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Trust: The Foundation of Leadership

Game-Changer

How do you determine who you choose to follow? What plays into your decision? Sure, likeability is one thing. But the main thing is trust. Trust is the starting point for leading others; trust and leadership go hand in hand.

Boosting youth employability with innovative partnerships

Board of Innovation

How SOS Children’s Villages and AkzoNobel’s innovative partnership drives positive change for a pressing development issue. The post Boosting youth employability with innovative partnerships appeared first on Board of Innovation. All Social Impact

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Miro vs Mural: A Features Comparison

InnovationTraining.org

Which of these virtual whiteboard and collaboration tools comes out on top? Review our analysis here. We’ve covered a lot of digital design thinking and innovation tools in the last few months, including top options Miro and Mural.

Disruption is not a strategy

Idea to Value

If you ask a number of startups what they are hoping to achieve, undoubtedly you will encounter one that is going to “Disrupt” their industry. Disruption is what Uber, Airbnb, Amazon and the iPhone did to their industries. Disruption is cool. Disruption is sexy.

Bridging the Online and Offline: How to Apply Product Thinking to Expanding Your eCommerce Business

Speaker: John Cutler, Product Evangelist and Coach at Amplitude

In a post-COVID world, online retailers are forced to reevaluate their position and address the challenge of adopting new customer experiences. Even brick and mortar businesses are integrating more digital approaches to CX -- testing out loyalty programs and subscription-based models. Join John Cutler, Product Evangelist and Coach at Amplitude, for this enlightening discussion on the current state of the ecommerce landscape.

How Design Thinking Promotes Innovation

IdeaScale

It’s well known that design thinking is a creative problem-solving process, which focuses on reaching solutions that were previously inaccessible. To the trained eye, this may ring a bell as a common goal of innovative thinking as well.

How To Prepare Your Organization For Transformation In A Post-COVID World

Digital Tonto

In Built to Last, management guru Jim Collins suggested that leaders should develop a “big hairy audacious goal” (BHAG) to serve as a unifying vision for their enterprise. He pointed to examples such. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

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The Ambiguity Effect bias

Idea to Value

Why do so many companies keep making the “wrong” decisions time and again? And what impact does this have on innovation projects? It may be linked to a cognitive bias called the Ambiguity Effect bias.

IM Award Lessons: Improving Customer Success Through Innovation

IdeaScale

Grant Thornton International, a Fortune 500 company, is a winner of the IdeaScale 2021 Innovation Management Award for Best Innovation.

The cost of delaying innovation

Jeffrey Phillips

Right now, as we (hopefully) emerge from the COVID pandemic in late summer 2021, there is a real debate underway in a lot of corporations. The debate is about whether or not to fund innovation work, and if the decision is positive, how much to spend or invest in innovation.

How to Use the Innovation Matrix Template to Create New Products or Services for Your Business

Leapfrogging

Depending on your industry, size and company structure, driving innovation within your business can be a huge undertaking. Some companies are founded with innovation in mind, while others may have struggled to innovate from the very beginning.

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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.

Podcast S5E125: Ben Hunt-Davis – Perform like an Olympic Gold Medallist

Idea to Value

In this episode of the Idea to Value podcast, we speak with Olympic Gold Medallist, Ben Hunt-Davis MBE.

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Strategyzer

Innovation Process: Testing Business Ideas

10 Principles For Driving Culture Change

Game-Changer

Leadership is influence. Though that influence is constant, there comes a moment where every organization must disrupt itself to change the times or change with the times.

Where do You Stand on the Road to Innovation? Use the Innovation Matrix to Help Drive Your Next Innovation Initiative

Leapfrogging

A little self-awareness goes a long way. For most organizations struggling to innovate for their customers and in their markets, chances are there is a lack of genuine self-understanding and assessment around what’s getting in the way and why.

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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.

Capturing Inspiration from Outdoor Summer Fun

Idea to Value

Summer is officially in full swing. For many, that means more time outdoors, soaking up the warm weather. While summer activities can be a lot of fun and a great way to relax, you can also capture inspiration from the things you might already be doing.

Boosting team togetherness in a pandemic

Board of Innovation

Here’s how Board of Innovation held its people together during the COVID-19 pandemic. The post Boosting team togetherness in a pandemic appeared first on Board of Innovation. All About us

Disarming Innovation: UK Innovate

The Future Shapers

Governments around the world have spent eye watering sums of money in response to the Covid pandemic. Here in the UK, according to the ONS government net borrowing is over £300 bn.

Innovation Funnel Management System: The Secret Tool to Drive Innovative Product Development in Your Business

Leapfrogging

There were over 200 different concepts for new products and services written on multi-colored post-its and stuck on every conceivable surface across the conference room in my client’s office. The innovation session had been going on for most of 2 days, yet the participants didn’t look tired.

Post-Pandemic eCommerce Growth: Leverage Product Data, Market Research & Shopping Trends

Speaker: Phil Irvine, VP & Director of Audience Intelligence

This session will dive into how organizations can still leverage historical customer and product data but need to also think about how to augment development of strategies with marketing research and other shopper signals to efficient drive e-Commerce growth. Join Phil Irvine, VP & Director of Audience Intelligence, for this in-depth discussion of the current e-commerce landscape. Whether concerned about data privacy and data management, or curious about how businesses can rethink approaches to designing shopping experiences, the answers are here.

1000 True Fans

Idea to Value

As an artist, professional creative or entrepreneur, how many people need to buy your wares in order for you to make a living? 10,000? 1 million???

The Ever Adaptable Netflix

Adam Hartung

Pivoting is in Netflix' nature as a company. They anticipate and react to customer needs. Not all pundits get it! Entertainment Entrepreneurship Innovation Strategy Trends fedex netflix Reed Hastings UPS USPS value delivery system

Investigation Response: Disarming Innovation: Innovate UK

The Future Shapers

Governments around the world have spent eye watering sums of money in response to the Covid pandemic but it seems that many of the schemes have not been delivered efficiently.

How to Use the Jobs to be Done Tool to Better Understand Your Target Audience and Drive Innovation in Your Business

Leapfrogging

How do you develop innovative products and services which truly resonate with your customers?

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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!

What are the Challenges to Government Intrapreneurship?

InnovationManagement

Government innovators face specific challenges: regulations, compliance issues, cooperation with numerous other branches of government.but they also access some of the most technical and influential trends of our time. The post What are the Challenges to Government Intrapreneurship?

The behaviour great leaders have. Do you?

IdeaSpies

There is a huge hole in every ‘top 10 qualities of a great leader’ list I have seen. They all list approximately the same t. Feed generated with FetchRSS

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Investigative piece release by TFS UK Innovate

The Future Shapers

Inefficiency could burn £40million pounds. Innovation is crucial for progress, resilience and finding new ways of working, especially in times of crises.

Why Help Employees Become Self-reliant

Tullio Siragusa

Why Help Employees Become Self-reliant. Companies who want to make sure that their employees keep working with them long term, must take steps to create a positive and memorable work environment. What people really want, besides competitive compensation, is a sense of autonomy, and belonging. They want their work to have meaning and want to feel empowered to make an impact.

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.

Better, Faster, Cheaper: Government Accelerators Rapidly Develop New Capabilities

BMNT

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Unleashing Virtual Creative Collaboration at The Sonophilia Foundation: What Can a Nonprofit Teach Us About Virtual Creative Collaboration

InnovationManagement

Does creativity suffer in our virtual world, or could working virtually actually lead to more collaborative environments, better ideation and heightened interaction? .

Idea Generation Process: The Various Approaches to Gathering & Implementing Employee Ideas

Qmarkets

Employee ideas are the backbone of any corporate innovation initiative, and therefore a strong idea generation process that can be scaled across your organization is key.

Customer Experience Is Not Customer Service, But Customer Service Is Customer Experience.

Business Innovation Design

Customer service is often used interchangeably with customer experience. In reality, they are two different things. What is the difference between customer service and customer experience? Customer service is the set of activities a company provides to support customers.

4 AI Hacks to Make Sales Teams More Efficient

Over the last two years, there’s been a 76 percent increase in AI adoption across sales organizations. For sales teams, AI opens up a world of new possibilities, including automating outreach, identifying best-fit buyers, and keeping CRMs flush with fresh data. Read on to learn the four AI hacks sales teams need to improve their performance. Download the eBook today!