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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.

100 Pipeline Plays: The Modern Sales Playbook

For the first time, we’re sharing the winning plays that took us from scrappy startup to a publicly traded company. Use our proven data-driven plays to grow your pipeline and crush your revenue targets.

How Has Innovation Created a Private Space Race?


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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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.

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


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?

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


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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Top 40 Innovation Bloggers of 2021

Innovation Excellence

Teachers don’t realise they don’t like creative students

Idea to Value

Every school will tell its students and teachers that they aim to promote creativity in their classrooms. What their teachers might however not be aware of is that, in practice, they don’t actually want their students to be creative.

What is Digital Transformation?

With the changing trends in the business world, it is more and more necessary to embrace digital transformation in business. Find out how to succeed in this ever-changing environment.

3 Lessons On Customer Obsession From DoorDash


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?

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.

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?

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.

Your Guide to Using Conversational Marketing to Drive Demand Generation

What is conversational marketing really about? This guide will examine the market forces at play, shifting buyer trends, how to leverage conversation marketing, and the tactics involved in adopting it for a B2B demand generation strategy.

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


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.

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.

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.

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.

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!

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?

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

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What is Lean Process Management and How is it Applied?


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.


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.

LinkedIn + ZoomInfo Recruiter: Better Data for Better Candidates

Check out our latest ebook for a guide to the in-depth, wide-ranging candidate and company data offered by ZoomInfo Recruiter — and make your next round of candidate searches faster, more efficient, and ultimately more successful.

Is Innovation the Secret to Adapting to the Regenerative Future?


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.

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

What is a Business Process Improvement Methodology?


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.

Technology Not Always the Key to Innovation

Innovation Excellence

Humans love technology and often we make the mistake of thinking that technology is the only path to innovation. But there are many examples that prove this is often folly… The wine industry offers a couple of great examples.

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.

#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


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.

B2B Idea Management Starts With Customer Challenges, Not Light Bulb Moments


Keeping customer needs at the center of product development is the key to consistent, repeatable innovation. The post B2B Idea Management Starts With Customer Challenges, Not Light Bulb Moments appeared first on Sopheon.

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.

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.