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Designing Unique Workshops is hard work

Paul Hobcraft

Finding opportunities for Innovation and Growth is hard work. It is the value of having good, interactive, highly particpative workshops breaks much of those initial barriers to allow the hard work to begin in a more cohesive and collaborative way.

Design 201

9 Brilliantly Simple Continuous Quality Improvement Techniques

Kainexus

I often find myself falling into the common trap of believing that if something is worthwhile, it is necessarily difficult. I think we all expect that valuable things are hard. The truth is, however, that sometimes the most effective and impactful things we can do are really quite simple.

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Failing to Succeed

The Future Shapers

Despite a flurry of business books offering the entrepreneur advice on how to succeed, failure is the single most important goal.

This new tool allows designers to create photorealistic 3D humans in less than an hour

Idea to Value

Epic are the makers of the videogame production software “Unreal Engine”, known for producing some of the best graphics in videogames (and recently, in films and TV shows as well).

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Extending the Reach of HR: Supporting and Sourcing Remote Talent

Speaker: Karen Lim, Alliance Academy

The concept of Global HR is becoming more common as more companies become permanently remote. As companies expand their talent-bases beyond borders, HR reps will bear the responsibilities that come along with it. Adapting to different cultures, distances, and legal implications whilst preserving core company values is essential. Once you can do this, the world becomes your oyster. Join Karen Lim of Alliance Academy, and learn to thrive in a remote-first mindset.

Why We Are Beset With Conspiracy Theories (And How To Fix It)

Digital Tonto

In a nutshell, the function conspiracy theories play is to explain things that we don’t otherwise understand and feel out of our control. So it shouldn’t be surprising that the age of Covid has. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

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The Urgent Need for Empathy In the Workplace

Kainexus

Empathy is the ability to understand someone else’s feelings. It is a prerequisite for compassion. In 2021, compassion is in more demand than ever. While empathy might not come up very often in business discussions, the importance of empathy in the workplace is backed up by data.

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Podcast S5E103: JeNae Johnson – Diversity, equity and rescuing geniuses

Idea to Value

In this episode of the Idea to Value podcast, we speak with Founder of CTM Unlimited, JeNae Johnson. JeNae is a well known human capital consultant with a focus on bringing both equity and inclusivity to discussions around diversity.

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Innovative Innovation Meetings: Formats, Designs, and Examples

InnovationTraining.org

Design more innovative innovation meetings that boost creativity and strengthen engagement. We’ve all been to uninspiring organizational meetings before. Far too often, engaging and innovative meetings are rare and fall short of accomplishing their goals.

These are the Top Female Innovators of 2020

IdeaScale

An innovation culture is the key to successful idea implementation. Gender equity plays an important role in this process. Research shows innovation is six times more likely in companies where the workplace is equal. Many well-known innovators are women. Here are some of the top examples of 2020.

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

Managing Risk in an Innovation Project

Inspiring Next

Do you know how to conduct a robust gate review? One of the reasons projects fail miserably is because, we choose to ignore warning signs in early-stage gates and keep pushing it through until it is too late and too big to handle.

Jeff Bezos’ Rule: What will not change?

Idea to Value

Many innovators and strategists are obsessed with predicting how the world will change in the future. They then try to develop new products and business models to fit this new world. But often, it can be even more valuable to figure out what will not change in the future.

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Why Virtual Experiences Are Here to Stay

InnovationManagement

The pandemic caused brands in all industries to embrace virtual events. But even once the pandemic eventually subsides, these digital experiences will continue to deliver value. The post Why Virtual Experiences Are Here to Stay appeared first on InnovationManagement.

Incremental Change vs. Disruptive Innovation: What’s the Difference?

IdeaScale

When you’re comparing incremental innovation vs disruptive innovation, what’s the difference? Incremental innovation is small, modular change that takes place slowly over time, and allows for a gradual development of the product and its marketplace.

11 Ways to Make a Short Remote Design Thinking Project a Success

You can achieve a huge amount in a short period with a virtual design thinking project. While some teams want to come together for several weeks or months to tackle a challenge, others want to run short, sharp projects to find a quick solution. And with the right preparation, attitude, and structure in place, that's totally possible.To help make sure your short innovation projects are a success, download this free guide from the team at Sprintbase, a virtual design thinking platform, to learn their top tips.

Post-Pandemic Planning Requires Anticipation

Daniel Burrus

Prior to the coronavirus pandemic of 2020, exponential digital transformation was the biggest disruption many organizations and leaders within those organizations concerned themselves with. Will artificial intelligence (A.I.) take my job? Will machine learning make our entire operation irrelevant?

The importance of deliberate practice

Idea to Value

A lot of people think that in order to get better at something, you need to practice. What most people fail to realise though is how important it is to do the right type of practice. Take this example: Who would be a better driver?

#2,115 – Rate-a-Date

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

In honor of Valentine’s Day I thought I would share my idea for a new dating app called Rate-a-Date that would operate like an eBay for dating, a site built around the reputation economy and the idea that what we do and how we act matters. The premise is simple.

Product Portfolio Management: Connecting a Vision to Strategy and Budgets

Viima

– Select only the very best new product concepts for your product portfolio. Most large organizations aren’t hurting for ideas. Everyone from the CEO to a programmer on her first assignment has an idea. But these product concepts that come from both above and below need a management system.

The D&I Garden: Seeds of Innovation that Grow into Creative Breakthroughs

Speaker: Donald Fan, Senior Director of the Global Office of Culture, Diversity & Inclusion at Walmart Inc.

In the digital era, rife with uncertainty and ambiguity, innovation plays an essential role in sustaining organic growth and outperforming the global competition. Research proves time and again, there exists a robust bond between innovation and diversity & inclusion (D&I); our challenge is to help our leaders understand how to plant the seeds of innovation in the fertile D&I garden in order to drive a strategic and competitive advantage from the office and in the digital landscape.

5 of the Wildest, Craziest Marketing Stunts We've Seen from Taco Bell

Entrepreneur - Innovation

Innovation and creativity are embedded in Taco Bell's DNA. Marketing

How to Teach Innovation

Idea to Value

This title may sound like an oxymoron, but you can in fact teach innovation as you would any other skill, like communication or leadership. It is all about the approach. It is an approach worth taking.

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Mastercard CMO: Why Innovators Need to Speak ‘The Language of Business’

Innovation Leader

In this episode of One Quick Thing, Raja Rajamannar, Chief Marketing Officer of Mastercard, discusses how emerging technology plays into marketing and tips for telling innovation stories

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Combining Excellence & Innovation to Build Enduringly Great Organizations with José Pires

Viima

We continue our series of interviews with leading global innovation experts on our The Innovation Room podcast. This time we’re interviewing José Pires on how to combine excellence and innovation to build enduringly great organizations.

B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

Sales enablement is the strategic process of providing sales teams with the content, guidance, and mentorship needed to engage targeted buyers. It’s all about equipping sales professionals with the tools they need to put their best-selling foot forward. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. Get started today.

This Theoretical Physicist Boldly Goes Where Few Black Women Have Gone Before

Entrepreneur - Innovation

In her new book, Harvard-educated Professor Chanda Prescod-Weinstein shares her vision of the cosmos and breaks down the sexism and racism inherent in science. Black History Month

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Digital transformation is not really about technology

The Future Shapers

Successful digital transformation goes beyond applying technology. It requires: A clear and compelling strategy; Tech-savvy leaders and talent; A digital culture and new ways of working; Peak-performance teams and new organizational designs; and.

3 Key Slides to Help You Deliver Innovation Value

Innovation Leader

Looking to find better ways to drive innovation value? The team at Innovation Leader wanted to share three slides that we have been using recently as part of our Best Practices Briefings, to help you think about how well you’re aligned with your organization’s overarching strategy

Managing an Innovation Portfolio: Northumbrian Water

Strategyzer

Part of our work with leaders, is to evaluate whether their innovation portfolio is balanced. We focus on the innovation projects that are taking place within the company and examine whether they cover the three types of innovation (i.e. efficiency, sustaining and transformative).

Pressure Points: How to Ensure Your B2B Pipeline Passes Inspection

This eBook highlights best practices for developing a pipeline management process that helps sales leaders and their team C.L.O.S.E (you’ll see what we mean in this eBook) more revenue through data-driven prospecting, stage analysis, and subsequent sales enablement.

10 Inspirational Presidential Quotes

Entrepreneur - Innovation

Words of wisdom from some of most influential leaders in U.S. history. Growth Strategies

Digital transformation is not really about technology

The Future Shapers

Successful digital transformation goes beyond applying technology. It requires: A clear and compelling strategy; Tech-savvy leaders and talent; A digital culture and new ways of working; Peak-performance teams and new organizational designs; and.

How Four Different Innovation ‘Engines’ Drive Growth at Allegion

Innovation Leader

Rob Martens, Chief Innovation Officer at Allegion, shares his tips for engaging employees across an organization and keeping communication alive between departments

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