Mon.Aug 19, 2019

Drive Innovation by Disrupting the Existing Management Norms

InnovationManagement

Before being acquired by Facebook for US$1 billion, Instagram was just another photo-sharing app operating with insignificant infrastructure and a dozen employees. With the ever-increasing potential of modern technology, the next billion-dollar business could start from the comfort of someone’s home.

Ways We Innovate: Take the Hour Off

helloFUTURE

In many of our ideation sessions, we hold specific exercises to trigger new thinking. These range from physical movements, to mental games, to postulating concepts. We almost always keep the attendees to a schedule and have a rigorous set of exercises that we put them through.

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The Most Important Work of Jeff Bezos is Not Amazon

Innovation Excellence

For all his wealth and power the most important work Jeff Bezos is doing is about as far removed from Wall Street and Silicon Valley as you can get.

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University Education – A New Model for a New Era

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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."

From Poland to Portugal, Ewa Kopczynska, an innovation globetrotter

Innovation Excellence

Ewa Kopczynska is a Partner and co-founder at E&D Knowledge Consulting, a consulting company specialized in knowledge management, innovation research, and change in innovation and technology.

Decisiveness Is the Elixir to Get Unstuck

Tullio Siragusa

Decisiveness Is the Elixir to Get Unstuck. I heard from a sage that if ever you are not sure, or not clear on a decision, you should not make one. Isn’t that making a decision? I am not saying this to be a smart aleck, I am just stating the obvious. No decision is a decision, but it isn’t a decisive one. I think what the sage meant was that if you don’t feel confident in standing by your decision, don’t make one.

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Be the Bird

The Future Shapers

An idea has never run by itself. With all that it takes to innovate, it’s not the idea that makes the idea, it’s the team. The team is your most critical asset ever.

A Magna Carta for Corporate-Startup Collaborations

Innovation Leader

In this book excerpt, Trond Undheim, entrepreneur and former head of the MIT Startup Exchange, shares four elements of effective corporate-startup interactions, and some of the factors that can lead to failure or frustration

How To Design People Journeys In Your Organization

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For the most part, the quality of an organization is determined by the skills, enthusiasm and cooperation of its staff members. That’s why training is justified as a core concern. If you’re not finding ways to get ahead, you’ll be left behind by the march of progress.

Portfolio Management - An Interview with Noel Sobelman

Moves the Needle

In this episode, we link up with Noel Sobelman, a corporate advisor, researcher, and writer on innovation effectiveness, to discuss portfolio management.

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.