Tue.Apr 18, 2017

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.

10 Free Change Planning Tools

Braden Kelley

Have you downloaded your ten free change planning tools?

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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.

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

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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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.

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.

Driving Open Innovation Through a Culture of Collaboration

eZassi

Open Innovation is the grounded in the belief that great ideas can come from any source and an organization’s internal expertise will transform those ideas into market value. The challenge comes when an organization chooses to shift from a closed innovation system to an open one.

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.

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.

Three Questions that matter the most for a Leader

Rmukesh Gupta

Questions that matter the most by Mukesh Gupta. When we look at all the aspects of leadership, there are three core and fundamental questions that matter the most to the people whom we intend to lead. Do You Know What You Are Talking About? The most important aspect of leadership, then is competence. Do we know what we are talking about? Do we know what the ground reality is? Do we understand the process enough to make sense? Do we know where we are going? And why?

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.

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