Mon.Oct 26, 2020

How Can You Energize Your Working Day?

The Human Factor

Sometimes, we just have to put in long hours to get a project done – and this is especially a problem for a lot of people working from home, where the boundaries matter less. Trying to pace yourself is the rule to abide by most of the time, but occasionally long hours are unavoidable.

How has COVID-19 Accelerated Trends in Customer Service?

InnovationManagement

Since the outbreak of COVID-19, customer behavior has changed dramatically. To survive, businesses need to adapt by accelerating customer service trends that already exist. . The post How has COVID-19 Accelerated Trends in Customer Service? appeared first on InnovationManagement.

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How Being Grounded Makes You a Better Leader

Tullio Siragusa

How Being Grounded Makes You a Better Leader. Can climbing the corporate ladder have a positive or negative effect on your personality and how you work? Being a part of the corporate world, one can get sucked into enjoying titles and very lucrative positions, and the focus on success can end up with many of us ignoring the bigger picture in life. The life of a leader is demanding and complex. Responsibilities only increase with time.

Thinking About The Future Is Meaningless

helloFUTURE

A few posts back, I wrote a note about something I’d recently seen in one of the all-hands meetings of one of my clients. This financial services company had been in business for a very long time, and moving innovative products and services to market was a huge challenge.

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!

Wazoku extends its enterprise innovation offering with Jira intergration

Wazoku

Idea management integration with Atlassian’s Jira Cloud allows users to join the dots between innovation and project delivery London, United Kingdom.

Learning the Powerful, Yet Abstract Method of Attribute Dependency

Innovation in Practice

Attribute Dependency is one of the five techniques of the SIT (Systematic Inventive Thinking) method. . Just to give you an idea, think of your home thermostat or your car’s windshield wipers that change speed. What do they have in common?

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Why Stanley Black and Decker Isn’t ‘Following the Herd’ During the Pandemic

Innovation Leader

We sat down with Mark Maybury, Chief Technology Officer at Stanley Black and Decker, to learn more about the company’s recent growth initiatives, its “exteme innovation ecosystem,” technology investments, and more

Innovation Series: Mark Campbell, Chief Innovation Officer at EVOTEK

Collectivecamp

Mark Campbell, Chief Innovation Officer at EVOTEK, derives insights from the venture and startup communities to enable technical executives to identify, evaluate and leverage emerging technologies

#1,979 – Atari Hotel

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

Thanks to COVID-19 I can’t even imagine traveling somewhere out of state anytime soon. It might be months or years before I get on a plane again or take another vacation. But when and if I ever do travel again I know exactly where I want to stay: at a video game hotel! What?!

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Temper ~ Paradox in the COVID Era

Mills Scofield

TY Chuck Annable for the photo. I love paradoxes and oxymorons; they get us to extend our comfort zone. So, I started thinking about the word “temper” – not sure why, just did.

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.

Building Up A Rental Portfolio To Complement Your Business

The Human Factor

source. Many business owners aspire to expand into property, and becoming a landlord is a great way to add another stream of income to your enterprises. If done right and properly managed, your properties can be well tenanted and revenue generating. However, a stress-free rental is never guaranteed.

#1,978 – Moon Water!

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

When I first heard that NASA was going to have a big announcement today I got excited. Surely, the news had to be that alien life was discovered on the Far Side of the Moon! But sadly the news wasn’t about aliens. Despite what Giorgio Tsoukalos will have you believe it’s never aliens. But not all hope is lost. The announcement that was made, that lunar soil contains water, is actually quite exciting in its own right.

Preparing for a Great Meeting: Spotify CEO Daniel Ek

Michael Roberto

Source: Wikimedia The Observer Effect has published a fascinating interview with Daniel Ek, CEO of Spotify. Ek has a clear and concise take on how to tackle important issues, define his role in the decision-making process, and design effective group meetings.