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A Guide to Effective Co-creation That Drives Innovation


The co-creation process as a form of open innovation can seem challenging for any company. However, it can create great opportunities for businesses to meet and exceed their customers’ expectations and gain a competitive advantage.

Do you have plans or planners?

Jeffrey Phillips

I'm diverging a bit from my normal focus on innovation and strategy to write a brief piece on planning. You see, planning is vital for strategy and for innovation, and is so ubiquitous that no one in corporate America believes that they lack for planning.

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5 Characteristics of Next-Level Leaders that may (Pleasantly) Surprise You

Daniel Burrus

Many leadership principles have been around since the dawn of time, and those principles have served and still do serve us well.

L.I.V.E. (Lean Innovation, Validation & Execution): A new, more effective way to manage multiple innovation projects

Idea to Value

This new management method makes it nearly impossible for innovation teams to fail at delivering multiple challenging innovation projects faster, with less risk and lower required budgets.

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Using New Trends to Revive Your eLearning Strategy

Speaker: Stephen Baer - Chief Creative Officer, ELB Learning

In this fireside chat, leading L&D expert Stephen Bauer will discuss the exciting technological advancements in eLearning and how you can choose and implement the right technology for your company.

Asking the Wrong Questions Gets You the Wrong Answers

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Greg Satell “Greed… is good,” declared Gordon Gekko, the legendary character from the 80s hit film Wall Street. “Greed is right. Greed works. Greed clarifies, cuts through and captures the essence of the evolutionary spirit.

How to Build and Maintain a Strong Company Culture


Company culture is more than just a mission, vision, and value statement. It's a set of shared values, beliefs, and expectations that serve as guiding principles for everyone in an organization. Culture is the glue that holds the company together and keeps it strong.

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Reset and Reconnect to Increase our Connectedness

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Janet Sernack In our second blog in the Reconnect and Reset series of three blogs, we stated that now is not the time to panic. Nor is it a time to languish from change fatigue, pain, and emotional lethargy.

Nine pregnant women cannot deliver a baby in one month

Idea to Value

Some things just take time. Traditionally, one of the best ways to speed up the delivery of a project is to allocate more resources to it.

How to Align Continuous Improvement with Strategic Goals


One might think that any organization with leadership and employees dedicated to continuous improvement would slowly trend toward success. However, it takes more than a desire to implement positive change to get there.

Why Your Idea Will Probably Fail To Survive Victory

Digital Tonto

In the two decades I have been researching transformation and change, the failure to survive victory is probably the most consistent aspect of it. In fact, it is so common you can almost set your watch by it.

The 2023 Supply Chain Crystal Ball: Challenges and Solutions

Speaker: Olivia Montgomery, Associate Principal Supply Chain Analyst

Curious to know how your peers are navigating ongoing disruption? In this webinar, you’ll gain actionable insights from Olivia Montgomery as she walks us through Capterra’s extensive research on how businesses - notably small and midsize businesses - are addressing supply chain challenges in 2023.

Studying Your Competitors is Overrated. Studying Your Customers is Underrated


I don’t know that there’s a research report that shows how rampant competition focused mindset is vs a customer focused one. But, you instinctively know this if you spend anytime in the world of business.

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5 Simple Steps for Launching Game-Changing New Products

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Teresa Spangler There has never been a better time to invent, create, and innovate game-changing products, new business models, and services. In fact, I will be so bold as to say, we must change it dramatically to succeed in the future.

The Best-Kept Secret to Cultivating Creativity and Innovation

Entrepreneur - Innovation

If you've ever felt limited in your creativity, then asking yourself these questions will help you unlock it. Growing a Business

Crazy Can Work


At Silicon Beach we empower early-stage founders to come up with crazy ideas that might seem a little bit out of the box in the (Feed generated with FetchRSS


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.

Types of Innovation


Innovation is an important part of staying competitive in any market, and most businesses would say it’s a high priority for their organization. When thought about abstractly, however, it’s hard to imagine how innovation can impact current and future opportunities.

Emotional Connections Drive Customer Loyalty

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Shep Hyken There are many reasons a customer might come back to a business again and again that have nothing to do with loyalty. A repeat customer can come about because of a convenient location, a lower price, a bigger selection and more. But those don’t create loyalty.

Pondering Launching a Startup in 2023?


Then join us for our free 4-part Foundations Winter 2022 cohort, where we'll break down the process for evaluating new startup ideas and show you a step-by-step process for putting your idea on solid footing.  

Use These 3 Growth Strategies for Your Business In This Bear Market

Entrepreneur - Innovation

The current bear market means plentiful opportunities for businesses. Taking steps now could prepare you for the next bull market — and even give you an advantage. Marketing

The L&D Strategy Roundtable

Speaker: Cara North - Learning & Development Consultant, Speaker, & Researcher | Maggie Quigley - Senior Account Executive for US Market Userlane

In this webinar, L&D professionals Cara North and Maggie Quigley will discuss the various factors that affect training and how you can stretch your budget to create an effective L&D program.

A Leader’s Super Power: Delivering Unprovoked Positive Antecedents!

Rmukesh Gupta

I was reading a blog post written recently by Adam Voigt about UPA’s and I wanted to share that with all of my readers. Adam is first and foremost a skilled classroom practitioner and a highly successful Principal.

A Superpower That Can Save The Day

Innovation Excellence

Same But Different GUEST POST from Mike Shipulski If there’s one superpower to develop, it’s to learn how to assess a project and get a good feel for when it will launch.

How to Explore in the Core

Moves the Needle

Dividing your company into execution mode vs exploration mode, as recommended by the multi-named mythology of “ambidextrous organizations,” “dual operating systems,” or “dual innovation,” will prevent you from competing efficiently in the digital age.

Gamification of idea generation process (Creativity Cards and LEGO Serious Play)


Fun can give ignition for great things and I always try to make creativity workshops as fun as they can be. Use of gamification can help not only with students or entrepreneurs, but also inside corporate environment.

A Deep Dive Into Supply Chain Strategy: Why Yours Isn't Working

Speaker: Michelle Meyer, Founder and CEO of MatterProviders

Michelle Meyer is here to walk you through the future of supply chain strategy, and why your current approach is probably not working. In this exclusive webinar, she will explore ways to develop and perfect your new supply chain design in this post-pandemic era of economic uncertainty.

Canva Whiteboard Templates

We share some of the best Canva templates for their new whiteboard tool. Canva’s newest online whiteboard tool is another fantastic option for teams looking for a low-cost, effective way to collaborate digitally or virtually.

The Triple Bottom Line Framework

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Dainora Jocuite Money, money, money. It wasn’t so long ago that it was always sunny in the rich man’s world. But today, things just aren’t that easy, and talking about money isn’t enough.

How to Start Exploring in the Core | Ep. 8

Moves the Needle

The trap that many corporations fall into is the belief that digital transformation is mostly a technological thing. They think that they can hire a bunch of software engineers or outsource to development companies and that’ll solve their digital transformation woes.

SOAR Analysis: What It Is & Step-By-Step Guide (2022)

Cascade Strategy

An organization needs strategy tools that focus on more than just repairing weaknesses. The company-wide vision must also amplify internal strengths—both current successes and aspirational opportunities. Strategy Frameworks

Discover the Secrets to Creating More Meaningful Training Experiences

Speaker: David Kelly - CEO The Learning Guild & Luke Talbot - Chief Product Officer at Userlane

During this webinar, you will learn how to streamline your software training, boost ROI for your systems, and increase employee productivity.

Review of LIFT by Business Standard

Faisal Hoque

Unprecedented change invariably brings in its wake a host of new responsibilities and opportunities.

Innovation and Transformation Advisory and Connection Opportunity

Innovation Excellence

Braden Kelley has been focusing on human-centered change and innovation for more than twenty years, bringing in elements of design thinking, customer experience, employee experience and digital transformation as needed.

Do What People Want: Don’t Fight Human Nature


What are people like? I have a feeling that we all, on some level, already know the answer to that question. Despite this, we continue to believe that humans can alter their nature.

SOAR Analysis: What It Is & Step-By-Step Guide (2022)

Cascade Strategy

An organization needs strategy tools that focus on more than just repairing weaknesses. The company-wide vision must also amplify internal strengths—both current successes and aspirational opportunities. Strategy Frameworks

How to Gain a Competitive Edge: A Deep Dive Into Supplier Diversity Programs

Speaker: Rod Robinson - SVP of the Supplier Diversity Practice, Insight Sourcing Group

In this exclusive webinar, Rod Robinson, SVP of the Supplier Diversity Practice Lead & Center of Excellence, dives into the key benefits corporations are seeing emerge from their supplier diversity programs and how you can gain invaluable competitive advantages with a supplier diversity program of your own.