Mon.Jul 08, 2019

Cognitive Bias is an Innovation Killer

Innovation Excellence

I recently wrote about Cognitive Diversity, and today I reflect on Cognitive Bias, the other side of the same coin. I think (subconsciously biased) therefore I am (subconsciously biased). Psychologists generally agree that 90% of our decision making is driven by the subconscious.

The Three Roles You Need to Have on Your Innovation Team


No matter the decade in which you grew up, the future promised one thing: flying cars. And yet generation after generation has been disappointed as our technological progress that has given us everything from angry birds to nanotechnology, but… still no Bladerunner vehicles.

Creating Innovation Spaces

Innovation Excellence

If you’re in the innovation game you probably ought to meet Madame de Geoffrin. Anyone working at the fuzzy front end or trying to find ways to ‘get out of the box’ could probably benefit from a few minutes of her time. She has a wealth of experience around how to enable this sort of. Innovation

Are You Hiring Workers, Or Are You Hiring Leaders?


Gapingvoid delivered this question in their daily newsletter , and I believe how leaders answer this question determines how they view their company now and tomorrow. What’s the difference between a worker and a leader?

The 5 Competencies of Highly Innovative Organizations

Speaker: Dr. Ankush Chopra, Professor of Strategy, School of Management Fribourg

Professor Ankush Chopra studied over 100 companies in North America and Europe to seek answers to the above questions. He found that companies across the world use the same set of competencies to become successful innovators. In this webinar, he shows how you can use these insights to develop and lead an innovative organization.

About Innovation and Crazy Loonshots

The Future Shapers

A loonshot refers to an idea or project that most scientific or business leaders think won’t work, or if it does, they think it won’t matter as it probably won’t make money. Loonshot ideas substantially challenge conventional wisdom and it is essential for business survival.

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Tiger and Federer, and the Case for Generalists

Michael Roberto

Source: Bleacher Report David Epstein has published a terrific new book titled, "Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World." He makes the case for not specializing too early in life, but instead, taking advantage of a period of sampling and discovery.

Stock Management – Considerations For You

The Human Factor

Contributed post –. When you are selling a physical product, there is nothing worse than running out – because you simply didn’t keep a better eye on it. What is worse than that?

Hiring Etiquette for Employers

Michael Roberto

Source: We've all heard the usual advice for job seekers as they prepare for interviews: prepare thoroughly, be punctual, ask good questions, follow up promptly with a thank you note, etc. How about for employers?

Practical Ways To Improve Your Website’s Marketing Potential

The Human Factor

image source. Contributed post-. Other than yourself (and your marketing team if you are fortunate to have one) your website is your businesses greatest marketing tool. It gives you a digital presence ; a virtual window for potential customers to peer into and hopefully buy from you.

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.

Is it possible to disrupt a cow?


Technology can save the climate, but we will have to think beyond the bun. By: Seth Miller Managing Director, Xinova Innovation Services Group The first, most critical fact to recognize about our food system is that it’s solar powered.

Telltale Signs Of Unhappy Customers

The Human Factor

image source. Contributed post –. An unhappy customer is one way to undo your hard work. All it takes is a series of unfortunate mistakes, and they will bounce to a competitor without a second glance.