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When Not to Innovate


While many of your products and services will need to evolve, not every wheel needs to be reinvented. Or, not at the present moment. In your effort to maintain your competitive edge, you and your team are sure to be brainstorming what’s next.

7 Ways to Embrace Delegation as a Skill to Strengthen Remote Teams


Delegation is the most important skill to master when working with remote teams. If you want your remote team to excel, you need to be able to trust them and set them up for success by giving them the space they need to grow and learn.


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Lobsters and the Wisdom of Ignoring Your Customers

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Robyn Bolton Being the smart innovator (and businessperson) you are, you know it’s important to talk to customers. You also know it’s important to listen to them. It’s also important to ignore your customers. Sometimes) Customers will tell you what the problem is.

What makes the Innovation Ecosystem different?

Paul Hobcraft

In the past few months, I have been writing consistently on the need to change our innovating process, thinking and designs into Innovation Ecosystem ones. Source:

Using New Trends to Revive Your eLearning Strategy

Speaker: Stephen Baer - Chief Creative Officer, ELB Learning

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

4 Reasons Why Looking 'Different' Helped Me Become a Stronger Leader

Entrepreneur - Innovation

People who feel like they don't "fit in" often struggle in social situations. Yet, this plight can also be the single best developer of leadership skills any ambitious, hard-working entrepreneur could hope for. Leadership

What You See Is How You’ll Act

Digital Tonto

Take a moment to think about what the world must have looked like to J.P. Morgan a century ago, in 1922. The disruptive technologies of the day, electricity and internal combustion, were already almost 40 years old, but had little measurable economic impact.

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The True Nature of Digital Transformation

Faisal Hoque

Reinvention involves much more than technology. Blogs Blogs I Articles Creativity | Innovation Leadership | Management

FigJam Templates for Innovation and Design Thinking

We share some of the best templates for their whiteboard tool. In terms of a robust digital whiteboard tool, FigJam by Figma is one of the best.

Are You Doing Enough to Keep Your Talent With You?


Retaining talent can contribute to the long-term success of businesses and organizations. Yet according to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s report on job trends, The Great Resignation in 2021, where over 47 million workers left their jobs, has led to a decline in labor force participation rates

8 Principles For Embedding Leadership Development In Your Culture


Training and staff development are never ending tasks that require time, dedication, and investment, but they pay big dividends. Over the last three years I’ve focused more and more on developing others.

The 2023 Supply Chain Crystal Ball: Challenges and Solutions

Speaker: Olivia Montgomery, Associate Principal Supply Chain Analyst

Curious to know how your peers are navigating ongoing disruption? In this webinar, you’ll gain actionable insights from Olivia Montgomery as she walks us through Capterra’s extensive research on how businesses - notably small and midsize businesses - are addressing supply chain challenges in 2023.

Using Leading and Lagging Indicators to Drive Your Business Forward

Innovation Excellence

You get what you measure, so make sure you’re tracking the right things. GUEST POST from Soren Kaplan I’ve seen a lot of organizations create strategies, programs, and projects focused on optimizing operations, streamlining processes, and driving innovation.

The Indispensable Role of Middle Management in Lean


Many organizations that seek to implement the Lean business methodology find that their structure is too rigid and bureaucratic to effectively support or sustain Lean principles.


Leading Innovation Through Crises with Dr. Stephen Tang


We’re continuing our series of interviews with leading innovation experts. This time we’re interviewing Dr. Stephen Tang on leading through crises and embracing innovation in the process of doing so.

5 Key Ways to Create an Innovation Culture

Entrepreneur - Innovation

Here are five ways to ensure innovation is a part of your business. Growing a Business

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.

Why Small Teams Kick Ass

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Mike Shipulski When you want new thinking or rapid progress, create a small team. When you have a small team, they manage the handoffs on their own and help each other. Small teams hold themselves accountable.

A Day in the Life of Analytics Engineer, Kaley Coddens

Planview Blog

At Planview, we truly believe anything is possible when people work together on the things that matter most. When we break down silos and collaborate across all levels, functions, and borders, we see our people succeed. When our people succeed, so does our business.

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Creativity special: Ten top tips. Tom Ward senior research fellow in the Center for Creative Media at the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, and editor of the Journal of Creative Behavior. Merge two previously separate concepts that are in conflict with one another. For example, combinations such as ‘friendly enemy’ and ‘healthful illness’. The more discrepant the concepts, the more likely they are to result in novel properties.”. Margaret Atwood novelist, Toronto. “I

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Set Your Leaders Up for Success: 9 Tips for Developing New Managers


Promoting team members into leadership positions is exciting—but only if they are equipped with the tools to succeed. Here’s the hard truth: 46 percent of managers don’t hold their team members accountable.

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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.

Management Accountability in Two Dimensions

Innovation Excellence

Performance and Power GUEST POST from Geoffrey A. Moore In Silicon Valley, we talk a lot about leadership but perhaps not enough about management. That’s because we are famous for working the fuzzy front end of things, where management is premature and leadership is paramount.

How to Get the Best from Crowdsourcing

Flying Fish Lab

If you have not commissioned or participated in a Crowdsourcing contest yet, you are missing out! Here are a few reasons why: Many organisations see “Crowdsourcing” as a buzzword that is complex and difficult to get great results from.

McKinsey 7S Model: Importance & How To Use It (2022)

Cascade Strategy

Managing strategic alignment across various business operations becomes increasingly challenging as organizations pivot through ongoing changes. Strategy Frameworks

What Is a Team Performance Plan and How Do You Build One?


A team performance plan is a reliable tool that pinpoints team goals, issues and challenges limiting team success, and steps to address those issues.

A Deep Dive Into Supply Chain Strategy: 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 design in this post-pandemic era of economic uncertainty.

Four Ways to Overcome Resistance to Change

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Greg Satell Why are organizations so resistant to change? Many point to a corporate immune system or to organizational antibodies that instantly attack change. The idea is that leaders prefer stability to disruption and put systems in place to reduce variance.

The 7 Steps of Hoshin Kanri Planning


The process you use to develop your strategic plan is as important as the plan itself.

McKinsey GE Matrix: Importance & How To Use It (2022)

Cascade Strategy

Making the right decision at the right time is hard. It’s a struggle business leaders know well. Strategy Frameworks

Why You Should Give Crowdsourcing A Go

Flying Fish Lab

If you have not commissioned or participated in a Crowdsourcing contest yet, you are missing out!

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.

Age Discrimination in the Workplace is Real

Innovation Excellence

Forty-Three Percent Say 40-Plus Is Old GUEST POST from Shep Hyken Diversity, equity and inclusion, known as DEI, is a popular yet sensitive topic in the workforce today.

Are Your Telling Your People To Innovate?


At this point, you might wonder, “Why is my company so behind the times?” ” It’s possible that you’re thinking to yourself: Why can we not match the level of innovation displayed by everyone else in our field? Why is it that we can’t get ahead of our rivals?

Risk Matrix: How To Use It In Strategic Planning

Cascade Strategy

Effective risk management requires proactive identification and prioritization. This is where a tool like a risk matrix can help you and your team. Strategy Frameworks

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IBM: Driving Efficiency and Revenue Through Services Transformation

Planview Blog

Cloud & Cognitive Services (C&CS) is a division of IBM that brings together IBM’s software platforms and solutions, enabling hybrid cloud services delivery that helps clients predict, automate, secure, and modernize their business.

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How to Gain a Competitive Edge: A Deep Dive Into Supplier Diversity Programs

Speaker: Rod Robinson - SVP of the Supplier Diversity Practice, Insight Sourcing Group

In this exclusive webinar, Rod Robinson, SVP of the Supplier Diversity Practice Lead & Center of Excellence, dives into the key benefits corporations are seeing emerge from their supplier diversity programs and how you can gain invaluable competitive advantages with a supplier diversity program of your own.