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Twelve Things You Were Not Taught in School About Creative Thinking

Imagineer7

Synopsis. Aspects of creative thinking that are not usually taught. You are creative. The artist is not a special person, each one of us is a special kind of artist. Every one of us is born a creative, spontaneous thinker.

Why Smart People Are So Easily Fooled

Digital Tonto

One of the things that I’ve learned over the years is that it’s best to assume people are smart, hardworking and well intentioned. Of course, that’s not always true, but we don’t learn much from. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

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Novelty Bias

Idea to Value

We know that a lot of people have a bias towards to keeping the status quo. Or if they do see a new innovation which is fundamentally different that what they know, they might see how other people react to using it first before they feel comfortable using it themselves.

Empathy: The Currency of Human Connection—and Innovation.

Leapfrogging

Having worked with innovation teams from global companies like Visa, Colgate-Palmolive, Kimberly-Clark, Disney, Medtronic and many others, there’s one consistent success factor when it comes to innovation, no matter what you’re doing: it all starts with the customer.

Demystifying Intent Data to Drive Demand in B2B

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.

Linking sense of innovating purpose

Paul Hobcraft

Linking innovation needs constant evolving and recognizing. I have been working through my innovative points of focus, those that have, for me, my innovating purpose that needs constant referencing back and adapting to the future needs of innovation.

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Strategic Leadership: Understanding its Purpose and Core Attributes

CMOE

You can’t have strategy without leadership. Strategy formulation requires a clearly defined vision, long-term goals, useful tools, and a plan to win. But without the guidance of an insightful leader who can drive the process, it is difficult to make any strategy a reality.

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The best job to have in the near future - data strategist

Jeffrey Phillips

As you know if you follow my blog, I generally write about the intersection of strategy and innovation. Increasingly, however, we need to invite data into this mix. As more and more data is generated, it creates new opportunities in the strategy realm and in the innovation realm.

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6 Lessons For Entrepreneurs From The War In Ukraine

BMNT

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Design Thinking Can Help Grow Sales

Tullio Siragusa

Design Thinking Can Help Grow Sales. Many businesses, in recent years, have started implementing Design Thinking to achieve more productive and profitable results.

Podcast S7E161: Tiffani Bova – Employee Experience leading to Customer Experience

Idea to Value

In this episode of the Idea to Value Podcast, we speak with Salesforce’s Innovation and Growth Evangelist Tiffani Bova. Tiffani is recognised as one of the top management thinkers in the world by Thinkers 50, is the author of Growth IQ and is a well-known speaker on the topic of Growth.

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The 5 Stages of Account-Based Marketing — and How to Win Them All

Successfully complete the five stages of ABM: define, identify, engage, convert, and connect. We’ll show you how to create a unified system with your sales team to help them land more qualified opportunities and connect with prospects like never before.

THE ONE PERSON THAT CAN CHANGE YOUR LIFE

Imagineer7

One day not too long ago the employees of a large company returned from their lunch break and were greeted with a sign on the front door. The sign said: “Yesterday the person who has been hindering your growth in this company passed away.

Groupthink is Dangerous. Here’s How To Spot it And 9 Ways to Avoid It

Game-Changer

Innovation has many enemies , but the most difficult ones to overcome are expertise and groupthink. The latter, is particularly difficult to overcome because it encompasses a group. What is groupthink? Groupthink is when individuals in the group suppress their personal beliefs or opinions which results in reaching a less than ideal group consensus. And, consensus is what you want to avoid because it doesn’t necessarily drive better decisions.

Managing Remote Teams with Empathy

Innovation Excellence

A remote or hybrid work culture requires a new approach to managing remote teams: use empathy and grace to keep your team connected.

Spontaneous movements may kickstart your creativity

Idea to Value

There is evidence to show that walking is a great way to encourage creative thought. Now, hot off the presses, we might soon learn that any type of random body movement might have the same effect.

Fractional CTO Services Crafted for Tech Startups

Your startup is growing, and you realize that the next addition to your team should be someone with a technical background. Download this guide to discover the 3 steps for finding the perfect hire!

How LegalTech is Transforming the Legal Industry

IdeaSpies

A brief history of Legal Technology The first legal technology company can be traced back to 1982 and by the 1990s, word proc (Feed generated with FetchRSS

7 WAYS TO WAKE UP YOUR IMAGINATION

Imagineer7

If we toss seeds on hard packed ground the chances of them taking root and producing healthy plants is minimal.

Managing Knowledge Spaghetti

Innovation Excellence

How collaboration platforms can help turbocharge your innovation efforts GUEST POST from John Bessant Say the word ‘innovation’ and many people quickly conjure in their mind the wonderful ‘lightbulb moment’.

Winning for the wrong reasons

Idea to Value

What happens when you win a contest which is meant to reward skill and talent, but people say you didn’t deserve to win? Over the weekend, like millions of other people, I watched the Eurovision song contest 2022. The clear winner was the Ukraine, with 631 points, ahead of the UK on 466 points.

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The Ultimate Guide to Executive Recruiting

Sourcing the right executive candidates and filling key managerial roles in an organization can be difficult, even in the best of times. Download this eBook to level up your discovery process, talent sourcing, and strategies for reaching your best-fit candidates.

Lean Management: Definition, Principles, and Techniques

Kainexus

Lean management, also called Lean manufacturing, or just Lean, is a business methodology that helps organizations reach their most critical strategic objectives. Although it started in manufacturing, Lean management is now used by organizations of all types and sizes.

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A New Horizon: Advancements in Solar Energy Technology

Wellspring

In a recent study, the Solar Renewable Energy Credits (SREC) reported that solar panel usage is up, with 1 in every 2,400 households installing solar technology annually.

Ten Transformational Change Principles

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Greg Satell It’s been clear to me for some time that 2020 would be a pivotal year. Globalization and digitalization, the two major forces of the last generation, have disappointed.

Practice Exponential Thinking with the Both/And Principle

Daniel Burrus

Decisiveness is hard to come by in today’s world.

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.

7 TENETS OF CREATIVE THINKING

Imagineer7

In school, we learn about geniuses and their ideas, but how did they get those ideas? What are the mental processes, attitudes, work habits, behaviors, and beliefs that enable creative geniuses to view the same things as the rest of us, yet see something different?

Leading with Connection: Reflections on Modern Leadership

Planview Blog

If there’s anything we have collectively learned in the past two years, it’s that it takes effort to stay connected.

The Gilded Age of SickTech

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Arlen Meyers, M.D. The WSJ reported that Twitter Inc. TWTR 5.66% accepted Elon Musk’s bid to take over the company and go private, a deal that would give the world’s richest person control over the social-media network where he is also among its most influential users.

Strategic Culture Design

The Future Shapers

‘Black swan’ events–events that are unexpected and have a major effect on society– rapidly change the ecosystem and render static strategic plans obsolete. Our globalised planet, with its many varieties of destabilising factors, is breeding ‘black swans’.

12 Plays to Kickstart Your Recruitment Process

To stay ahead in this race, every recruiter needs a good playbook. In this eBook, we lay out 12 recruiting plays that can automate key steps in your recruitment process, helping you reduce both the cost and the time it takes to hire the best candidates.

How To Use First Principles Thinking To Innovate

Phil McKinney

Thinking is one of the essential skills a person must learn. It allows us to decide, solve problems, and come up with new ideas. And yet, many people never learn how to do it properly. The history of thinking goes back centuries.

Visibility Planning & Project Prioritization

Moves the Needle

In our last blog pos t we spoke about how the common understanding of Horizon Planning is broken. So, if the model is broken, how do we fix it? Visibility Planning.

The only strategic planning guide you need

Cascade Strategy

Strategies that strike fear in the competition’s heart (and uncontrollable increase in revenue) are not the result of luck

The Leader’s Guide To Executing Innovation

The Future Shapers

Many would-be innovators obsess over ideas, wait for inspiration to strike, and believe that with the right idea, success can miraculously come overnight. However, as we’ve written before , that’s just not going to happen.

12 Tips for Selling to the C-Suite

The question for sales pros is this: Are you ready for the challenge, and opportunity, of selling to the C-suite? The following 12 tips can help ensure that you and your team are.