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Are we losing the Energy Transition Battle? Innovation to the rescue?

Paul Hobcraft

The growing fears are that we are falling behind the need to meet the Energy Transition required goals to the World has agreed to by 2050, set to meet the Paris Climate Agreement. The climate is about to get really difficult to predict.


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Aspire to Deliver a Seamless Experience


We all like to celebrate when we have a great brand experience. We rarely share those experiences, unless they seriously shock our expectations. Unfortunately, bad experiences are as common as the sun setting everyday and boy do we share the heck out of those!

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To Truly Change The World, You First Must Learn Something About It

Digital Tonto

Through my work, I’ve gotten to know a number of truly revolutionary people. What has always struck me is how different real revolutionaries are from the mercurial, ego-driven stereotypes Hollywood. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

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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.

The Creative Cliff Illusion

Idea to Value

When do you have your best ideas: Right at the beginning of creative work, or later on when you are exhausted? Interesting new research sheds a light on how you might be wrong about your own creative process. Brian J. Lucas and Loran F.

Are we losing the Energy Transition Battle? Innovation to the rescue?

Paul Hobcraft

The growing fears are that we are falling behind the need to meet the Energy Transition required goals to the World has agreed to by 2050, set to meet the Paris Climate Agreement. The climate is about to get really difficult to predict.

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Staffing for growth and innovation

Jeffrey Phillips

I'm often asked how many people should be employed in innovation work in larger organizations. As if there is a magic number! For those of you who remember the Hitch hiker's guide to the Galaxy , the actual number is 42. Of course, with that and a towel, you can accomplish almost anything.

An innovation pipeline should not be an innovation pipe

Idea to Value

One aspect of any successful innovation portfolio is the way you manage your pipeline of new ideas. Using a pipeline, you can take a large number of ideas you want to test, and quickly and cheaply prioritise those which are showing the most promise and progress.

Are we losing the Energy Transition Battle? Innovation to the rescue?

Paul Hobcraft

The growing fears are that we are falling behind the need to meet the Energy Transition required goals to the World has agreed to by 2050, set to meet the Paris Climate Agreement. The climate is about to get really difficult to predict.

Celebrate Pride Month by Recognizing the Role of Diversity in Innovation


Overview: Diversity in your innovation team is crucial for finding unique ideas, improved decision-making, and better execution of those ideas. To add diversity, though, will require more than just asking people to pitch in on teams. Why Diversity Matters.

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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.

3 Reasons Why You Should Embrace a Moonshot Mindset


Why a moonshot mindset? Peter Diamandis says that having a Moonshot Mindset means applying 10X thinking (or 1,000%) to all of your efforts and challenges. The result of 10x thinking are breakthrough technologies and disruptive business models.

Not all ideas are good ideas

Idea to Value

While this statement may seem like the most obvious thing in the world, it is amazing how often we don’t think through it rationally. The vast majority of ideas are actually not very good. And most of them are quite bad.

SWICH – The Six Week Innovation Challenge


The Six Week Innovation Challenge is becoming the method of choice in corporates. And it's not only innovators who love the sprint - leaders embrace it just as much. The post SWICH – The Six Week Innovation Challenge appeared first on InnovationManagement.


Why it's Vital to be an Ambidextrous Organization


Crises often serve to exacerbate our natural tendencies as humans and leaders. During crises, the trend to solely focus on execution, at the expense of innovation, becomes most obvious.

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!

Leadership Isn’t About You, It’s About Unleashing Other People


One of the biggest challenges entrepreneurs have is going from driving the business forward themselves to driving it forward through others. A former client of mine, from when I was in college, recently reached out to me. He wanted to chat because he wanted to catch up. The conversation quickly shifted to the topic of leadership and how his biggest challenges in building his businesses has been letting other people lead. When growing a business, delegation is necessary.

Podcast S5E119: Aidan McCullen – Metamorphosis and reinvention in innovation

Idea to Value

In today’s episode of the Idea to Value Podcast, we speak with bestselling innovation author , facilitator and award winning innovation podcast host Aidan McCullen. We speak about reinvention and how it applies to innovation, as well as the power of using metaphors.

Leveraging Alien Thinking: Exclusive Interview with Cyril Bouquet, Jean-Louis Barsoux, and Michael Wade


For the past decade, Cyril Bouquet, Jean-Louis Barsoux, and Michael Wade, professors of innovation and strategy at IMD Business School, have studied inventors, scientists, doctors, entrepreneurs, and artists.

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Qmarkets and HeroX Join Forces to Deliver Comprehensive Open Innovation Solution


Partnership enables Qmarkets customers to access HeroX’s 2M+ globally connected problem solvers and allows HeroX challenge sponsors to leverage the back-end idea incubation features of the Qmarkets platform.

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.

Vitamins Don't Have a Triggering Event


How I learned to stop procrastinating and start realizing that now is the best time to launch or pivot a new product offering or startup – yes, despite the pandemic. Were you in the middle of launching a new product or startup when the pandemic hit?

Agile Management: What you should know about Management 3.0

The Future Shapers

One of the most noticeable changes to the way companies operate is noticing how they lead. Depending on specific leadership styles some managers will reach success while others will fail – and it has something to do with agile implementation within the company.

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Let’s Settle the Debate – Innovation Both Is & Is Not Everyone’s Job


Is ‘innovation’ everyone’s job – as so many claim it is? Or is it not everyone’s job – as the counterargument goes? The reality is not quite so simple. Dive in as we examine the three cases of significance here – two in which innovation is everyone’s job, and one in which it isn’t.

is it still easier to ask for forgiveness than permission?


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.

Episode 046: Now It’s Your Turn – Take the Innovation Challenge

Innovation in Practice

Today I have two challenges for you. One of these challenges is fairly easy while the other is comparatively hard. Can you guess which one is which? My first challenge will be to take an everyday item and find an example of a creative pattern in it.

Four steps to apply a Scaled Agile Framework in your business


The Scaled Agile Framework is a methodology derived from agile methods, focusing on a project to disseminate agile thinking and practices in an organizational context, from management to teams. Read until the end of this article and learn our step-by-step system to implement SAFe in your company!

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Jobs to be Done Framework Training

Learn about this innovation framework and find training resources, articles, tips, and more. JTBD (or Jobs to Be Done) is a theory that describes consumer action.

Why I Joined KaiNexus and What Do I Do?


I’ve had the benefit of learning, practicing, and teaching continuous improvement for the better part of almost twenty years.

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.

Venture Architect (m/w/d)


Werde Teil des Teams! Venture Architect (m/w/d). JETZT BEWERBEN. Start. Ab sofort. Erfahrung. 2-3 Jahre. Sprachniveau. B2 Deutschniveau. Über uns.

My First Time: 3 of the Biggest Mistakes I Made

Cascade Strategy

My first time did not go well. Going in, I was absolutely sure that I was going to dazzle with my creativity, ingenuity, and assuredness. What transpired was a humiliating dress-down and me my leaving the room with my tail firmly between my legs.

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Why innovate energy?

The Future Shapers

We believe there is a real gap in the need to build a robust innovation capability, capacity and competency to help accelerate the Energy Transition journey. There is often a need to bridge the awareness gap. Knowledge is gained when it is shared and exchanged and this is what you need to consider.

The Unexpected ROI of Open Innovation Portals


yet2 recently sat down with senior Open Innovation leaders at Unilever, Mondel?z, z, PepsiCo, and Colgate-Palmolive to discuss how these organizations leverage Open Innovation Portals as part of an overall innovation strategy.

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.