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Innovation isn’t supposed to be fun

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Gary Pisano, a Harvard Business School Professor, wrote an excellent article in HBR last year on the hard realities of what innovative company cultures actually look like, which I highly recommend every aspiring innovator to read.

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Even The Most Radical Visions Can Succeed When Built On Shared Values

Innovation Excellence

With the political season heating up, an increasingly frequent topic of discussion is how radical candidates should be. Some say that the optimal strategy is to be mainstream and court the middle. Others argue that it is better to more extreme and rile up the passions of your most active supporters. Yet as I explain.

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When It Comes to Recognition It Pays to “Think Small.” Here’s Why.

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Oscars, Emmys, ACTRAs, the Palme d'Or.who doesn't love a big awards celebration? From the red carpet to the afterparty, entertainment awards are a really big deal - so much of a big deal, in fact, that they often generate news and controversies of their own.

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The Anatomy of Innovation

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By Emma Alvarez Gibson. It was a cold, rainy night in upstate New York, and I was snug inside the spacious studio loft that my friends Frank and Mae (names have been changed to protect the guilty) built on their property. Their setup is legit by any standard: a drum kit, keyboards, a bass, a couple of guitars, a good variety of smaller percussion instruments, and many microphones and speakers.

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Implementing Intelligent Document Processing Solutions: Why It Works

See how companies like yours are tackling some of today’s most common business problems using AI-assisted automation for document processing. Manually capturing, extracting, and processing data within documents is a costly and outdated practice that’s holding your company back. IDP takes document processing to a whole new level so you can understand and use your data more effectively than ever before.

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Time to Take a Social Media Vacation

Innovation Excellence

A lot of professionals I know relieve stress with a few minutes on Facebook.com after they finish a phase of a project or need a break from their tasks. Welcome to Facebook.com where you can bliss out on cute kitten photos, catch up with old friend, find a novel product, or play defense from aggressive.

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How To Incentivize Disruptive Innovation

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In the book, Loonshots, the author describes the origin of some of the most spectacularly successful institutions of our time as being generated by specific kinds of individuals in particular types of environments. In other words, the magic formula is people + environment = disruptive innovation. An environment that creates amazingly disruptive products is one… The post How To Incentivize Disruptive Innovation appeared first on hellofuture.

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Risk Taking Can Unlock Your Fullest Potential

Tullio Siragusa

Risk Taking Can Unlock Your Fullest Potential. Taking risks in life is essential for living it, at its fullest. Most of us believe that taking a chance is something associated with our early years of life when we did not have much to risk. When you don’t have a family, don’t have responsibilities for others, you have plenty of time to waste on taking chances with your life.

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Being Intentional About our Attention

Rmukesh Gupta

We now pay for content all the time: We pay a monthly fee for accessing video content online (Netflix and it’s like). We pay a monthly fee for accessing music online (Apple Music and it’s like). We pay a monthly fee for accessing magazines online (NewYorker and it’s like). We pay a monthly fee for accessing news online (New York Times and it’s like).

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Simplify to Amplify: The Spindrift Story

Michael Roberto

Source: Flickr I recently listened to a particularly intriguing episode of Guy Raz's How I Built This podcast. Raz interviewed serial entrepreneur Bill Creelman, founder and CEO of Spindrift - the sparkling water company. I found one particular part of the Spindrift growth story quite compelling. Creelman explains that the company had started to take off, and then he made the courageous and intelligent decision to exit one of the firm's two product lines.

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Reimagined: Building Products with Generative AI

“Reimagined: Building Products with Generative AI” is an extensive guide for integrating generative AI into product strategy and careers featuring over 150 real-world examples, 30 case studies, and 20+ frameworks, and endorsed by over 20 leading AI and product executives, inventors, entrepreneurs, and researchers.