Thu.Nov 07, 2019

You Cannot Survive Doing More of the Same

Innovation Excellence

It seems so funny, looking back on a meeting I attended about 20 years ago. At that meeting a good friend was presenting a new book, entitled Who Moved My Cheese? He was recommending this book to all of us in the leadership team of a mid-sized ERP consulting firm. Of course most of us. Change Innovation evolution

Exploring the Link between Continuous Learning and Organizational Innovation

IdeaScale

Continuous learning is the key to organizational innovation. You may have been taking classes, conferring with colleagues and reading articles for years without realizing that you were engaging in continuous learning. Don’t Take Learning for Granted. Learning is likely now on your list of things to do, like getting the oil changed in your car or going to the dentist for a checkup.

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Don’t Pivot; Divot: Sometimes the Best Strategy is to Go Deep

Stephen Shapiro

Instead of always shifting direction, sometimes the best strategy is to go deeper… Given I have dedicated my business life to innovation, people (rightly) assume I will be innovating my business. The question I am often asked is, “What are you doing to pivot your business?” ” This question implies that I am changing direction. But maybe this is the wrong question. Lately when people ask me this, I reply, “I’m not going to pivot. I’m going to divot.”

Podcast S3E45: Ron Carucci – The four pillars of successful leaders

Idea to Value

In today’s episode of the podcast, we speak with Ron Carucci, Founder of Navalent and an expert on assessing and building leadership capabilities in teams. Ron’s company has researched over 2,700 leaders across more than 10 years to determine what the capabilities of successful leaders are, and what causes more than half of newly-promoted leaders to fail. Topics covered in today’s episode: 00:02:00 What is leadership?

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!

Has your business model concept truly been validated?

Board of Innovation

Judging by what we’ve heard from many here at Innovation Roundtable Summit 2019, it seems the answer is: probably not. Find out how you can enhance your validation efforts and de-risk your business model prototype. The post Has your business model concept truly been validated? appeared first on Board of Innovation. Expertise

4 Big Improvement Ideas to Set the Stage for Success in 2020

Kainexus

It seems like every year goes by faster than the last. I keep making plans to work on my summer tan, and suddenly, it's November. The holidays will be upon us before we know it and then – boom! We're in a brand-new decade. Before things get too crazy, this is an excellent time to think about how you can set your team up for outstanding results in 2020. It won't surprise you to hear us say it, but making just some small adjustments in your leadership approach can have an enormous impact.

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Qmarkets Fall Product Release 2019: Making Innovation Engagement Easy

Qmarkets

Our latest product release offers a wealth of cutting-edge new features, making it easier than ever to organize and allocate tasks, develop ideas for maximum impact, and even gather submissions from your employees without them ever logging into the platform.

Innovation at The Nature Conservancy

Innovation Leader

Stepping inside The Nature Conservancy’s New York City office is like finding an oasis in a concrete desert. Tucked into the 14th floor of a seemingly standard skyscraper in Chelsea

Why have a Tech Team in Kathmandu?

ITONICS

“Hey Deepak, how is India?” – “I have no idea, I’m Nepali!” That was the starting point for my first trip to Kathmandu in 2011. Today, we have a team of nearly 60 individuals in the capital of Nepal, and we are constantly growing. How did this happen and why is Nepal a great place not only for culture, food, nature and the highest mountains on earth but for software development as-well? Insider

Qmarkets Fall Product Release 2019: Making Innovation Engagement Easy

Qmarkets

Our latest product release offers a wealth of cutting-edge new features, making it easier than ever to organize and allocate tasks, develop ideas for maximum impact, and even gather submissions from your employees without them ever logging into the platform. At Qmarkets , we know better than anyone that even a single strategic change or optimization can have a huge impact. After all, this is what we’ve been helping our customers to achieve for over a decade.

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.

Why have a Tech Team in Kathmandu?

ITONICS

By Mike Durst. Hey Deepak, how is India?” – “I have no idea, I’m Nepali!” That was the starting point for my first trip to Kathmandu in 2011. Today, we have a team of nearly 60 individuals in the capital of Nepal, and we are constantly growing. How did this happen and why is Nepal a great place not only for culture, food, nature and the highest mountains on earth but for software development as-well? How it all began.

Qmarkets Product Release Fall 2019: Making Innovation Engagement Easy…

Qmarkets

Our latest product release offers a wealth of cutting-edge new features, making it easier than ever to organize and allocate tasks, develop ideas for maximum impact, and even gather submissions from your employees without them ever logging into the platform. At Qmarkets , we know better than anyone that even a single strategic change or optimization can have a huge impact. After all, this is what we’ve been helping our customers to achieve for over a decade.

Adding Eye Candy: 4 Visual Best Practices to Boost Engagement on Your Idea Generation Platform

Qmarkets

The great Israeli artist Yaacov Agam once said “while the verbal can separate, the visual is understood by everyone.” The same principle holds true when it comes to boosting user engagement on your idea generation platform.

Adding Eye Candy: 4 Visual Best Practices to Boost Engagement on Your Idea Generation Platform

Qmarkets

The great Israeli artist Yaacov Agam once said “while the verbal can separate, the visual is understood by everyone.” The same principle holds true when it comes to boosting user engagement on your idea generation platform. Implementing sleek, eye-catching visuals wherever possible will help attract user attention and encourage more participation.

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.