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

Have you downloaded your ten free change planning tools?

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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

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?

Innovation in Changing Corporate Cultures

Thriving is the natural state of super-high performers in the workplace.

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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!

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.