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The innovation and collaboration strawman

Jeffrey Phillips

I have friends who work for IBM and other large corporations in the Research Triangle Park, some of whom are experiencing whiplash. After all, they've been sent to work from home, returned to the office and then sent back to work from home several times. All before Covid struck.

Why Help Employees with Child Care

Tullio Siragusa

Why Help Employees with Child Care. It’s back to school and back to the office for many people. Parents are worried about child care. Employers often compete to attract great talent with benefits, and perks. Employers should not overlook huge transformations in their employees’ lives, such as the birth of a child or caring for a sick child, as work and personal time become more intertwined. How can businesses support working parents to recruit and retain the best talent?


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This is What Happens When You Fail To Develop Employees


How do organizations grow from a startup to an established business? Company growth doesn’t happen in a straight line, but if there was a required first step you could write down something like this: founders delegate and develop leadership team to support company growth.

A logo is not a brand

Idea to Value

When you think of a brand, what do you think of? In many cases, the first images which popped into your head are probably of the most popular brand logos you know. Apple, McDonalds, Coca-Cola, Amazon, TikTok, Starbucks.

Bridging the Online and Offline: How to Apply Product Thinking to Expanding Your eCommerce Business

Speaker: John Cutler, Product Evangelist and Coach at Amplitude

In a post-COVID world, online retailers are forced to reevaluate their position and address the challenge of adopting new customer experiences. Even brick and mortar businesses are integrating more digital approaches to CX -- testing out loyalty programs and subscription-based models. Join John Cutler, Product Evangelist and Coach at Amplitude, for this enlightening discussion on the current state of the ecommerce landscape.

Avoid Addition Bias – Crop the Photo

Destination Innovation

Image by Daniel Kirsch on Pixabay. Have you noticed that almost every photo that you take with your camera or mobile phone can be improved by cropping? As we take away extraneous background details, we bring the subject into clearer view.

We Don’t Disrupt Industries Anymore, We Disrupt People

Digital Tonto

Today, it’s become fashionable for business pundits to say we live in a VUCA era, one that is volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous, but the evidence says otherwise. Increasingly researchers are. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

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The Dunning-Kruger effect: Why stupid people think they are smart

Idea to Value

Have you ever met someone who thinks that they are amazing at something, but does not realise that in fact they are below average? This could be the Dunning-Kruger effect in action.

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What innovation leaders share with military leaders

Jeffrey Phillips

I'm a fan of military history, and it is always striking to me to see how much new product development and innovation can learn from the military and vice versa.

Digital social innovation: the argument for healthcare

Board of Innovation

Harnessing digital technologies to improve healthcare and focus innovation towards more social ends. The post Digital social innovation: the argument for healthcare appeared first on Board of Innovation. All Social Impact Life sciences

How Do You Uncover Unseen Problems?


Anyone who works in the problem definition space knows the pitfalls of hidden issues. Solving a problem is sometimes dependent on who is articulating the problem, the lens with which they view the world, and the space that they have at the table. The post How Do You Uncover Unseen Problems?

A Recruiter’s Guide To Hiring In 2021

With vaccination rates rising, consumers spending more money, and people returning to offices, the job market is going through a period of unprecedented adjustment. As the New York Times observed, “It’s a weird moment for the American economy.” And recruiting professionals are caught in the middle. To make the most of this disruption, you need to understand the economic drivers, develop a strong strategy for unearthing valuable talent, and use the latest tech tools to get the job done. Read this guide to get your recruiting practice ready to thrive in the new normal.

Podcast S6E128: Holly White – How ADHD impacts creativity

Idea to Value

In today’s episode, we speak with Dr Holly White, cognitive psychologist and researcher looking at the link between ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) and creativity.

Bike Mechanic (f/m/d) at GLEAM


Join our team! Bike Mechanic (f/m/d) at GLEAM. JETZT BEWERBEN. Where. Vienna & travel willingness. As soon as possible. Contract. Full time. Language. German & English. Über uns. Looking at cities nowadays, we see that most streets are jammed by cars.

Innovation organization only thrives along with innovation culture

Innovation Excellence

4 Companies With Jaw-Dropping Innovation Case Studies


These innovation case studies will uncover a secret weapon that your organization might not be leveraging to its fullest! It’s amazing to think that a lot of organizations still don’t realize they’re sitting on a mountain of untapped potential.

Reaching Unreachable Candidates

Speaker: Patrick Dempsey and Andrew Erpelding of ZoomInfo

What is ZoomInfo for Recruiters? Find and connect with the right talent to fill roles fast with more data, basic search, advanced search, candidate and company profiles, and export results. Watch this On-Demand Webinar today to see how ZoomInfo for Recruiters can work to get your talented candidates results.

Are sex parties and crypto mortgage lending platforms the future?

The Future Shapers

Fraud accounts for 40% of all crime across the UK, and the Cabinet Office estimates that fraud and error cost the public purse up to £51.8 billion every year. Around £26.8

How to Deploy A3 Strategic Planning for Maximum Results


What is an A3 Strategy? Strategy deployment is a periodic planning technique that sets a company’s goals, performance indicators, targets, and helps the team develop a month-to-month deployment plan to get those achievements.

How to Conduct Virtual Office Hours

Innovation Excellence

Guest Post from Arlen Meyers We have all had experience with various forms of virtual interactions, be they meetings, seminars, presentations, informal get togethers or virtual networking events.

Innovation organization only thrives along with innovation culture

Rapid Innovation in digital time

Innovation organization doesn't thrive without innovation culture: organization without culture is like a factory without raw materials; culture without organization doesn’t scale.

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.

Investigative piece release by TFS: Future Fund – Are sex parties and crypto mortgage lending platforms the future?

The Future Shapers

Fraud accounts for 40% of all crime across the UK, and the Cabinet Office estimates that fraud and error cost the public purse up to £51.8 billion every year. Around £26.8

Addressing the Legal & Compliance Challenge


Over the last 5 years, I have had the privilege to work with several large companies helping them design and deliver their innovation programs. One element that some fail to account for is the critical role of Legal & Compliance (L&C) in the process of business model innovation.

Focus On What You’re Great At


Social media is a megaphone for everyone to speak their mind. For businesses looking to stand out, it’s hard when so many people and businesses can post whatever they want whenever they want. You have to be different and useful in some way. To overcome that challenge, as a general rule, marketers tell you to focus on just one topic and bang on about it. Which isn’t bad advice.

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The Definitive Guide to Digital Innovation for CEOs

Innovating in the digital space of the new normal requires a different approach than what you may be used to. Innovation

Going to Market Smarter in the New Economy

In 2021, as companies continue to move more functions online, employees will take a more virtual -- and flexible -- mindset and lifestyle in parallel to the digitization of businesses. To succeed, you must change the way you conceive and build new products as a digital business. Download the report today to discover more!

Digital Consulting Jobs at HCL – August 2021

Innovation Excellence

Change Management, Recruiting, Training and Development Jobs As many of you already know, recently I joined HCL Digital Consulting to help clients with Customer Experience (CX) Strategy, Organizational Change & Transformation, Futurism & Foresight, and Innovation. Our group is growing … Continue reading → Change Strategy Training HCL Digital jobs recruiting recruitment

7 Steps To Nailing Your Next Ideation Challenge


The creative potential of a company's own employees, customers, and partners is among the most important sources of innovation. Leveraged properly, it can become a true driver of change in your organization. Innovation Culture Ideation

The Future of Innovation in the Beauty Industry

Entrepreneur - Innovation

Brands must innovate their experiences and offerings to meet the new needs of consumers in the post-pandemic environment. Innovation

3 Keys to Innovation I Discovered While Creating My Own Online Platform

Want to stay ahead of the curve and help your clients do the same? These strategies can help you do just that. Innovation

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.

Don’t Forget Branding as You Look for Business Growth

Innovation Excellence

People underestimate the importance of brand as they look to grow their business beyond their initial set of successful products and services. But, if you grow your business beyond your brand you’re doomed to fail. Few of us have the … Continue reading → Entrepreneurship marketing branding growth

Best Practices for Effective Kaizen Management


Kaizen management can give your company a significant edge over your competitors. It involves lean operations and continuous improvement, two vital factors to be effective in today’s economy.


Comparing Business Models


Vijaya Thyil and Geoffrey Durden from La Trobe University in Melbourne, Australia invited me to contribute to a quantitative study on business models of Australian companies.

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Free Webinar | September 21: Heineken USA CEO Maggie Timoney Shares Post-Pandemic Strategies

How did Maggie Timoney of Heineken USA lead the company to success, even during the pandemic? Find out when you join us for this webinar. Register now! Prepare to Succeed

4 AI Hacks to Make Sales Teams More Efficient

Over the last two years, there’s been a 76 percent increase in AI adoption across sales organizations. For sales teams, AI opens up a world of new possibilities, including automating outreach, identifying best-fit buyers, and keeping CRMs flush with fresh data. Read on to learn the four AI hacks sales teams need to improve their performance. Download the eBook today!