Fri.Dec 07, 2018

Discussing Your Failures as a Leader

Michael Roberto

Source: Wikipedia Allison Wood Brooks and her colleagues have published a new working paper titled, " Mitigating Malicious Envy: Why Successful People Should Reveal Their Failures." These scholars argue that leaders need to discuss their failures openly.

Why Leaders Shouldn't Lead Brainstorming Sessions

Idea Champions

Here's one of the dirty little secrets of corporate brainstorm sessions: When they are led by upper management, department heads, or project leaders, they usually get manipulated.

Top 5 Innovative Technologies That Will Disrupt and Dominate 2019 and Beyond

Innovation Excellence

With every passing year, innovations on this planet abound. Just 30 years ago, the internet was a rarity, and few could have ever imagined just how extensively this new technology would disrupt and dominate our lives.

The Psychological Importance Of Employee Uniforms

The Human Factor

Contributed post –. image source. The first experience most of us have with uniforms tends to be school uniforms – and it’s fair to say the memories are not particularly exciting.

Assessing and Fostering a Culture of Innovation

Speaker: Magnus Penker, CEO & Founder, Innovation360 Group

Welcome to an interactive empowering session on how to sharpen your future through innovation management, which can help guide your company’s goals. During this webinar, Magnus Penker, international thought leader and author, will dive into how to assess and foster culture and capabilities for innovation.

Four Lessons About Business Model Innovation We Can Learn From MoviePass

Innovation Excellence

When it comes to innovation, it takes more than a new business model to drive commercial success. MoviePass is the latest startup to attempt to disrupt the market with a new business model, but it needs to do more to truly move the innovation needle. A few weeks ago, I was interviewed by a.

Lyft COO Talks Tesla, “Peak Car,” and the Future of Mobility

Innovation Leader

Lyft's COO Jon McNeill has spent his career scaling companies in the mobility industry. McNeill discusses the innovative culture at Tesla, Lyft’s mission, and the future of mobility

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A deep dive in Bosch startups platform Grow

Rapid Innovation in digital time

Peter Guse co-developed the concept of the Bosch Start-up Platform, Grow, since 2013: it's the internal incubator for corporate start-ups, and an open space for entrepreneurs inside of Bosch. Innovation Rapid Innovation Unit Accelerator Bosch Corporate accelerator Entrepreneur Grow platform Incubation intrapreneur Peter Guse Start-up

Big data is dead – a throwback to Data Natives Conference


At the Data Natives Conference in Berlin for three days it was all about data, technologies and innovation: 4 stages, more than 100 speakers and around 1,600 visitors. This year etventure was also part of the event, represented by Principal Marc Weimer-Hablitzel.

How To Successfully Run A Mobile Business

The Human Factor

Contributed post –. Unlike a regular business, a mobile business is constantly on the move to make their customers lives easier.

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Unlocking Creativity

Michael Roberto

My new book, Unlocking Creativity , will be released one month from today, on January 7th, 2019. You can pre-order the book now. Thank you for taking a look at my new work! I look forward to hearing what you think! creativity innovation leadership Unlocking Creativity

11 Proven Ways to Turn Your Culture into a Culture of Innovation

Learn the 11 proven strategies that you can implement quickly to get every employee innovating and contributing to the growth of your company.

Strategies for Building Good Business Relationships

The Human Factor

Contributed post –. Running a successful business not only requires hard work, dedication and a good, knowledgeable team, but it also relies on a good network of relationships.

Your Brand Event Made Easy.

The Human Factor

Contributed post –. Brand events are one of the best ways to get a lot of industry people together, and get them talking about you, and what you do. When you start to imagine what your event might look like, it is tempting to think about the biggest bash possible.

Factors to Consider When Starting a Business in the New Year

The Human Factor

Contributed post –. image source. As the New Year approaches, many people are starting to reflect on their dreams and consider taking action on things they have been putting off for many years.

Are You Taking Advantage of Outsourcing For Your Business?

The Human Factor

Contributed post –. When you own a business, you need to always be on the lookout for new ways of doing things, that can help things run more smoothly and improve the processes that you have.

5 Product Traps - And Better Paths

Speaker: Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant, Rothman Consulting Group

Is your agile team overloaded with feature requests, with no time for discovery? Do your roadmaps read like impossible wish lists? Well, you’re not alone. It may seem impossible now, but what if we said that with a few changes, you could be meeting deadlines with the ability to predict progress with accuracy, be happy with your progress against the roadmap, and be making time for near-continuous discovery? Johanna Rothman has seen this all too often across many different organizations. She will take us through five common traps that agile product teams fall into – and likely you are in several of those traps right now. And good news - she has ways to avoid them!