Tue.Apr 18, 2017

The Business Case for Incremental Innovation

IdeaScale

Innovation can start small and snowball over time. Does innovation have to be enormous and grandiose? We often like to fondly remember world-changing innovations as just that, but that ignores all the good ideas that were overhyped, poorly implemented, and quickly forgotten.

10 Free Change Planning Tools

Braden Kelley

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Five Ways Sustainable Innovation is Different from Normal Innovation

InnovationManagement

Today's innovation rules were forged in a world that paid little attention to sustainability, where profit was separate from this higher purpose. Yet the disruptive nature of sustainability must surely change the way we innovate too. We must continue to reinvent our innovation processes to ensure it is fit for a changing world, in the five ways highlighted here. Enabling Factors Strategies sustainable innovation

Learning is Different From Education

Game-Changer

Illustration by Christian Laborin. While in college I was the guy that jumped from one topic to another. I wanted to learn what I wanted, when I wanted at my own pace. So, if I wanted to jump into a class from the electronics major, that’s what I did.

Three Keys to Accelerating Innovation through Connecting and Collaborating Outside your Organization

Speaker: Gordon Vala-Webb, Author, Speaker and Consultant, Building Smarter Organizations

From his upcoming book, Building Smarter Organizations, Gordon will do a deep dive into connecting and collaborating with those outside your organization to accelerate innovation. Gordon will provide practical strategies to connecting and working with the "nearside" of suppliers, partners and alumni in order to accelerate innovation.

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50 Awesome Quotes on Possibility

Idea Champions

Start by doing what's necessary; then do what's possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible." - St. Francis of Assisi. Sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast." - Lewis Carroll.

AIGA to Live Stream Design Innovator Awards

Innovation Excellence

On Friday, April 21, don't miss the design social event of 2017 as design innovators in the creative industry celebrate this year's Medalists at the 2017 AIGA Awards Gala - together at Pier Sixty in Manhattan. Or, you and friends can join the evening via Live Streaming here.

Strong Opinions, Weakly Held

Michael Roberto

Jessica Stillman writes this week in Inc. about a new research study conducted at Duke University. Mark Leary and his colleagues conducted a series of studies examining the impact of "intellectual humility." Stillman writes, " In everyday language, it means the willingness to accept that you might be wrong and to not get defensive when arguments or information that's unfavorable to your position comes to light.

Help Us Support Gender Equity on May 10th

Innovation Excellence

We are excited to announce on behalf of Innovation Excellence friend Tiffany Shlain that 50/50 Day is less than a month away and we can’t wait for this global conversation about gender equality!

Building A Collaborative Innovation Playbook

Speaker: Greg Satell, Innovation Advisor, Speaker and Author

From his newly released book, Greg Satell has researched how people and organizations successfully innovate. We are excited to have Greg join us for a session that will draw upon these insights and provide a playbook for how to define the right innovation strategies for your organization to overcome the specific challenges that your organization faces and dramatically improve your innovation effectiveness.

How to Explain Advanced PPM to Your CEO Without Too Much Jargon

Accept360

No one likes to get thrown under the bus. But for your CEO, getting thrown under the bus is part of the job description, at least implicitly. Unfulfilled orders, unmet deadlines, creeping budgets, unhappy customers — these all hang over a company’s top executive like the Sword of Damocles.

Disruptive Innovation: Drones

Collective Innovation

You can be sitting on a ledge enjoying the scenery when they come flying by you. Large, metal dragonflies which are delivering product or correspondence to someone miles away. Drones are an innovation that is beginning to catch the imagination of the marketplace more and more.