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5 Strategies for Accepting Constructive Feedback


Feedback has a negative connotation for many people: things that I did wrong, places where I did poorly, people who I disappointed. It’s often associated with a moment where a person did not perform their best.

We Need To Stop Cheerleading Change

Digital Tonto

My friend Srdja Popovi? once told me that the goal of a revolution should be to become mainstream, to be mundane and ordinary. If you are successful it should be difficult to explain what was won. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

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What healthcare needs next

Board of Innovation

What healthcare needs next. The future of innovation starts with a vision for better healthcare systems. Table of content. We imagine a future in healthcare that is…. Inclusive. Accessible. Proactive. Augmented. Holistic.

The Rosy Retrospective: Why we think the “good old times” were better

Idea to Value

Nostalgia can be a powerful force preventing innovation in companies. After all, people often would rather keep the status quo than run the risk of changing something while being unsure that the change will make things better.

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Demystifying Intent Data to Drive Demand in B2B

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.

Inertia is The Silent Killer of Future Revenue Growth


Why do established companies fail? Because they fail to create the future. Two ways for a company to fail: One way is it sets ambitious plans and doesn’t meet them. But the second way is it sets plans that aren’t ambitious and needs them.

Design Thinking Applied to M&A Integration

Tullio Siragusa

Design Thinking Applied to M&A Integration. Merging companies is complicated. However, if merging is done right, it might lead to competitive advantages. The reality is that many companies do it wrong, resulting in failure rates as high as 70% or more.

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The more people are in your company, the more administrative effort it takes

Idea to Value

If you were at a party, and wanted to shake hands with everyone, how many handshakes would it take? Simple: it would be the total number of people at the party, minus one (yourself). That grows with the total number of people involved.

Founding A Startup, Building Innovation And Busting The ‘Multitasking Mother’ Myth



Zen vs. Zoom: Is Person-to-Person Interaction Better for Innovation?


The author draws upon the theory of “emptiness” and other principles of Zen Buddhism to evaluate the desirability of remote vs. person-to-person interaction during the course of innovation, especially new idea development.

Digital transformation examples

Board of Innovation

Digital transformation examples. How do you structure a digital transformation process, who needs to be involved, where to start? Table of content. 9 insights from our corporate innovation journey. Learn how to start small: the art of minimum viable products.

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.

Start small and build momentum

Idea to Value

Developing a practice of consistently creating requires dedication and grit. After all, professional creatives get on with the act of creating. But if you are just starting out, this can seem overwhelming.

Transformation Insights

Innovation Excellence

“The most damaging phrase in the language is, ‘We’ve always done it this way!”

A Little at First and Then All at Once: The Growing Value of Data

Daniel Burrus

Data has quickly become as valuable as gold to many businesses and organizations, especially with how many products and services have evolved to be more digital than not.

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Our 10 favorite prototyping tools

Board of Innovation

Our 10 favorite prototyping tools. People say a picture is worth a thousand words. If that’s true, a prototype is worth a thousand pictures. Table of content. A marker and a sheet of paper. PowerPoint / Keynote. Smartphone sketch templates. Explainer video generators. POP-app by Marvel.

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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!

Would you trust a colleague who stole your ideas?

Idea to Value

What is worse? A colleague who steals money? Or a colleague who steals other people’s ideas and pretends they came up with them? According to new research by Lilien Ellis just published in June 2022, it seems like stealing other people’s ideas is seen as being much worse.

Future of Global Physician Entrepreneurship

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Arlen Meyers, M.D. What’s your definition of entrepreneurship? Here’s the conventional one.

What is Lean Production? Frequently Asked Questions


Lean production , also referred to as Lean manufacturing or Lean business, is a methodology that helps businesses and non-profit organizations reach their short and long-term goals.


10 of the best innovation podcasts & Innovation newsletters, blogs & podcasts we’ll follow in 2022

Board of Innovation

10 of the best innovation podcasts & Innovation newsletters, blogs & podcasts we’ll follow in 2022. We have hand-picked our favorite thought-provoking podcasts that focus on innovation to keep you stimulated in your downtime. Table of content. 10 of the best innovation podcasts.

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.

How we Created a 20,000 person innovation practice at Accenture

Stephen Shapiro

It took me 25 years to write this article. For the first time, I am writing about how we created a 20,000 person innovation practice at the consulting firm Accenture; completely shifting the culture in just 9 months with the results lasting for years.

Reducing Employee Churn During the Great Resignation

Innovation Excellence

For those of you struggling with your staffing levels or with finding talent during these exceedingly challenging times, I have exciting news to share! My latest commissioned webinar is now available ON DEMAND: Stop the Madness!

A Day in the Life of a SVP of Sales at Planview

Planview Blog

Planview has one mission: to build the future of connected work.

What B2B’s need next

Board of Innovation

What B2B’s need next. Asset heavy industrials should exploit their existing technologies. Table of content. Ecosystem orchestration. Sharing Technologies. Are you an "AAS"? Conclusion. In recent years Industrial B2B companies have expended significant resources to keep up with the latest technologies, incorporating the use of AI, ML, Blockchain and IoT devices in their assets.

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.

1. Survival of the Adaptable

Stephen Shapiro

As mentioned in yesterday’s blog post, I’m going to try an 8-week experiment. Back in 2011, I wrote Best Practices are Stupid (published by Penguin Portfolio). It was selected as the best innovation & creativity book of the year by 800-CEO-READ (now Porchlight).

Successful Asynchronous Collaboration

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Douglas Ferguson The future of work is changing and with it the landscape of how we work. We are seeing remote and hybrid teams more often, and the way remote teams flourish might be different than we … Continue reading → Leadership

Billionaire Naveen Jain Has Mining Rights on the Moon. Here's What He Plans to Do Next.

Entrepreneur - Innovation

The restless entrepreneur shares his vision for a brighter, healthier future. Defining Moments

Making what life needs next

Board of Innovation

Making what life needs next. The way we imagine and create new products, services and businesses is changing - if you want to stay relevant you need to change along with it. Table of content. Evolving how we innovate. Impact. Six Shifts to Making What Life Needs Next?. Understand the fringes. Think system wide not user first. Don't predict the future, visualize it. Build for adaptability. Test before you invest. Slow Strategy, fast execution.

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.

The Most Important Lesson Nobel Laureate Physicist Richard Feynman Learned about Creativity


If you survey the history of science, it is apparent that most individuals who have created radical innovations did not do so simply because they knew more than others. One of the most important experiences Noble laureate Richard Feynman had in his life was reading a copy of the James Watson’s typescript of what was to become his famous book The Double Helix, about his discovery, together with Francis Crick, of the structure of DNA.

Taking Personal Responsibility – Seeing Self as Cause

Innovation Excellence

Best Practices are Stupid Cliff Notes

Stephen Shapiro

Hi everyone. I’ve decided that for the next 8 weeks, I will post one of the 40 strategies from my Best Practices are Stupid book every day here on my blog and on LinkedIn.

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Open innovation & crowdsourcing resources

Board of Innovation

Open innovation & crowdsourcing resources. Open Innovation, crowdsourcing, co-creation… overlapping terminologies to describe a trend towards more open business models and a closer collaboration with customers. On this page we gather a list of inspiring examples. Table of content.

12 Tips for Selling to the C-Suite

The question for sales pros is this: Are you ready for the challenge, and opportunity, of selling to the C-suite? The following 12 tips can help ensure that you and your team are.