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Influence Cultures that Drive Innovation!

IdeaScale

Have you ever struggled to gain adoption of your innovation efforts? Have you had the organizational anti-bodies torpedo your good work? Do you struggle to gain alignment around your innovation programs? You are not alone.

How to Adjust Your Innovation Strategy to Accommodate Social Distancing

IdeaScale

At the beginning of the year, remote work was seen as either a luxury or a tool to give workers more flex time. Suddenly, with the arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s become indispensable. Yet, it’s also thrown employers and employees into seemingly murky waters.

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Why We Need Experts

Innovation Excellence

In a 2015 poll , 30% of Republicans and 19% of Democrats supported bombing Agrabah, the fictional hometown of the Disney character Aladdin. In a similar vein, a 2014 poll found that the less people knew about where Ukraine is located on a map, the more they wanted the U.S. to intervene militarily.

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How the Red Cross is Adapting to New Demands — and Getting More Digital

Innovation Leader

At Innovation Leader’s recent nonprofit forum, two innovation leaders from The Red Cross in the US and UK address how they are responding to the coronavirus pandemic

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!

Why Every Large Organization Should Decentralize Innovation

Idea to Value

I recently met with a very successful company that is seen as a highly innovative global pioneer that others in their industry, which is facing many structural headwinds and inevitable changes, look up to.

Exploring the Energy Transition Fitness Landscapes – opening thoughts on Hydrogen

Paul Hobcraft

I am struggling with the Hydrogen Story. It is tough to relate to something where the realization may take 40 years to move from ambition to achievement. I get it that delivering Hydrogen is the vital piece of the decarbonizing of the world by 2050, yet it does seem a long, hard road to travel.

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Share Your Take: What’s Changing for Good?

Innovation Leader

How will office and home life change? Will your organization get more serious about scenario planning? We’d love to get your predictions for our next research report. Just 12 questions

The Power of Purposeful Innovation

Tim Kastelle

The Herman Miller company became one of the world’s first manufacturers of sustainably-produced furniture almost by accident.

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How Advanced Analytics Is Transforming Clinical Trials

Acuvate

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the world is grappling to flatten the curve so that the healthcare resources aren’t stretched too thin. We aren’t just betting on social isolation and eventual herd immunity to manage these unprecedented times.

We’ve Been Getting The Wrong Answers Because We’ve Been Asking The Wrong Questions

Digital Tonto

We’re where we’re at today because people convinced institutions that maximizing output was more important than stability and resilience, that correlation was more important than causation and that. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Trust Is a Gamble, a Noble One

Innovation Excellence

Why good leadership is based on trust. Trust is, by definition, a gamble. Trusting is about taking risks – for a job to be done, for an agreement in good faith, for sharing information openly, for honesty and integrity in a relationship.

Carhartt on Prototyping and Collecting Customer Insights from Home

Innovation Leader

Carhartt specializes in work clothes for industries including construction. Their Director of Global Product Innovation, Collen Hau, explains how the team is creating prototypes and staying in tune with customers

Why Trust is the Foundation for Constructive Disagreement

Innovation Excellence

In 2010, after two years and 348 pages of research I found the answer to my research question of “why are people so much more creative when they work in startups than when they work in mature companies?” I could really boil it down to two words: innovation culture.

Official Launch of the PESTLED360

Innovation 360 Group

Welcome to the Innovation 360 presentation of the world’s first collaborative, data-driven artificial intelligence-driven method and tool for collecting, analyzing, and nailing down what you need to know now and in the future. Distilled into “PESTLED 360.”

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.

Facing a Difficult Decision? Just Spin a Coin.

Destination Innovation

How do you go about making a really tough decision? Like whether to quit your job, buy a house or dump your boyfriend? You have weighed up all the options, written down the pros and cons, tossed and turned in your bed but still cannot decide.

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Podcast S3E61: David Burkus ? Why your company should Pick a Fight

Idea to Value

In today’s episode of the Idea to Value Podcast, we speak again with David Burkus about his new audiobook: Pick a Fight. We speak about why underdogs do so well, and what it takes to get your team to rally behind a cause.

First 3 predictions for post-COVID world

Jeffrey Phillips

I've just published a short paper on the likely future after COVID, and am exploring what the trend spotting and scenario development suggests to me. We need to be spending time understanding the emerging future and preparing for it.

Three New Tools You Need to Master to Build an Invincible Company

Strategyzer Innovation

Leading innovation is hard. It involves creating the right culture, guiding innovation teams, and investing in the right ideas and business models. Without the right toolkit, this would almost be an impossible task.

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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.

How Mind Mapping Boosts Your Creativity

InnovationManagement

Everyone has the power to be creative, but how can you bring your innovative thoughts to life? Discover how Mind Mapping can unlock your creative potential in this article. The post How Mind Mapping Boosts Your Creativity appeared first on InnovationManagement.

A Higher Purpose Brings a Higher Culture

Innovation Excellence

At an individual level, many of us try to make changes within our lives and ourselves to lead a happier more fulfilled life. We’re trying to find purpose. So why aren’t we doing this at an organisational level?

What to expect in a post-COVID world

Jeffrey Phillips

I've been working for the past two months on developing some scenarios that examine what may happen as the first bout of COVID peaks and begins to dissipate, hopefully in the summer of 2020.

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Learning to Manage Opportunity in the Unknown

Daniel Burrus

We all manage something in our lives. Whether we manage other people, an entire organization, sales or even just ourselves, management is part of our everyday lives and includes careful planning, well-thought-out direction and a sense of control.

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.

Volkswagen Will Only Sell Its ID Electric Cars Online

Entrepreneur - Innovation

A new 'agency' model should make buying an EV more straightforward. News and Trends

What Do You Learn in Human-Centered Design Training?

The Future Shapers

Focusing on the end-user is a crucial approach to successful business. Here are three things you’ll learn through human-centered design training. The post What Do You Learn in Human-Centered Design Training? appeared first on The Future Shapers. Design Thinking Empathy Innovation

Deeply and Consciously and Compassionately Reconnecting With Our Humanity

Innovation Excellence

Call it a limiting behavior. My zeal can deafen me to the suggestion’s others have to make. When passion strikes, adrenaline surges—and it is time to capture lightning.

Forever Employable: Building Invincible Careers with Jeff Gothelf, Tendayi Viki & Alex Osterwalder

Strategyzer Innovation

We often talk about invincible companies that are resilient to change. Particularly in the current environment. But these uncertain times also impact us as individuals, in our careers.

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.”

Knowledge Taxonomies That Every Executive Needs To Consider

InnovationManagement

In this article, we'll discuss different types of knowledge that should be considered and built upon when forming and managing a team driven toward success including individual and collective knowledge.

6 Continuous Improvement Metrics That Actually Matter

Kainexus

Maybe Albert Einstein was talking about continuous improvement when he said, “Not everything that can be counted counts and not everything that counts can be counted.” We couldn’t have said it better ourselves.

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The future of sick care work

Innovation Excellence

Suppose you have a 10 year old and, between texting at the dinner table, you start talking about her future and her idea that she wants to be a neurosurgeon? Suppose healthcare looks like this by the time she gets to medical school?

Remote Is Better Than In-Person. Change My Mind.

helloFUTURE

Running an ideation session is hard. Running it remotely is even harder. But it can be done and in many cases lead you to even better ideas than you can get in person. Sometimes, in-person interaction is precisely what you don’t want if you are genuinely looking for the most disruptive ideas.

Never Miss an Opportunity: How ISO 56000 Enables an Innovative Organization

Speaker: Peter Merrill, President, Quest Management Inc.

One of the challenges for innovators is how to integrate innovation with Quality Management (QMS) and balance the culture of creativity with execution. Join Peter Merrill as he walks us through the newly published ISO 56000 series on Innovation Management, specifically the Guidance Standard ISO 56002 that discusses how to establish an Innovation Management System (IMS). He will take you through the elements of innovation management from strategy development, through risk assessment to solution delivery.