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How to Create and Sustain a Culture of Innovation


Successful innovation is supported organization-wide. Management and employees need to be on-board with strategies that drive change. A culture of innovation creates the framework for idea sharing and implementation.

15 Essential Core Competencies for Supervisors


A strong team requires the expertise and guidance of a quality supervisor. But do you know how to judge what “quality” actually looks like at this level of leadership? Without a framework for evaluating a supervisor’s competence, it’s difficult to provide objective feedback and encourage improvement.


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We are searching for new pathways

Paul Hobcraft

Ecosystems and Platforms are our pathways to a new innovation future. Ecosystems have suddenly become of age, as they can be formed around common concepts fairly rapidly, they can enable cross-cutting innovation to be delivered in highly collaborative ways.

Podcast S4E85: Cliff Goldmacher – What business can learn from songwriting

Idea to Value

In today’s episode of the Idea to Value Podcast, we speak with songwriter Cliff Goldmacher. Cliff is a Grammy-recognised, #1 chart-topping hit Songwriter, and we speak about his creative process, collaborating with other artists, and finding out what companies can learn from songwriting.

Professional Development Your Employees Actually Want

Did you know? Language learning is a proven PD tool that many employees already want, whether their organization is multilingual or not. In this eBook, you’ll learn how language learning makes employees more productive, reduces turnover, and more.

Change Management: Five Reasons Organizational Change Fails


Change is hard, but managing it is harder. Many organizations struggling to make meaningful alterations to their structure have run into any number of roadblocks. Here’s are some of the ways that organizational change fails and how to overcome them with effective change management.

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What We Can Learn From The Failure Of Quibi

Digital Tonto

Probably the most important thing we can learn from Quibi’s failure is to not believe your own PR. Plan for and prepare things to go wrong. Nobody really knows anything until it can be observed in. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

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I don't want to live in a Ready Player One world

Jeffrey Phillips

I'm working with a startup, focused on the future of nutrition. This is not my first startup, or as we used to say in Texas, my first rodeo, and I doubt it will be my last. I've had the good fortune to work in several startups that had different trajectories.

Here are Some Idea Management Examples You Can Use for Inspiration


Generating new ideas can be challenging for all organizations. No matter the size of your company, you need a way to organize, prioritize, and implement them successfully. Make innovation a priority. Research shows 30% of companies feel innovation is a top challenge in achieving organizational goals.

The Blind Men & The Elephant: An Open Innovation Blueprint


Curb Transactional Open Innovation and Embrace an Integrated Ecosystem Strategy. “It’s It’s a wall,” “It’s a snake,” “It’s a rope,” “It’s a spear,” “It’s a fan,” no, “It’s a tree,” and so goes the story of “The Blind Men & The Elephant”.

Practising adaptive leadership

The Future Shapers

If we want to avoid endless hardship, conflict and ecological catastrophes, we must become ecologically literate – and deeply so. The future is, you might say, too big to fail. Which is why adaptive leadership is so critical and why there is so much to learn from nature itself.

5 Reasons Leaders Invest in Language Training

Communication is the lifeforce of any company. Without it, productivity, employee happiness, and ultimately your business suffers. Investing in language learning better positions global business leaders to see gains in organizational effectiveness as a result.

How an Ecommerce-Insights Company Uses AI to Understand Customer Sentiment

Entrepreneur - Innovation

The CEO of Revuze shares how analyzing sentiment helps brands better assess the public's views on products and features. Technology

How to Create and Sustain a Culture of Innovation


Successful innovation is supported organization-wide. Management and employees need to be on-board with strategies that drive change. A culture of innovation creates the framework for idea sharing and implementation.

Think Bigger: Turn the Pandemic into a Panoramic View

Daniel Burrus

A post-pandemic question I hear frequently from all industries during the pandemic is, How do we communicate to our employees and customers going forward, and what do we tell them? Communication was a huge obstacle for the education industry at the start of the pandemic.

Dr. Ripi Singh (ASNT, USA) and Dr. Johannes Vrana (DGZfP, Germany) on Why, What, and How of NDE 4.0?

Inspiring Next

Ripi Singh (ASNT, USA) and Dr. Johannes Vrana (DGZfP, Germany) did a tag team on Why, What, and How of NDE 4.0 for Launch of the CEENDRA Chamber of Non-Destructive Testing Companies, in Argentina.

9 Warning Signs Your Employees Need Language Training

Most global companies are diverse in perspectives, backgrounds, and yes, language. Language barriers can compound existing communication problems, often resulting in business losses. Learn the 9 warning signs your employees need language training today!

How to Become a Manifesting Machine

Tullio Siragusa

How to Become a Manifesting Machine. Have you recently lost a job or suffered personal loss? Learning to become a manifesting machine might be just what you need right now. People talk about manifestation a lot. Manifesting your dream life, job, relationship, and every other thing. Often many people think all you have to do is dream it, desire it, and magically things will just manifest in your life.

Fumbles Don’t Mean You’re Not A Winner


Maria is a friend of mine who is an obsessive perfectionist. She’s someone who doesn’t tolerate failure, who gags at the very thought of it. And when she has experienced failure, her way of dealing with it is to believe she’s a loser. She does everything in her power to avoid risk, believing that planning everything to the last detail will help prevent any mistakes. For certain things (anything that is repetivite and predictable), she’s right.

Introduction to Game Theory


Game theory is a theoretical framework for conceiving social situations among competing players. In some respects, game theory is the science of strategy, or at least the optimal decision-making of independent and competing actors in a strategic setting. Let's have a look at a few examples. The post Introduction to Game Theory appeared first on InnovationManagement.

Transformation without predictive analytics

The Future Shapers

A crisis always transforms the “how” and the “what to some extent”. To which extent will organisations transform the “how” to meet the “what for” and how will they experiment to generate data in times of crises?

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.

Not Learning Is A Failure. Everything Else Is An Opportunity



How to turn cold leads into hot sales for your corporate startup


How to turn cold calls into hot sales for your corporate startup. A guideline on how to make your cold calls successful and get your first paying customers. Discover our tips and tricks on sales conversation strategy, practical phrases, and how to feel more comfortable while cold calling.

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A Model for Measuring Corporate Innovation Programs

Innovation Leader

There is no silver bullet or a quick solution for measuring the impact of innovation, but this model brings structure to the process of measuring the health of innovation programs and their impact

Introduction to Selling for Product Managers and Developers

Rmukesh Gupta

Premise: One of the startup founders that I was coaching requested me to introduce selling to his entire team, including product managers and development teams. I strongly believe that it is important for everyone in a business to learn and know about how their products are sold to their customers.

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.

The need for three distinct ecosystems within any business design

The Future Shapers

Ecosystems are the new organism of the business world to innovative, network, and connect.

How to Become a True Leader (No Matter Your Title)


When people talk about the inner workings of organizations, we often use the word “leader” as a shortcut for “executive.” But the truth is, not all executives are leaders and not all leaders are executives.

Go for Launch: Rendever, Spatio Metrics & Bedestrian

Innovation Leader

Three startups demo their products, which include virtual reality for senior citizens, data-driven design software, and a robot that delivers medical supplies

Sustainable Innovation: SDG 13 – Our Journey to Wazoku becoming Carbon Neutral


Wazoku is both a for-profit and a for-purpose business. We see innovation and sustainability as core pillar of our business.

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.

Peering Into the Spaces In-Between


In the Intellectual Property space, we have a service that exists solely to generate product ideas that may never see the light of day. This is called “Targeted IP Generation.”

An Introduction to the Lean Concept of Catchball


Most of us have memories of playing the game of catch either as children or with our children. I really shouldn’t call it a “game” because there are no winners and losers. There is no defense because everyone is on the same side. One participant tries to deliver the ball to the other in a way that they will be able to grab and return it. The ability to catch and throw a ball is important because it is a foundation for success in many other more complex sports.


How Innovators Get Aligned with CEOs and Set Shared Priorities

Innovation Leader

When it comes to creating alignment with CEOs, John Hancock Insurance CEO Brooks Tingle advises that innovators at large organizations start with organizational vision and values

#1,988 – Powerball Voting

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

You would think that everyone would register to vote. Especially this year. There’s a lot on the line. Or at the very least that everyone that is registered to vote would cast their ballot. And yet that won’t happen either. To a certain extent I get it.

How Digital Transformation will Bend the Curve of the Linear Economy Toward the Circular

Speaker: Bruce Armstrong Taylor, Co-Founder & Managing Director of SmartNations Foundation, Jimmy Jia, Venture Partner at Pi Labs, Fabienne Durand, Senior Advisor to the SmartNations Foundation, & Roger Strukhoff, Executive Director of the Tau Institute

The Carbon Zero, Circular Economy, is easily the most profoundly important result of digital transformation. Industry 4.0 has a massively cumulative impact on dematerialization (in all forms) and resultant decarbonization (both emissions and embodied) throughout the economy. Join panelists Bruce Armstrong Taylor, Jimmy Jia, Fabienne Durand, and their moderator Roger Strukhoff as they discuss how bending the carbon/GHG heavy linear economy to the circular is one of the hidden benefits of digital disruption.