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Here’s How You Build Transformative Teams

Digital Tonto

The truth is that there is no effective answer for the question, “how do we find innovative people?” Talent isn’t something you hire or win in a war, it’s something you empower. It depends less on. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

How to and Why Be Genuine as a Leader

Tullio Siragusa

How to and Why Be Genuine as a Leader. There is a significant difference between leadership and management. Leaders inspire and work in an upside-down pyramid fashion, while managers are often seeking to be on the top of the pyramid with everyone else beneath.


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Why Innovation Operations Are Critical


This article was originally published on Chemical Engineering. Innovation Innovation Ops

Taking a break

Idea to Value

Hi, I wanted to share with you all a quick update, that I will be taking a short, well deserved break from writing and podcasts.

Demystifying Intent Data to Drive Demand in B2B

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.

Phasing the Energy Transition by Technology and Horizon Management

Paul Hobcraft

Applying the Three Horizon Methodology is an Evolutionary Perspective. Innovation is the key enabler to turning our world from a fossil-led one into one based on renewables. For this to happen, our focus today should be fully on low-carbon technologies and their technical realization.

In The Innovation Game, The Best Ideas Start With The Right Problem



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Innovation Trends in Life Sciences


Life science scouting projects are some of the more popular topics amongst the project team at yet2.

Five Tech Trends Impacting the Healthcare Industry

Daniel Burrus

Global, national, and local healthcare systems have gone through more change in the past few years than almost any other industry.

What Can Leaders Do to Have More Innovative Teams?

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Diana Porumboiu 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.

3. Asking for Ideas is a Bad Idea

Stephen Shapiro

This is tip 3 from Best Practices are Stupid. I love this one. It’s core to so much of my innovation work. The concept of the SIGNAL-TO-NOISE RATIO is overlooked yet critical.

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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 Exercises and Activities

Learn about some of the most popular activities and exercises for design thinking. Here at Innovation Training, we’ve spent over a decade studying and applying design thinking techniques to help organizations and individuals create real, innovative change.

7 Ways to Create Confidence, Power and Power Momentum

Entrepreneur - Innovation

It takes guts to stand up for what you believe in, especially when nobody else does. How to be unafraid of navigating new possibilities. Defining Moments

Leading a Culture of Innovation from Any Seat

Innovation Excellence

How Planview ERGs are Encouraging Employees to Honor Juneteenth

Planview Blog

June is an exciting and busy month of the year. It is the beginning of summer vacation, PRIDE month, and a monumental holiday. An important holiday that more than a quarter of Americans know nothing about: Juneteenth.

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!

5. Expertise is the Enemy of Innovation

Stephen Shapiro

Today we move to tip 5 from the book. People who know me, know I am a fan of open innovation and crowdsourcing – when it is done correctly. Today’s post shares why I am such a strong proponent… Expertise can be the enemy of breakthrough thinking.

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4 Ways to Adapt Your Business as Your Industry Evolves

Entrepreneur - Innovation

Elevate your business to keep up with the latest advancements. Supercharging Creativity

How will humans change in the next 10,000 years?

Innovation Excellence

Future evolution: from looks to brains and personality Nicholas R.

Ask WHY?


Simon Sinek is an unshakable optimist who believes in a bright future and our ability to build it together.

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.

4. Don’t Think Outside the Box; Find a Better Box

Stephen Shapiro

This is tip 4 from Best Practices are Stupid and is the basis of my Invisible Solutions® book. It is fundamental to all of my work with innovation: Start with a well-framed opportunity.

The Luxury of Invention


Hands up who likes to be creative? I know I do. As someone who very firmly identifies as a Co-lab ‘Explorer’ I really enjoy taking things – physical, virtual or conceptual – and letting my imagination loose on what these could become.

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The Lost Tribe of Medicine

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Arlen Meyers, M.D. I can remember opening my medical school acceptance letter. I was, of course, excited to go down a lifelong career pathway, but also, felt joy at knowing that I was accepted into a tribe … Continue reading → culture medicine

How to Support the LGBTQIA+ Community in the Workplace


Pride Month is the perfect time to come together to celebrate our differences and honor the bravery and sacrifices of those who have risked their lives for equality.

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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.

6. The Difference Between a Pipeline and a Sewer is What Flows Through It

Stephen Shapiro

One day, I was having lunch with a pharmaceutical client who said, “The problem with our innovation pipeline is it is really a sewer.” But it was the inspiration for this tip from Best Practices are Stupid.

Webinar: Transform Your Strategic Objectives Into Successful Projects with Collaborative Work Management at Scale


Join the webinar on Wednesday, June 29 at 11:00 am (PT). Discover our new format: All you need to know in just 30 minutes ! .

Four Reasons the Big Quit Exists

Innovation Excellence

Turns out the pandemic prompted mass numbers of employees finally say, “take this job and shove it” to employers and careers they don’t like. Life is too short to be miserable at work.

Digital Transformation in Biotech: The Competitive Advantage

Cascade Strategy

The biotechnology industry has experienced incredible growth over the last few years.

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.

4 Ways to Improve Project Management to Waste Less Time and Make More Money

Entrepreneur - Innovation

How project management practices based on well-defined goals and clear communication can transform your company. Defining Moments

2. Avoid Becoming a One-Hit Wonder

Stephen Shapiro

In yesterday’s strategy from Best Practices are Stupid, I talked about the three levels of innovation: event, capability, and system. In today’s post, we explore the capability level. Here is strategy 2: Avoid Becoming a One-Hit Wonder.



We exhibit a phenomenon called structured imagination. Structured imagination refers to the fact that even when we use our imagination to develop new ideas, those ideas are heavily structured in highly predictable ways according to existing concepts, categories and stereotypes. This is true whether the individuals are inventors, artists, writers, scientists, designers, businesspeople, or everyday people fantasizing about a better life.

Transform your Higher Ed Strategy with Cascade’s progress reports: A USE CASE

Cascade Strategy

How is your strategic plan performing

12 Tips for Selling to the C-Suite

The question for sales pros is this: Are you ready for the challenge, and opportunity, of selling to the C-suite? The following 12 tips can help ensure that you and your team are.