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7 Traits of Great Collaborators


Results don’t happen on their own, and you can’t do everything yourself. You have to collaborate; with insiders and outsiders. And mastering this unique skill in a world of work that is becoming more remote is essential.

Innovation and the Baskin-Robbins effect

Jeffrey Phillips

I'll start out this post by noting that I like ice cream. In fact, one could say that I am a connoisseur of ice cream. I like to eat ice cream at home, and when I am traveling I like to sample the local styles and flavors. Wisconsin, for example, has a lot of custard shops.


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Impostor Syndrome

Idea to Value

Why is it that some incredibly talented individuals feel like they do not deserve their success? Especially women? This might down to a bias known as Impostor Syndrome or the Impostor Phenomenon.

Sustainability is central to innovation’s future progress

Paul Hobcraft

Sustainability is central to innovation’s future progress. Building a sustainable competitive advantage. Today’s challenge for me is not only to be building the innovation capacity but also to be establishing clear ways on how we should set about sustaining it.

Professional Development Your Employees Actually Want

Did you know? Language learning is a proven PD tool that many employees already want, whether their organization is multilingual or not. In this eBook, you’ll learn how language learning makes employees more productive, reduces turnover, and more.

IdeaScale Climate Innovation Pledge


On Earth Day, IdeaScale launched its climate innovation pledge. To date, 12,862 ideas have been gathered. This number continues to rise. IdeaScale’s goal is to reach one million climate innovation ideas by 2025.

Why Change Fails

Digital Tonto

The biggest misconception about change is that once people understand it, they will embrace it and so the best way to drive change forward is to explain the need for change in a very convincing and. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

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Sustainability is central to innovation’s future progress

Paul Hobcraft

Sustainability is central to innovation’s future progress. Building a sustainable competitive advantage. Today’s challenge for me is not only to be building the innovation capacity but also to be establishing clear ways on how we should set about sustaining it.

How Open Source Can Help Drive Government Innovation


Overview: Open source software, patents, and research provide the codebase, data, and information to anyone who wants to explore it. For governments, this allows better citizen engagement and support without committing substantial funds to upgrading or becoming locked into proprietary systems.

Influencer: 6 Sources of Influence


Think about a time when you had to introduce a new process, concept, or project to a friend, a manager, or an entire team. How did it go? What were the challenges? To carry out the change management process in an organization, you often have to effectively influence others.

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Podcast S5E122: Robin Gaster – The secret ways that Amazon innovates

Idea to Value

In this episode of the Idea to Value podcast, we speak with head of Incumetrics and innovation author, Robin Gaster. We talk about the giant that is Amazon, how it manages to innovate and whether this is a sustainable model of innovation for other companies.

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.

Growth Study: How Heineken Became One Of The World's Most Popular Beers

Cascade Strategy

For any aspiring beer brewer, the success story of Heineken is an inspirational tale almost too good to be true. Since it was founded over 150 years ago, the Dutch brewing company has become one of the leading brewing companies on the planet.

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Inclusive Insurance Alliance: doing good while doing business

Board of Innovation

Developing new commercial offerings for underserved communities: Inclusive Insurance Alliance program, driven by a partnership between Allianz, GIZ and BIMA. The post Inclusive Insurance Alliance: doing good while doing business appeared first on Board of Innovation. All Social Impact

The Invaluable Difference Between Change and Transformation

Daniel Burrus

We are in an interesting time in history, when transformative digital disruptions have their foot on the gas and are accelerating at exponential rates.

The strongest trees grow against the wind

Idea to Value

If you compare a houseplant which has grown indoors to a similar plant which has grown outside, you will see that the plant outside has a stronger stem.

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9 Warning Signs Your Employees Need Language Training

Most global companies are diverse in perspectives, backgrounds, and yes, language. Language barriers can compound existing communication problems, often resulting in business losses. Learn the 9 warning signs your employees need language training today!

Episode 049: Googling Your Own Mind: How to Search for Ideas Within

Innovation in Practice

Creative people are those who have the ability to Google their own minds. What does that mean? Well, it all ties back to the SIT method (systematic inventive thinking). When you use this method for innovation, there is a very specific process you follow inside your head.

How vivid is your ability to visualise?

Rmukesh Gupta

Pseudo-hallucinations : why some people see more vivid mental images than others – test yourself here. The brain can see a lot of things that aren’t there. agsandrew/Shuttestock. Reshanne Reeder , Edge Hill University. Consider the statements below. What do they describe? A trip on psychedelics?

Invincible Company of the Month: Bosch


You know you should start preparing your company’s future… but you just don’t know how to go about it. You think to yourself - ‘even if I had ideas, how would I know which one to go with?’.

Using a “budget pool” to reduce the cost of innovation

Idea to Value

We have previously spoken about the value of using an innovation pipeline as part of of your innovation strategy. This way, more projects can be tested at lower costs, with only the ones with validated potential getting further funding to continue.

The Forrester Wave™: B2B Marketing Data Providers, Q2 2021

In our 24-criterion evaluation of B2B marketing data providers, we identified the 11 most significant vendors — Data Axle, Dun & Bradstreet, Enlyft, Global Database, InsideView, Leadspace, Oracle, SMARTe, Spiceworks Ziff Davis, TechTarget, and ZoomInfo Technologies — and researched, analyzed, and scored them. This report shows how each provider measures up and helps B2B marketing professionals select the right one for their needs.

A fresh look at meetings as we head back into the office


It is refreshing to be engaged in business meetings again. Real, live meetings, with people physically in those meetings. There is a vibrancy of people being in the same room that has been missing from our lives for more than a year. .

Agile Project Management: what it is and how to apply it in your business


We live in a time of profound change that has demanded an enormous capacity for flexibility and adaptation. In this context, more dynamic and accelerated rhythms of work have stood out.

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Strategy Co-Creation: The 6 Steps to Success

Cascade Strategy

One of the most rewarding parts about being in business is building a team of people that are all working towards the same vision and mission and seeing that come to manifest itself.

Praktikum Marketing (m/w/d)


Werde Teil des Teams! Praktikum Marketing (m/w/d). JETZT BEWERBEN. Start & Dauer. Ab sofort, 6 Monate. Anstellung. Praktikum. Sprachniveau. C1 Deutschniveau. Über uns.

Is Your IoT Pilot in Danger?

Take our short quiz to determine if your IoT pilot is set up for success, or at risk of being delayed.

The Thunberg Effect

The Future Shapers

On the face of it we are dealing with a very straightforward issue. A majority of citizens, in most countries, want unified, consistent, urgent action to deal with the climate crisis. For the past three decades we have dragged our feet.

How to Select the Best Project Management Software


Finding the best software for any purpose isn’t easy. You need to think about the technical environment, user experience, capabilities, implementation, and support provided. Choosing project management software comes with its own unique challenges.

How to Refine and Develop Ideas – The Doer’s Guide


As we’re in the business of providing a platform for collecting and developing ideas , it probably doesn’t come as a surprise that we often get asked about the process of refining and developing ideas.

The Difference Between Complicated and Complex Problems

Cascade Strategy

One of the best parts of the 2021 Cascade Strategy Fest was hearing speakers and participants share mental models that they used to cultivate strong strategic thinking. Often these models encoded some timeless business wisdom but did so in a way that was easy to remember and act.

Rightpoint Launches Cadillac's Reimagined In-Vehicle Experience

Every company is either an experience company today or will need to reinvent themselves to become one. Learn how Cadillac is using research, experience design and organizational change to deliver a next-generation user experience.

Pathways to uptake

The Future Shapers

Can we achieve humanitarian goals using open innovation models? Innovation consultancies Blue Globe Innovation and Outsight International have worked in a variety of humanitarian contexts to create open innovation challenges and programmes to serve humanitarian goals.

Management 3.0: Why you should get to know this Model?


Created by IT manager Jurgen Appelo in 2010, Management 3.0 is a collaborative and humanized management model which treats the employee as the organization’s main asset. It’s a management format that draws from the same source as Lean and Agile.

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Design Thinking Double Diamond Framework Training

Learn more about this classic Double Diamond design thinking framework and find resources, tips, and more to apply it to your own projects. Developed and popularized by the British Design Council, the double diamond framework has been around since 2004.

What Is an Innovation Campaign - And How to Run One


Innovation has been on everyone’s lips for quite some time and now, more than ever, companies see it as the holy grail of growth. Indeed, this is a great way to create value and growth, but not the only one.

How Digital Transformation will Bend the Curve of the Linear Economy Toward the Circular

Speaker: Bruce Armstrong Taylor, Co-Founder & Managing Director of SmartNations Foundation, Jimmy Jia, Venture Partner at Pi Labs, Fabienne Durand, Senior Advisor to the SmartNations Foundation, & Roger Strukhoff, Executive Director of the Tau Institute

The Carbon Zero, Circular Economy, is easily the most profoundly important result of digital transformation. Industry 4.0 has a massively cumulative impact on dematerialization (in all forms) and resultant decarbonization (both emissions and embodied) throughout the economy. Join panelists Bruce Armstrong Taylor, Jimmy Jia, Fabienne Durand, and their moderator Roger Strukhoff as they discuss how bending the carbon/GHG heavy linear economy to the circular is one of the hidden benefits of digital disruption.