Thu.Jul 02, 2020

Four Ways to Innovate Right Now


While the pandemic has been difficult for all us economically, as business owners, we never run out of opportunities. No matter the business climate, there is always a chance to do something new and something better—you just have to find it.

Quiz: Test Your Innovation Knowledge

Innovation Leader

How much do you know about corporate innovation concepts, key thinkers, famous failures, and Silicon Valley disruptors? Try our 22 question quiz


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5 Ways Public Administrators Promote Innovation


Innovation helps governments achieve their goals at every level, yet encouraging it can seem a complicated task. Here are five steps you can take to build your department’s innovation strategy.

Podcast S3E67: Steve Blank – History and lessons of the Lean Startup method

Idea to Value

In today’s episode of the Idea to Value podcast, we talk with Steve Blank, senior innovation fellow at Columbia University, serial entrepreneur and the founder of the Lean Startup movement.

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Professional Development Your Employees Actually Want

Did you know? Language learning is a proven PD tool that many employees already want, whether their organization is multilingual or not. In this eBook, you’ll learn how language learning makes employees more productive, reduces turnover, and more.

Sharply accelerating clean energy innovation

Paul Hobcraft

Today the International Energy Agency (IRA) released a long-awaited update on where innovation needs to be in the energy transition we are undergoing. At their own admission, it has been three years since they (IEA) released its last Energy Technology Perspective (ETP) report.

Top 50 leaderboard: Who is winning in the Low Touch Economy

Board of Innovation

Our researchers and strategists hand-picked 50 ‘Low Touch winners’ - companies that are already flourishing in this challenging new climate. The post Top 50 leaderboard: Who is winning in the Low Touch Economy appeared first on Board of Innovation. All Inspiration low touch economy

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Break Out of a Golden Cage

Innovation Excellence

By Federica D’Armento & Tony McGaharan. Picture this. You’ve a job at “the best place to work”, and then you start experiencing those mixed feelings like in a love-hate relationship, until you decide to leave. This is actually what we went through at Google.


Highlights from June on Anticipating “The New Normal”

Innovation Leader

We’ve gathered the best pieces of recent advice from our live show, report, and other online coverage to help you imagine the future and plan your next steps

Handling Total Uncertainty: Lessons Learned from Leading Moon Shot Projects

Innovation 360 Group

September 15, 2020. 2020 Events Client Event Event Webinars

#1,756 – Cuddle Curtains

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

I previously wrote about Skin Hunger , the very real desire for human contact that sets in when we’ve been deprived of human touch for too long.

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5 Reasons Leaders Invest in Language Training

Communication is the lifeforce of any company. Without it, productivity, employee happiness, and ultimately your business suffers. Investing in language learning better positions global business leaders to see gains in organizational effectiveness as a result.

Clients Get the Recognition They Deserve: Five National ADDYs at 2020 Virtual Ceremony


A scene from “The Lumberyard,” part of the Woodland’s Most Wanted campaign for client YellaWood® pressure treated pine. Clients Get the Recognition They Deserve: Five National ADDYs at 2020 Virtual Ceremony. Secret agent beavers conquered yet another expedition, snatching more than YellaWood® brand pressure treated pine at the national ADDYs.

#1,754 – Pool Testing

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

We need more testing, not less. Yes, more tests mean more positive results which looks bad but you know what looks worse? A morgue full of dead bodies.

Lessons from a Poker Player: Counteracting Cognitive Biases

Michael Roberto

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#1,757 – Notable Quotable

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

A random collection of some of the best COVID-19 related memes, tweets, soundbites and jokes currently making the rounds on the inter-webs. Because sometimes you have to laugh so you don’t cry: And these were just the ones I saw this week! Proving once again that the Internet always wins.


9 Warning Signs Your Employees Need Language Training

Most global companies are diverse in perspectives, backgrounds, and yes, language. Language barriers can compound existing communication problems, often resulting in business losses. Learn the 9 warning signs your employees need language training today!

#1,755 – Fanbassadors

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

As it stands right now we’re still on pace to start playing professional baseball again this month! But when we do there unfortunately won’t be any fans in the stand. Unless of course you’re a season ticket holder for the Kansas City Royals.