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The 3 Most Common Excuses for a Lack of Innovation – and How You Can Conquer Them

Entrepreneur - Innovation

Below are three everyday excuses you may hear in your own organisation that may make your hairs stand on end, and set alarm-bells ringing. Included are some tips on how you can make excuses a thing of the past, while creating real innovation for the future. Growth Strategies

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When does it make sense to automate?

Idea to Value

Innovation teams often see a problem and think that the most effective thing to do is to create a solution for it. Often, this involves developing a solution that automates a task that previously had to be done manually by someone, or at least makes the activity significantly more efficient.


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How Innovation Can Aid a Weakened, Post-Pandemic Economy


Highlights. Innovation strategy will be crucial to overcoming the post-COVID pandemic challenges faced by global economies.

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

Digital Tonto

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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.

Reframing: How To View Threats As Opportunities And Unlock Your Potential


Let me present you with a situation: Your manager is pushing you to take on more responsibilities. He calls you to his office and hands you a memo that lays out a new project which he asks you to lead. You’re dumbfounded and appreciative for the opportunity, wasn’t expecting it.

The simple (and advanced) tools i use to run an online business on auto-pilot

Idea to Value

One of the most common questions I am asked is what tools I use to manage my successful online business. Considering I am constantly giving advice on the ways that companies can improve their innovativeness, and people can come up with new business models and business ideas based on their creativity.

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The “Fake News Crisis” and 4 Ways to Combat It

Faisal Hoque

Fake news in its varied forms is costing the global economy some $78 billion a year.

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


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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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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The Value of Virtual Applications and Digital Equity

Daniel Burrus

Augmented reality has seemingly had its “time and place” in our lives in the past decade, most notably through interactive games like Pokemon Go or other geocaching applications.

2022 Guide to Corporate Meetings in the Metaverse

Digital fatigue? No sense of purpose or belonging? Meetings using limited technology often fall short for teams working remotely. So how do you bring spontaneous communication and collaboration to your meetings?Check out this guide to meeting in the Metaverse.

What Can Leaders Do to Have More Innovative Teams?


Talent is one of the main drivers of innovation and its scarcity and high value makes it a frequent cause for concern for leaders from all over the world. And for good reason. Quality talent can make a business up to 800 times more productive.

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We need MD/MBEs not MD/MBAs

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Arlen Meyers, M.D. The number of MD/MBAs graduating from medical schools continues to expand with about 5% of the roughly 20,000 US medical student graduates having dual degrees.

Driving Innovation Midst of Global Disruption

Faisal Hoque

How business growth, impact, and empowerment can be created through data collection, data sharing, and creative collaborations.

Helping Innovation Happen Fast: A Pipeline To Pour On Speed



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.

Design Thinking Applied to Re-Organizations

Tullio Siragusa

Design Thinking Applied to Re-Organizations. Reorganizing a company to solve complex problems, introduce innovation, improve business operations, and identify market opportunities requires design.

Good Design Makes Technology Disappear

Innovation Excellence

The late Clayton Christensen wrote a little book called The Innovator’s Dilemma that many of you I’m sure have read.

Change Your Words and You Can Change Your Life


Linguist research shows us that the languages we speak not only reflect or express our thoughts, but also shape the very thoughts we wish to express. The structures that exist in our languages profoundly shape how we construct reality, and help make us as smart and sophisticated as we are.

What Every CEO Must Know About 4IR

Faisal Hoque

Developed nations can expect to see job loss rates of up to 47 percent within the next 25 years. Source: University of Oxford Study].

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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.

What is Lean? A Basic Definition of Lean Manufacturing


Lean manufacturing , also known as Lean management, or Lean Six Sigma, is a structured business improvement method that helps organizations achieve their short and long-term strategic goals and objectives.


Harnessing the Dragons of your Imagination for Innovation

Innovation Excellence

The harder I try not to think of myself as an artist, the stronger I’m pulled back to the idea that even if my art is a little different than traditional drawing, painting, photography, music, dance and other traditional arts, … Continue reading → Innovation Art Imagine Dragons music



When we learn something, we are taught to program it into our brain and stop thinking about or looking for alternatives. We have been taught to have “spotlight” awareness and to exclude alternatives and possibilities. Over time, this spotlight mindset becomes stronger and stronger.

Can Blockchain Help Fix Broken Supply Chains in 2022?

Entrepreneur - Innovation

Blockchain in Supply Chain was a hot topic - then fell very quiet. Where is it today? Defining Moments

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!

Benefits, Tools, & Examples of the Lean Business Model


The Lean business model is about making continuous improvements to business operations and implementing processes that result in optimum business efficiency.


Learning from the Failure of Quibi

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Greg Satell In 2018, Steve Blank wrote a piece in Harvard Business Review questioning the viability of the “lean startup” model. Given that Steve had pioneered lean startup techniques, I was intrigued. Why would he, all of … Continue reading → Innovation failure Quibi


Leading Independent Marketing Agency Brunner Selected As Agency Of Record For Goodwill Of North Georgia


ATLANTA (June 1, 2022) – Goodwill of North Georgia , one of the largest and oldest non-profits in Georgia, has selected marketing firm Brunner as agency of record (AOR), responsible for overall media planning, creative strategy, as well as digital strategy including paid social, digital display and digital video. With nearly 100 years of experience, the organization sought a new agency to partner with them to evolve and grow in this new age of digital transformation and innovation.

Digital Transformation: Rebuilding an Outdated Construction Industry

Cascade Strategy

It’s no secret that the engineering and construction industry is a major powerhouse of the global economy. Representing 13% of the total global GDP , the construction industry is under constant pressure to innovate, become more efficient, and address cost pressures.

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.

Innovation Arms Race: The Invisible Risk

Phil McKinney

The innovation arms race is the race to be the most innovative company in the world. It's a competition where the prize is market share, customers, and profits. And the cost of entry is high. This is a competition where there is no finish line. To compete, companies must invest heavily in R&D.

Five Keys to Leading Creative Teams Successfully

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from David Burkus Creativity is a team sport. It’s been that way for a long time. But the level of teamwork required to solve problems and find innovation has increased over the last decade and even century.

4 Ways to Drive Growth-Unlocking Internal Innovation in Your Organization

Entrepreneur - Innovation

Internal innovation is key to building a growth-enabled company. Here are four steps that must be taken to achieve that. Entrepreneurs

VRIO Framework: How to Create a Sustainable Competitive Advantage

Cascade Strategy

VRIO Analysis Overview. Like most organizations, we're always striving to find a competitive advantage that propels us in front of our competitors.

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.