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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.

The Real Cost of an Effective Learning and Development Program

Speaker: Cara North - Learning & Development Consultant, Speaker, & Researcher | Maggie Quigley - Senior Account Executive for US Market Userlane

In this webinar, L&D professionals Cara North and Maggie Quigley will discuss the various factors affecting training, and how you can stretch your budget to create an effective L&D program.

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! ]].

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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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.

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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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.

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.

Product Market Fit: A Lesson from Sephora’s Head of Product

Speaker: Sneha Narahalli - VP, Head of Product at Sephora

In this webinar, Sneha Narahalli, Head of Product at Sephora (Digital, Data & MarTech), will give you an iterative method for identifying and developing Product Market Fit.

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.

The Advantages of a Four Day Workweek

Tullio Siragusa

The Advantages of a Four Day Workweek. Achieving work-life balance has always been an endless battle among corporate executives. On average, a full-time employee in the United States works 1,801 hours per year, or 37.5 hours per week, which is more than other OECD countries. For example, Europeans work up to 19 percent fewer hours annually compared to those working in the US.

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.

Supply Chain Strategy (And Why Yours Isn't Working)

Speaker: Michelle Meyer, Founder and CEO of MatterProviders

Michelle Meyer is here to walk you through the future of supply chain strategy, and why your current approach is probably not working. In this exclusive webinar, she will explore ways to develop and perfect your new supply chain strategy in this post-pandemic era of uncertainty.

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.

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.

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.

Evolution of Strategy: From Business Buzzword to Measure of Success

Cascade Strategy

What is this “strategy” that we hear so often in business jargon? Does it refer to corporate or business? Marketing or product design? Does it matter? Defining the term might be simple, but “figuring it out” is not easy. First, let’s see what this modern buzzword definitely is not.

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.

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.

What is phygital and why it represents the evolution of user experience


The progress of technology never stops. We’ve barely had enough time to get used to the latest cutting edge tech, and there is already something new waiting for us right around the corner.

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.

Top 4 Companies That Use Cross-Functional Teams to Drive Innovation

Cascade Strategy

Cross-functionality is an underappreciated aspect of the design thinking process. By creating cross-functional teams, businesses can leverage ideas from a range of diverse sources to stimulate innovative thinking.

Discover the Secrets to Creating More Meaningful Training Experiences

Speaker: David Kelly - CEO The Learning Guild & Luke Talbot - Chief Product Officer at Userlane

During this webinar, you will learn how to streamline your software training, boost ROI for your systems, and increase employee productivity.

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.

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.

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.

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

Shaping the Future: Product Strategy in the Age of Uncertainty

Speaker: William Haas Evans - Principal Consultant, Product Strategy Practice Lead, Kuroshio Consulting

In this webinar, we'll explore product strategy obstacles and present practices to overcome them while driving clarity and alignment across your executive team.

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

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 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.

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

Gain a Competitive Edge: The Importance of a Supplier Diversity Program

Speaker: Rod Robinson, SVP of the Supplier Diversity Practice, Insight Sourcing Group

In this exclusive webinar, Rod Robinson, SVP of the Supplier Diversity Practice Lead & Center of Excellence at Insight Sourcing Group, dives into the key benefits corporations are seeing emerge from their supplier diversity programs, and how you can gain unique competitive advantages with a supplier diversity program of your own.