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2022: Surviving Change

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Problems In Need Of Solving: Where To Start?

Phil McKinney

Why do innovators focus time and energy on developing solutions before they've identified the problem? Innovation starts by spending time to understand the problem before solving the problem. What Are Problems?

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These companies failed because leaders did not want to hear bad news: The Ostrich Effect

Idea to Value

Have you ever worked for a manager or boss who did not want to hear bad news? They might say things like “Don’t come to me with problems, come to me with solutions!” ” Or they might get aggressive if they find out performance is not what they want it to be.

Building the use of the innovation work mat as a compelling business case

Paul Hobcraft

The Executive Innovation Work Mat as a compelling business case.

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.

How Has Innovation Created a Private Space Race?

IdeaScale

Overview : Sending people and objects into space was once so expensive, only a handful of governments could do it. The global push to develop a private space industry was both driven by innovation and drives innovation in both the private and public sectors in turn. The Promise of Space.

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Designing experiments to alleviate behavioral biases in innovation

Board of Innovation

Experimentation is a key component of any innovation validation track, regardless of industry, goal, and even budgets. The goal of experimentation is to validate or (in)validate assumptions that we have about the task at hand - be it a new concept, a consumer segment, or a business model.

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TRANSFERRING IDEAS FROM ONE DOMAIN TO ANOTHER

Michael Michalko

Like a spark that jumps across a gap, an idea from one world is used to create a new idea or creative solution to a problem in another world. Bell’s engineers modeled their telephone network after the human being’s self-healing circulation system.

IdeaScale Launches a Successful Self-Paced Course on: Excelling at Innovation

IdeaScale

Overview: IdeaScale’s Laszlo Gyorffy M.S., of Global Services, has developed a self-paced course on excelling at innovation, drawing on his decades of consulting and training expertise.

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What makes a good listener? Here’s What Great Listeners Do

Game-Changer

You know what annoys me the most? When people don’t listen. A person sitting in a meeting off somewhere in their head, their attention scattered somewhere else but in the moment. You know what it looks like. We’ve all done it. It sucks. But you know what sucks more?

Ambidextrous organisations: Where innovation should sit in an organisation

Idea to Value

Where should innovation resources actually exist in an organisation? It might seem like a straightforward question, but it is fundamental to whether a company will end up succeeding at innovation or failing. After all, if innovation is so important, should it not get its own department?

2022 Guide to Corporate Meetings in the Metaverse

Digital fatigue? No sense of purpose or belonging? Meetings using limited technology often fall short for teams working remotely. So how do you bring spontaneous communication and collaboration to your meetings?Check out this guide to meeting in the Metaverse.

Sickcare Digital Transformation Playbook

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Arlen Meyers First there was the Great Recession. Then came the Great Resignation. Now we are facing the Great Digital Transformation, i.e. how do businesses win the 4th industrial revolution?

Society 2045’s Wealth Creation

Tullio Siragusa

Society 2045’s Wealth Creation. Today we are living in a world with a major wealth gap among people. What if we collectively worked towards eliminating and reducing the wealth gap? Financially secure people can do a lot to enable this and contribute to humankind’s needs.

3 Lessons On Customer Obsession From DoorDash

Game-Changer

Customer obsession is thrown around as if every business does it. Truthfully, most businesses are profit obsessed; not customer obsessed. So what does customer obsession look like?

Neuroplasticity, and how your brain is able to continue developing as you grow older

Idea to Value

A lot of people are scared by the information that creativity appears to decrease as we get older.

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.

Top 40 Innovation Bloggers of 2021

Innovation Excellence

Interdisciplinary Innovation: Being Innovative is a Way of Imagining, Perceiving, Expressing, Inventing & Inspiring

InnovationManagement

Innovators present creatively disruptive traits, disrupt old ways, and inspire better ways to do things. They are passionate to connect, to learn, and to explore by understanding commonalities and appreciating uniqueness. Being innovative is a growth mindset and a proactive attitude.

What is Lean Process Management and How is it Applied?

Kainexus

Lean process management is a method for building a company culture that supports continuous improvement. It involves a long-term approach to daily work that encourages small, incremental changes in process operations to improve quality and efficiency.

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Podcast S6E145: Michael Lee – Innovation is all around us

Idea to Value

In today’s episode of the the Idea to Value Podcast, we speak with Michael Lee, SVP of Strategy at Innovation Minds and the only internationally certified Creativity and Innovation Coach in the world.

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.

Developing 21st-Century Leader and Team Superpowers

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Janet Sernack According to McKinsey & Co, in a recent article The new roles of leaders in 21st-century organizations they say that the focus of leaders, in traditional organisations, is to maximize value for shareholders.

How to Build Sustainable Communications as a Startup

Entrepreneur - Innovation

Want to build a sustainable communications program that drives long-term growth? Look no further than this article! Growth Strategies

A Truly Extraordinary Leader Takes a Profit and Leaves a Mark

Daniel Burrus

What defines an extraordinary individual? To you, is that someone who saves lives, like a doctor or first responder? How about an entrepreneur who completely transforms our lives for the better, like Steve Jobs or Elon Musk?

What is a Business Process Improvement Methodology?

Kainexus

Business process improvement is a management practice that helps leaders leverage several tools and techniques to analyze their processes and uncover areas where improvement in accuracy, quality, and efficiency can be achieved.

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!

Entrepreneurs Must Think Like a Change Leader

Innovation Excellence

Some entrepreneurs start a business because they want to be their own boss doing something they understand.

5 Trends That Will Help Your EdTech Startup Thrive in 2022

Entrepreneur - Innovation

Shorten, customize and gamify if you want to survive in the future of education and self-development. News and Trends

Is Innovation the Secret to Adapting to the Regenerative Future?

InnovationManagement

The inevitable changes ahead for our industries and for our way of life are just as profound as they were in previous shifts in eras.

Seven Lessons From Squid Game For Your Innovation Program

Planbox

This article originally appeared on Forbes. Chances are you’ve been swept up by the Squid Game craze that’s taken the streaming world by storm.

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.

We Were Wrong About What Drove the 21st Century

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Greg Satell Every era contains a prism of multitudes. World War I gave way to the “Roaring 20s” and a 50-year boom in productivity.

Innovation Accounting in Practice

IM Insights

By Tristan Kromer & Elijah Eilert. It is not enough to say, “We’re early stage and we shouldn’t focus on a business plan or metrics.” It is not enough to say, “We’re focusing on qualitative data.” And it is certainly not enough to say, “We’ll figure out how to monetize later.”.

#5: How to Implement Ideas from an Ideation Workshop: Validate and Test the Idea

Flying Fish Lab

If you’ve ever held an ideation workshop, you know how fun it can be when people come up with fantastic ideas and everyone gets excited. And then what comes next? Crickets. It’s almost like it’s one of the great mysteries in life (or work) – how to implement ideas from an ideation workshop?

Developing A Flexible Business Strategy

CMOE

Successful businesses certainly offer a product or service that their customers need, but they also have one other feature: the ability to adapt to an ever-changing business market and customer demands.

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.