May, 2022

What to Do When a Team Member Isn’t Matching Your Group’s Innovative Spirit

IdeaScale

Highlights. Team members need to be informed, engaged, and part of the process to ensure everyone’s working together. Remember that the issue may not be related to work, but rather a private problem. You’ll need to make space for that.

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Empathy: The Currency of Human Connection—and Innovation.

Leapfrogging

Having worked with innovation teams from global companies like Visa, Colgate-Palmolive, Kimberly-Clark, Disney, Medtronic and many others, there’s one consistent success factor when it comes to innovation, no matter what you’re doing: it all starts with the customer.

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In Group Bias: Why we prefer people who are similar to ourselves

Idea to Value

More diverse teams have been shown to come up with better ideas than more homogeneous teams. They are also more likely to succeed at continuing to be creative in the long run. So then why is it that so many companies are full of similar-looking people?

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Find a New Way to Show the Facts

Destination Innovation

Joseph Priestley (1733 – 1804) was an English polymath, philosopher, educator and scientist who is most famous for his discovery of Oxygen. In 1765 he published a “Chart of Biography” to accompany a series of history lectures. It showed the lives of famous people as lines on a chart.

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The Real Cost of an Effective Learning and Development Program

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 affecting training, and how you can stretch your budget to create an effective L&D program.

Why Smart People Are So Easily Fooled

Digital Tonto

One of the things that I’ve learned over the years is that it’s best to assume people are smart, hardworking and well intentioned. Of course, that’s not always true, but we don’t learn much from. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

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You need a red team, not a red pill

Jeffrey Phillips

In the Matrix, Morpheus offers Neo the choice of a blue pill or a red pill. Take one, and you remain as you are. Take the other, and the scales fall from your eyes. Those of us who watched the movie or have seen it on ubiquitous reruns, know what happens next.

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Knowing Your Innovation Pathway Curve – A methodology

Paul Hobcraft

The Pathway Curve Methodology. The approach we take to embedding innovation in all its forms is a unique one that we call the Pathway Curve Methodology. Innovation needs to be worked at, to grow into a deeper understanding, over time.

Groupthink

Idea to Value

Have you ever been in a group discussion, where it seems like a decision was made that nobody actually thought was ideal? You might have just witnessed a psychological bias known as groupthink.

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Eight Companies that Switched What They Did

Destination Innovation

Peter Drucker famously said, “Every organisation must prepare for the abandonment of everything it does.” Here are examples of eight successful companies which switched from one activity to another in order to meet a customer need.

Summer Reading List: Books That Will Help You Understand The War In Ukraine

Digital Tonto

No matter what’s going on during the year, I always look forward to summer. I love the heat and, despite spending 15 years in frigid Eastern European countries, I hate the cold. Every year I. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

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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.

4 Ways to Kickstart Happiness

3Q Leadership Blog

Post Views = 13641Too busy to get happy? Think Again.

Sagicor Podcast: Using Data to Improve Efficiency and User Experience in the Financial Sector

IdeaScale

Sagicor is a full-service financial institution offering a wide range of products and services—everything from life and health insurances, to annuities, pensions, real estate, banking, and investment needs.

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Linking sense of innovating purpose

Paul Hobcraft

Linking innovation needs constant evolving and recognizing. I have been working through my innovative points of focus, those that have, for me, my innovating purpose that needs constant referencing back and adapting to the future needs of innovation.

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Podcast S7E162: Angus Fletcher – Improving creativity through narrative and movement

Idea to Value

In this episode of the Idea to Value podcast , we speak with Prof Angus Fletcher from Ohio State University.

Supply Chain Strategy (And 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 strategy in this post-pandemic era of uncertainty.

Strategic Leadership: Understanding its Purpose and Core Attributes

CMOE

You can’t have strategy without leadership. Strategy formulation requires a clearly defined vision, long-term goals, useful tools, and a plan to win. But without the guidance of an insightful leader who can drive the process, it is difficult to make any strategy a reality.

4 Reasons Why People Resist Change

Digital Tonto

Probably the greatest misconception about change is that it fails because people don’t understand it. The truth is that change usually fails because it is actively sabotaged. The status quo has. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

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Winning the Race with Wolves

3Q Leadership Blog

Post Views = 166© Irene Becker, Just Coach It-The 3Q Edge™| Reach-Resonance-Results I believe we can not only win the mental health race but develop a new perspective and new ways of transforming change, challenges, failures AND opportunities it to levers for our greatest potential and success.

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10 Top Innovation Podcasts to Inspire You Today

IdeaScale

When you’re an innovator, you’re constantly looking for inspiration. A big part of being an innovator is being a researcher—someone with continual learning on their mind. A great place for inspiration and information is the podcast realm.

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.

The lost innovation pathway

Paul Hobcraft

Credit Chrisnaton, Flickr. I was recently working through a set of older presentation files and came across this extract concerning innovation again and thought I must share this. Sadly, it rings true as much as it did those (many) years back.

Turner Oak: The tree that was nearly killed, only to come back stronger

Idea to Value

In London’s Royal Botanical Kew Gardens, there is a tree which has inspired the world. It is an ancient, huge oak tree. Planted in 1798 and standing more than 16 meters tall, it has long been one of the most important and well known trees in the gardens.

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The best job to have in the near future - data strategist

Jeffrey Phillips

As you know if you follow my blog, I generally write about the intersection of strategy and innovation. Increasingly, however, we need to invite data into this mix. As more and more data is generated, it creates new opportunities in the strategy realm and in the innovation realm.

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Don’t Hate Your Haters, Leverage Them To Your Advantage

Digital Tonto

When we feel passionately about change, we want to take action. We want to take to the streets, argue against injustice. We want to make decisions, launch a business, get things done. Activity gives. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

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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.

6 Lessons For Entrepreneurs From The War In Ukraine

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The Biggest Barricades of Innovation and How to Overcome Them

IdeaScale

Highlights Institutional inertia, a narrow perception of innovation or what it needs to flourish, and short-term thinking can all be barricades of innovation. Break through these barriers by uncovering the reasons behind them and offering a clear and detailed innovation strategy.

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The trough of innovation disillusionment

Paul Hobcraft

innovation disillusionment or just boring? You get this increasing sense that the ‘fizz’ has gone out of the innovation bubbly, we are seemingly in a trough of innovation disillusionment. The innovation party presently feels a little flat.

How much luck do you need to be creative?

Idea to Value

What makes successful people succeed? A number of factors they come up with if you ask them may include: Hard work. Grit and being willing to keep going through challenging times. Having the resources to develop what you are thinking of. Focusing on quality, delighting the customer, being the best.

Shaping the Future: Product Strategy in the Age of Uncertainty

Speaker: William Haas Evans - Principal Consultant, Product Strategy Practice Lead, Kuroshio Consulting

In this webinar, we'll explore product strategy obstacles and present practices to overcome them while driving clarity and alignment across your executive team.

Creative Problem Solving Process

InnovationTraining.org

Learn more about this CPS innovation methodology here. When it comes to developing innovative solutions to unique organizational challenges or your own life, using tried and true methods to brainstorm ideas and find the best possible solution can be a great way to achieve your goals.

Good Management Is Not Good Strategy. Here’s What Is:

Digital Tonto

One of the most annoying things I hear from leaders is that “we had a great strategy, but just couldn’t execute it.” That’s simply not possible. If you can’t execute it, it’s not a great strategy. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

3 Ways To Change Your Perspective And Increase Your Impact at Work

Game-Changer

Whether you’re aiming to create a better product or service, solve a problem that nobody seems to crack, persuade someone of your great idea, influence someone to take a different approach to a situation; when we change our perspective, we can increase our impact.

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The Biggest Barricades of Innovation and How to Overcome Them

IdeaScale

Highlights. Institutional inertia, a narrow perception of innovation or what it needs to flourish, and short-term thinking can all be barricades of innovation. . Break through these barriers by uncovering the reasons behind them and offering a clear and detailed innovation strategy.

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Gain a Competitive Edge: The Importance of a Supplier Diversity Program

Speaker: Rod Robinson, SVP of the Supplier Diversity Practice, Insight Sourcing Group

In this exclusive webinar, Rod Robinson, SVP of the Supplier Diversity Practice Lead & Center of Excellence at Insight Sourcing Group, dives into the key benefits corporations are seeing emerge from their supplier diversity programs, and how you can gain unique competitive advantages with a supplier diversity program of your own.