2022

Creating Space for Black Women in Gaming

Business and Tech

During graduate school, I realized my gaming life was missing something. Being a Black woman online was an experience that often left me wanting many things: safety, community, camaraderie, cultural understanding.

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Sometimes, flat hierarchies can hurt innovation in Start-ups

Idea to Value

It is common to hear Start-ups talk about the desire to keep hierarchies “flat” This means they do not want multiple layers of management, bureaucracy and red tape getting in the way of people actually doing their most innovative work.

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Where do Innovative Ideas Come From?

Destination Innovation

Cities around the world suffer from a common problem – a shortage of affordable, decent quality housing.

Building the use of the innovation work mat as a compelling business case

Paul Hobcraft

The Executive Innovation Work Mat as a compelling business case.

The Real Cost of an Effective Learning and Development Program

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 affecting training, and how you can stretch your budget to create an effective L&D program.

How the $1.9 Trillion American Rescue Plan is Boosting Innovation

IdeaScale

Highlights. The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) has allocated billions of dollars to federal, state, and municipal government innovation efforts. How those funds are spent will depend on federal and state directives, goals, and initiatives.

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How The “Uber Economy” Is Killing Innovation, Prosperity And Entrepreneurship

Digital Tonto

The truth is that we have a major problem and, while Uber didn’t cause it, the company is emblematic of it. Put simply, a market economy runs on innovation. It is only through consistent and. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

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To Get Good Ideas You Have To Empty The Bad Ones First

Game-Changer

Creativity it’s not for everyone, right? Wrong. Everyone is creative to some degree, it does comes natural to some people more than others. But even the people who are extremely creative have their roadblocks, and their methods to overcoming them ; we can all learn from them.

6 Simple Growth Hacks for Startups

Leapfrogging

Building a new business is tough. These strategies will help your startup succeed without a big investment. As many of my readers know, I usually write about strategy , innovation , and leadership.

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How Can I Support You: Leading Through Purposeful Communication

CMOE

Words hold implications and meanings that exist outside of their dictionary definitions. Although the words “team member” and “employee” can technically be synonymous, they have different meanings and feelings attached to them.

A quick and easy way to think outside the box

IdeaSpies

We think in boxes, not only as individuals but as a group or team.This box is made up of our past experiences, assumptions, belief (Feed generated with FetchRSS

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Product Market Fit: A Lesson from Sephora’s Head of Product

Speaker: Sneha Narahalli - VP, Head of Product at Sephora

In this webinar, Sneha Narahalli, Head of Product at Sephora (Digital, Data & MarTech), will give you an iterative method for identifying and developing Product Market Fit.

DC Fast Charging Alone Isn’t a Sufficient Answer to America’s EV Charging Future

Business and Tech

The United States is now rolling out a once-in-a-lifetime level of investment to accelerate a fast charing EV adoption by funding EV charging infrastructure. But there’s a problem: we’re obsessed with speed, and focusing on fast alone isn’t going to cut it.

Podcast S7E156: Andy Binns – How corporations can beat startups at innovation

Idea to Value

In today’s episode of the Idea to Value Podcast , we speak with Andy Binns, Co-Founder of Change Logic and author of Corporate Explorer: How corporations can beat startups at the innovation game.

Status Bias Inhibits Innovation

Destination Innovation

Status bias is the term used to describe the unfortunate fact that communications such as ideas, proposals and papers are often judged not on their merits but on the status of the originator.

Innovation Passion led me here

Paul Hobcraft

Having an innovating passion. So many multiple strands constantly need to be pulled together to build a complete innovation picture.

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Supply Chain Strategy (And Why Yours Isn't Working)

Speaker: Michelle Meyer, Founder and CEO of MatterProviders

Michelle Meyer is here to walk you through the future of supply chain strategy, and why your current approach is probably not working. In this exclusive webinar, she will explore ways to develop and perfect your new supply chain strategy in this post-pandemic era of uncertainty.

The Top 10 Female Innovators of All Time

IdeaScale

Women innovators historically haven’t had the opportunities or visibility their male counterparts enjoyed. In fact, when Forbes released its 2020 list of 100 Most Innovative People in Business , there was only one woman on the list. .

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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! ]].

Creating the conditions for disruptive innovation

Jeffrey Phillips

In what is probably one of the most revered books among innovators, Edward De Bono wrote about six "thinking" hats. The point of his book is to recognize and acknowledge that many people, either intentionally or often unintentionally, play roles or "wear hats" that represent a specific point of view.

Take These 5 Steps To Encourage Team Members to Be Innovative When Their Ideas Are Not Successful

Game-Changer

Innovation is the opposite of predictable, it’s messy. It almost never works out as planned and it takes a lot out of people. In most organizations a failed idea means getting fired. Which means people won’t be proactive and contribute ideas because of fear of retaliation.

New Ways to Reach, Influence, and Close More Deals with Intent Data

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.

Don’t Lose Your Best People. Use the 9-Box Grid to Grow Your Future Talent.

Leapfrogging

Keep and develop your best people to create a high-performance culture and competitive advantage. Hiring good people is tough. Retaining your best talent can be equally challenging. In today’s disruptive world, competitive advantage relies as much on people as it does technology.

The Simple Shapes of Customer Stories

Leanstack

Inspired by Kurt Vonnegut’s lecture on “the simple shapes of stories,” I’ve previously riffed on The Simple Shapes of Startups. More recently, however, I discovered that customer stories too have archetypical shapes.

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Opportunities for collaboration in innovation between Australia and the US

IdeaSpies

Following is the transcript of the speech delivered by the Hon. Arthur Sinodinos AO, Australia's Ambassador to the United States t (Feed generated with FetchRSS

How Women Can Overcome Barriers That Some Men Don’t Even See

Business and Tech

Picture this. Several weeks ago I was on stage in front of an audience delivering a keynote speech about the topic of “Wellness Privilege.”. Laura Putnam Author, “Workplace Wellness That Works;” CEO, Motion Infusion; Creator, Managers on the Move.

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.

Gemba Walks: The way to see what is actually happening in your business

Idea to Value

Do you know what is happening in your business? Not what is supposed to happen, but what is actually happening on the factory floor? For many managers and leaders, it may have been a while since they actually experienced what it is like where the action happens.

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Plan the Unplanned. Ways to be Spontaneous at Work.

Destination Innovation

We are told that we should plan our lives, make to-do lists, work diligently, organize our schedules and arrange things in sound and sensible ways. But is it better to sometimes do the opposite and just be spontaneous?

Building out our innovation ecosystem in design and thinking

Paul Hobcraft

Finding the new building blocks of innovation ecosystem design and thinking. Why change our thinking and designing around innovation ecosystems?“.

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Why Successful Innovation is a Marathon and Not a Sprint

IdeaScale

Highlights. Despite seeming to appear out of nowhere, most great innovations are the culmination of years or even decades of work from multiple entities. Innovation strategy should be built around the idea of industry-changing innovation taking years broken into smaller, more manageable goals.

Shaping the Future: Product Strategy in the Age of Uncertainty

Speaker: William Haas Evans - Principal Consultant, Product Strategy Practice Lead, Kuroshio Consulting

In this webinar, we'll explore product strategy obstacles and present practices to overcome them while driving clarity and alignment across your executive team.

4 Ways Hucksters, Gurus And Consultants Fool Us (And Usually Themselves)

Digital Tonto

In Richard Feynman’s 1974 commencement speech at Cal-Tech, he recounted going to a new-age resort where people were learning reflexology. A man was sitting in a hot tub rubbing a woman’s big toe and. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

Why expertise is a seductive trap for innovation

Jeffrey Phillips

I've been thinking for years that we have innovation all wrong. We treat innovation as it if requires years of experience, deep knowledge of an industry or a technology, or mastery of a specific subject.

Design Thinking Applied to M&A Integration

Tullio Siragusa

Design Thinking Applied to M&A Integration. Merging companies is complicated. However, if merging is done right, it might lead to competitive advantages. The reality is that many companies do it wrong, resulting in failure rates as high as 70% or more.

Empathy: The Currency of Human Connection—and Innovation.

Leapfrogging

Having worked with innovation teams from global companies like Visa, Colgate-Palmolive, Kimberly-Clark, Disney, Medtronic and many others, there’s one consistent success factor when it comes to innovation, no matter what you’re doing: it all starts with the customer.

Gain a Competitive Edge: The Importance of a Supplier Diversity Program

Speaker: Rod Robinson, SVP of the Supplier Diversity Practice, Insight Sourcing Group

In this exclusive webinar, Rod Robinson, SVP of the Supplier Diversity Practice Lead & Center of Excellence at Insight Sourcing Group, dives into the key benefits corporations are seeing emerge from their supplier diversity programs, and how you can gain unique competitive advantages with a supplier diversity program of your own.