Mon.May 15, 2023

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Creating a Culture of Innovation: Strategies for Fostering Creativity in Your Team


If you’re reading this, chances are you’re part of a forward-thinking organization or an enterprising startup that’s ready to make waves in your industry. You’ve probably heard the term “culture of innovation” thrown around in countless meetings, and it’s likely that you’ve pondered how to instill this within your own team.

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How to Share and Manage Knowledge for Innovation

HYPE Innovation

Knowledge sharing and innovation In the 1970s, Walker’s Wagon Wheel Tavern sealed its role in innovation history. Its name perfectly captured what took place there – like spokes on a wheel, people converged and the air was full of conversation on a Friday night. Ideas flew around, many of which crashed and burned. But some fused, became something bigger, gained momentum, and grew into new businesses.


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Relying on outdated tools or conditions

Jeffrey Phillips

In uncertain times, where do you turn for insight and answers? Most often, it seems, we turn to what we know and trust. Older tools and models that have proven themselves over time. In the uncertainty we face today (this post was written in May 2023), many business leaders are facing uncertainty about what strategies to implement, what plans to make.

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Building Social Capital When You Work Remotely

Harvard Business Review

Five ways remote workers, freelancers, and contractors can stay top of mind — even when out of sight.

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Empowering Retail Associates to Enhance the Customer Experience

Speaker: Andrew Regan, Managing Partner at BlueSeed Retail Ltd.

Did you know that 70% of new retail technology fails to deliver expected benefits and can often decrease customer value, service, and experience? With that in mind, how can we empower our store associates to leverage new technology to optimize the customer experience and boost productivity? This exclusive webinar with Andrew Regan will dive into strategies to empower retail associates for success with new technology.

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Are We Abandoning Science?

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Greg Satell A recent Pew poll found that, while Americans generally view scientific expertise in high regard, there are deep pockets of mistrust. For example, less than half of Republicans believe that scientists should take an active role in policy debates and significant minorities question the transparency and integrity of scientific findings.

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An Antidote to Microaggressions? Microvalidations.

Harvard Business Review

Five subtle acts of inclusion leaders can start practicing right now.

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How Midsize Companies Can Make the Most of Disruption

Harvard Business Review

New research shows three ways these smaller companies can drive change rather than react to it.

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Why Staying Human in the Age of AI is Crucial to Business Survival

Entrepreneur - Innovation

In the ever-changing tides of consumer trends, only the most adaptable businesses will stay afloat and thrive.

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Defining Innovation & What It Means for Your Organization

Moves the Needle

Brant Cooper discusses what innovation truly means and why so many organizations fail at it. The overly-used buzzword often means something different to varying members of the organization. It needs to be defined by the organization, then shared with everyone. ?What is the expected output of innovation? ?What are the desired outcomes? ?Who is responsible?

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Reinforcing Value Through Sustainable Products and Processes


For many products-led organizations, prioritizing environmental, social, and governance (ESG) activities, and thus sustainability initiatives, is no longer a nice-to-have but a must-have. 54% of consumers will only do business with companies that practice environmental and social sustainability. The current sustainability movement is primarily driven by customer perceived value — and 63% of executives agree that customers are their most important catalyst for action.

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Future Focus: Constructing Unshakeable Stability in Your Manufacturing Supply Chain

Speaker: Jay Black, Senior Account Executive

We’ve all heard the buzzwords to describe new supply chain trends: resiliency, sustainability, AI, machine learning. But what do these really mean today? Over the past few years, manufacturing has had to adapt to and overcome a wide variety of supply chain trends and disruptions to stay as stable as possible. Stability has become key in this post-COVID world, and will remain key moving forward.

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Product Features vs Customer Needs

IM Insights

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