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Seven Strategies for Generating Ideas
How do organizations come up with new ideas? And how do they use those ideas to create successful new products, services, businesses, and solutions? To answer these questions, a team of researchers from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in New York spent time observing radical innovation projects such as IBM's silicon-germanium devices, GE...
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The Four Modes of Thinking and How They Impact Performance
Hi there, this is your brain speaking. Just wondering what thinking mode you are operating in today? Seems simple, but it's important to know what's going on up there. Success in today's hyper-competitive world depends on what's happening upstairs in that frontal lobe of your brain where problem-solving, creativity and other cognitive fu...
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Seven Fundamental Leadership and Innovation Skills
You don't need a crystal ball to see that the world of work is changing. According to astudy from McKinsey Global Institute, almost half the jobs people currently perform have the potential to be automated by currently existing technology. It sort of makes you wonder: what kind of work will be left for humans to do? The answer:practice us...
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How Crowdsourcing Can Enhance Innovation Performance
Article first published asHow Crowdsourcing Can Enhance Innovation Performanceon Forbes.com. Disruption and digitization are changing the game for more and more industries, and more and more companies. As a result, traditional ways of approaching innovation are coming up short. What I'm beginning to see is that there's a new way of prac...
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Are You Indispensable at Work? Seven Workplace Skills to Master
How to make innovative thinking and strategic workplace skills your ticket to success In a time of economic disruption, unprecedented downsizings, budgetary cutbacks and the constant pressure to outsource more and more routine functions (and the employees who perform them), advice on professional survival always seems to convey the same tired...
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How To Build Your Personal Innovation Strategy
Article first published asHow To Build Your Personal Innovation Strategyon Forbes. Most of the discussion about disruption these days revolves around companies, less about the impact on people's lives. In a time of exponential change and dislocation, it's more important than ever to design a personal development road-map to keep you on ...
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Winning on Shark Tank: Nine Strategies for Selling Your Bright Ideas
Later this week at a resort hotel in Huntington Beach, California, a group of managers froma $2 billion program and construction management company will host aShark Tankcontest to conclude their two day conference. The winning team will receive funding to move forward with their concept, plaques, and heaps of praise from peers andthe company's C...
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Six Innovation Leadership Skills Everybody Needs To Master
You don't need a crystal ball to see that the world of work is changing. According to an importantnew study from McKinsey Global Institute, almost half the jobs people currently perform have the potential to be automated by currently existing technology. It sort of makes you wonder: what kind of work will be left for humans to do? The answer:...
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Seven Fundamentals of a Winning Innovation Team
Sooner or later, you're going to be asked to lead an innovation team. This will be your time to shine, if you're up to the challenge. The distinguishing aspect of leading a special purpose team is that you're not in control, you can only influence behavior. You're tasked with figuring out how to do something new, so you and your mates are going ...
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Trend Tracking: Six Essential Steps for Spotting Your Next Opportunity
I once asked Fred Smith, the founder of FedEx, what led him to start the company back in 1971. He explained that, at the time, he was running a company at the Little Rock, Arkansas, airport, refurbishing executive aircraft. It was there he began to notice that with increasing frequency, business people were showing up at his company to see if th...
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