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Selling To Generation Z

Innovation Excellence

This is What They Want GUEST POST from Shep Hyken Gen-Z is not your typical generation. By the way, neither was the Millennial generation … or Gen-X, etc. Each new generation has interesting differences, desires, likes and dislikes.

4 Ways Hucksters, Gurus And Consultants Fool Us (And Usually Themselves)

Digital Tonto

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9. What Did Edison Get Wrong About Innovation

Stephen Shapiro

Tip 9 from Best Practices are Stupid. We dig even deeper into open innovation. While attempting to find a suitable filament to make the incandescent electric light a viable device, Edison is famous for saying, “I have not failed 700 times. I have not failed once.

Small Business Expert Gene Marks’ Advice for Small Businesses and Entrepreneurs

Business and Tech

Small businesses face a lot of challenges these days, including hiring and retaining employees, inflation, supply chain issues, and more. Read on as small business expert Gene Marks shares his insights to help small business owners navigate the current marketplace. Gene Marks Founder, Marks Group PC.

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New Ways to Reach, Influence, and Close More Deals with Intent Data

Speaker: Ardath Albee, B2B Marketing Strategist and CEO of Marketing Interactions

Acting on intent data when applied to buyer context can be a game-changer for gaining attention by increasing relevance, which drives purposeful engagement toward purchase. But all intent data is not the same. In this webinar, learn the difference between interest and intent, and the best ways to use the right data.

Innovations Degrees of Connectivity, Interactivity and Sharing for Ecosystem Design

Paul Hobcraft

The three degrees of ecosystem design- the innovating equation. In any ecosystem thinking and design, we do need to find this “sweet spot” for encouraging more innovation. For me, it is the ability to build the dynamics within the involvement required.

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How to Beat Imposter Syndrome in the Technology Industry


In a fast-paced digital world, the increasing pressure to succeed in the tech industry is taking a toll on employees. Recent studies show that at least 58% of employees in the tech industry experience the Imposter Syndrome in their careers.

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How Small Businesses Can Cope With Rising Inflation

Business and Tech

Here are five ways small business owners can get prepared and get ahead amid economic uncertainty and rising inflation. Kevin Hubbard Co-Founder, Rhoback Activewear, Member, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Small Business Council. Inflation has continued to rise at staggering levels.

An Innovation Action Plan for the New CTO

Innovation Excellence

Finding and Growing Innovation Islands Inside a Large Company GUEST POST from Steve Blank How does a newly hired Chief Technology Officer (CTO) find and grow the islands of innovation inside a large company?

A PFEP for the PFEP


Most well-established manufacturing companies would agree a plan for every part (PFEP) is fundamental to their improvement efforts.

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How Proptech is transforming the Real Estate Industry


Jennifer Harrison, IdeaSpies Proptech Editor, explains how innovative proptech solutions are now powering everything from day-to-day tenant and landlord dealings through to complex commercial property operations.What is proptech? It’s a question I often get asked.

2022 Guide to Corporate Meetings in the Metaverse

Digital fatigue? No sense of purpose or belonging? Meetings using limited technology often fall short for teams working remotely. So how do you bring spontaneous communication and collaboration to your meetings?Check out this guide to meeting in the Metaverse.

Small Businesses Can Boost Revenue and Increase Demand With Delivery Platforms

Business and Tech

To grow their businesses in an ever-changing, on-demand world, small businesses find success with delivery platforms that offer broad choices, flexibility, and control. For small businesses, offering delivery can be an efficient way to expand beyond brick-and-mortar to online.

17 Reasons Not to Be a Physician Entrepreneur

Innovation Excellence

Judging by the headlines on their LinkedIn profile and their presence on social media, more and more MD/DOs are innovators, coaches, entrepreneurs and non-clinical consultants.

Proven Lean Strategies for Optimal Business Performance


Most modern business management methodologies have roots in Toyota's approach to quality improvement and business optimization following World War II. Techniques included in what they called The Toyota Way have been borrowed, adapted, and rearranged into an approach known as Lean manufacturing.


Strengthening Leadership Development at Municipalities: 3 Key Initiatives


For city and county governments across North America, 2022 is halfway through, and many local municipalities are feeling the effects of the new and changing talent pool.

The 5 Stages of Account-Based Marketing — and How to Win Them All

Successfully complete the five stages of ABM: define, identify, engage, convert, and connect. We’ll show you how to create a unified system with your sales team to help them land more qualified opportunities and connect with prospects like never before.

Three Ways a Peer-Based Network Can Energize Entrepreneurs

Business and Tech

As a startup entrepreneur, you wear all the hats — sales, marketing, fulfillment, invoicing, accounting, and business strategy, to name just a few. It can be exhausting, but entrepreneurs thrive on bootstrapping and solving impossible challenges.

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Can You Ever Be a Truly Independent Thinker?

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Tom Stafford, University of Sheffield ‘It’s important to me that I make my own decisions, but I often wonder how much they are actually influenced by cultural and societal norms, by advertising, the media and those around … Continue reading → Creativity Innovation Psychology creative problem solving Creative Thinking

Creating a path from strategy to execution to drive chemical innovation


Chemical companies must become quicker in adapting their strategies to the new normal world and then make sure they execute quickly and swiftly. The post Creating a path from strategy to execution to drive chemical innovation appeared first on Sopheon.

Strategic Plan Template: 6-Step Process + Free Download

Cascade Strategy

Successful strategies are built on a strategic plan that outlines how your company or team will achieve its long-term goals. It’s a clear roadmap that explains to all stakeholders how will you get from the present state to desired future state. Creating Your Strategy

The Ultimate Guide to Executive Recruiting

Sourcing the right executive candidates and filling key managerial roles in an organization can be difficult, even in the best of times. Download this eBook to level up your discovery process, talent sourcing, and strategies for reaching your best-fit candidates.

The Habits of the Successfully Self-Employed

Business and Tech

Small businesses generate 44% of the U.S. economy and are responsible for two-thirds of new jobs. One of the most often-overlooked sectors of the small business community is the 16 million people who are self-employed.

We Must Break Free of the Engineering Mindset

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Greg Satell In 2014, when Silicon Valley was still largely seen as purely a force for good, George Packer wrote in The New Yorker how tech entrepreneurs tended to see politics through the lens of an engineering … Continue reading → Change engineering Silicon Valley

Sustainable Innovation: Explanation and Examples


Business innovation and sustainability go hand-in-hand. The evolution of technology and the demand for sustainable products and processes is becoming one of the main drivers of revenue growth and cost reduction across industries.

Are you taking customer centricity too far?

Innovation 360 Group

The post Are you taking customer centricity too far? appeared first on Innovation360. Finnovate Show

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!

How Businesses Can Optimize Well-Being in the Evolving World of Work

Business and Tech

As organizations of every size strive to optimize individual and organizational well-being in evolving workplace models, employers are facing greater competition for talent. Mary Imboden, Ph.D. Director of Research, HERO. Sara Johnson, Ph.D. Senior Research Fellow, HERO.

Managing Cross-Cultural Remote Teams

Innovation Excellence

Closing the Virtual and Cultural Gap GUEST POST from Douglas Ferguson Learning to connect a culturally diverse virtual workforce is an essential part of managing cross cultural remote teams.

Continue Innovating During An Economic Downturn?

Phil McKinney

The current economic downturn may have you feeling like you need to hunker down and wait it out. Especially in innovating during an economic downturn. This is understandable—no one wants to risk their hard-earned money in uncertain times.

8. There’s No Such Thing as a Know-It-All

Stephen Shapiro

Tip 8 from Best Practices are Stupid. This one further explores the needs for open innovation. A well-known healthcare company, after launching an incredibly successful new product, turned their attention to creating new complementary offerings.

12 Plays to Kickstart Your Recruitment Process

To stay ahead in this race, every recruiter needs a good playbook. In this eBook, we lay out 12 recruiting plays that can automate key steps in your recruitment process, helping you reduce both the cost and the time it takes to hire the best candidates.

For Small Businesses, Resilience Is the Key

Business and Tech

Top motivational speaker Dan Clark discusses how small businesses can recover — and thrive — in a post-pandemic world. Dan Clark CEO, Clark Success Systems. The world continues to navigate unprecedented challenges, and nothing has been hit harder than small businesses.

Episode 097: Take Drew’s Final Exam on Creative Thinking

Innovation in Practice

Imagine taking an exam that tests your creative skills. Then imagine your final grade in a graduate course is riding on how well you do on that exam. That’s what my students at the University of Cincinnati have to go through every semester.

Are You Willing To Take The Risk To Innovate?


One of the steps that follow “facing the future” and “feeling empowered to change yourself or your organization to build your ideal future” in the Foresight Leadership curriculum that I teach is “feeling empowered to change yourself or your organization to design your ideal future.”

Real Estate Sustainability Supply Chain Learning

Norbert Bol

Supply chain sustainability in real estate is a journey not a destination! In the real estate industry there are many ecological, social, governance and economic aspects interacting with each other on a local level.

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.