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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. Today we talk about what it takes to make creativity a ritual in your company. Topics covered in today’s episode: 00:02:00 – Everyone can be creative. We are born to be creative.

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. A third of the global population is on a coronavirus lockdown, and dramatically re-prioritizing their. Innovation

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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.

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. Unfortunately, things did not work out well and there are some hard lessons to be shared. Innovation changing a corporate culture CIO things I wish I had known we welcome failure

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

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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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.

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Four Types of Customer Experiences for Competitive Advantage

Innovation Excellence

Want to improve your customers’ experience? Try these connected strategies. What’s the secret to a winning business model and long-term competitive advantage? It’s not just about technology, products and services. Your customer experience may just be the ultimate competitive advantage. Strategy and innovation experts Nicolaj Siggelkow and Christian Terwiesch just published a new book called Connected Strategy: Building Continuous.

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


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. When things get back to normal (yes, it will take quite some time), companies need to prepare for more common types of disruption. In this blogpost, we explain how you can systematically assess the risk of disruption with our Disruption Assessment Tool. Thought Leadership Books

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. During this time of reduced workloads, a lot of IT businesses find. Innovation Coronavirus covid-19 employee training online training

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.

11 Ways to Make a Short Remote Design Thinking Project a Success

You can achieve a huge amount in a short period with a virtual design thinking project. While some teams want to come together for several weeks or months to tackle a challenge, others want to run short, sharp projects to find a quick solution. And with the right preparation, attitude, and structure in place, that's totally possible.To help make sure your short innovation projects are a success, download this free guide from the team at Sprintbase, a virtual design thinking platform, to learn their top tips.

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. Here, it’s more being transparent in what you do, being first of all social, as water is one of the ultimate social goods, and, obviously, becoming. Innovation

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 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. The post The Wisdom of Generations appeared first on The Future Shapers. Disruption Ecosystem Future Thinking

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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

The D&I Garden: Seeds of Innovation that Grow into Creative Breakthroughs

Speaker: Donald Fan, Senior Director of the Global Office of Culture, Diversity & Inclusion at Walmart Inc.

In the digital era, rife with uncertainty and ambiguity, innovation plays an essential role in sustaining organic growth and outperforming the global competition. Research proves time and again, there exists a robust bond between innovation and diversity & inclusion (D&I); our challenge is to help our leaders understand how to plant the seeds of innovation in the fertile D&I garden in order to drive a strategic and competitive advantage from the office and in the digital landscape.

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. These models – powerful though they are – have always left me wanting more. Based on recent conversations with a number of corporate R&D and Innovation leaders, there’s another lens I’ve begun using.

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. There are lots of tools and tips out there to make things easier (or even make it possible), but that doesn’t always mean teams feel like they have forward momentum in their projects.

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. If you plan on facilitating an innovative workshop or meeting virtually, you may be looking for video conferencing software that can help you connect with your participants in real-time and share materials, lessons, and examples in a virtual space.

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B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

Sales enablement is the strategic process of providing sales teams with the content, guidance, and mentorship needed to engage targeted buyers. It’s all about equipping sales professionals with the tools they need to put their best-selling foot forward. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. Get started today.

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

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. Websites need to be hosted on servers and there are quite a few different types to choose from – here are 4 reasons why you may want to consider a Virtual Private Server, VPS, to host your business website. . What is VPS hosting?

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.

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. In May, 2002 Richard founded Transcarta, which focuses on assisting financial services companies with […].

Pressure Points: How to Ensure Your B2B Pipeline Passes Inspection

This eBook highlights best practices for developing a pipeline management process that helps sales leaders and their team C.L.O.S.E (you’ll see what we mean in this eBook) more revenue through data-driven prospecting, stage analysis, and subsequent sales enablement.

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.

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. According to this article by Leo Shvedsky , Taylor has chosen to give up his 2020 salary and bonus. He's giving the money to his employees who are hurting financially due to the crisis. He's also made an additional $5 million donation to help his people.