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3 Management Myths That We Desperately Need To Unlearn

Digital Tonto

Mark Twain is reported to have said, “It's not what you don't know that kills you, it's what you know for sure that ain't true.” Ignorance of facts is easily remedied. We can read books, watch. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

The Most Powerful Skill You Can Develop Is To Get Inside The Minds of Other People


Professor X , from the X-Men is not considered the most powerful mutant. But to me, he is because he has the most powerful superpower of all: the ability to read people’s minds.


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Applying innovation thinking to Affordability versus Sustainability

Paul Hobcraft

I recently wrote a post, “ Affordability versus Sustainability – a cause to be addressed.” ” That post looked at the shifts that I felt were underway in moving from a society that accepts where it is heading in expecting “affordability” is changing.

Podcast S6E136: Kaiser Yang – Crack the innovation Code

Idea to Value

In today’s episode of the Idea to Value podcast, we speak with Kaiser Yang, Founder of Platypus Labs and author of the upcoming innovation book Crack the Code: 8 Surprising Keys to unlock innovation. We speak about what it takes to apply creativity to build successful innovations.

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.

Crowdsourcing During a Pandemic and Different Innovation Roles


Overview: In 2017, Davidson College redesigned its innovation program for more transparency, engagement, and democracy. The process was designed to bring in and launch as many ideas as possible, built on the IdeaScale platform.

Round Robin Brainstorming Technique: What It Is & How to Use It

Find out what the round robin brainstorming technique is and how to utilize it below. We’ve talked about brainstorming and ideation many times before, and that’s because it is an essential part of the innovation and design thinking process.

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What the Asch conformity studies tell us about fitting in at work

Idea to Value

Would you rather stand alone and be right, or be part of a group even if you know you are wrong? One of the most interesting experiments in psychology explains why companies fail to innovate.

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Why Innovation Teams Need Prioritization Frameworks


Innovation is the driver of societal progress. Without it, stakeholders and organizations alike aren’t able to improve their conditions. However, “innovation” in itself is a hard concept to grasp. What counts as “innovative,” and why?

Where do Ideas Come from?

Rmukesh Gupta

I was recently speaking to a group of students about how can we learn to be creative on-demand and was asked this question. The student asked is there a way we can categorise all the different ways we can come up with a creative idea. This is another way of asking – Where do Ideas come from?

CEWS Extension 2021, What You Need to Know

Innovators Alliance

For those who have been wondering if the CEWS would be extended, the short answer is yes but not by much. In this blog we share what the most recent CEWS Extension 2021 means for you and your business. There’s good news on the horizon.

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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.

You don’t need to invent everything new to be innovative

Idea to Value

A lot of innovation teams think that in order to be innovative, to be really creative, you have to be completely original. That means, that you need to create everything yourself. Even if it means starting from zero, where parts of what you need already exist in the market and can be used freely.

Is Data Hindering Your Innovation Efforts? Five Data Missteps That Paralyze Innovation


Data can be a powerful enabler for innovation, but when used incorrectly, it can be a paralyzing force. It's a critical component in measuring and understanding the need for innovation—if you cannot measure something, you cannot improve it.

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Prevent your Innovation from being Shelved Forever


How many of your company’s ideas are stuck? How often does the exuberance of ideation become the fatigue of realization? We often see this.

Panama, Paradise, Pandora and the misuse of IP. A call to action

The Future Shapers

Back in April 2016, the Panama Papers were a leak of 11.5 million documents (or 2.6 terabytes of data). The papers detailed financial and attorney–client information for more than 214,488 offshore entities.

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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.

Ideas are a combination of existing knowledge

Idea to Value

I want you to visualise something, and make it as clear in your mind as possible. In your minds eye, as clearly as you can, imagine a Kornaf. If you need a quick reminder what that is: A Kornaf has been around for thousands of years but has only been known to humans for the past few hundred years.

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7 Essential Ingredients of a Crowdsourced Innovation Campaign


Many companies are introducing Innovation as a Service, which means an internal group acts as a consultancy that can solve problems for business owners. These innovation teams bring a number of skills to the table, including research, communications, project management, networking, and much more.

The Chief Innovation Officer’s Three Core Roles


In recent years, the position of Chief Innovation Officer (CINO) has gone from a footnoted curiosity to a mainstream trend. And now we have data-driven evidence that CINOs play an important role in driving growth for their companies.

Society 2045 Creating a World that Works for All

Tullio Siragusa

Society 2045 Creating a World that Works for All. The world we live in has innumerable species coexisting together on the same planet, that provides for all. But does today’s world really work for all?

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 Creative Hobbies Can Help Improve Your Overall Health

Idea to Value

Over the last year and a half, people have taken more of an interest in their overall health and well-being. That’s largely because we’ve had more time to do it!

How to Scale Your Culture

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Arlen Meyers Facebook, Apple, Boeing, McDonald’s and Starbucks are not the only high profile companies that have lost their way as they just got bigger and bigger.

Scaling Innovation – The What, Why, and How


Given that innovation is responsible for roughly 85% of economic growth , it’s without a doubt a pretty big deal for the success of both individual organizations, as well as for the society at large. Innovation Management Scaling Innovation

Standout in the Data Privacy Revolt with More Transparency with Your Customers

Daniel Burrus

It has become impossible for a single person to comprehend just how many virtual locations their personal data resides and how secure it actually is.

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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.

7 Critical Capabilities of the Best Six Sigma Software


Investing in software to support your Six Sigma initiatives is an effective way to ensure that you get the most out of the methodology.

Creating 21st Century Transformational Learning

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Janet Sernack I was privileged to attend one of the first Theory U; Presencing Leadership for Profound Innovation and Change Workshops presented by the Sloane School of Management, in Boston in 2008.

How to Listen as a Leader?

Rmukesh Gupta

'Think Different' Like Steve Jobs If You Want to Make Your Mark on the World

Entrepreneur - Innovation

In a world where it is so easy to follow the herd, Steve Jobs did the opposite -- and you can too. Innovation

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.

Stress Testing: How Added Customer Discovery Led A Budding Startup To Unexpected Growth




Why Change Failure Occurs

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Greg Satell Never has the need for transformation been so dire or so clear. Still, that’s no guarantee that we will muster the wisdom to make the changes we need to.

007 Leadership Skills we can Learn from 007 (James Bond)

Rmukesh Gupta

This is my 750th blog post on this blog and I wanted to write about something that I absolutely love. I absolutely love watching movies and have been a James Bond movie fan almost since the first time I watched him on screen (since Sir Sean Connery brought this to life).

Deep Tech Innovation Needs Deep Networks


It seems to us as though the deep tech floodgates have opened. It may be the same effect that causes buses to arrive in multiples of three, but at 100%Open, we’ve noticed an upsurge in the quantity of deep tech projects.

Going to Market Smarter in the New Economy

In 2021, as companies continue to move more functions online, employees will take a more virtual -- and flexible -- mindset and lifestyle in parallel to the digitization of businesses. To succeed, you must change the way you conceive and build new products as a digital business. Download the report today to discover more!