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3 Innovation Strategies for Solving 'Impossible' Problems

Entrepreneur - Innovation

Innovative ideas start with looking at obstacles causing real harm. Ready for Anything

From charisma to consensus

The Future Shapers

We often assume that authentic leadership entails having charisma, in addition to other certain personality traits, in abundance. The opposite happens to be closer to the truth.

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The Dignity Economy

Digital Tonto

In the final analysis, ideology should serve people, not the other way around. The success of a society needs to be measured by the well-being of the people who live in it. If we increase GDP, but. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]. All Posts

Pace of Innovation – The Ultimate Competitive Advantage

Idea to Value

When we think of a business having a competitive advantage, we still tend to think of traditional economic moats such as a low-cost structure, economies of scale, or perhaps a more intangible moat like a strong brand.

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

Connecting innovating value comes from Ecosystem thinking

Paul Hobcraft

Ecosystems can offer so much connecting value out there to ‘form’ around. We are witnessing a very radical change, driven by technology, increasingly disrupting and breaking down past traditional boundaries, partly built to defend positions so as to achieve economic scale.

What type of innovation are you talking about?


People often don't understand each other when they talk about innovation. The main reason for this confusion is that there are different types of innovation. To be understood, it is fundamental to specify what type of innovation you are talking about. Corporate Innovation Management

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Podcast S4E86: Linda Naiman – Creative Resilience

Idea to Value

We speak with award-winning designer and artist Linda Naiman. Linda is the founder of Creativity at Work and helps organizations develop creativity, innovation, and leadership capabilities, through coaching, training and consulting.

Interview with Stefan H. Thomke, Author of “Experimentation Works: The Surprising Power of Business Experiments”


I had the opportunity recently to interview fellow author Stefan H.

Crowdsourcing AMA Event with the Chairperson of NYU’s Administrative Management Council


Universities are facing new challenges in 2020 and beyond. Remote learning, budgetary constraints, and renewed attention on diversity are just a few vital change management strategies.

Pace of innovation – The ultimate competitive advantage

The Future Shapers

When we think of a business having a competitive advantage, we still tend to think of traditional economic moats such as a low-cost structure, economies of scale, or perhaps a more intangible moat like a strong brand.

11 Ways to Make a Short Remote Design Thinking Project a Success

You can achieve a huge amount in a short period with a virtual design thinking project. While some teams want to come together for several weeks or months to tackle a challenge, others want to run short, sharp projects to find a quick solution. And with the right preparation, attitude, and structure in place, that's totally possible.To help make sure your short innovation projects are a success, download this free guide from the team at Sprintbase, a virtual design thinking platform, to learn their top tips.

Implementing a Culture of Improvement in Healthcare


Across the globe, healthcare leaders are working hard to implement the principles of continuous improvement in their organizations. Continuous improvement is a systematic, repeatable approach to enhancing the quality of care and patients' health outcomes.

Frugal Banking: An Opportunity to Create Customer Value in the Future?


Investments that are necessary to innovate and serve customers are no longer sustainable while COVID-19 hastens the need to exploit the potential of digital innovations. Serving customers accurately during unprecedented times requires a new mindset and business model innovations.


How PSA International Has Transformed Idea Creation


PSA International has been named as a winner of the IdeaScale 2020 Innovation Awards. Known for building an inclusive innovation process, PSA used the IdeaScale platform to create iCAN. It is used to provide a place for any business to ideate on any topic and is a valuable resource.

Gary Vaynerchuk Launches A New Kind of Consulting Service

Entrepreneur - Innovation

VaynerMedia is now offering a playbook for connecting with Gen Z. Innovation

The D&I Garden: Seeds of Innovation that Grow into Creative Breakthroughs

Speaker: Donald Fan, Senior Director of the Global Office of Culture, Diversity & Inclusion at Walmart Inc.

In the digital era, rife with uncertainty and ambiguity, innovation plays an essential role in sustaining organic growth and outperforming the global competition. Research proves time and again, there exists a robust bond between innovation and diversity & inclusion (D&I); our challenge is to help our leaders understand how to plant the seeds of innovation in the fertile D&I garden in order to drive a strategic and competitive advantage from the office and in the digital landscape.

Innovation Series: Brian Cobb, Chief Innovation Officer at CVG Airport


Brian Cobb was appointed Chief Innovation Officer of Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) in January, 2018

What is a Virtual Innovation Lab?


The Virginia Department of Transportation created their own Virtual Innovation Lab, where they collaborate to solve problems related to remote work, engineering topics, safety, and more with the help of their entire distributed workforce. Learn more in this December 15th webinar!

How to Generate Ideas from Employees


Idea generation is the first step in the innovation process. It should involve everyone in your organization, and focus on increasing creativity at work. Research shows 94% of hiring managers consider creativity among the top hiring traits. Idea generation takes planning.

The Right Way to Talk About Standard Work with Your Staff


We've written about standard work in the past, but it is often a topic that is overlooked or misunderstood in the continuous improvement process of many organizations, so it's definitely worth revisiting.


B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

Sales enablement is the strategic process of providing sales teams with the content, guidance, and mentorship needed to engage targeted buyers. It’s all about equipping sales professionals with the tools they need to put their best-selling foot forward. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. Get started today.

Innovating from Within: The 10 x 10 Laws

Innovation Leader

Mohan Nair has run the Innovation Force team at Cambia Health Solutions for 10 years now. He offers 10 rules to follow over 10 years in order to guide a program to success

The Innovation Room: Perttu Pölönen on Skills of the Future


Welcome back for another interview on our The Innovation Room podcast! The Innovation Room

Man Builds Disney World Roller Coaster in His Parents' Backyard

Entrepreneur - Innovation

The Matterhorn-inspired ride is his answer to livening up quarantine. Adapt to Bounce Forward


Agile Development for Manufacturers: The Emergent Gating Model


Agile is employed within Stage-Gate for new-product development by manufacturers with positive performance results; but must be adjusted from the software version of Agile – the result: the emergent Agile-Stage-Gate hybrid model.

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Pressure Points: How to Ensure Your B2B Pipeline Passes Inspection

This eBook highlights best practices for developing a pipeline management process that helps sales leaders and their team C.L.O.S.E (you’ll see what we mean in this eBook) more revenue through data-driven prospecting, stage analysis, and subsequent sales enablement.

To Drive Innovation Success, You Need These Safety Belts

Innovation Leader

Kevin Bolen, Global Head of Market Intelligence at KPMG LLP, offers three guiding principles for managing periods of disruption and uncertainty

Remembrance 2020 – Get involved from home


It’s being reported in many newspapers that the Royal British Legion may be down on their usual collections this year because of the Covid19. 100%Open is doing more than its usual amount of thinking about the relationship between UK Defence and British Society this November.

Hindsight from 2020: Strategies for the New Normal

Daniel Burrus

These days, you can find a slurry of memes and motivational graphics on social media alluding to the concept that you must always beat out your competition in business.

The wisdom of failure

The Future Shapers

For most in the corporate world failure is to be avoided at all costs, but why? What are the reasons failure has become a situation to avoid at all costs? Failure is a part of the human experience since the beginning of time but only in modern times did it evolve into a taboo.

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Marketing-Led Post-COVID-19 Growth Strategies

Businesses are laying off workers, shutting their doors (some permanently), and struggling to react to the radical destruction that coronavirus (COVID-19) is doing to our society and communities. Most have already sustained massive damage, and we still have yet to see the scope of impact of the global pandemic that has upended the globe. Any return to normalcy may seem far-off, but sales and marketing are on the front lines of restarting the economy. When the dust settles, we have a responsibility to turn our shock and grief into fierce determination, and lead the charge of responsible, strategic, sustainable future growth. However, there’s no team better suited to lead that charge than the marketing department. Marketers are uniquely positioned to provide creative solutions to aid their organization in times of change and chart a course for navigating success.

What Are the Do’s and Dont’s When Digitally Twinning Your Innovation Hub?

Innovation Leader

This illustration of a digital twin Innovation Utopia/Dystopia completes the trifecta of the “new normal” hybrid experience by including the virtual dimension

Disruptive Forces Impacting the Insurance Industry in 2021


A look at disruptive forces impacting the insurance industry in 2021 and beyond. As insurers re-engineer their offerings to find renewed resilience and stability in the flux of global uncertainty, industry leaders have the opportunity to evolve legacy environments and redefine differentiated value.

5 Strategies to Reduce Hiring Time in Your Company


Hiring new talent is a key function of Human Resources, so the time it takes to find a suitable candidate for an open position is an important performance parameter for the HR team. Keeping the time-to-hire short is important to control recruiting costs and keep the organization running smoothly.

Wazoku brings innovation services to Latin America via new partnership with Transforme


Wazoku brings innovation services to Latin America via new partnership with Transforme Latest international expansion for idea management firm targets the rapidly growing innovation market in Latin America London, United Kingdom.

How ZoomInfo Helps Overcome the Top Pain Points of Inside Sales

Recent digital transformation has shifted the B2B landscape by ushering in the era of buyer empowerment. With more access to user reviews, analyst opinion, and industry research, decision-makers are more informed than ever while navigating what is now known as the “buyer’s journey.”