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Five Tips to Guide Innovation Management in 2022

Sopheon

True innovation isn’t the result of just good ideas. It’s an ecosystem of people, technology and repeatable processes that solve new problems. The post Five Tips to Guide Innovation Management in 2022 appeared first on Sopheon.

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How travel can improve your creativity

Idea to Value

If there is one thing that I miss since the COVID Pandemic began, it is travel. Travel has always been a passion of mine, driving me to see landmarks at the edges of the world, meet new people and explore new cultures. And along the way, find out more about myself as well.

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The History of the Whiteboard and Ideation

IdeaScale

Nobody living today will remember a time where there wasn’t a blackboard or a whiteboard at the front of the classroom. In the last two centuries, these tools have been central to the classroom and the innovation process, but there was once a time before they existed. .

Why Purpose Matters

Digital Tonto

If you believe in a rational universe, a business is little more than a set of transactions. The nature of the firm, in this view, is simply to minimize transaction costs and skilled managers should. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

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.

Practical Innovation throughout the business

Jeffrey Phillips

One of the big challenges to innovation is that many people think of it as a big program, like implementing the quality programs of the 1980s, or rethinking everything, like the re-engineering programs and right sizing programs of a more recent vintage.

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Which drugs actually help your creativity?

Idea to Value

Whenever I am giving a public lecture on the science of creativity and there is an open Question & Answer round, one of the most common questions I get is: Does taking XXX help you be more creative? Now, sometimes the substance listed is very common, like alcohol.

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Why Your Company Needs An Innovation Project Leader

BMNT

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Failing 15% of The Time is Optimal For Learning

Game-Changer

Learning is fun for me. I went to a Montessori school in preschool, and it shaped my life because I was taught to learn through play. I still approach every new topic as play and don’t understand doing something any other way; and ever since I’ve had an obsession with learning in general.

Zombie ideas and Vampire ideas

Idea to Value

Some ideas just don’t want to die! When I was quite early on in my consulting career, I was tasked with evaluating all of the current projects which a client had.

3 Myths about Product Management and Entrepreneurship

helloFUTURE

You may have been reading a lot about entrepreneurship and product management recently, but the media doesn’t always paint an accurate picture. This blog post debunks three of the most common entrepreneurship and product management myths.

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!

What is the Process for an Employee Innovation Challenge?

InnovationManagement

A growing trend over the past several years has been to host internal innovation challenges.

6 Questions to Create Psychological Safety With Your Team

Game-Changer

What is something everyone needs to learn but few know how to do well? I was recently asked this question, and I responded: Listening to understand, not just to respond. Most people hear, but hearing is not the same as listening.

What the lie about 8 wet, cold monkeys can tell us about the dangers of storytelling

Idea to Value

I want to admit a problem I have with you. A problem that makes my work ten times harder than it could be. But one which I cannot stop, because it is at the core of what I believe in. The problem is related to truth and facts.

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The Development & Use of the PDSA Cycle of Improvement

Kainexus

The PDSA cycle is a popular approach to process improvement because of its simultaneous simplicity and effectiveness. Although it started in manufacturing, the PDSA model for improvement can be applied to any process, making it applicable across almost every industry.

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.

Episode 076: Are You a Consumer of Creativity?

Innovation in Practice

Do you want to become a more creative person? Well, of course you do. Otherwise, you wouldn’t be tuning into this podcast! So, the question remains: how can you become a more creative person? The key is to be a consumer of creative products, not just a generator of creative ideas.

Society 2045’s Sustainable Economy

Tullio Siragusa

Society 2045’s Sustainable Economy. Today, every country in the world has a dream to become the supreme world power. In the process to accomplish this, they have disturbed the ecological balance of nature. People are fighting among themselves for the safety and security of peace.

Podcast S6E147: Natalie Nixon – Embrace the chaortic nature of improvisational organisations

Idea to Value

?. In today’s episode of the Idea to Value podcast, we speak with Natalie Nixon, founder of Figure 8 Thinking and author of the The Creativity Leap. We speak about what jazz has to do with business, improvisational organisations and what it takes for teams to thrive in a chaortic world.

Directive and Supportive Leadership: Which One to Use and When

CMOE

There are many types of leadership styles out there. Which one is right for you? Here, we’ll discuss two specific styles: directive and supportive leadership. One is not objectively better than the other—it all depends on your work culture, the people you manage, and the situations you encounter.

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.

3 Myths about Product Management and Entrepreneurship

helloFUTURE

You may have been reading a lot about entrepreneurship and product management recently, but the media doesn’t always paint an accurate picture. This blog post debunks three of the most common entrepreneurship and product management myths.

Design Thinking for Teachers

InnovationTraining.org

Design thinking in the classroom has exploded in the last few years! This unique creative problem-solving mindset and approach can be used to improve the educational experiences of students and teach them how to think about the world in new and different ways than they are used to.

Four Innovation Ecosystem Building Blocks

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Greg Satell It’s hard to find anyone who wouldn’t agree that Microsoft’s 2001 antitrust case was a disaster for the company.

Out of Global Upheaval Comes Benefit for All

Faisal Hoque

The world is undergoing a global, nonstop maelstrom of change and, while stressful by its very nature, is necessary for growth, progress, and human evolution. Learning to take one step at a time will help you evolve toward a more productive, balanced, lifted existence.

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.

7 Lessons From Dolly Parton, a Certified Living Legend and Pop Culture Icon

Entrepreneur - Innovation

The singer, philanthropist and actress has had a long career and is still going strong. Leadership

Design Thinking and Design Abilities

InnovationTraining.org

Merging the two to solve complex and ambiguous problems. It is likely that many of you have heard of, worked with or are experts in design thinking. Design thinking is a creative problem solving methodology brought to the forefront by IDEO at least two decades ago (read: it’s old).

Teaching Old Fish New Tricks

Innovation Excellence

We used to assume that the world was flat. We used to assume that the sun orbited around the earth. We used to assume that it was impossible to go faster than the speed of sound. These assumptions were all … Continue reading → Innovation assumptions goldfish orthodoxies videos

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Employee Spotlight: Abbie Hediger

Brunner

Meet Abbie Hediger—Brunner’s new Senior Lead, Marketing Communications Planner. She’s got a creative background and a dream of writing and illustrating a children’s book. Read on to learn more about what keeps Abbie busy! Q: Why did you choose Brunner? A: I’ve been interested in Brunner since I first learned about the agency while studying advertising in college. Q: Describe yourself in three words. A: Creative. Organized. Loyal. Q: What hobbies did you have in high school? A: Fine Art.

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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.

Three Primary Roles of a Leader

Rmukesh Gupta

There is a lot of expectations from leaders, specially when we are in an environment that is ambiguous. Matt Church in his “Speakership” programs talks about the role of leaders and he says that there has ever been only three things that leaders have ever done.

How Coaching Can Fortify Your Company During A Transition Period

CMOE

Have you ever seen a company that was known for its positive culture and high retention rates transition into one with rapid turnover and low morale?

Bureaucracy and Politics versus Innovation

Innovation Excellence

Innovation in military hardware is really hard.

Why democratic leadership brings better strategic results

Cascade Strategy

Over 90% of the organizations struggle to convince their people to adopt new strategic initiatives

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.