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Why The 2020s Will Be An Era Of Atoms, Not Bits

Digital Tonto

The simple truth is that the digital era is ending and innovation is shifting to other places. Digital technology will remain —just as heavy industry persists long after the end of the industrial. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

Doubt, Not Fear, Is A Dream Killer


“Why should I worry about a shot I haven’t taken.” ” – Michael Jordan. Last week I wrote a post on how to overcome fear of failure and doubt. Some people asked me to unpack it a little bit more, so I’ll do that here for you. Fear of failure paralyzes people.


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Do you know how much your customers needs have changed?

Jeffrey Phillips

I'm writing a (probably too soon) series of posts on what I've learned as we all return from the COVID epidemic. Previously, I wrote that companies will need to focus on business model and process innovation over product innovation. You can read that post here.

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The Sunk Cost Fallacy

Idea to Value

If you or your company has invested in an innovation or project, and it just is not working, when is the right time to stop it? Or if everything is going fine in your company but the market is changing, how do you know when to change the business model?

Quantifying the Value of Digital Transformation in Manufacturing

Industry 4.0 is built on the industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), which enables manufacturers to collect, analyze, and present real-time data and analytics in easy-to-understand and highly customizable formats.

How Online Whiteboards Create Lasting Innovation


Innovation is critical to establishing new solutions and is something that every business handles. It can come in many different forms and styles, but regardless of the methods you use, innovation cannot be ignored.

Tim Grover: The Language of Winning


Everyone knows who Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant are. But, do you know who was their trainer throughout their careers? Their trainer was Tim Grover. Tim knows a lot about winning from having spent so much time with the best of the best athletes.

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What is Creativity? The Definition, history and science of creativity

Idea to Value

What is creativity? What makes some ideas and things creative, while others are not? What is the definition of creativity? What is the history of creativity? And why is creativity important?

Webinar: Plan Your Organization’s Crowdsourcing Initiative


Crowdsourcing is an effective way to kick off innovation efforts. Gathering ideas from inside and outside your organization can bolster business and increase revenue. Crowdsourcing initiatives increase innovation performance within an organization.

6 Critical Lessons I Learned as a Startup CEO

Entrepreneur - Innovation

No one can fully prepare you for that top spot as CEO, but here's how to set yourself up for success. Leadership Qualities

Copying Another Culture Doesn’t Transform Yours


One mistake I’ve seen entrepreneurs, and leaders of established businesses, make is to adopt practices from other companies without thinking through how those practices fit withing their existing strategy and culture. For the last 4 months I’ve been advising a logistics company on overall strategy as well as organizational culture.

The Rapid Innovation Sprint as an Accelerator for Your Big Idea

Rapid Innovation Sprints (RISE) help companies incubate greenfield digital product ideas that have the potential to radically transform their business. The techniques of RISE help uncover game-changing opportunities with structure, collaboration, and commitment.

Podcast S5E117: John Saunders – Optimising incremental innovations

Idea to Value

In this episode of the Idea to Value podcast, we speak with John Saunders, author of the Optimizer: Building and Leading a Team of Serial Innovators , former Wall Street sales leader and serial investor.

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Accelerating Accelerators


We’ve been thinking a lot about accelerators and the role they place in the innovation sphere recently, so that’s our theme this month! Acceleration has become an established part of the mainstream innovation landscape.

4 Ways Market Leaders Use Innovation to Foster Business Growth

Entrepreneur - Innovation

Forward-thinkers constantly strive to diversify and streamline their products and services, turning novelties into commodities desired by many. Innovators

Before You Build a Kanban Excel Template, Consider This


The internet is full of free Kanban Excel templates that you can download. That’s not surprising because the format of a Kanban board can be very simple, and Excel is attractive because most people know how to use its basic features, and everyone in the company probably already has access to it.

How Micro-Innovations Can Drive Breakaway Results

How do micro-innovations affect businesses' way of thinking? Those small acts of 'everyday innovation' are the stuff of greatness. Download the eBook today to learn more about micro-innovations and how they have influenced some of the biggest companies to date.

The Art Bias

Idea to Value

When I speak with everyday people, almost always a proportion of them will tell me that they are not creative.

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OSHA Training: The Importance of Safety Standards in Organizations

Cascade Strategy

What is OSHA? To prevent workers from injuries and ill-health, the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (OSH Act) was passed.

Innovation Tools: Questions for Leaders vs Project Scorecard


Having the right tools often makes the difference between success and missed opportunity. An equally important factor that gets much less shine however is the use of the right tool at the right time.

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Climate Change Stands to Displace 2 Billion People Worldwide. These Innovative Solutions Could Help Reduce That Number.

Entrepreneur - Innovation

It's time for legacy institutions to do their part and implement more environmentally friendly practices. Sustainability

Leading Advertising and Analytics Company Outperforms With a Graph Database

Xandr, a division of AT&T, has built an identity graph that connects information on people, households, and more. The company is using this graph to provide advertisers an ability to deliver commercials more successfully than ever before. Learn more.

Why decision makers react to creative ideas like vomit: The Anti-Creativity Bias

Idea to Value

Why is it that while so many companies say they want to encourage creativity, they actually end up rejecting it? Are they lying, or is there something unconscious which is happening?

UMass Memorial Health: Customer Month Spotlight!


Today, we have another guest on the KaiNexus Continuous Improvement Podcast with our host, Mark Graban. Our guest is Cliona Archambeault, the Director of Process Improvement at one of our customers, UMass Memorial Health. In this post, you'll find: Streaming audio podcast player.

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The 5 Most-Needed Qualities for Leadership in Healthcare


The healthcare industry is complex and dynamic. In fact, the opportunity for improvement in healthcare is estimated to be more than $500 billion. Clearly, there are many opportunities for growth, and healthcare leaders are looking for innovative ways to capitalize on this potential.

Corporate Memory


What is Corporate Memory? And why is it so important? Sopheon CTO Paul Heller explores this topic in part one of this two-part series. The post Corporate Memory appeared first on Sopheon.


Extending the Reach of HR: Supporting and Sourcing Remote Talent

Speaker: Karen Lim, Alliance Academy

The concept of Global HR is becoming more common as more companies become permanently remote. As companies expand their talent-bases beyond borders, HR reps will bear the responsibilities that come along with it. Adapting to different cultures, distances, and legal implications whilst preserving core company values is essential. Once you can do this, the world becomes your oyster. Join Karen Lim of Alliance Academy, and learn to thrive in a remote-first mindset.

Let's Settle the Debate — Innovation Both Is & Is Not Everyone's Job

Legacy Innovation Group

Let's Settle the Debate — Innovation Both Is & Is Not Everyone's Job. May 27, 2021 | Anthony Mills. The Debate. There's an insidious debate that's bounced around for probably the better part of twenty years now.

What is Klaxoon?

Discover another digital collaboration tool for UX, design thinking, and innovation teams.

How to empower leaders to build a better Culture of Collaboration using virtual facilitation…


How to empower leaders to build a better Culture of Collaboration using virtual facilitation techniques?

How To Navigate The Unknown Waters Of Your Future Business

Innovation 360 Group

The traditional image of a leader is a person who points out the direction with his or her whole hand, and we gladly follow. Our inherent wish to follow is one of our strongest traits as humans. It is strictly programmed into our DNA since our capability of copying behavior […].

5 Reasons Leaders Invest in Language Training

Communication is the lifeforce of any company. Without it, productivity, employee happiness, and ultimately your business suffers. Investing in language learning better positions global business leaders to see gains in organizational effectiveness as a result.

NDE 4.0 Ethics Panel – Roundtable Discussion with NDE 4.0 Influencers | Episode 11

Inspiring Next

– Ripi Singh, Tracie Clifford, Matt Litschewski In this episode of the NDE 4.0 Podcast, we have an exciting new panel format in which we chat with NDE 4.0 influencers and leaders and discuss the future and what an NDE 4.0 Ethics Code would look like.

Building innovation into a small charity’s DNA

The Future Shapers

The coronavirus pandemic has magnified inequalities and other issues which are ingrained in our society – technology can help us do that effectively and at scale.

Autocratic Leadership: An Outdated Approach?

Cascade Strategy

If you look at any of the origin stories of some of the biggest companies in the world, you’re likely to see talismanic figures who stand out above the rest and personify the company’s image in your mind.

Making Difficult Conversations Easier: 3 Quick Tips


Why Can’t We Talk? A survey* of nearly 10,000 employees across 272 organizations revealed that a shocking 81% of people in a leadership or managerial role regularly avoid courageous conversations with their direct reports.

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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!