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How to Give Bad News

Destination Innovation

Sooner or later every senior manager has to give bad news to their team. Now you have to tell the people who work for you. They should hear the details from you – face to face – rather than in an impersonal broadcast. Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay.

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How to be an Inspirational Leader?

Rmukesh Gupta

One of the expectations as leaders that we have of ourselves is to be inspirational.

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How to Team Build to Spark Innovation

IdeaScale

Teamwork is essential for brainstorming new innovations and bringing your innovations to life. If team building isn’t a current priority, or it has fallen by the wayside—it’s never too late to bring your team together. In fact, it may be precisely what they need to push themselves [.].

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How to Teach Innovation

Idea to Value

According to research conducted by findcourses.com , companies with real revenue growth were more than twice as likely to use innovative training techniques in their L&D strategy. But how do you teach innovation? How can your organization do it?

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Fail Well, Pivot Fast: Product Experimentation for Continuous Discovery

Speaker: William Haas Evans - Principal Consultant, Head of Product Strategy & Design Practice, Kuroshio Consulting

This presentation will explore the basics of the scientific method and examine how proper experimental design, multiple hypothesis testing, cohort analysis, and split testing can effectively reduce batch size and lead to validated insights. You'll leave the webinar with a new understanding of how to experiment in a way that generates real insights, not just noise.

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How To Use First Principles Thinking To Innovate

Phil McKinney

It allows us to decide, solve problems, and come up with new ideas. And yet, many people never learn how to do it properly. The ancient Greeks were some of the first people to think about thinking, […]. Thinking is one of the essential skills a person must learn.

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How To Solve Transparent Problems

Mike Shipulski

One of the best problems to solve for your customers is the problem they don’t know they have. If you can pull it off, you will create an entirely new value proposition for them and enable them to do things they cannot do today. Then use your best tools and methods to solve it.

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How to Organize Innovation

Viima

Inspired by those articles, we’ll present the most common archetypes and then dig a little deeper on the topic and share our thoughts and experiences to help you figure out how innovation should be structured within your organization.

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How to Navigate the New Normal of Employee Well-Being

Business and Tech

Thought leaders share their expert insights on what it takes to retain top talent and make your company a more enjoyable place to work. It is important that employers appreciate their employees’ work-life balance and give them the flexibility to work around their personal lives.

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How to Develop a Culture That Puts Employees First

Business and Tech

Having proved that they can work productively from home, many workers are demanding to be able to continue to work remotely at least part of the week. What precisely do employers need to ensure their culture puts employees first and stops them from quitting?

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How to Create a Culture of Innovation During Covid

Innovators Alliance

In fact, a company’s culture is as uniquely tied to it as a human is to their personality. It is cultivated slowly, tied to unique goals, and is built with the contributions of others. There were some who saw this as an opportunity to innovate. News How to Innovate

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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.

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How to Stay Innovative During a Recession

IdeaScale

Highlights Recession or not, the basics of innovation don’t change and should stay in place. A recession will shift your focus and needs and will change your metrics. Innovation is more important during a recession, especially in industries that are rapidly changed by it.

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How to Stay Innovative During a Recession

IdeaScale

Highlights Recession or not, the basics of innovation don’t change and should stay in place. A recession will shift your focus and needs and will change your metrics. Innovation is more important during a recession, especially in industries that are rapidly changed by it.

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How to Harness Chance to Boost Creativity

Destination Innovation

Tips on how to introduce random stimuli into your idea generation processes. The post How to Harness Chance to Boost Creativity appeared first on Destination Innovation. Includes some very handy internet sites.

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How To Invest in Your Financial Stable Future

Business and Tech

O’Leary encourages people to think of investing as a form of retirement planning. Inflation is close to 6.5, Even if you have an average income and you have the discipline to put money into an index like the S&P 500, over your lifetime you will amass.”

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Ten Tips on How to Approach a Difficult Conversation

Destination Innovation

Sometimes you have to have a difficult conversation. You may have to reprimand someone, fire someone, end a relationship or tell bad news. Let’s look at a couple of bad approaches and then some tips on how to do it better. A good way to start is by asking questions.

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Designing For Engagement: Revive Your L&D Strategy with Gamification, VR, and More

Speaker: Stephen Baer - Chief Creative Officer, ELB Learning & Luke Talbot - Chief Product Officer, Userlane

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

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Top 5: How to plan your 2023 innovation activities and events for maximum success

Idea to Value

2023 could turn out to be one of the hardest for innovation and leadership teams in decades… … or, with the right focused effort, it could be one of the best. Not to mention a steady erosion of the company’s motivation to continue investing in innovation.

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Harness the Random with this Method

Destination Innovation

How can you deliberately introduce chance into your creative thinking? Here is another brainstorm method for you to try – Roll the Dice. It works well with groups of 4 to 6 people and is excellent for forcing unusual combinations of ideas and settings.

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How to Keep Innovation Alive When Sales Are Down

IdeaScale

Whether it’s a bad quarter, your market or demographic is rapidly shrinking, or we are in the midst of a recession—you may be tempted to halt your innovation program. This isn’t to suggest that you won’t need to pivot or downsize, but a strategic [.].

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Wisdom and Leadership

Rmukesh Gupta

One of the key responsibility of a leader is to be able to perceive the difference between reality and what appears to be the reality, i.e., we need leaders who are wise. The question then is what is wisdom and is there a simple way to becoming wise.

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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.

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How To Tackle Inflation With Innovation

IdeaScale

Innovative companies are using inflation as an opportunity to reexamine assumptions and make needed changes. Highlights In 2022, inflation is being driven by a complex mix of pandemic aftereffects, changing labor markets, supply chain shocks, and geopolitical concerns.

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How to See Your Hidden Assumptions

Leapfrogging

Successful strategy and innovation are about how fast you can become aware of your assumptions. When it comes to strategy and innovation , success depends on how fast you become aware of your assumptions and then modify them. Let’s look at how this works.

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Why Are Meetings so Important and How to Make them Effective and Fun

Rmukesh Gupta

Premise: Not a day goes by when I dont hear someone complain about yet another meeting that they need to attend and how it is such a waste of time, money and effort. You can read more about this and how he ran these meetings here. What he has shown is that meetings can be extremely productive for organisations and have the potential to even transform an organisation. refuses to be informational. Most meetings are convened to. Click To Tweet.

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Functional fixedness bias, and how to overcome it

Idea to Value

This bias limits a person’s ability to only see an objects only in the way it is traditionally used. The term was first coined by Karl Duncker in 1945 , after observing that many people could not find solutions to challenges which required objects to be used in unexpected ways.

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Game-Changers 911™: How to Change the Game in 2020

Speaker: John Storm, President, BrainStorm Network

Join John Storm, President of the BrainStorm Network, to learn how to identify game-changing opportunities within your company and industry, and then brainstorm ways to capitalize on these ideas. Get ready to change your game in 2020!

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Podcast S6E146: Roger Kneebone – How to become an expert

Idea to Value

In today’s episode of the Idea to Value podcast, we speak with Prof Roger Kneebone. Prof Kneebone is the author of Expert: Understanding the Path to Mastery and directs the Imperial College Centre for Engagement and Simulation Science (ICCESS) in London.

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How to Lead Innovation in Government Agencies

IdeaScale

As we’ve figured out better, more efficient, and fairer ways to govern ourselves, our world has changed for the better around us. Here’s how to make sense of it and develop more effective strategies. To learn more about governmental innovation, contact us !

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How to Build and Maintain a Strong Company Culture

IdeaScale

It influences how employees interact with and engage one another, [.]. Company culture is more than just a mission, vision, and value statement. It's a set of shared values, beliefs, and expectations that serve as guiding principles for everyone in an organization.

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How to Overcome a Possible Economic Recession with Continuous Improvement

Kainexus

Interest rate increases, GDP shrinking, and rising inflation alongside low unemployment rates have left many uncertain about how to manage resources, retain talent, and find a way to grow during the next year.

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Bridging the Online and Offline: How to Apply Product Thinking to Expanding Your eCommerce Business

Speaker: John Cutler, Product Evangelist and Coach at Amplitude

In a post-COVID world, online retailers are forced to reevaluate their position and address the challenge of adopting new customer experiences. Even brick and mortar businesses are integrating more digital approaches to CX -- testing out loyalty programs and subscription-based models. Join John Cutler, Product Evangelist and Coach at Amplitude, for this enlightening discussion on the current state of the ecommerce landscape.

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How to Build a Future-Proof Strategy

HYPE Innovation

The third in HYPE's series on the ten most-often-asked questions about strategic foresight, this post offers guidance, practical tips, and examples of how to build future-proof strategies.

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Scenario Planning: 6 Steps to Prep Your Organization for the Future

Hype

While the fourth post provided insights on where and how to identify industry trends , this post offers a step-by-step process for scenario planning to prep your organization for the future.

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How to Scale Your Innovation Program

IdeaScale

Thus, every part of a business feels growing pains; departments need more staff, solutions that worked before begin to struggle under the increased volume, and informal approaches break down. This is true of innovation strategy as well, but it doesn’t have to be that way.

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How to Measure the Value of Innovation

Hype

Executing innovation at scale is a complex task and there’s plenty of advice out there on how supporting structures, whether physical or digital, should be architected, staffed, resourced, implemented, and continuously improved (see the ISO’s recommendations here ).

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Choosing the Right Tech Stack –– The Only Way to Grow

Speaker: Pulkit Agrawal - CEO and Co-Founder of Chameleon

Join Pulkit Agrawal, CEO and Co-Founder of Chameleon, as he teaches how to choose the right tools and tech stack to meet team and business objectives now and in the future!

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How To Spot A Fraud

Digital Tonto

We need to have a healthy skepticism, especially with ideas we would tend to agree with. We should ask questions, explore alternative explanations of the same data and be open to additional evidence. [[ This is a content summary only.

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How to Organise Innovation

The Future Shapers

The age-old question of how to organise innovation is without a doubt one that every corporate innovator has come across, and it’s also one where “the right approach” is often quite elusive. The post How to Organise Innovation appeared first on The Future Shapers.

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How to Implement Innovation in an Organization

IdeaScale

So you’ve created an innovation culture and have a way to efficiently manage idea sharing. When figuring out how to implement innovation in an organization, look at all employees. The post How to Implement Innovation in an Organization appeared first on IdeaScale.

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Thoughts about How to Define and Use Metrics Effectively

Rmukesh Gupta

What this has also led to is the proliferation of KPI’s. We measure all kinds of things and it has slowly but steadily become common practice to move to pay-for-performance models in every sphere of life including businesses, policing, healthcare, education, non-profits, governments, etc.

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The Ultimate Guide to Creating a Strong and Effective Value Proposition

Speaker: Robin Zaragoza, Product Coach and CEO of The Product Refinery

Join Robin Zaragoza, product coach and CEO of The Product Refinery, as she shares tips on how to create a powerful Value Proposition that keeps your customer at the heart of your product development process.