How to be an Inspirational Leader?

Rmukesh Gupta

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

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.

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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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.

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?

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.

How to Kill Innovation Projects

Destination Innovation

Listening to customer feedback. They are all important but I believe that the most vital is #8 – the ability to kill off the weaker projects. Starting evaluation projects is harder but you need to start many because no-one knows which will succeed.

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.

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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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!

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

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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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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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.

KNOWING HOW TO SEE

Imagineer7

Leonardo Da Vinci believed that to gain knowledge about the form of problems, you began by learning how to restructure it to see it in many different ways. He would restructure his problem by looking at it from one perspective and move to another perspective and still another. With each move, his understanding would deepen and he would begin to understand the essence of the problem. Certain kinds of ideas occur to us, but only those kinds and no others.

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.

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.

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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How To Think Clearly

Game-Changer

The main reason is because the brain wants to be efficient, so it develops routines and habits that are hard to break. That’s why sometimes your head hurts when you really put your mind to work; you’re forcing your brain to break it’s routine and be unefficient.

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The Biggest Barricades of Innovation and How to Overcome Them

IdeaScale

Institutional inertia, a narrow perception of innovation or what it needs to flourish, and short-term thinking can all be barricades of innovation. . The road to innovation is a bumpy one, but smoothing it over is easier than you might think. What led to that decision?

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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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Selling Data and Decisions to your Team

Speaker: Cait Porte, SVP Product and Customer Experience, Zmags

Gathering support for a product feature or enhancement is a critical skill for Product Managers. Talking to customers, working with key stakeholders in the business and convincing development that a feature is necessary can be a daunting task. Join Product Management expert Cait Porte as she covers how to sell your ideas internally by leveraging data to drive decision making.

How to approach your open innovation strategy

Board of Innovation

Contrary to common belief, open innovation is not only about collaborations between big companies and startups. The post How to approach your open innovation strategy appeared first on Board of Innovation.

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.

How to Effectively Manage Remotely

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Douglas Ferguson Consider five best practices for managing remotely. Remote work was once associated with poor accountability, incohesive teamwork, and confusing communication practices. Fortunately, that’s now easily preventable.

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.

Your Guide to Using Conversational Marketing to Drive Demand Generation

What is conversational marketing really about? This guide will examine the market forces at play, shifting buyer trends, how to leverage conversation marketing, and the tactics involved in adopting it for a B2B demand generation strategy.

How to Remove Roadblocks to Creativity

Idea to Value

When people think about what barriers a marketer may have to success, they usually think of technical challenges. Marketing requires many types of creativity and innovation to be successful. There are some steps you can take to avoid or break through these barriers when they appear.

How to Create a Competitive Advantage Through Innovation

InnovationManagement

It can give tiny startups an edge over global conglomerates and enable industry leaders to develop competitive advantages. The post How to Create a Competitive Advantage Through Innovation appeared first on InnovationManagement.

Boston Dynamics’ robots have learned how to dance :)

Idea to Value

Boston Dynamics has taught its Robots how to dance. They act as an R&D facility, and recently their owners Softbank sold off 80% of the company to new owners Hyundai Motors for nearly $880M. These robots are primarily being developed to serve humans.

How to Generate Ideas from Employees

IdeaScale

You need a way to gather ideas, then organize and implement them. The post How to Generate Ideas from Employees appeared first on IdeaScale. Idea generation is the first step in the innovation process.

4 Data-Driven Steps To Drive Successful B2B Demand Generation

Fact: Good data lives at the core of every successful B2B demand generation strategy. Without quality data, it’s nearly impossible to identify and segment your target audience and create messaging that speaks to their values and interests. Whether you’re stepping into a new position or you’re new to demand generation, learning the tricks of the trade can be, well, tricky. In this eBook, you’ll discover how to improve your demand generation program—and your bottom line.

The False Theory of Idea Scarcity

Phil McKinney

When an idea creates the spark that leads to something new being created, it takes the place of something […]. Blog Career How To boost creativity creativity how to innovate ideas ideation scarcity“The world has a limited amount of resources.”

How to innovate successfully in 2020

Exago

The need to innovate has never been more pressing, and innovation managers must be well-equipped to be able to overcome their (and their companies’) most demanding challenges. The post How to innovate successfully in 2020 appeared first on Exago. We will be sharing the 6 essential dimensions that no innovation programme can do without in the coming year. Blog business transformation innovation management innovation-tips

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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 Remove Roadblocks to Creativity

Idea to Value

The power of the mind is something we have only begun to grasp and understand with the help of science. We always are worried what we are going to say and what comes next, and we miss out on the moment. I could never be attractive to someone like that.”

The Modern Customer Success Playbook

The evolution of every high-functioning, effective customer success strategy centers around three C’s: connected experiences, an engaging customer journey, and a culture built on customer-centricity. Find out how to transform customer success teams into revenue-drivers by downloading the playbook today!