Mon.Feb 03, 2020

Only A True Entrepreneur Will Agree With This Quote

Innovation Excellence

Defining who is and who isn’t an entrepreneur may be subject to debate by academics and pundits, but if you get this quote you’re one of us.

What Innovation Funnel Should I Use?


After a decade working in innovation, I think many of us are sick and tired of seeing a funnel on another slide at an innovation conference. Lots of ideas at the top, just a few implemented ideas at the bottom… we get the idea. The post What Innovation Funnel Should I Use?

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Amazon’s Success Boils Down to Six Building Blocks

Innovation Excellence

Replicate Amazon’s secret formula for winning big in the digital age Having run strategy and leadership development programs across the Fortune 1000 for over the past 25 years, I’ve seen lots of business models. As I highlighted in a prior article on The Future of Seamless Shopping, nothing currently parallels Amazon when it comes to innovation. Amazon’s management system is designed. Innovation Management marketing Strategy disruption

Will Putting Your Suggestion Box Online Help Your Office Avoid Becoming The Office?


If the internet is any clue, I’m not the only one who was prompted by its 10th anniversary to re-watch a bunch of old episodes of The Office. For fans, there’s a great new podcast called Office Ladies featuring Jenna Fischer (Pam) and Angela Kinsey (Angela).

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."

Why the ‘streaming wars’ aren’t anything of the sort…

The Future Shapers

As a number of recent articles have noted, Blockbuster went bust by itself, with a little help from Viacom (saddling it with $905m in debt). Aggressive pricing on DVDs and the rise of Netflix didn’t help but they didn’t kill it.

Left-Brained Innovation

Stephen Shapiro

Contrary to popular belief, innovation is not a right-brained creative endeavor. It is a left-brained analytic process. In this 2 minute 36 second video, I provide background on why I believe this to be true.

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How to use crowdsourcing to validate market-research


Traditional market research techniques like customer interviews and competitor analysis are a great way for businesses to discover valuable gaps in the market and develop new ideas for products and services. But once you’ve got these great ideas, what can you do to validate them?

5 Ways to Avoid Innovation Theater


Anyone reading the typical startup-world commentary about Innovation Theater might be tempted to make one of two assumptions. First, big companies are clueless about how to innovate.

Is the abundance of apps in the ecosystem killing productivity?


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Growing in Self-Confidence Requires Action

Tullio Siragusa

Growing in Self-Confidence Requires Action. Self-confidence is knowing, acknowledging and acting your worth. It’s a magnet that attracts success. It is an ethereal idea that everyone of us desires of have as a strong trait. Naturally, it is not something we are born with, and it is not something you can achieve by dreaming or fantasizing. Anyone high in self-confidence has made some effort and taken some actions to boost themselves to get there. . “If

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.

Buying Your Next Company Vehicle

The Human Factor

Contributed post –. source. Buying a new car for your business should be an easy decision, but it can also be complicated and stressful.

Evaluating Creative Ideas: Ask Why, not How

Michael Roberto

Source: Stanford Professor Justin Berg has conducted some fascinating new research regarding people's self-evaluation of creative ideas. How do they assess the ideas that they generate, and can they spot the best ideas at a very nascent stage of the problem-solving process?

What Technology Do Modern Businesses Need to Utilise?

The Human Factor

Contributed post –. source. In the last couple of decades, everything we do has been shaped by the internet, technology and the latest gadgets, from the way we work to the way we socialise.

Content Marketing Basics Your Business Needs To Know About

The Human Factor

Contributed post –. Business owners and executives should always be mindful of content marketing. In effect, this is the practice of using various forms of content to market and promote your business.

Legacy ECM: 4 Key Reasons to Modernize

Speaker: Chris McLaughlin, Chief Marketing Officer and Chief Product Officer, Nuxeo

After 20 years of Enterprise Content Management (ECM), businesses still face many of the same challenges with finding and managing information. Join Chris McLaughlin, CMO and CPO of Nuxeo, as he examines four common business challenges that these legacy ECM systems pose and how they can be addressed with a more modern approach.