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When innovation is most important

Jeffrey Phillips

I don't know why, but I am a huge fan of Monty Python. Perhaps my favorite film of theirs is the Search for the Holy Grail. If you've never seen it, take a few minutes to watch it now. I'll wait.

Four Lessons Learned from the Digital Revolution

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Greg Satell When Steve Jobs was trying to lure John Sculley from Pepsi to Apple in 1982, he asked him, “Do you want to sell sugar water for the rest of your life, or do you want to come with me and change the world?” The ploy worked and Sculley became the […].


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Sometimes, flat hierarchies can hurt innovation in Start-ups

Idea to Value

It is common to hear Start-ups talk about the desire to keep hierarchies “flat” This means they do not want multiple layers of management, bureaucracy and red tape getting in the way of people actually doing their most innovative work.

Innovation Passion led me here

Paul Hobcraft

Having an innovating passion. So many multiple strands constantly need to be pulled together to build a complete innovation picture.

Agile 204

What Not to Do When Onboarding Your Customer

Speaker: Jamie Bernard, Senior Product Manager and Product Management Practice Lead at Nexient, an NTT Data Company

In this webinar, you will learn principles and practices to simplify your customers' onboarding experience

Why We’re Better Off Assuming People Are Competent And Hardworking

Digital Tonto

We all like to imagine ourselves as heroes in our own story. Unlike others, we are witnesses to our internal process and get to observe our logic develop. So our thoughts makes perfect sense to us and it can be incredibly frustrating when others don’t see it as we do.

The Future of Nanotech, the World's Tiniest Industry

Entrepreneur - Innovation

With limitless applications, nanotechnology is fast becoming the world's foremost science. Science & Technology

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16 OKR Examples, Good vs. Bad (With Tips and Best Practices)

Cascade Strategy

If you lead a team, you've probably heard about Objectives and Key Results (OKRs). You may even be getting into an OKR mindset and using it to set company goals and monitor performance



We have not been taught how to think for ourselves, we have been taught what to think based on what past thinkers thought. We are taught to think reproductively, not productively. What most people call thinking is simply reproducing what others have done in the past. We have been trained to seek out the neural path of least resistance, searching out responses that have worked in the past, rather than approach a problem on its own terms.



Our August blog, “Reconnect and Reset in a Chaotic World” was the first in our series of three, on the theme of reconnecting and resetting, to create, invent and innovate in an increasingly chaotic world.

This is How You Start Taking Ownership


The are many incompetent people in leadership positions. People who were star performers before but suck at leading people. Yet, there they are in a leadership position.

The Real Cost of an Effective Learning and Development Program

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

Your Next Best Action is Up to You

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Mike Shipulski If you don’t know why you’re doing what you’re doing, you can try to remember why you started the whole thing or you can do something else. Either can remedy things, but how do you choose between them?

Five Agtech Opportunities Ripe for Development


From virtual farming to cattle tracking to mitigating harmful pesticides and so much more, agtech is growing at a faster pace than ever. Given farming’s long history as an industry of mature markets, it’s about time for disruption.

Latest Climate Ideas


Climate is a very topical subject now and the news is mostly bad. There are however many positive ideas being developed and our (Feed generated with FetchRSS


Focus is Saying No to Things Even if They’re Good Ideas


Focus is power. When decided, committed and executed relentlessly, it leads to strategies that define new industries and new standards. It leads to memorable products and services that redefine or create new categories, while also enhancing people’s lives. Yet, focus is a very rare skill. Why do we have such a difficult time focusing?

Supply Chain Strategy (And Why Yours Isn't Working)

Speaker: Michelle Meyer, Founder and CEO of MatterProviders

Michelle Meyer is here to walk you through the future of supply chain strategy, and why your current approach is probably not working. In this exclusive webinar, she will explore ways to develop and perfect your new supply chain strategy in this post-pandemic era of uncertainty.

People Drive the World-Technology as a Co-Pilot via Center of Human Compassion

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Teresa Spangler People at the Center – Technology as a Co-Pilot Are people at the center of your innovation and new product plans? Have we made people the center of all things digital?

Nature-Inspired Sustainability


by Maya Vaccaro (yet2 intern) and Emma Chapelhow (yet2 Project Leader). Often, when looking to the world around us for inspiration, we find that nature has already laid the groundwork. Mimicking or harnessing biological processes is integral for the innovation of new technologies.

Leading a Culture of Innovation with Design Thinking Facilitation

We have collaborated with over 100 organizations for a variety of in-person and virtual innovation, design thinking, and leadership workshops and events. One of our favorite topic focus areas is helping people lead and facilitate design thinking for a culture (and mindset) of innovation.

6 Best OKR Software Options In 2022 (And How To Pick One)

Cascade Strategy

If you’re looking for OKR (Objectives and Key Results) software to set, track, and hit your strategic goals faster, there are plenty of options out there

Process, Product, and Profitability: Everything You Need to Know

Speaker: Michael Cardy - Red Hat Chief Strategist, Jason Tanner - CEO of Applied Frameworks, and Mike Mace - VP of Market Strategy at UserTesting

Join us to learn how companies mitigate risks through usability testing and real-time qualitative feedback from customers to efficiently launch and develop digital products.

Reaching Beyond the Limits of Innovation and Transformation

Innovation Excellence

Recently on Episode #873 of the Marketer of the Day podcast, I had the opportunity to sit down with Robert Plank, have a great conversation, and chat about a number of different topics. Here is a quick excerpt: “When it comes to innovation, timing is a huge factor.

The Future of Nanotech, the World's Tiniest Industry

Entrepreneur - Innovation

With limitless applications, nanotechnology is fast becoming the world's foremost science. Science & Technology

Explore in the Core

Moves the Needle

It’s cliche when people say, “Entrepreneurs are the risk-takers.” To the contrary, entrepreneurs actually seek to avoid risk. They are risk mitigators. They seek to reduce the uncertainty in a new venture. Those who do not reduce uncertainty are the risk takers.

Agile 52

Minimum Viability Eats The World


Awhile back, one of my leading posts was Agile Is Eating The World, where I riff of of Andressen’s quote Software Is Eating The World.

Agile 52

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.

4 Ways to Create Trust with Your Customers

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Shep Hyken What brands do you trust the most? And why? There are certain products and companies that seem to own the trust of their customers. It stems from product quality, reliability, managing expectations, good customer service and, perhaps most importantly, consistency.

IN-PERSON Innovation Circle for Financial Service Executives

Innovation 360 Group

October 5, 2022, 02:00 PM ET. Midtown Manhattan. The post IN-PERSON Innovation Circle for Financial Service Executives appeared first on Innovation360. 2022 Events Client Event

Playing The Long Game: Vurse Founder Shadman Sakib

Entrepreneur - Innovation

The founder of Vurse is tapping into opportunities hitherto unexplored by the global tech landscape. Growth Strategies

How to Get the Most Out of Your Trend or Technology Radar | ITONICS


The lynchpin of the ITONICS Innovation OS is the ITONICS Radar. Our radar tool orientates users to dynamically view all of the key elements on the ITONICS platform, be they trends, technologies, risks, competitors or industry-related inspirations.

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.

Time for Innovation Excellence

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Norbert Majerus and George Taninecz Lean manufacturing and the Toyota Production System started an industrial revolution (at least for those who adopted it).


The Problem(s) with checklists


With an increase in the number of stakeholders involved in innovation and product planning across the organization, the need for a complete innovation management system rises. The post The Problem(s) with checklists appeared first on Sopheon.

Striking Gold – How Hochschild Mining’s Employee Innovation Program Unearthed a $40m Idea


Hochschild Mining is a leading silver and gold mining company based in Lima, Peru. In business for over a century, the company continues to be run by the Hochschild family to this day. In 2020 alone, it produced almost 10m ounces of silver and 175k ounces of gold from its three active mines across South America. Hochschild ’s innovation initiatives are focused on optimizing its current operations through continuous improvement, with a particular focus on corporate responsibility.

IN-PERSON Innovation Circle for Corporation Executives

Innovation 360 Group

October 4, 2022, 02:00 PM ET. Midtown Manhattan. The post IN-PERSON Innovation Circle for Corporation Executives appeared first on Innovation360. 2022 Events Client Event

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.