Tue.Jun 04, 2019

How to lead intrapreneurship and innovation

The Future Shapers

I am currently working on the establishment of a green and sustainable intrapreneurship accelerator. The premise is that with climate change we are running out of time and startups are too slow to scale. The solution lies within startups from within large enterprises.

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The Regulator Requires a Director of Innovation

InnovationManagement

Regulation has a critical role to play to protect customers and businesses operating in industries that are sensitive to various threats. In complex industries such as the financial industry, regulation is often perceived as a barrier and a burden.

How to answer the interview question, ‘Why should we give the job to you?’

Destination Innovation

The WHY, WHAT, HOW approach. It will differentiate you from the other candidates. The interviewer asks you WHY you should get the job. You answer, ‘Because of WHAT I can do for you and the department.’ ’ Then address some of the real issues that face the interviewer.

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Seven Free Brainstorming Tools for 2019

IdeaScale

Brainstorming is the start of innovation, but sometimes you need a little push. These brainstorming tools will help you find the creative momentum you need. Google Docs And Google Sheets.

Assessing and Fostering a Culture of Innovation

Speaker: Magnus Penker, CEO & Founder, Innovation360 Group

Welcome to an interactive empowering session on how to sharpen your future through innovation management, which can help guide your company’s goals. During this webinar, Magnus Penker, international thought leader and author, will dive into how to assess and foster culture and capabilities for innovation.

Top 20 Innovation Articles of May 2019

Innovation Excellence

Drum roll please… At the beginning of each month we will profile the twenty posts from the previous month that generated the most traffic to Innovation Excellence. We also publish a weekly Top 8 as part of our FREE email newsletter. Did your favorite make the cut?

How to Write a Good Vision Statement

Cascade Strategy

A vision statement is the anchor point of any strategic plan. It outlines what an organization would like to ultimately achieve and gives purpose to the existence of the organization. A good vision statement should be short, simple, specific to your business, leave nothing open to interpretation.

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Four Tech Founders Share Their Low-Tech Strategies For Success

Entrepreneur - Innovation

Owning an innovative technology is just one part of building a successful startup. Success Stories

Biomedicine as a Social Enterprise

Innovation Excellence

In his new book, Nobel Peace Prize winner Muhammad Yunus shares his vision for a kinder, gentler planet.

Fear and the Sandbox, Part 1

Grasshopper Herder

Fear of failure is perfectly natural, but if we let it define our business decisions, we can't truly call ourselves innovators. What we need is a safe place to fail. The post Fear and the Sandbox, Part 1 appeared first on GrasshopperHerder.com.

Want to Become a Successful Tech Company? Be Boring!

Entrepreneur - Innovation

Tech companies often only want to work on the buzziest projects. But if they put aside their egos, they'd discover a far wider world of opportunity. Strategy

11 Proven Ways to Turn Your Culture into a Culture of Innovation

Learn the 11 proven strategies that you can implement quickly to get every employee innovating and contributing to the growth of your company.

How Construction Giant Bechtel is Building the Future

Innovation Leader

David J. Wilson of Bechtel says, “It’s becoming…a necessity to find ways to improve construction productivity…” Wilson explains what Bechtel is doing, including its “Future Fund

These 5 'Jetpacks' Just Won Big at an International Competition to Build Personal Flying Devices

Entrepreneur - Innovation

Gwen Lighter launched GoFly, a $2 million international flying device competition, in 2017. These five creations won the prototype phase. Technology

How to Create Company Values

Cascade Strategy

In this article, we'll be examining the art of creating company values which are powerful and relevant. Company Values that will unlock the potential and passion of your people, and will help to bring your vision statement and strategic plan to life. Creating Your Strategy company values

The Secrets to Running a Successful Retail Store

The Human Factor

Contributed post –. Think that anyone could run a store? While it’s certainly not the most difficult-looking job in the world, there’s a surprising amount of customer psychology and management involved that separates a good store from an excellent store.

5 Product Traps - And Better Paths

Speaker: Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant, Rothman Consulting Group

Is your agile team overloaded with feature requests, with no time for discovery? Do your roadmaps read like impossible wish lists? Well, you’re not alone. It may seem impossible now, but what if we said that with a few changes, you could be meeting deadlines with the ability to predict progress with accuracy, be happy with your progress against the roadmap, and be making time for near-continuous discovery? Johanna Rothman has seen this all too often across many different organizations. She will take us through five common traps that agile product teams fall into – and likely you are in several of those traps right now. And good news - she has ways to avoid them!

Introducing: Strategy Model

Cascade Strategy

Strategy Model is a brand new Cascade feature to help you create a strategy that precisely fits the needs of your organization. Strategy Model allows you to design the underlying structure of your strategic plan. Think of it as a tool for laying the foundation for the strategy itself. Cascade News

Creative Ways to Get Your Small Business Noticed

The Human Factor

contributed post –. Starting a small business isn’t hard. Nowadays, anyone with an idea can do it. You just need to take a chance. Carrying on is the tough part. Many small businesses fail within the first few years.