85 results for tag: innovation


Welcome to the Future

There's something really amazing coming to Boston in a few weeks! As part of our promise to connect you with the brightest minds so that you can achieve your goals at work and in your everyday life I had to make sure you knew about this! For the last ...
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Can Business Save the Earth?

Michael Lenox and Aaron Chatterji believe the answer is a resounding "Yes!" The two have written an eye-opening book in which they outline how business leaders in the private sector are vital to the future health of our planet. ExecuNet Master Class ...
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Failure of Imagination

Imagination is one of the most important tools that we have in life. It is often the catalyst for innovation, dynamic change and creative thinking. Like any tool we have, we must use it often and take care of it for it to be useful and of value in our life. ...
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Cultivate Innovation From Within

All business leaders want to innovate and release those rare, inspirational and highly desirable products that their customers line up to buy. In their quest to learn how to innovate they often look outside their organizations and wonder how successful ...
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Why the Creativity Cycle is Like an Outstanding Cup of Coffee

If you're like most people, your standard cup of "morning joe" is okay. It serves a function by helping you go from barely functional to getting you through your routine each morning. However, the standard cup of coffee is very different from a fantastic ...
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5 Bad Habits That are Making You Less Creative

Most of us want to be creative – and probably much more creative than we are right now. In fact, according to a global study conducted by Adobe in 2012, only 25% of people in US, UK, Germany, France and Japan feel that they're living up to their ...
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Would You Hire This Person?

Companies must innovate to grow. But where do the new ideas come from? Innovation is often a painstaking series of small improvements. But in many cases, breakthrough ideas come suddenly from the lunatic fringe, the oddballs, the disgruntled or the ...
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The Right Stuff – A Look Inside Innovative Teams

What does it mean to truly "innovative?" The term has become a cliché with so many ordinary products being advertised as innovative. Even the construction mess at the Atlanta Hartsfield airport has a billboard that advertises "innovation at work." Really!?...
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How to Develop Your Team’s Creativity – For Any Type of Job

Larry Kim, founder of WordStream, believes that novel thinking will be a key workplace skill by 2020. And he may be right. A 2014 Forrester survey found that 82 percent of software decision makers felt that creative companies gain greater business ...
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Ways to Help Your Employees Embrace Change

If you want to improve your team's performance, react to changing market demands or gain a competitive edge, you will at some point have to introduce change to your organization. You'll need to ask people to adopt new procedures, learn additional skills, or ...
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How to Crank Up Workplace Creativity

In the not too distant past, one good idea could catapult an organization to long-term success. Companies were able to leverage a new product or service to their advantage for several years, and creative output was tasked to a select few employees. But ...
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If You Think Sharper Thinking Does Not Matter: Think Again

Enterprises must move faster to gain competitive advantage, seize opportunities and manage emerging risks. Relying on habit, past assumptions or few data points will not suffice. It is just too dangerous to rush into being “decisive” without fully ...
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