer, Nuxeo

After 20 years of Enterprise Content Management (ECM), businesses still face many of the same challenges with finding and managing information. Join Chris McLaughlin, CMO and CPO of Nuxeo, as he examines four common business challenges that these legacy ECM systems pose and how they can be addressed with a more modern approach.

BroadVision to Join the Aurea Family


This morning we announced the pending acquisition of BroadVision - a provider of powerful document creation and collaboration tools that will strengthen our collaboration suite of products. This addition strengthens our collaboration suite of products, and provides a solution to many organizations particularly in highly regulated industries for complex document creation and publishing.