Mon.Jan 27, 2020

Why Failure is an Innovation Aphrodisiac to Some

Innovation Excellence

If you stick around innovation long enough you’ll probably come to believe that we are all dead-enders. After all, what group of people could willingly embrace as much failure with such a positive attitude? Failure, you’ll be reminded, is necessary for innovation.

How Disney’s Philosophy on Failure Drives Growth

Innovation Leader

“I have always tried to make everyone aware that failure is not a corporate death sentence,” says former Disney CEO Michael Eisner. Here are some of the biggest failures Disney has experienced in the last 20 years — and how the entertainment giant has bounced back

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Urban Co-living: An Innovation Success Story

New Markets Advisors

Between 2008 and 2018, average rents across the US rose by 34%, roughly four and a half times the 7.4% growth in median income.

Amazon’s Success Boils Down to Six Building Blocks

Leapfrogging

Replicate Amazon’s secret formula for winning big in the digital age. Having run strategy and leadership development programs across the Fortune 1000 for over the past 25 years, I’ve seen lots of business models. As I highlighted in a prior article on The Future of Seamless Shopping , nothing currently parallels Amazon when it comes to innovation. Amazon’s management system is designed for speed, agility, and scale.

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New Ways to Reach, Influence, and Close More Deals with Intent Data

Speaker: Ardath Albee, B2B Marketing Strategist and CEO of Marketing Interactions

Acting on intent data when applied to buyer context can be a game-changer for gaining attention by increasing relevance, which drives purposeful engagement toward purchase. But all intent data is not the same. In this webinar, learn the difference between interest and intent, and the best ways to use the right data.

Importance of content targeting in the employee experience

Tembosocial

Doesn't it feel great when an experience has been curated just for us, reflecting OUR tastes, interests and needs? Bonzai Intranet points to Content Targeting as one of "7 Must-Have Features in a Truly Digital Workplace Solution.". Employee Engagement Employee Experience

The Agile Manifesto Re-examined

The Future Shapers

The birth of the manifesto. Recently, Per-Magnus Skoogh (co-founder of Agile Extreme) invited me to meet Arie van Bennekum. Arie is one of the co-authors of the Agile Manifesto that was written by 17 independent thinkers in February of 2001 at a ski resort in Utah, USA.

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Positive Ways to Handle Employee Resignations

InnovationManagement

All good things come to an end. As an employer, this can ring true when your favorite employee springs up without warning, and tables a resignation letter. No matter the work environment you provide, there are things beyond your control that can see your employee of the year want to leave.

Follow-Through Is More Important than Vision

Tullio Siragusa

Follow-Through Is More Important than Vision. Follow-through means accomplishing what you commit or plan to do in the best manner within a set time. When we make a commitment, we are always super-enthusiastic about making it happen. But when things become difficult, part of that enthusiasm fades away for most of us. We can start feeling a bit defeated and consequently give up honoring the commitment.

#1,601 – Universal Cancer Cure

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

It’s the Holy Grail of Modern Science. Something tantalizingly close yet forever out of reach. Something, that if it ever came to pass, would change everything. Irrevocably. And it may soon be within reach. That’s right. A cure for cancer is right around the corner.

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Follow-Through Is More Important than Vision

Tullio Siragusa

Follow-Through Is More Important than Vision. Follow-through means accomplishing what you commit or plan to do in the best manner within a set time. When we make a commitment, we are always super-enthusiastic about making it happen. But when things become difficult, part of that enthusiasm fades away for most of us. We can start feeling a bit defeated and consequently give up honoring the commitment.

2022 Guide to Corporate Meetings in the Metaverse

Digital fatigue? No sense of purpose or belonging? Meetings using limited technology often fall short for teams working remotely. So how do you bring spontaneous communication and collaboration to your meetings?Check out this guide to meeting in the Metaverse.

The Christensen Era

Bill Fischer

Clayton Christensen moved innovation from workshops to boardrooms. His insights provided a reliable concept of innovation-driven change, where it was possible to foresee the likelihood of disruption, and which legitimized innovation as a strategic asset for a firm. Here are the basics of his ideas

Innovation is still being innovated - Part 2 of 2

Values Centered Innovation

The art and discipline of Innovation is still being innovated. And rightly so. It’s a never-ending journey, with notable milestones along the way.

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Employee Incentives That Actually Work

The Human Factor

Contributed post –. Some of the biggest challenges for entrepreneurs are caused by staffing. How do you attract the best talent and then retain it? Many companies try all kinds of solutions to incentivise staff, and some of these ideas work better than others.

Protecting Your Business From Common Threats

The Human Factor

Contributed post-. When you own your own business, you have the responsibility of implementing safety and security features in order to protect your staff , your data and the hard work that has been put into creating your organisation.

The 5 Stages of Account-Based Marketing — and How to Win Them All

Successfully complete the five stages of ABM: define, identify, engage, convert, and connect. We’ll show you how to create a unified system with your sales team to help them land more qualified opportunities and connect with prospects like never before.

How To Use Facebook To Grow Your Business

The Human Factor

Contributed post –. source. Every modern business owner knows how powerful social media is. It’s grown into such a vital tool to market your business with. Naturally, there are lots of social platforms you can utilize to get your company out there to thousands of people.

Could You Tackle These Booming Industries?

The Human Factor

Contributed post –. It’s common for people to set up one business, find it be successful, and then want to invest money into another business idea. Why not! The world is so business focused at the minute that everyone who has the willingness to do so, would be silly not to give it a go.