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Who Are the Creators Among Us?


For a long time, the prevailing theory was that the creators, ideators, or innovators among us were a special type of person that had an innate gift for inspiration.

7 Sources of Power in Business


How do companies maintain dominance in an industry, or various industries, over long periods of time? It comes down to positions of power.


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The Five People you Need in Your Life

Destination Innovation

Vidusha. Vidusha Nathavitharana is an author and trainer on leadership issues. He argues that you need five key people in your close circle. A Supporter. This is someone who believes in you and likes you. They are generally positive and supportive about your plans and ambitions.

Writer’s Block is a myth

Idea to Value

Plumbers do not suffer from plumber’s block. Surgeons do not suffer from surgeon’s block. Swimmers do not suffer from swimmer’s block. In all of their cases, even if they do not feel inspired, they will get on with their work and just do it.

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.

How Innovative Is Your Organization? Take This Brief Assessment to Find Out!


Are you among the most highly innovative organizations? Staying on top is about more than just beating the competition. It is about continuously moving forward while you shape the future. Innovation drives economic growth.

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We’ve Screwed Up Capitalism, Technology And Healthcare. It’s Time To Admit It And Do Better.

Digital Tonto

Technology is a process that involves both revealing and building. Yes, we revealed the power of market forces and the bankruptcy of the Soviet system, but failed to build a more prosperous and. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

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How to set a strategy using the cascade of choices framework

Idea to Value

Most companies think they have a clear strategy. However, what they think is a strategy is usually nothing more than a set of goals. A real strategy requires clarity on not only what you want to achieve, but how you will choose to focus on achieving this, as well as what you choose not to do as well.

Is Workplace Collaboration Teachable and How Do You Motivate Collaboration?


Overview: Collaboration is a crucial workplace skill. Yet, it has to be learned, even with the best team members.

Finding the best innovators

Jeffrey Phillips

I'm writing a series of blogs based on questions that I regularly receive about innovation. In my last post, I wrote about the staffing plan necessary to sustain growth and innovation , basing it in part on the Pareto rule.

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Adopting New Habits Leads To Transformation


We all have moments where we lose track of things, where we lose our mind and say things we should’t say. A few months ago, during a call with a client, the CEO of the organization did just that.

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.

Podcast S5E120: Christina Wodtke – Using OKRs to become more productive

Idea to Value

In today’s episode of the Idea to Value podcast, we speak with Christina Wodtke, author and lecturer at Stanford. Her resume includes re-design and initial product offerings with LinkedIn, MySpace, Zynga, Yahoo! and others, as well as founding three startups.

Building an Imagination Machine: Exclusive Interview with Martin Reeves and Jack Fuller


Imagination is one of the least understood but most crucial ingredients of success. It’s what makes the difference between an incremental change and the kinds of pivots and paradigm shifts that are essential to transformation — especially during a crisis.

Start testing B2B ideas: The Story of Zapier


You’ve got this idea. Your gut tells you it could be the next big thing for your business, but you are struggling to find support for it within your organization. That lack of support combined with the overall business of day to day work means that your idea remains sidelined for years.

This Pet-Care Company Did for Litter Boxes What Steve Jobs Did for Cell Phones. Now, It's on a Mission to Become the Apple of Its Industry.

Entrepreneur - Innovation

Jacob Zuppke, president and COO of the company behind the highest rated self-cleaning litter box on the market, discusses the Litter-Robot's massive success and the brand's upcoming relaunch. Success Stories

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!

The Podcast Renaissance: How Podcasts Boost Creativity and Inspire Audiences

Idea to Value

Podcasts have become a familiar aspect of our cultural landscape. When they first emerged in the early 2000s, they were considered to be a niche concept and unlikely to compete with radio. However, a recent study found that 32% of Americans now listen to a podcast at least once a month.

The Double-Edge of Total Connectivity: Keep Customers and Keep Delivering Convenience

Daniel Burrus

Whether we swipe our finger or ask Siri using our voice, smartphones have become a window to the world of information and knowledge sitting in our front pockets and purses.

Enable Your Organization’s Digital Transformation Journey Through Innovation Governance


Adapting to the ever-changing consumer landscape is critical for businesses to ‘weather the storm’ and turn challenges into opportunities. The post Enable Your Organization’s Digital Transformation Journey Through Innovation Governance appeared first on Sopheon.

SDG: Meet the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals


Do you know what the SDGs are and how your company can contribute towards achieving them? The Sustainable Development Goals, also known as SDGs, are an initiative of the United Nations.

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.

A list of all of the biases which affect creativity and innovation performance

Idea to Value

One of the least-understood reasons why ideas are often not successful is the impact of biases. Biases in the scientific sense are mental shortcuts which our brains take, often because this is easier and more energy efficient.

Invisible Solutions® INDIE 2020 Award Winner!

Stephen Shapiro

Back in 2010, Penguin published my Personality Poker® book. It was selected as one of the top five innovation books of the year by 800-CEO-READ (now Porchlight). The next year, when Penguin published Best Practices are Stupid, it was chosen as the best innovation book of the year by 800-CEO-READ.

A Future Shaper Investigation: Response: All that glitters is not gold

The Future Shapers

The UK Government created the UK R&D Tax Credit scheme in 2000. The government at the time recognised the UK was lagging in various innovation rankings and wished to provide an incentive or set of incentives that would stimulate innovation, creativity, and experimentation.

Strategy Fest Recap- The 6 Themes of Strategy!

Cascade Strategy

What an experience that was. It’s kind of surreal to sit here writing this, on the back of one of the most exciting days we’ve ever had here at Cascade – but yet, here we are! The Strategy Fest was a one-day extravaganza that was months in the making.

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.

How Do You Announce a Job Posting?

ExactHire - Innovation

Everybody likes something new and shiny. Babies, Tesla’s newest innovation , or the latest iPhone. New gets all the buzz. Job seekers, too, have a predilection for the latest and greatest. A new job posting looks more appealing than one that’s been languishing on online job boards.

Future Trends 2021: People Experience and Challenge-based Learning


8+1 Best practices and tips on how to go beyond the engagement of people? link] ? From 2021, organizations have an obligation to not just engage (virtually), but empower people every day. In 2020, the world changed.

R&D musical chairs

The Future Shapers

The UK Government created the UK R&D Tax Credit scheme in 2000. The government at the time recognised the UK was lagging in various innovation rankings and wished to provide an incentive or set of incentives that would stimulate innovation, creativity, and experimentation.

How Supply Chain Managers are Innovating to Combat Strategic Risk

Cascade Strategy

When the global supply chains are disrupted, organizational operations suffer. Supply chain risk management is imperative to ensure competitiveness. Environmental Scanning

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.

Product Innovation – What is it and how to do it right


People talk about product innovation every day without even realizing it. Whether they refer to their smartwatch and its latest features, the top performing cars or the latest app that helps them unwind, they bring up product innovation.

The Next Normal? Rethinking Back Office Operations

Innovation 360 Group

Our guests Tom Frosina, Head of Card Operations at TD Bank and Santosh Joy, EVP & Head of Operations at ActiveOps. The post The Next Normal? Rethinking Back Office Operations appeared first on Innovation360. Finnovate Show


How to find meaning and Purpose when it was not given to a self-organizing team?


Best practices from our Be-novative Partner Hub Experimenting with a new way of working together is always a challenging road to embark on, especially when the expectations are not fully clear and the success criteria are not clarified: even the most advanced ways of working together can fail like this.

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Cooking the R&D books

The Future Shapers

Any policy or relief to lower one’s tax is a crowd-pleaser for the folks getting the intended benefit.

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.