Sat.Nov 26, 2022 - Fri.Dec 02, 2022

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3 Important Things That Monkeys Can Teach Us About Business And Life

Digital Tonto

Hardy, widely considered a genius, wrote that “For any serious purpose, intelligence is a very minor gift.” What he meant was that even in purely intellectual pursuits, such as his field of number theory, there are things that are far more important.

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The Meaning of Hoshin Kanri: What, Why, and How

Kainexus

We are fortunate enough to get to spend a lot of time chatting with customers and other organizations that are interested in continuous improvement about how they approach the need for constant positive change.

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Leading Your Way Through Crisis

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Greg Satell There’s a passage in Ernest Hemingway’s 1925 novel, The Sun Also Rises, in which a character is asked how he went bankrupt. “Two ways,” he answers. “Gradually, then suddenly.”

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Balancing your innovation portfolio: Does the 70-20-10 rule still apply?

Idea to Value

How much of your innovation budget and innovation efforts should focus on improving your existing business, and how much should seek to explore and transform your business for the future? This is one of the fundamental strategic questions which every business leader needs to consider.

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Roadmap Personas: The Best Way to Set Expectations for Teams, Clients, and Leadership

Speaker: Johanna Rothman - Management Consultant, Rothman Consulting Group

Join Johanna Rothman as she discusses developing persona-specific roadmaps and the reasons why sometimes less is more.

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Start Planning for The New Year and Make Strategy a Priority

CMOE

It is no secret that 2023 is coming at us fast. If you want to be a proactive leader and create a winning team and strategy, now is the time to start focusing on a forward-looking direction and identifying strategic priorities. Here are 5 things you can do to get started now. Carve Out Some Time.

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Artificial Intelligence In The Public Sector

Faisal Hoque

AI affords the opportunity to transform planning, problem solving and public services. Blogs Blogs I Articles Creativity | Innovation Transformation change Digital Transforation Faisal Hoque Future of Work Leaders Leadership & Management LIFT LIFTBOOK Mindfulness TransfoormationalLeadership

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Seven Ways to Create Brand Recognition Learned from Benihana

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Shep Hyken When you think of recognizable brands, companies like Coke, Apple, Amazon, and McDonald’s come to mind. It’s hard to imagine there is anyone who wouldn’t recognize the brand name or logo of these companies.

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How Might We Statements: Asking the Right Questions

Viima

Whenever I start a new project, I have my mind set immediately on the results, to the what I want to achieve. The beginning seems to be the hardest part for me. After discussing this with a few colleagues and friends, I realized that I am not the only one to dread the start.

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Design Thinking for Startup Sales Success: A Step-by-Step Guide

Tullio Siragusa

Design Thinking for Startup Sales Success: A Step-by-Step Guide. One of the biggest challenges for startups when it comes to sales is finding and acquiring customers. This can be difficult for startups because they often have limited resources and a small customer base.

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When Value Becomes Long-Term

Faisal Hoque

It’s a view of value that goes far beyond price tag or profit margin. Value is truly multifaceted—emotional, tactile, even spiritual.

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Designing For Engagement: Revive Your L&D Strategy with Gamification, VR, and More

Speaker: Stephen Baer - Chief Creative Officer, ELB Learning & Luke Talbot - Chief Product Officer, Userlane

In this fireside chat, leading L&D experts Stephen Baer & Luke Talbot will discuss the exciting technological advancements in eLearning and how you can choose and implement the right technology for your company.

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What are Strategic and Market Foresight?

Innovation Excellence

by Braden Kelley In my previous article What’s Next – Through the Looking Glass we explored the notion that time is not linear and this is a key part of the FutureHacking™ mindset.

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Episode 11 – Breathing Life into Organisations on Innovation Life Support

IM Insights

About the Episode. Elijah Eilert is talking to Susie Braam about what keeps innovators within large organisations going and what makes it really hard for them.

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Digitization in Innovation

Yet2

by Carlos Pichardo. Technology has transformed how we connect globally. We can package and deliver cross-Atlantic packages in less than a week, control our homes from our phones, and enter into virtual worlds online.

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Smart Cities and their Enabling Technologies

Wellspring

When most of us think about smart cities, we think of two key technologies: IoT and EVs. While these are both critical enablers, the story goes much deeper and broader. A wide variety of emerging technologies will be necessary to make the future of urban living into a mainstream experience.

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The L&D Strategy Roundtable

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 that affect training and how you can stretch your budget to create an effective L&D program.

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Brewing a Better Customer Experience

Innovation Excellence

by Braden Kelley There is probably nothing more important to the ongoing success of a business than a consistently excellent customer experience. How many brands are you loyal to that provide a bad customer experience?

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Episode 12 – How to Measure Australia’s Innovation Ecosystem: Understanding the Innovation Metrics Review

IM Insights

About the Episode. Elijah Eilert is talking to Joseph Brookes about the Innovation Metrics Review , a report that assesses the way Australia is currently measuring innovation, and then makes recommendations on how it can be improved.

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Storytelling for Transformation Workshop

InnovationTraining.org

We use design thinking to design and facilitate storytelling workshops. Our focus is helping people to take on a challenge to reflect on their life and work to create and design their own stories, and then prototype and test their stories out on their fellow workshop participants.

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Comments Are Better Than Their Content

helloFUTURE

The Case for Comments and Why They Should Be Taken Seriously Comments are a vital aspect of the internet and have their place in communication; they’re not just a tool to criticize someone else’s beliefs.

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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.

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Shark Tanks are the Pumpkin Spice of Innovation

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Robyn Bolton On August 27, Pumpkin Spice season began. It was the earliest ever launch of Starbucks’ Pumpkin Spice Latte and it kicked off a season in which everything from Cheerios to protein powder to dog shampoo promises the nostalgia of Grandma’s pumpkin pie.

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Want to Foster Innovation? Don't Start a New Committee — Do This Instead.

Entrepreneur - Innovation

Sparking innovation is easier than you might think — and you won't have to schedule another meeting to make it happen. Innovation

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Zoom Whiteboard Templates for Design Thinking and Innovation Teams

InnovationTraining.org

The best templates to use with their whiteboard tool. Zoom is a robust virtual meeting and collaboration software tool that offers many unique and handy features all in one place, including their newer Whiteboard.

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Delivering Rapid Innovation and Efficient Collaboration with Xtrac

Planview Blog

When working with outdated systems and processes, teams across industries and functions face similar problems: duplicate work, siloed communications, no single source of truth, and a lack of tracking.

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7 Ways to Supercharge Your ABM Strategy with Real-Time Intent

Streaming real-time intent is a homerun for marketing and sales’ account-based marketing (ABM) strategies. With real-time buyer insights, you can be first-in-line to provide solutions and lead better, hyper-personalized conversations.

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Innovating in a Downturn

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Geoffrey A. Moore Downturns are wake-up calls. They ask us to sharpen our focus and be more disciplined in our allocation of resources. It’s a tough-love regimen that can make our enterprises more healthy as long as we commit to the program.

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Innovation Nation: How The UAE Is Establishing Itself As A Global Frontrunner In Game-Changing Technologies

Entrepreneur - Innovation

A look at how the UAE government has made it clear that the country will become a global hub for tech, innovation, and business. Technology

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Billions of Things and Cyber Security

Linda Bernardi

Over the last many months, I have been engaged in great conversations with colleagues about what cyber security will look like when we have billions of things connected in our future hyper-connected IoT world.

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Is it time to fire yourself?

Michael Roberto

Source: Intel This week, author and leadership development consultant Adam Bryant wrote a thought-provoking article titled, "Is it time to fire yourself?" for Strategy+Business. Bryant tells the story of Bracken Darrell, CEO of Logitech International.

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Digitizing Logistics: Harness the Power of Data in 4 Steps

Entering a new demand gen position in a volatile market is nerve-wracking. In demand generation, data is essential for knowing who you should target and how. In this eBook, you’ll learn how to identify and target your ideal prospects using different types of data.

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Innovate for Good – Breaking Paradoxes

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Teresa Spangler At the time of my writing this, the world is in the midst of unprecedented triple crises. The COVID-19 pandemic is wreaking havoc on healthcare and on the personal lives of people globally. The economic impacts of this pandemic are crippling nations, small towns, and people all over the world. And to top […]. Change Creativity culture Innovation Leadership

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WHY FREE THE GENIE WORKS: Thinking Beyond the Pandemic

Idea Champions

TWO HEADS ARE BETTER THAN ONE: No matter how creative you are, having the right person to brainstorm with -- at the right time and in the right way -- can often be the difference between success and failure. Human beings are social animals. We need to express ourselves. We need to be heard.

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Top 10 Human-Centered Change & Innovation Articles of November 2022

Innovation Excellence

Drum roll please… At the beginning of each month, we will profile the ten articles from the previous month that generated the most traffic to Human-Centered Change & Innovation. We also publish a weekly Top 5 as part of our FREE email newsletter. Did your favorite make the cut? But enough delay, here are November’s […].

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If You Can Be One Thing – Be Effective

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Mike Shipulski If you’re asked to be faster, choose to be more effective. There’s nothing slower than being fast at something that doesn’t matter. If you’re given a goal to be more productive, instead, improve effectiveness. There’s nothing less productive than making the wrong thing. If you’re measured on efficiency, focus on […]. Design Innovation Leadership effectiveness

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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.