October, 2021

China the story of innovation and disruption.

Paul Hobcraft

part Image credit Knowledge @ Wharton. Disruption is all around us; it never seems to go away; it simply appears in a different and often entirely new form. The result is the same; it disrupts what we know and often in how we suddenly need to set about doing it differently.

Ten Tips on How to Approach a Difficult Conversation

Destination Innovation

Sometimes you have to have a difficult conversation. You may have to reprimand someone, fire someone, end a relationship or tell bad news. Most people approach these interactions with trepidation. Let’s look at a couple of bad approaches and then some tips on how to do it better.

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Not All Who Wander Are Lost

Digital Tonto

I’ve had the opportunity to meet and get to know many genuine changemakers over the years. Both of my books, in their own way, explored the question of what makes these people different. How are they. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

Podcast S6E136: Kaiser Yang – Crack the innovation Code

Idea to Value

In today’s episode of the Idea to Value podcast, we speak with Kaiser Yang, Founder of Platypus Labs and author of the upcoming innovation book Crack the Code: 8 Surprising Keys to unlock innovation. We speak about what it takes to apply creativity to build successful innovations.

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.

Why corporate innovation is harder than a startup

Jeffrey Phillips

Since innovation is a difficult and often misunderstood word, or perhaps just because it is used to mean different things in different contexts, it can be difficult to understand why innovation at an entrepreneurial company or a startup is different from innovation in a corporation.

Innovating During and Post-Crisis: How to Keep the Momentum

IdeaScale

Although the pandemic results have been catastrophic in many ways, it’s important to remember that massive periods of transformation also pave the way for innovation. Around 90% of executives say they expect the pandemic to change the way they do business for at least five years.

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How Open-Minded Are You? Quick Quiz.

Destination Innovation

Image by Mohamed Hassan on Pixabay. Almost everyone considers that they are open-minded and receptive to new ideas. But in reality it is very easy to fall into a rut where we cling to our own entrenched concepts of the world and subconsciously reject notions which might disturb our views.

Why We Need To Invest In An Innovation Economy

Digital Tonto

The Cold War was fundamentally different from any conflict in history. It was, to be sure, less over land, blood and treasure than it was about ideas. Communist countries believed that their ideology. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

Ideas are worth nothing without execution

Idea to Value

I often tell my clients and students that ideas are priceless. Because you cannot put a price on an idea. When it comes to creative ideas, they need to be executed. If an idea just stays in your mind, or the mind of anyone else, it has no value and can make no impact.

How to Create a Seamless Hybrid Work Environment - Inpixon

Leon Papkoff

What are the considerations when achieving a truly hybrid workplace versus the traditional workplace of yesterday

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Fractional CTO Services Crafted for Tech Startups

Your startup is growing, and you realize that the next addition to your team should be someone with a technical background. Download this guide to discover the 3 steps for finding the perfect hire!

The White House Seeks Ideas on the Equitable Delivery of Services

IdeaScale

Overview: A broad number of perspectives are crucial to high-quality innovation and the delivery of basic services.

Applying innovation thinking to Affordability versus Sustainability

Paul Hobcraft

I recently wrote a post, “ Affordability versus Sustainability – a cause to be addressed.”

Tips for Managers with Staff Working From Home

Destination Innovation

Image by Tumisu on Pixabay. With the Covid pandemic showing few signs of abating many teams are now working part from home and part in the office. This can be challenging for any manager. You want everyone on your team to feel engaged, motivated and set up for success. Here are some handy tips.

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3 Management Myths That We Desperately Need To Unlearn

Digital Tonto

Mark Twain is reported to have said, “It's not what you don't know that kills you, it's what you know for sure that ain't true.” Ignorance of facts is easily remedied. We can read books, watch. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

Post-Pandemic eCommerce Growth: Leverage Product Data, Market Research & Shopping Trends

Speaker: Phil Irvine, VP & Director of Audience Intelligence

This session will dive into how organizations can still leverage historical customer and product data but need to also think about how to augment development of strategies with marketing research and other shopper signals to efficient drive e-Commerce growth. Join Phil Irvine, VP & Director of Audience Intelligence, for this in-depth discussion of the current e-commerce landscape. Whether concerned about data privacy and data management, or curious about how businesses can rethink approaches to designing shopping experiences, the answers are here.

Give your team a compass, not a map

Idea to Value

I just had a great discussion with Kaiser Yang (look out for the upcoming podcast interview ), and he told me about the value of compasses for innovation teams. As a leader, sometimes you may encounter team members who look to you for the exact answers.

How the Value Prop Canvas Tool Can Speed Up Innovation

Leapfrogging

As a consultant, I’ve had the chance to work with some of the world’s biggest businesses and organizations to help guide innovation initiatives and business strategies.

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Crowdsourcing During a Pandemic and Different Innovation Roles

IdeaScale

Overview: In 2017, Davidson College redesigned its innovation program for more transparency, engagement, and democracy. The process was designed to bring in and launch as many ideas as possible, built on the IdeaScale platform.

China the story of innovation and disruption.

Paul Hobcraft

part Image credit Knowledge @ Wharton. Disruption is all around us; it never seems to go away; it simply appears in a different and often entirely new form. The result is the same; it disrupts what we know and often in how we suddenly need to set about doing it differently.

The Ultimate Guide to Executive Recruiting

Sourcing the right executive candidates and filling key managerial roles in an organization can be difficult, even in the best of times. Download this eBook to level up your discovery process, talent sourcing, and strategies for reaching your best-fit candidates.

The cost of innovation

Jeffrey Phillips

For many years, in writing this blog, and in leading innovation projects for my clients, I tried to advocate for the benefits of innovation. After all, as the saying goes, sell the sizzle, not the steak.

Radical Change Needs A Shared Language

Digital Tonto

One of the toughest things about change is simply to have your idea understood. The status quo always has inertia on its side and never yields its power gracefully. People need a reason to believe in. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

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Podcast S6E135: Genein Letford – Intercultural Creativity

Idea to Value

In today’s episode of the Idea to Value podcast, we speak with Genein Letford, award-winning speaker, best-selling author and corporate trainer on creative thinking and Intercultural Creativity.

Use this White Space Innovation Tool to Supercharge Your Innovation Efforts

Leapfrogging

Over the last two decades, I have had the pleasure of working with some of the world’s most innovative business leaders to help develop innovative solutions and services for companies big and small.

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12 Plays to Kickstart Your Recruitment Process

To stay ahead in this race, every recruiter needs a good playbook. In this eBook, we lay out 12 recruiting plays that can automate key steps in your recruitment process, helping you reduce both the cost and the time it takes to hire the best candidates.

Why Innovation Teams Need Prioritization Frameworks

IdeaScale

Innovation is the driver of societal progress. Without it, stakeholders and organizations alike aren’t able to improve their conditions. However, “innovation” in itself is a hard concept to grasp. What counts as “innovative,” and why?

Society 2045 Future of Workplaces

Tullio Siragusa

Society 2045 Future of Workplaces. This past summer, Society 2045 had a series of interviews with change makers seeking to improve the way society works. One of our guest speakers was Kimberly Wiefling, Founding Member of Silicon Valley Alliances.

The Six Pillars of Innovation Culture

InnovationManagement

Every year, IdeaScale asks our customers what their main priorities are for the coming year, and without fail one of the top two priorities is to create a culture of innovation.

To Achieve Real Change, First Anticipate And Overcome Resistance

Digital Tonto

Any change, if it is important and potentially impactful, is going to encounter fierce resistance. As Saul Alinsky noted, every revolution inspires its own counter-revolution. That’s why nearly. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

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Is Your IoT Pilot in Danger?

Take our short quiz to determine if your IoT pilot is set up for success, or at risk of being delayed.

The 4C model of Creativity

Idea to Value

Is it possible to be creative, even if you are not a genius changing the world? Yes, of course. But how do you compare the creativity of a child, to someone who is a professional? This is where the 4C model of creativity comes in. The 4C model of Creativity.

Is your company ready to innovate at scale?

Strategyzer

Every organization needs to reinvent itself to survive over the long term. Some are in a stronger position to do this than others. There are three areas you need to consider if you want to quickly assess your company. They are leadership support, organizational design and innovation practice.

How to Solicit Employee Ideas Using the IdeaScale Platform

IdeaScale

Overview: IdeaScale’s platform serves as the foundation for employee engagement around innovation, allowing you to build on it in any way that works best for you.

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Book Review - Built to Innovate by Ben Bensaou

Jeffrey Phillips

Since I am an innovation consultant, working with Fortune 500 companies to build innovation capacity, and I regularly blog on this site about innovation topics, I often have the opportunity to review new books about innovation.

Rightpoint Launches Cadillac's Reimagined In-Vehicle Experience

Every company is either an experience company today or will need to reinvent themselves to become one. Learn how Cadillac is using research, experience design and organizational change to deliver a next-generation user experience.