Tue.Sep 10, 2019

Confusion or Diffusion in Energy Transition?

Paul Hobcraft

Following on from my recent post, “ Managing Energy Transition through Innovation ,” let me build out the innovation argument further. Innovation needs to be talked up within Energy. It is the catalyst to all within the current energy transition underway.

Creating an Innovative Culture for Your Nonprofit Organization

IdeaScale

Eighty percent of nonprofit leaders consider innovation to be mandatory, yet of those, only 40 percent think their organization is ready for innovation. Leaders recognize the importance of innovation, yet many aren’t sure how to make their organizations innovation-ready.

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How Do You Know When You Gave It Your All?

Game-Changer

We all encounter and seek challenges all the time as athletes, executives, entrepreneurs, students, employees or any other domain we choose. Whether or not we succeed, as we want, at whatever we do is determined by the decisions we make, luck and the effort we put into it.

Therantology

Innovation Excellence

The Theranos story continues to unfold in the headlines and will likely be the stuff of Harvard Business School cases for years to come. Here is a brief history of Theranos. and where they find themselves now. According to the WSJ, Theranos Inc.

Indistractable: How to Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life with Nir Eyal

Speaker: Nir Eyal

Ever get the feeling the world is full of too many distractions? Research shows the ability to stay focused is a competitive advantage, in work and in life. However, in an age of ever-increasing demands on our attention how do we stay productive and stay sane? In this webinar, Nir provides research-backed, practical advice, and memorable strategies for managing distraction and our time. Nir Eyal shares findings of his five years of research into how to master what he calls, "the skill of the century," the power to be "Indistractable."

Business Model Innovation – Democratizing Innovation at Scale

The Future Shapers

What makes business model innovation so important is that it captures how your business creates value and helps differentiate from your competitors. The ones that are able to. rethink their current way of doing business. find new revenue streams.

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May the 4th Industrial Revolution be with You – Part 4: “High on Emotion”

InnovationManagement

Emotional Intelligence is the new X Factor: This is the fourth in a series of articles that explore how the effects of the 4th Industrial Revolution are filtering into our lives on a global scale, what the workplace of the future will look like in the years to come and how we can ensure that we have the right skills to succeed. This article explores the concept of Emotional Intelligence as the new X Factor in securing success in the new era of the 4th Industrial Revolution.

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Supply chain innovation: Using co-creation to unlock hidden value

InnovationTraining.org

There’s no such thing as “too efficient”. There’s always room for improvement. It’s why businesses are forever under pressure to deliver on new operational efficiencies whether through reducing costs or improving outputs.

Why Innovations Fail (and How to Avoid It)

Innovation Leader

Why do some innovative ideas fail and others succeed? Bad timing, corporate politics, and rigid regulations are among the culprits. Here are some tips to avert disaster

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10 important factors when choosing your ideas management software

ideas4allinnovation

Ideas management software allows you to collect a large number of ideas, with the diversity inherent to a large group of participants. This offers several competitive advantages. It speeds up the process, by collecting more ideas in less time.

Big Data Solutions for the Social Good in Taiwan

IdeaConnection

Using big data to identify at-risk senior citizens and an AI solution for sentencing dangerous drivers are among the winners of Taiwan’s Presidential Hackathon

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.

5 Outstanding Benefits of Outsourcing Customer Service

The Human Factor

contributed post – All businesses aim to improve their customer service. You want your customers to have a good experience with you – not only because you care about your customers, but because it’s good for business.

Book Review – Master of One by Jordan Raynor

Rmukesh Gupta

Overview: I got a preview copy of the book via NetGalley and had downloaded this a while back but got around to reading this now. Some caveats upfront – I am not a Christian. This book was seemingly written predominantly for a Christian audience.