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Why Change Management Has To Change

Digital Tonto

The truth is that today we can’t transform organizations unless we transform the people in them and that’s why change management has got to change. It is no longer enough to simply communicate. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

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Seven Ways Failure Could Be the Best Thing for Innovation


We fear failure more than we fear spiders, ghosts, or being home alone. And like any fear, it can be both paralyzing and irrational. Here are seven reasons failure is good for innovation. Failure Is Part Of Life.

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8 Ways to Make Sure Your Leadership Style Isn't Offensive

Entrepreneur - Innovation

These approaches can help ensure you're leading towards success, strengthening your team and fostering innovation. Managing Employees

Accelerating Clean Energy Innovation

Paul Hobcraft

“Without a major acceleration in clean energy innovation, reaching net-zero emissions by 2050 will not be possible.”

Going to Market Smarter in the New Economy

In 2021, as companies continue to move more functions online, employees will take a more virtual -- and flexible -- mindset and lifestyle in parallel to the digitization of businesses. To succeed, you must change the way you conceive and build new products as a digital business. Download the report today to discover more!

Ten Ways to Develop Logical Thinking, Ten Ways to Develop Lateral Thinking

Destination Innovation

Image by Elisa Riva on Pixabay. Here are ten ways to develop your logical thinking skills. Play chess. Solve soduko puzzles. Make lists, analyse your work, break it down into smaller tasks. Learn problem analysis methods such as six sigma and why, why. Learn critical path methods. Study Mathematics.

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Julia Cameron on the Artist’s Way, and the real science of why it might work

Idea to Value

On this blog, it is important that I address one of the biggest hurdles of an evidence-based creativity approach, like the one I teach. And that is that a lot of famous, professional artists don’t feel like they can explain where their creativity comes from.

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Accelerating Clean Energy Innovation

Paul Hobcraft

“Without a major acceleration in clean energy innovation, reaching net-zero emissions by 2050 will not be possible.”

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2021 Crowdsourced Innovation Report


Overview: Ideascale’s 2021 Innovation Report finds that 2020 made innovation strategy essential.

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The Innovation Valley of Death

Idea to Value

Why is it that some promising technologies seem to progress quickly but then disappear entirely? They may be suffering by being stuck in the Valley of Death. Every new innovation requires a certain amount of funding to survive.

Burning Platforms and Business Models - Innovation lessons from COVID

Jeffrey Phillips

Now that the COVID outbreak is increasingly in the rear view mirror, at least in the US, I thought it might be time to consider what innovation lessons the outbreak has for us.

The Forrester Wave™: B2B Marketing Data Providers, Q2 2021

In our 24-criterion evaluation of B2B marketing data providers, we identified the 11 most significant vendors — Data Axle, Dun & Bradstreet, Enlyft, Global Database, InsideView, Leadspace, Oracle, SMARTe, Spiceworks Ziff Davis, TechTarget, and ZoomInfo Technologies — and researched, analyzed, and scored them. This report shows how each provider measures up and helps B2B marketing professionals select the right one for their needs.

Accelerating Clean Energy Innovation

Paul Hobcraft

“Without a major acceleration in clean energy innovation, reaching net-zero emissions by 2050 will not be possible.”

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Why do corporations fail to hear disruption signals?


Corporations and business leaders often think that finding the next “big opportunity" - or shielding their organization from it - requires huge bets and risks. This erroneous belief often prevents firms from being proactive in finding new opportunities or improving their approach.

Podcast S5E116: Butzi – The magic of crazytivity

Idea to Value

In today’s episode of the Idea to Value podcast, we speak with professional magician Butzi. We speak about his history in magic, what it takes to be creative, and the difference between skill and originality. Topics covered in this episode: 00:01:30 – How Butzi got started late in magic.

The Secrets to Making Open Innovation Projects Work


Open innovation often requires global teams with national culture differences to work together, which presents some challenges. Here’s how to navigate them. The post The Secrets to Making Open Innovation Projects Work appeared first on InnovationManagement.

4 AI Hacks to Make Sales Teams More Efficient

Over the last two years, there’s been a 76 percent increase in AI adoption across sales organizations. For sales teams, AI opens up a world of new possibilities, including automating outreach, identifying best-fit buyers, and keeping CRMs flush with fresh data. Read on to learn the four AI hacks sales teams need to improve their performance. Download the eBook today!

What is a Hackathon? The Complete Guide


A hackathon - formed from the root words hacking and marathon - is an event which brings people together for a short duration of time to problem solve and find unique solutions using technology. The goal is to take ideas and turn them into reality by by the end of the event

Building the Brand of Your Innovation Team: Advice & Tactics

Innovation Leader

How do you make sure your colleagues, and people outside the organization, are aware of your initiative and what you’re trying to achieve? Get from executives in pharma, financial services, transportation, and luxury goods

Not in my Back Yard (NIMBY)

Idea to Value

I currently have an excavator tearing up the street outside my flat. It is making a huge amount of noise. In fact, as it breaks through the asphalt, sometimes I can see my monitor shaking on my desk. I hate it.

Building Trust to Drive Innovation


You’re in leadership because you’ve excelled in prior roles and convinced a firm that you were the clear choice to move ahead, or you started the business. As a leader, your responsibilities catapult relentlessly forward, and it’s no longer just about you.

How to Overcome the Pain Points of Your CRM

CRM software is a powerful tool when used correctly, yet another obstacle to a sales team’s efficiency when it’s not. Leveraging research and commentary from industry analysts, this eBook explores how your sales team can get back valuable time by overcoming some pain points with your CRM, such as low adoption rates, integrations, and data quality.

Praktikum Human Resources (m/w/d)


Werde Teil des Teams! Praktikum Human Resources (m/w/d). JETZT BEWERBEN. Start & Dauer. Ab sofort, 6 Monate. Anstellung. Praktikum. Sprachniveau. C1 Deutschniveau. Über uns.

PDSA Quality Improvement: A Scientific Method of Change


Edwards Deming is considered by many to be the father of modern quality improvement. Among other important insights into how businesses could become more efficient, reduce costs, and increase customer value, he popularized the PDSA quality improvement method.

3 best ways to build psychological safety in the workplace

Idea to Value

I believe that Psychological Safety is one of the most important capabilities a team can have to achieve high innovation performance. Check out the amazing podcast episode with the originator of the concept, Prof Amy Edmondson.

Sopheon CEO Tackles Smart Product Development Challenges on World Product Day 2021


Sopheon CEO Greg Coticchia speaks to product managers facing the obstacles of software and hardware innovation. The post Sopheon CEO Tackles Smart Product Development Challenges on World Product Day 2021 appeared first on Sopheon.

4 Data-Driven Steps To Drive Successful B2B Demand Generation

Fact: Good data lives at the core of every successful B2B demand generation strategy. Without quality data, it’s nearly impossible to identify and segment your target audience and create messaging that speaks to their values and interests. Whether you’re stepping into a new position or you’re new to demand generation, learning the tricks of the trade can be, well, tricky. In this eBook, you’ll discover how to improve your demand generation program—and your bottom line.

TFS Investigations: Breaking the News. Nesta’s great innovation robbery

The Future Shapers

Investigative piece release by TFS. The funding of innovation activities and new business models are imperative in an ever-increasing complex world. Changing the game is not easy and money is scarce, yet innovation often requires substantial investment upfront.

Hallelujah! Microsoft Cancels Windows 10X

Adam Hartung

Windows 10X is gone and it is symbolic of Microsoft's new growth orientation. Instead of investing in "the core", CEO Nadella is driving to anticipate market trends.

How to Ensure Crowdsourcing Works for Product Innovation


Many enterprise organizations use crowdsourcing to find ideas in their blind spots - but how do you launch your first crowdsourcing challenge, and what sorts of questions do you ask?

Just One Skill That Matters?

Inspiring Next

There is only one skill that matters. Really? It is the skill to develop new skills all the time, quickly. Will industry 4.0 kill our jobs? This is the most popular question in our panel discussions on this topic. My response is usually as follows.

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.

A Future Shaper Investigation: Response

The Future Shapers

Breaking the News. Nesta’s great innovation robbery.

The Best Organizational Culture Examples I've Ever Seen!

Cascade Strategy

“ Being a great place to work is the difference between being a good company and a great company

Common Questions About the DMAIC Cycle for Improvement


The DMAIC cycle is often called Six Sigma’s roadmap to improvement. It is one of the core tools of the methodology, but organizations also use it as a standalone improvement technique.

The Theory of Change framework made easier

Board of Innovation

Achieving maximum positive social impact through change is an often highly complex, long-term and multifaceted process, involving numerous stakeholders. Social impact initiatives are often bursting with ambitious vision, but lack clarity on how to achieve their ultimate goal.

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.