May, 2022

Turner Oak: The tree that was nearly killed, only to come back stronger

Idea to Value

In London’s Royal Botanical Kew Gardens, there is a tree which has inspired the world. It is an ancient, huge oak tree. Planted in 1798 and standing more than 16 meters tall, it has long been one of the most important and well known trees in the gardens.

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Sagicor Podcast: Using Data to Improve Efficiency and User Experience in the Financial Sector

IdeaScale

Sagicor is a full-service financial institution offering a wide range of products and services—everything from life and health insurances, to annuities, pensions, real estate, banking, and investment needs.

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Linking sense of innovating purpose

Paul Hobcraft

Linking innovation needs constant evolving and recognizing. I have been working through my innovative points of focus, those that have, for me, my innovating purpose that needs constant referencing back and adapting to the future needs of innovation.

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4 Reasons Why People Resist Change

Digital Tonto

Probably the greatest misconception about change is that it fails because people don’t understand it. The truth is that change usually fails because it is actively sabotaged. The status quo has. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

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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.

Winning the Race with Wolves

3Q Leadership Blog

Post Views = 166© Irene Becker, Just Coach It-The 3Q Edge™| Reach-Resonance-Results I believe we can not only win the mental health race but develop a new perspective and new ways of transforming change, challenges, failures AND opportunities it to levers for our greatest potential and success.

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The latest ten Governance ideas shared by IdeaSpies

IdeaSpies

Governance is very topical now in Australia with the Federal Election to be held very soon. These are the latest ten ideas (Feed generated with FetchRSS

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Remote Work Has Become One of the Business World’s Most Innovative Tools

IdeaScale

Remote work is here to stay.

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The lost innovation pathway

Paul Hobcraft

Credit Chrisnaton, Flickr. I was recently working through a set of older presentation files today and came across this extract concerning innovation again and thought I must share this. Sadly, it rings true as much as it did those (many) years back.

Why Smart People Are So Easily Fooled

Digital Tonto

One of the things that I’ve learned over the years is that it’s best to assume people are smart, hardworking and well intentioned. Of course, that’s not always true, but we don’t learn much from. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

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4 Ways to Kickstart Happiness

3Q Leadership Blog

Post Views = 13641Too busy to get happy? Think Again.

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!

Develop a healthy dose of unreasonableness

Game-Changer

The concept of having to prove something is true is holding back companies from innovation. This has always been true, and will stay true no matter what happens. It is human nature to want to “be right” Anywhere you go there is a recipe.

The value of Questioning

Idea to Value

Sometimes, before you start generating ideas, it makes sense to slow down and ask some more questions. It is normal to want to solve problems, and come up with solutions and ideas from the beginning. But how do we know that we are solving the right problem?

The Biggest Barricades of Innovation and How to Overcome Them

IdeaScale

Highlights. Institutional inertia, a narrow perception of innovation or what it needs to flourish, and short-term thinking can all be barricades of innovation. . Break through these barriers by uncovering the reasons behind them and offering a clear and detailed innovation strategy.

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The trough of innovation disillusionment

Paul Hobcraft

Should innovation be this boring? You get this increasing sense that the ‘fizz’ has gone out of the innovation bubbly, we are seemingly in a trough of innovation disillusionment. The innovation party presently feels a little flat.

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.

Good Management Is Not Good Strategy. Here’s What Is:

Digital Tonto

One of the most annoying things I hear from leaders is that “we had a great strategy, but just couldn’t execute it.” That’s simply not possible. If you can’t execute it, it’s not a great strategy. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

What Does a Coffee Cup Tell you About Yourself ?

Imagineer7

A motivational speaker had a table with a coffee urn and cups. Some of the cups were exquisite and expensive and others were plain. After an hour into his presentation, he announced a ten minute break and invited the participants to enjoy a cup of coffee.

Great Leaders Drive Innovation By Making It Safe For Others To Talk About Mistakes

Game-Changer

In established organizations, what can leaders do to drive innovation ? How can leaders support innovation at work? What’s one tactic that will unleash it?

Podcast S7E160: Eric Barker – Plays well with others

Idea to Value

In this episode of the Idea to Value Podcast , we speak with bestselling author Eric Barker. Eric runs one of the most popular newsletters on the web to use science and psychology to improve your life, and I have been a fan for years.

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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.

Big news: We expand our leadership team to revolutionize corporate venture building

whataventure

Since the foundation of WhatAVenture nine years ago, we have evolved from an innovation agency to one of the most successful corporate venture builders with six founded ventures in the DACH region and Italy.

Tackling Societal Challenges through innovation ecosystem application

Paul Hobcraft

Tackling Societal Challenges with Ecosystem collaborations.

Facing Down The DoD's Bleeding Of Entrepreneurial Talent By Creating Innovation Navigators

BMNT

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7 TENETS OF CREATIVE THINKING

Imagineer7

In school, we learn about geniuses and their ideas, but how did they get those ideas? What are the mental processes, attitudes, work habits, behaviors, and beliefs that enable creative geniuses to view the same things as the rest of us, yet see something different?

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.

Customers Don’t Buy Technology, They Buy Better Lives

Game-Changer

Technology, it’s sexy. It gets all the attention, even from non-technologists. Innovation is often confused with technology, as it’s what people see; technology itself is not innovation, rather the outcomes is enables.

Pruning of neurons: how forgetting keeps your brain efficient

Idea to Value

Humans are a forgetful species. While we have an amazing ability to remember complex information and patterns, our brains can be given so much information that if we remembered everything, it would be a jumbled mess and impossible to remember any specific fact.

If People Would Behave Decently, The World Would Be Decent!

Phil McKinney

Charles Dickens is quoted as saying: “If men would behave decently, the world would be decent.” This is so true! If we want to see a change in the world, it starts with each one of us behaving decently. When we are kind, compassionate, and respectful to others, we set the tone for how we […].

Book Review: A new way to think by Roger Martin

Jeffrey Phillips

I'm lucky to have the opportunity to read and review a number of books in the innovation and strategy space, and I find many of the books have interesting insights or promote new ideas but often aren't overly actionable. However, I've always found the insights of Roger Martin useful. His book - Opposable Mind - is a great book about capturing and merging two disparate ideas or opinions to form new viewpoints, products or services.

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.

How Online Whiteboards Create Actionable Results for Businesses

InnovationManagement

To run a successful business, you must be able to complete individual and shared tasks regularly and reliably. One of the most significant components to achieving this is making sure you create actionable results in your meetings, conversations, and workflow.

7 WAYS TO WAKE UP YOUR IMAGINATION

Imagineer7

If we toss seeds on hard packed ground the chances of them taking root and producing healthy plants is minimal.

Do You Need PPM or Continuous Improvement Software?

Kainexus

There are several technology solutions designed to help companies accelerate improvement initiatives and support business process improvement disciplines such as Lean and Six Sigma. So it isn't surprising that software buyers can become confused or overwhelmed by all the choices.

Copy, transform, combine

Idea to Value

When people first start developing their creative skills for the first time, they often go through a similar sequence of learning and trying new things.

Rightpoint Launches Cadillac's Reimagined In-Vehicle Experience

Every company is either an experience company today or will need to reinvent themselves to become one. Learn how Cadillac is using research, experience design and organizational change to deliver a next-generation user experience.