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Is investing in innovation worth it?

The Future Shapers

Is investing in innovation worth it? As an innovator I suspect you are a little biased…What if we ask the academic experts, what will research show us on the relationship between innovation and firm performance? Bruno Pešec has you covered.

The Essential Guide To Boosting Morale

The Human Factor

source. With the advent of the novel coronavirus came at home remote working. For businesses to survive, they had to introduce a more flexible way of working so that their staff could remain productive. Covid-19 is not over yet and we need to continue to embrace working from home.

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How to Lean in To Empower Your Team

Tullio Siragusa

How to Lean in To Empower Your Team. Organizations are shifting from the conventional authoritarian leadership model to more empowered workers. This transition requires a complete behavioral change from top to bottom of any organization.

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Podcast S4E75: Byron Lopez – How South Park produces a show in only a week

Idea to Value

In today’s episode of the Idea to Value podcast, we speak with Byron Lopez, who is a Technical Director on the award-winning animated TV show South Park.

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

Strategy In A Post-Digital World

Digital Tonto

The truth is that the future tends to surprise us and nobody can say for sure what the next few decades will look like. Strategy, therefore, can’t depend on prediction. However, what we can do is. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

It's the end of the world as we know it, and I feel fine

Jeffrey Phillips

For those of you who were listening to radio and, yes, buying compact discs back in the 1990s, you may recognize the headline of this post as the title to an R.E.M It also depicts what innovators and entrepreneurs should be thinking in the middle of this COVID epidemic.

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This small company achieved a 100-fold increase in production using Toyota methods

Idea to Value

This video is quite interesting, if you’re interested in how quickly a small company can innovate. It is about how a small raincoat production company was asked to produce COVID-19 protective gowns by the Japanese government, but was struggling to meet targets of 10,000 gowns a day.

LG Unveils Puricare Air Purifier Face Mask

Entrepreneur - Innovation

The battery-powered mask uses two replaceable H13 HEPA filters, dual three-speed fans, and a patented Respiratory Sensor to ensure the air you breathe is virus-free. News and Trends

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And the Winner Is… Announcing 2020 Innovation Management Awards

IdeaScale

Since 2015, the Innovation Management Awards, presented by IdeaScale, have sought out the best innovation strategists, designers, and approaches. 2020’s field was a tough one to narrow down, as innovation management has spread from the smallest businesses to the biggest conglomerates.

How to Select the Next Best Test from the Experiment Library

Strategyzer

We are excited about the popularity of Testing Business Ideas. One of the main reasons we wrote the book was to get beyond just a list of experiments. Simply running a bunch of experiments to see what happens will create an illusion of progress.

11 Ways to Make a Short Remote Design Thinking Project a Success

You can achieve a huge amount in a short period with a virtual design thinking project. While some teams want to come together for several weeks or months to tackle a challenge, others want to run short, sharp projects to find a quick solution. And with the right preparation, attitude, and structure in place, that's totally possible.To help make sure your short innovation projects are a success, download this free guide from the team at Sprintbase, a virtual design thinking platform, to learn their top tips.

How to Protect Business with Stronger Customer Relationships. - ThriveableBiz | Innovation That Wins

Thriveablebiz

It doesn't matter which technological advancements are taking us into the future, our physical and mental survival still boils down to our humanity

Confused Leaders Create Confused Followers

Game-Changer

There are many warning signs of bad leadership and management, one of them is when followers are confused. Last week I witnessed a meeting between a manager and his immediate reports.

Five Ways to Engage Customers in Your Innovation Process

IdeaScale

Customers are the key stakeholders in your innovation process. Yet involving them can often be the most challenging part of building a better approach to their needs. Here are five ways to get them involved.

Experiments & pivots that kept Emirates Airlines alive in COVID times

Board of Innovation

Adaptability is key in crisis times. When looking at the different industries impacted most by the current pandemic, you will be able to spot several players that are showing more agility than others. Since the start of our Low Touch Economy series, we’ve kept a close eye on the airline business.

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The D&I Garden: Seeds of Innovation that Grow into Creative Breakthroughs

Speaker: Donald Fan, Senior Director of the Global Office of Culture, Diversity & Inclusion at Walmart Inc.

In the digital era, rife with uncertainty and ambiguity, innovation plays an essential role in sustaining organic growth and outperforming the global competition. Research proves time and again, there exists a robust bond between innovation and diversity & inclusion (D&I); our challenge is to help our leaders understand how to plant the seeds of innovation in the fertile D&I garden in order to drive a strategic and competitive advantage from the office and in the digital landscape.

Amazon Launches an AI-Powered Health and Wellness Band Called Halo

Entrepreneur - Innovation

The Halo Band only needs to be recharged once a week and costs $65, including six months of membership. News and Trends

The 4 Most Important Behaviors For Continuous Improvement Leadership

Kainexus

McKinsey published a study that reveals the four most important behaviors of successful leaders. As the report says, “Over 90% of CEOs are already planning to increase investment in leadership development because they see it as the single most important human-capital issue their organizations face.”

Creative Networks Inspire Innovation in the Royal Australian Navy

IdeaScale

The Royal Australian Navy is one of the largest and most sophisticated naval forces in the Pacific region. Consisting of nearly 50 commissioned vessels and more than 16,000 personnel, their presence is significant worldwide. In the most recent episode of the IdeaScale Nation podcast, Lt.

Examples of innovations that make us question the 3 horizons model

Board of Innovation

The 3 horizons model highlights and categorizes time-based future growth opportunities, helping you to organize grand innovation plans into shorter steps. The post Examples of innovations that make us question the 3 horizons model appeared first on Board of Innovation. All Innovation strategy

B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

Sales enablement is the strategic process of providing sales teams with the content, guidance, and mentorship needed to engage targeted buyers. It’s all about equipping sales professionals with the tools they need to put their best-selling foot forward. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. Get started today.

The city of tomorrow, from dream to reality

The Future Shapers

What do people dream of today? The philosopher Walter Benjamin used to say that a society assesses its living conditions in its dreams, meaning the dissatisfaction with its present life conditions and the desire to improve them.

The Application of Lean Six Sigma in Oil & Gas

Kainexus

Oil & Gas companies need to be ever more flexible and agile to succeed as the industry continues to face price volatility, technical innovation, and an uncertain regulatory environment.

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#1,886 – Sports On Strike

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

The NBA bubble has burst. Yesterday, multiple teams decided not to play their first round playoff games in response to yet another completely unnecessary officer involved shooting, this time in Wisconsin, that left a man paralyzed.

Why COVID-19 Is Accelerating the Adoption of 5G Technology

Innovation Leader

Christian Guirnalda, Director of 5G Labs and Innovation Centers, explains how Verizon is finding new use cases for their emerging 5G technology during the COVID-19 pandemic

Pressure Points: How to Ensure Your B2B Pipeline Passes Inspection

This eBook highlights best practices for developing a pipeline management process that helps sales leaders and their team C.L.O.S.E (you’ll see what we mean in this eBook) more revenue through data-driven prospecting, stage analysis, and subsequent sales enablement.

Abundance – The alternative aesthetic

The Future Shapers

The UN acknowledges that more than 1.4 billion people are destitute. In other words, they live in poverty so extreme they can barely survive. This calculation is based on the World Bank’s average poverty baseline of $1.25 per day. This view might create a skewed picture of the truth.

Are There Any New Ideas?

Stephen Shapiro

My most recent Inc. article has been popular and controversial. The premise is that there are no new ideas. (if if you haven’t read it, please do so before reading on…). This got me thinking back to when I was pitching a TV show. .

How Intranets are Driving the Return to Workplace

Acuvate

How Intranets are Driving the Return to Workplace As countries across the globe are starting to ease up on COVID-19 restrictions, organizations are working harder than ever to facilitate a smooth transition for their employees as they start returning back to work.

Podcast: Bringing Higher Education into the Digital Age

Innovation Leader

Experts in higher education share how they’ve tackled the challenges of 2020. Guests include Barnard President Sian Beliock and the co-CEO of edX, Adam Medros

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Marketing-Led Post-COVID-19 Growth Strategies

Businesses are laying off workers, shutting their doors (some permanently), and struggling to react to the radical destruction that coronavirus (COVID-19) is doing to our society and communities. Most have already sustained massive damage, and we still have yet to see the scope of impact of the global pandemic that has upended the globe. Any return to normalcy may seem far-off, but sales and marketing are on the front lines of restarting the economy. When the dust settles, we have a responsibility to turn our shock and grief into fierce determination, and lead the charge of responsible, strategic, sustainable future growth. However, there’s no team better suited to lead that charge than the marketing department. Marketers are uniquely positioned to provide creative solutions to aid their organization in times of change and chart a course for navigating success.

005: Why People Resist Your Innovative Ideas and How To Overcome It

Innovation in Practice

With innovation comes resistance. They define each other. An idea can’t be innovative unless it’s met with resistance, so we should see it as a good thing. . Instead of giving up when we meet resistance, we should figure out how to approach it so that we can then overcome it.

#1,884 – Hiking Video Game!

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

If you know me then you know that I’m obsessed with hiking. There’s literally nothing better than being out in nature, exploring a new place, while reading a book and pondering the mysteries of life.

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9 Critical Capabilities Of a Modern Enterprise Search

Acuvate

9 Critical Capabilities Of a Modern Enterprise Search In these unprecedented times where you don’t have your colleagues available on the next desk, searching for that one doc that you discussed on that one Zoom call that Friday is a challenge bigger than ever before.

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Will Words Will Break Your Bones?

helloFUTURE

Back in high school, I took a creative writing class in my Junior year because, at one point, I thought I was going to become a writer. That class was a total blast – our teacher – Ms. Marshall (the first Ms. I’d ever met up until that point) was super cool.

How ZoomInfo Helps Overcome the Top Pain Points of Inside Sales

Recent digital transformation has shifted the B2B landscape by ushering in the era of buyer empowerment. With more access to user reviews, analyst opinion, and industry research, decision-makers are more informed than ever while navigating what is now known as the “buyer’s journey.”