November, 2022

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3 Important Things That Monkeys Can Teach Us About Business And Life

Digital Tonto

Hardy, widely considered a genius, wrote that “For any serious purpose, intelligence is a very minor gift.” What he meant was that even in purely intellectual pursuits, such as his field of number theory, there are things that are far more important.

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What makes the Innovation Ecosystem different?

Paul Hobcraft

In the past few months, I have been writing consistently on the need to change our innovating process, thinking and designs into Innovation Ecosystem ones. Source: tmforum.org.

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Do you have plans or planners?

Jeffrey Phillips

I'm diverging a bit from my normal focus on innovation and strategy to write a brief piece on planning. You see, planning is vital for strategy and for innovation, and is so ubiquitous that no one in corporate America believes that they lack for planning.

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Balancing your innovation portfolio: Does the 70-20-10 rule still apply?

Idea to Value

How much of your innovation budget and innovation efforts should focus on improving your existing business, and how much should seek to explore and transform your business for the future? This is one of the fundamental strategic questions which every business leader needs to consider.

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Roadmap Personas: The Best Way to Set Expectations for Teams, Clients, and Leadership

Speaker: Johanna Rothman - Management Consultant, Rothman Consulting Group

Join Johanna Rothman as she discusses developing persona-specific roadmaps and the reasons why sometimes less is more.

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8 Misconceptions about Minimum Viable Products

IdeaScale

One thing consistently successful innovation programs do, is test their concept during the development process. Whether physical or intangible, it’s rare that a final product is precisely what you initially envisioned. During the development process, your product is likely to evolve.

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Why Your Idea Will Probably Fail To Survive Victory

Digital Tonto

In the two decades I have been researching transformation and change, the failure to survive victory is probably the most consistent aspect of it. In fact, it is so common you can almost set your watch by it.

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The linkages of innovating purpose

Paul Hobcraft

The linkages of innovation purpose. Whenever I get into conversations about innovating, we always hit difficulties on the question, “how can I build this well and be sustainble?”

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L.I.V.E. (Lean Innovation, Validation & Execution): A new, more effective way to manage multiple innovation projects

Idea to Value

This new management method makes it nearly impossible for innovation teams to fail at delivering multiple challenging innovation projects faster, with less risk and lower required budgets.

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E-Bikes Are the New Green Mobility Solution

Business and Tech

Sara Wainer, who manages business priorities and communications for the USA market at Specialized Bicycle Components, discusses the importance of zero-emissions vehicles and the future of e-bike transportation. Sara Wainer Executive Assistant (USA), Specialized Bicycle Components.

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Time for Innovation 2.0

Jeffrey Phillips

I've been writing about innovation for close to 20 years. During most of that time, I've had the good fortune to lead innovation projects for clients as well.

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Designing For Engagement: Revive Your L&D Strategy with Gamification, VR, and More

Speaker: Stephen Baer - Chief Creative Officer, ELB Learning & Luke Talbot - Chief Product Officer, Userlane

In this fireside chat, leading L&D experts Stephen Baer & Luke Talbot will discuss the exciting technological advancements in eLearning and how you can choose and implement the right technology for your company.

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We Can’t Define The Change We Want To Pursue Until We Define Who We Want To Be

Digital Tonto

Today, we stand on the precipice of a new paradigm. We’ve suffered through a global financial crisis, a pandemic and the most deadly conflict in Europe since World War II. The shifts in technology, resources, migration and demography are already underway.

Change 162
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Try Something Different

Destination Innovation

“If you always do what you’ve always done, you always get what you’ve always got.” ” This trite saying crops up all over the place. It is variously attributed to Henry Ford, Albert Einstein, Tony Robbins, Marian Diamond and several others. The trouble is that it just is not true.

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When Not to Innovate

IdeaScale

While many of your products and services will need to evolve, not every wheel needs to be reinvented. Or, not at the present moment. In your effort to maintain your competitive edge, you and your team are sure to be brainstorming what’s next.

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If you want someone to make a decision, give them fewer choices

Idea to Value

We often think that giving people more choices is better than having fewer choices. After all, wouldn’t we all want to have the option of getting something perfectly suited to our desires, than having to settle for what is available on the shelf?

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The L&D Strategy Roundtable

Speaker: Cara North - Learning & Development Consultant, Speaker, & Researcher | Maggie Quigley - Senior Account Executive for US Market Userlane

In this webinar, L&D professionals Cara North and Maggie Quigley will discuss the various factors that affect training and how you can stretch your budget to create an effective L&D program.

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The True Nature of Digital Transformation

Faisal Hoque

Reinvention involves much more than technology. Blogs Blogs I Articles Creativity | Innovation Leadership | Management

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12 open innovation best practices for the year to come

Hype

Did you know that not that long ago, drones were one of the bestselling Christmas presents ? Open Innovation

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What You See Is How You’ll Act

Digital Tonto

Take a moment to think about what the world must have looked like to J.P. Morgan a century ago, in 1922. The disruptive technologies of the day, electricity and internal combustion, were already almost 40 years old, but had little measurable economic impact.

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Why Humility Is Key to Being a Successful Leader

Tullio Siragusa

Why Humility Is Key to Being a Successful Leader. Humility can be an important quality for a leader to have, especially CEOs. It can help them be open to hiring people who are more skilled or knowledgeable in certain areas. .

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Discover the Secrets to Creating More Meaningful Training Experiences

Speaker: David Kelly - CEO The Learning Guild & Luke Talbot - Chief Product Officer at Userlane

During this webinar, you will learn how to streamline your software training, boost ROI for your systems, and increase employee productivity.

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How to Build and Maintain a Strong Company Culture

IdeaScale

Company culture is more than just a mission, vision, and value statement. It's a set of shared values, beliefs, and expectations that serve as guiding principles for everyone in an organization. Culture is the glue that holds the company together and keeps it strong.

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Why Facebook needed to let go of 13% of their workforce

Idea to Value

While the massive layoffs at meta are terrible, it sadly shows one of the major issues that companies struggle with when they try to grow and innovate too quickly … facebook tried a huge number of innovation projects which failed. But this was not the problem.

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Two books on innovation

7innovation

I recently read two books on the topic of innovation, both were intriguing with interesting examples. First book is The Innovation Mindset: Eight Essential Steps to Transform Any Industry where Lorraine Marchand using share her experience and ideas on this … book innovation

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A Guide to Effective Co-creation That Drives Innovation

Hype

The co-creation process as a form of open innovation can seem challenging for any company. However, it can create great opportunities for businesses to meet and exceed their customers’ expectations and gain a competitive advantage.

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7 Ways to Supercharge Your ABM Strategy with Real-Time Intent

Streaming real-time intent is a homerun for marketing and sales’ account-based marketing (ABM) strategies. With real-time buyer insights, you can be first-in-line to provide solutions and lead better, hyper-personalized conversations.

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Artificial Intelligence In The Public Sector

Faisal Hoque

AI affords the opportunity to transform planning, problem solving and public services. Blogs Blogs I Articles Creativity | Innovation Transformation change Digital Transforation Faisal Hoque Future of Work Leaders Leadership & Management LIFT LIFTBOOK Mindfulness TransfoormationalLeadership

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The Meaning of Hoshin Kanri: What, Why, and How

Kainexus

We are fortunate enough to get to spend a lot of time chatting with customers and other organizations that are interested in continuous improvement about how they approach the need for constant positive change.

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FigJam Templates for Innovation and Design Thinking

InnovationTraining.org

We share some of the best templates for their whiteboard tool. In terms of a robust digital whiteboard tool, FigJam by Figma is one of the best.

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Nine pregnant women cannot deliver a baby in one month

Idea to Value

Some things just take time. Traditionally, one of the best ways to speed up the delivery of a project is to allocate more resources to it.

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A Deep Dive Into Supply Chain Strategy: Why Yours Isn't Working

Speaker: Michelle Meyer, Founder and CEO of MatterProviders

Michelle Meyer is here to walk you through the future of supply chain strategy, and why your current approach is probably not working. In this exclusive webinar, she will explore ways to develop and perfect your new supply chain design in this post-pandemic era of economic uncertainty.

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5 Simple Steps for Launching Game-Changing New Products

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Teresa Spangler There has never been a better time to invent, create, and innovate game-changing products, new business models, and services. In fact, I will be so bold as to say, we must change it dramatically to succeed in the future.

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The Best-Kept Secret to Cultivating Creativity and Innovation

Entrepreneur - Innovation

If you've ever felt limited in your creativity, then asking yourself these questions will help you unlock it. Growing a Business

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Crazy Can Work

IdeaSpies

At Silicon Beach we empower early-stage founders to come up with crazy ideas that might seem a little bit out of the box in the (Feed generated with FetchRSS

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How to Align Continuous Improvement with Strategic Goals

Kainexus

One might think that any organization with leadership and employees dedicated to continuous improvement would slowly trend toward success. However, it takes more than a desire to implement positive change to get there.

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Product Market Fit: A Lesson from Sephora’s Head of Product

Speaker: Sneha Narahalli - VP, Head of Product at Sephora

In this webinar, Sneha Narahalli, Head of Product at Sephora (Digital, Data & MarTech), will give you an iterative method for identifying and developing Product Market Fit.