Thu.Oct 03, 2019

Importance of Bottom Up Management and Innovation

Idea Drop

Bottom up management might feel like a trendy new concept when it comes to leadership, but it really works. Here’s our handy guide to why you should, and how you can incorporate bottom up management principles into your own business. What is bottom up management?

5 Psychological Traits of Highly Innovative Organizations

Innovation Excellence

When creating an innovation team, we often put a lot of thought and effort into bringing the right functional expertise together. Making sure we have diverse marketing, design, engineering, product supply, finance, research and innovation working together early in the process is certainly smart.

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Future-proof your organization with biomimicry thinking

Board of Innovation


Book Review: What about the Future? by Fred Phillips

Jeffrey Phillips

I'm returning today to one of my favorite activities - a book review. Good books are simply too rare, and good books about topics important to innovators are unfortunately even more rare. However, I'm happy to say that I've just read a book about understanding the future that should be read by anyone interested in foresighting, forecasting or scenario planning.

ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

Innovation Management Software: 4 Essential Components


Businesses are rapidly realizing that innovation isn’t something that “strikes,” but something that can be encouraged, generated, and managed for the good of the company, its employees, and its customers. Innovation colors outside the lines and thinks outside the box.

7 Modern Trends That Are Innovating Traditional Workplaces


The workplace of today little resembles the cubicles of yesteryear. More people telecommute and enjoy flextime options. Rather than a traditional top-down structure, many companies embrace a more democratic arrangement.

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What should you know about cloud computing?

Lead Innovation

The IT requirements of a business today are high and continue to rise. In the meantime, many companies are already seeking their salvation in the cloud. This article gives you an insight into cloud computing and points out the most important advantages and disadvantages.

Five Pieces of Advice to Jumpstart Your October

Innovation Leader

As the third quarter of 2019 comes to a close, innovators approach the future with positivity. Looking for other ways to share the optimism? Get advice here

The Art Of Serving Your Public

The Human Factor

contributed post –. source. When you get distracted by the other components that make your business what it is, from your productivity to your employees’ welfare, there is one thing that each and every one of us can neglect.

Influencer Marketing: What it Is and Why Your Brand Should Consider It


When it comes to social media advertising, influencer marketing isn’t a new concept—especially for the Millennial and Generation X consumer. Influencer posts created by celebrities, athletes and dedicated enthusiasts are easy to spot on Instagram feeds and the buzz they’ve created in the media can’t be ignored. Wondering about the power of influencer marketing? Let’s look at the Fyre Festival fiasco.

How To Create A Movement To Drive Transformation In Your Company Or Industry

Speaker: Greg Satell

Everybody has something they’d like to change, whether it is a problem in their organization, their industry, their community or society at large. But how can you get your ideas for change to take hold beyond a small circle of likeminded people? What you need is a cascade: small groups that are loosely connected but united by a common purpose. When they synchronize their collective behavior as networks, they become immensely powerful. A business model is disrupted, an industry is remade, the preceding order is no more and the world is transformed.

5 Things To Consider When Looking For A Business Supplier

The Human Factor

contributed post –. source. If you’re looking to bring new suppliers on board but you don’t know where to begin then don’t worry, you have definitely come to the right place.

Make Your CMO Happy: Enhance Digital Marketing With Earned Media


Originally published in MediaPost. Imagine this: you hear of a brand for the first time and immediately want to learn more. What’s the first thing you do? Everybody say it with me now: “Google it!”. Sure, the brand’s website may appear as the top search ranking (thanks to its digital performance marketing team), but what about the other nine slots? Google displays 10 on its coveted first page for a reason, as people tend to browse results to gather more information.

Say No More To Your Dull Career!

The Human Factor

contributed post –. A dull career is not what any of us need in our lives, but it’s the life that we seem to choose for ourselves.

10 Walt Disney Quotes That Could Boost Your Small Business

Entrepreneur - Innovation

The iconic American entrepreneur had some magical insights about success. Leadership

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Opening A Business In The Golden State

The Human Factor

contributed post –. D [link]. source. It’s no secret that California can be a good place to do business. With a bustling population, loads of exciting companies, and a wealth of different business options to choose from, this part of the world is great for those who want to make a good start in life.

Compete With Your Rivals in 3 Easy Steps

The Human Factor

contributed post –. Being competitive in an industry that already has well established rivals can seem nigh on impossible when you are first launching your startup.