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Boost Creativity by Thinking in Pictures

Destination Innovation

Image by Levelord on Pixabay. Please try these little thinking exercises: a) Recite a line from a poem – any line, any poem. b) Sing along in your head to a tune you heard recently. c) Calculate 60% of (4 + 7 +9). d) Remember a scene from a film and give it a different ending.

Podcast S6E138: Stefanie Johnson – Inclusifying your company

Idea to Value

In today’s episode of the Idea to Value, we speak with Dr Stefanie K Johnson from University of Colorado Boulder Leeds School of Business.


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Brainstorming on a White Board: Prompts and Techniques


Brainstorming is the foundation of any innovation exercise and the foundation for most ideation sessions.

Use the S-Curve Mapping Tool to Speed Up Innovation Processes in Your Business


For nearly three decades, I have worked with business leaders to help them drive innovation within their businesses by creating products and services that improve customers’ lives.

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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.

We Can’t Afford To Just Move Fast And Break Things Anymore

Digital Tonto

Moving fast and breaking things only seems like a good idea in a stable world. When you operate in a safe environment, it’s okay to take a little risk and see what happens. Clearly, we no longer live. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

Respect my authority: Allow your people to do their best work

Idea to Value

What is your role as a manager? Is it to get the most out of your team? If that is the case, shouldn’t you offer as much assistance as possible, and help your team do their work to make sure it is not full of errors which would be found later on? Definitely not.

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Use the Saturate and Group Tool to Ramp Up Your Design Thinking


Over the last 25 years, I have led hundreds of design thinking sessions for international organizations and startups including brands like Red Bull.

Digital Disruption is Now a Business Standard. Will you Fight it or Embrace it?

Daniel Burrus

Thanks to the Three Digital Accelerators I identified in the early ’80s, which include computing power/processing power, storage, and bandwidth, we as a global society are at a time of extreme connectivity.

Creative people are more likely to cheat

Idea to Value

People usually associate creativity with positive things, like producing beautiful art , scientific breakthroughs or successful new innovations. But creativity might also have a dark side.

The great GE innovation experiment

Jeffrey Phillips

GE, once a large conglomerate, has announced that it will divide itself into three companies , a healthcare company, an energy company and an aviation company.

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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.

Creative Contrarian: 20 Strategies To Boost Your Creativity


Creativity, the more you use it the more you get it. It’s an indispensable skill, one that all of us have but stop using as we get older. There is a popular myth and only certain people are curious, for example artists, but it’s not true; everyone is creative in their own way.

Insanely Interesting and Influential People – Dr. Eliyahu Goldratt

Rmukesh Gupta

For the rest of the year, I would like to take a moment and thank the people who have had a significant impact on me as an individual. The way they have lived their lives and their body of work has had an outsized impact on how I think about life in general and and work, in particular.

Should Work from Home in Canada Be the New Normal?

Innovators Alliance

For obvious reasons, the pandemic has seen organizations globally make a dramatic shift to working from home. In fact, researchers Mehdi and Morissette (2021) reported earlier this year that 32% of Canadian employees aged 15 to 69 worked most of their hours from home compared to 4% in 2016.*.

Leading the Tired Team


Jim Collins’ definition of the Stockdale Paradox teaches us that our faith that we will prevail in the end must be balanced with confronting the brutal facts of a situation—and given the challenging reality that we have all been living through since early 2020, this idea now seems more relevant than ever.

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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.

Creative Contrarian: 20 Strategies Boost Your Creativity


Creativity, the more you use it the more you get it. It’s an indispensable skill, one that all of us have but stop using as we get older. There is a popular myth and only certain people are curious, for example artists, but it’s not true; everyone is creative in their own way.

To me more Creative, Be open to being Bored!

Rmukesh Gupta

This is probably the best explanation that I have come across in a long time for the power of boredom. The current zeitgeist is all about shunning boredom. People do not want to feel the boredom.

Why Your Black Friday Strategy Will Fail

Cascade Strategy

Americans are expected to spend $1.3 billion during the 2021 holiday season

The 3 Key Elements to an Employee-Retention Strategy


Retaining your team is crucial to your organization’s success. Here’s what you can lose if your workforce members leave: Money: Turnover costs one-half to two times one person’s salary. Morale: With people leaving, team members might become overworked to compensate for the lack of workforce.

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!

What Strategy Is: A Lesson From Southwest Airlines


What is strategy? When done well, it describes how an organization wins; and serves as a guide to behavior in the day to day operations of the organization. Getting to this point is not easy, crafting strategy is hard.

Society 2045 and the Art of Human Alignment

Tullio Siragusa

Society 2045 and the Art of Human Alignment. It is not a secret that we are living during a time in human history filled with many challenges.

Unlocking “Pipeline Gridlock:” Effective Portfolio Management is the Key


Too many projects in the development pipeline is a common but serious complaint in new-product development departments. Pipeline gridlock leads to under-resourced development projects, which end up taking too long to get to market, and then often under-perform.

Strategic Planning & Business Development Through Foresight


This is the sixth blog post in HYPE’s series on the ten most often-asked questions about strategic foresight.


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.

Innovation Requires Going Fast, Slow and Meta

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Greg Satell In the regulatory filing for Facebook’s 2012 IPO, Mark Zuckerberg included a letter outlining his management philosophy. Entitled, The Hacker Way, it encapsulated much of the zeitgeist. “We We have a saying,” he wrote.

How Consultants Can Provide Effective Lean Measurement


When leading a Lean transformation , a consultant’s most important job is to help plant and grow a culture of continuous improvement in an organization. Planting a seed takes careful nurturing and dedication to actually grow the plant. Once a plant starts growing, it can't be abandoned.


Decentralized Education Will Reshape Learning and the Global Economy

Entrepreneur - Innovation

Learning-technology startups are making learning easier for everybody and bringing it to the next level: decentralized education (DeEd) via the blockchain. Technology

Scaling Innovation – The What, Why, and How

The Future Shapers

Did you know that an innovation is just the starting point? To unlock value from it, you will need to commit to systematically pursuing those results by scaling it. That is of course easier said than done. If you think it’s hard to come up with innovations, just try scaling one up.

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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.

We Have the U.S. Military to Thank for the Internet and Other Key Technology

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Howard Tiersky From the computers that are used to develop your app to the AI that’s incorporated into your chatbot, many of the technologies that are foundational to our digital world were either massively moved forward or … Continue reading → Innovation military Military Innovation U.S. Military veterans day

How Can Leadership Create Culture in a Remote Company?


Long before COVID-19 disrupted everyday life across the globe, the shift to a more distributed, flexible, and agile workforce was well underway. In 2019, more than 4.3 million Americans worked from home at least part-time. Virtual work has grown by 115% in the last decade.

Meet the yet2 Team – Hayden Hodges


This is one in a series of blog posts where we highlight members of the global yet2 team. We recently spoke with Hayden Hodges, project leader based out of our Nottingham, UK office. How many years have you been at yet2?

What Kind of a Leader Are You?

Rmukesh Gupta

Early today, when I opened up my LinkedIn feed, I saw a poll set up by Dr. Nirmalya Kumar. He is Lee Kong Chian Professor of Marketing at Singapore Management University and Distinguished Fellow at INSEAD Emerging Markets Institute.

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!