Insigths e ideas otros blogs semana 18/01/21

How to Set Up an Ethics Advisory Board /  An external group of advisors can guide your decision-making on the thorniest issues.

5 cultural shifts fashion brands have to pioneer Board of Innovation / Pick 1 of these Fashion trends to accelerate past the basics in 2021. The post appeared first on Board of Innovation .

Tall Poppy syndrome vs Tall Weed syndrome Idea to Value / Have you ever heard of Tall Poppy Syndrome? It essentially says that the flower which stands out above all the rest will be the first to be cut down. Basically, it says that people should be humble and not try to make themselves appear better than others. While this particular saying dates from ancient Greece and is well known throughout many Commonwealth countries, especially Australia and New Z…

Harness These Tech Innovations to Drive Your Business Forward in 2021 – SPONSOR CONTENT FROM SAP / Sponsor content from SAP.

ESG Impact Is Hard to Measure — But It’s Not Impossible /  Three ways to capture the data that matters.

Is Your Organization Digging Trenches or Building Bridges? / Helping your teams work better together starts with understanding the forces that divide them.

This Two-Minute Morning Practice Will Make Your Day Better /  A research-based approach to building a positive outlook.

Podcast S4E96: Jeff DeGraff – Mastering the 6 skills of the creative mindset Idea to Value / In this episode of the Idea to Value Podcast, we welcome back the Dean of Innovation, Dr Jeff DeGraff, who has worked with more than half of the Fortune 500 companies to improve their innovation programs. We speak about how to cultivate a creative mindset. Topics covered in this episode: 00:01:30 – Building the Innovation Ecosystem for the US Military 00:03:45 – The three challenges to innovation…

Why Your Values Belong at Work /  Bringing a sense of purpose to work is good for your mental and physical health — and your career.

7 Strategies to Build a More Resilient Team /  You need a foundation of trust, transparency, and self-awareness.

Why Fashion Brands Don’t Understand Biomimicry Board of Innovation / (and three shifts they’re missing) The post appeared first on Board of Innovation .

3 Ways to Align with Ethical Values and Accelerate Your Brand Board of Innovation / Hand-curated takeaways to prove your worth in ethical consumption, utility, and sustainability The post appeared first on Board of Innovation .

Can a Tiny Hedge Fund Push ExxonMobil Towards Sustainability? / If so, it could embolden a new generation of activist investors.

Solar power prices have dropped by over 89% in the last 10 years Idea to Value / By now it is common knowledge that solar energy has been becoming more and more affordable as the technology develops and economies of scale blossom. But a recent report shows just how astronomical the drop in cost has been. A new report by Our World in Data shows that over the past ten years, the cost of commercial solar power has dropped by more than 89%. (see image above, click on link to see…

The Next Generation of APAC Family Enterprises Will Need Outside Expertise – SPONSOR CONTENT FROM DELOITTE PRIVATE / Sponsor content from Deloitte Private.

How to Be a “Glass-Shattering” Organization / It’s not complicated: Gender diversity is a competitive advantage — and a moral imperative.

Goodbye Bureaucracy, Hello Common Sense / A conversation with business expert Martin Lindstrom on how companies can rethink rules, norms, and processes.

Managing the Unintended Consequences of Your Innovations / A guide for entrepreneurs and investors.

Tendencias 2021 Innolandia / Este post está escrito por mi compañera Ana Sarasola . Vamos al lio. Qué son las tendencias Por definición, una tendencia es una inclinación, una predisposición que puede ir hacia arriba o hacia abajo. Es decir, las tendencias son de todo menos lineales. No nos extraña que la única constante en nuestro mundo sea el cambio. Nos enfrentamos a él constantemente y cada vez de forma más rápida…

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In the Digital Economy, Your Software Is Your Competitive Advantage /  Too many companies leave developers out of strategic decision-making.

Boards Are Obstructing ESG — at Their Own Peril / Environmental, social, and governance issues have a greater impact on company finances than many directors realize.

The law of diffusion of innovation Idea to Value / Any company planning on bringing a new innovative solution to market must accept the fact that not every customer will be willing to buy it immediately. There will always be certain target customers who are more resistant to trying out new ideas than others. One of the best and most important concepts to help understand the impact on your innovation strategy is the Law of Diffusions of innovation…

What Do Innovation Maturity Assessments Have in Common? InnovationManagement / Building a repeatable model for innovation is a journey, not a trophy. An innovation department builds services and competencies across multiple disciplines – from research to communications and culture. And even with a dedicated innovation department, they must cooperate seamlessly with other parts of the business in order to deliver meaningful results on an ongoing basis. The post appeared…

Insigths e ideas otros blogs semana 11/01/21

Want to Improve Your RFP Process? The Heart of Innovation /  Allow me to introduce myself. My name is Mitch Ditkoff. I am the Co-Founder of Idea Champions , an innovation consulting and training company headquartered in Woodstock, NY. We’ve been in business since 1986 and, since that time, have responded to more than 1,200 RFPs. Along the way, we’ve noticed a curious trend. Time and again, we’ve seen RFP-requesting companies get stuck with a vendor or…

When Should You Collaborate with the Competition? /  The case for “coopetition.”

Having more information will not make your decisions more accurate Idea to Value /  It is human nature to want to be able to make the best decisions . And usually this leads to advice about making sure you have enough information for a thorough analysis, weighing up all the factors before then being able to be confident in a decision you make. The problem is that research shows that having more information does not necessarily lead to better quality decisions. Even worse, having…

5 Things to Consider Before Entering a New Market – SPONSOR CONTENT FROM GLG INSIGHTS / Sponsor content from GLG.

To Overcome Vaccine Hesitancy, We Need a Better Patient Experience / Seven ideas for public health officials and health care providers.

You don’t need that thing Idea to Value / You don’t need the same professional camera as Steven Spielberg before you can record your first film. You have one in your pocket. Just start filming. You’ll get better if you stick with it. You don’t need the same running shoes as Usain Bolt to become more healthy. Just start exercising however you can. You’ll get better if you stick with it. You don’t need the same Microphone as Taylor Swift…

Make Your Organization More Resilient With High-Performance Sourcing and Procurement Technology – SPONSOR CONTENT FROM WORKDAY / Sponsor content from Workday.

Podcast S4E95: Adi Mazor Kario – Learning from Israeli startups and Innovating during chaos Idea to Value / On this episode of the Idea to Value podcast, we speak with Adi Mazor Kario, innovation strategy and design expert and author of Innovating through Chaos . We talk about how innovation drives the Israeli economy, where this culture of innovation comes from, and how companies can continue innovating during chaos. Topics covered in this episode: 00:01:30 – Adi’s story starting with product design a…

9 Trends That Will Shape Work in 2021 and Beyond / Don’t expect the pace of change to slow down.

How to Reach New Customers When You Can’t Meet Them in Person / Existing relationships will only get you so far.

Thriving in the Age of Hybrid Work /  It’s not just about where you work — it’s about reimagining what your work could look like.

How Empathy Helps Bridge Generational Differences / A conversation with executive Mimi Nicklin about how managers can better understand and engage younger workers.

Are Peer Reviews the Future of Performance Evaluations? / In an era of agile teams and self-management, social feedback is key.

Leading from Anywhere (Podcast with David Burkus and Todd Henry) Idea to Value / You might remember David Burkus and Todd Henry as two recent guests on the Idea to Value podcast . Well David has a new book out, and was on Todd’s Accidental Creative podcast to talk about some of the main themes. That book is Leading from Anywhere: The Essential Guide to Managing Remote Teams , and is all about the research and case studies of what it takes for teams to do their very best work

Eight Ways to Create Flow The Heart of Innovation / Here’s a very useful article by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi — the author of Flow on what it takes to cultivate flow — sometimes referred to as «the zone» Illustration: gapingvoid…

Four Ways You’ll Need to Shift Your Office Design in 2021 – SPONSOR CONTENT FROM STEELCASE / Sponsor content from Steelcase.

Am I C-Suite Material? / When she’s passed over for a big promotion, one leader must learn how to reposition her out-of-the-box approach for the C-suite.

A Step Toward Making Your Company More Sustainable / What if companies were responsible for the full life cycle of their products?

An Agile Approach to Change Management / Six lessons on moving quickly under pressure.

What Can We Learn from the Innovation Averages in 2020?InnovationManagement / Every year, IdeaScale conducts an in-depth study of their customer trends in order to write an annual report, provide benchmarks to our clients (and ourselves), and better understand the marketplace. This data gathering and analysis takes up the better part of our first quarter and our report is generally published in March, but 2020 is a unique year for the crowdsourced innovation community…

The importance of owning your own platforms – Podcast S4E97 Idea to Value /  After last week’s events in America, Donald Trump was permanently banned from Twitter, his largest platform. Not only that, he was also banned from Facebook, Instagram, Twitch and even Reddit (which is one of the most vocal protectors of free speech rights online). He has spent years growing up a following of more than 100 million “fans” across social media for years, to whom he could launch what…

Insigths e ideas otros blogs semana 04/01/21

Good Leadership Is About Asking Good Questions /  You don’t need to pretend to have all the answers.

Productivity Is About Your Systems, Not Your People /  Four ways to improve efficiency at the organizational level.

What is worse than making the wrong decision? Idea to Value /  Making no decision at all. Many people struggle to execute their new innovative ideas, or launch that new creative project, because they overthink them. They believe they need to think through every possible scenario and have all the answers to every question before it is safe to begin. They are so afraid of making the “wrong decision” because they have been told their whole life about how import…

Business Can’t Take Democracy for Granted /  Three actions leaders can take to promote honest discourse and healthy civic engagement.

Creating a Post-Covid Business Plan / Organizations need to understand how the pandemic is changing behaviors and habits.

How to Scale a Successful Pilot Project /  Challenge teams to continue building on successful experiments.

Podcast S4E94: Cyndi Burnett – Creativity in education Idea to Value /  In this episode of the Idea to Value podcast, we speak with Cyndi Burnett, Director at We speak about what it takes to bring creativity into homes and classrooms. Topics covered in this episode: 00:02:00 – Cyndi’s start in learning about and teaching creativity 00:04:00 – The frustration with research and how to make it practical 00:05:45 – The STAR Model – The 5 Aspec

Don’t Count on Free Trials to Win You Customers / Research reveals the limitations of a “freemium” approach.

How Small Companies Can Offer Great Paid-Leave Programs / The personnel benefits outweigh the financial costs.

Cross-Team Meetings Don’t Have to Be a Waste of Time / Stop reinforcing silos, and start building bridges.

Blockchain Is Changing How Companies Can Engage with Customers / Lessons from Canada’s largest digital payments company.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion 101 (with Richemont’s Doug Melville) / We answer questions about diversity, equity, and inclusion that can be awkward to ask at work.

Big Tech and a Decade of Antitrust with Cory Doctorow / How a future wave of antitrust lawsuits will transform big tech and unleash innovation.

Crush Your Next Virtual Presentation / A little prep can go a long way.

Are They Mad at Me…or Are They Just Blunt? / Five tips for working with a colleague who doesn’t mince words.

Why Haven Healthcare Failed / Despite being backed by Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan Chase, the company is disbanding less than three years after its launch.

This Chinese village used to produce 60% of the world’s oil paintings, Part 2 Idea to Value /  In yesterday’s post, we spoke about Dafen , the town in China where previously up to 60% of the world’s oil painting replicas were produced. And how copying other people’s work was not creative, even when it is done with real skill. But Dafen has been evolving, just like the surrounding Shenzhen region. From an area which previously was used primarily to copy other people’s ideas , to now being a…

Using Behavioral Science to Improve Well-Being for Social Workers /  Is it possible to use non-cash rewards and recognition to improve social workers’ well-being?…

What Kind of Networker Are You? / A conversation with Yale School of Management professor Marissa King on better understanding your social networks.

How to Tell Your Boss You’re Burned Out / Seven tips to guide the conversation.

Identify — and Mitigate — Risks to Your Career / A three-step framework for professionals at any level.

Imagine a Hiring Process Without Resumes / “Open hiring” can lead to more diversity, less turnover, and fairer systems.

This Chinese village used to produce 60% of the world’s oil paintings, Part 1 Idea to Value / There was a time a few years ago when a small town in China produced up to 60% of the world’s oil paintings . That town is called Dafen, and is on the outskirts of Shenzhen (which itself has seen a boom in innovation output in recent years). Dafen specialised in a small trade in original artwork, but was best known for one thing: Making most of the replica oil paintings in the world. Thousands of…

Los mejores posts de innovación en 2020 (en Innolandia, claro) Innolandia / Hace tiempo que no hago una recopilación de los posts de innovación más leídos. Y hoy puede ser un buen momento. Porque hoy hace 9 años que publiqué el primer post. Y aquí estamos. 530 posts y 2 ebooks después 3 diseños. Los dos primeros los hice yo mismo en wordpress. El último es de mis amigos de Grupo Enfoca . Mira. Muchas personas y lectores (especialmente otr@s consultor@s) me preguntan cómo…

Succeeding with ADHD / A military pilot, an entrepreneur, and a business professor discuss the professional struggles and strengths that come from their ADHD.

WHO CREATED «THE YEAR OF LIVING CREATIVELY»? The Heart of Innovation / I did. Mitch Ditkoff . Who am I? Good question… 73 years ago, two very different people got together and created a third person — me. Neither my mother or father were particularly «creative», but they had whatever it took to spark new life and I was very glad they did. They are long gone now, but I am still here — and while I am, I am committed to doing everything humanly possible to not only

Don’t compare your Day Zero to someone else’s Day 10,000 Idea to Value / There is no such thing as an overnight success. A lot of people are intimidated to start their next creative project, innovation or business because they see how good other people already are. And in today’s social-media-driven world, how easy these successful people make their success look. What’s the point in starting if I’ll never be as good as them? Well just remember one thing: Everyone, no…

When Do We Really Need Face-to-Face Interactions? / We can do a lot virtually — but not everything.

Worried You Might Be in a Dying Industry? / Chances are you’re right — so plan your next move now.

What to Do After a Final-Round Job Interview / Make the most of that unnerving stretch of time.

THE YEAR OF LIVING CREATIVELY — 52 Weeks of Unleashing Your Mojo The Heart of Innovation / This just in! You have a big, beautiful idea that you want to manifest — a cool project, venture, or aspiration that you want to get out of your head and into the world. Maybe you’ve been hatching this egg for years or maybe it’s a new possibility that has made itself known to you. But no matter how long you…

Insigths e ideas otros blogs semana 28/12/20

THE YEAR OF LIVING CREATIVELY The Heart of Innovation /  While it may be true that most «ideas are a dime a dozen,» some ideas are actually priceless — and that includes at least one of yours . You know… that idea for the new venture you want to launch… or the book you want to write… or the move you want to make — that deeply felt possibility of yours bubbling up from the core of your being and seeking expression. And yet, at the same time, the…

Hindsight is 2020: The Hindsight Bias Idea to Value /  The phrase Hindsight is 20/20 usually refers to the fact that it is usually easier to analyse and evaluate events after they have already happened, rather than when you’re in the middle of them. There is also a very interesting cognitive bias known as the Hindsight Bias , which is the tendency for people to perceive past events as having been more predictable than they actually were.

Podcast S4E93: Christiane Michaelis – How art can help businesses learn to be creative Idea to Value /  In this episode of the Idea to Value podcast, we speak with Founder of the Dirty Easel, Christiane Michaelis. We speak about what it takes for people to get back in touch with their inner creativity, and how art can be used to unlock this. Topics covered in this episode: 00:01:00 – Christiane’s start in music and theatre 00:06:30 – What is different learning from professional creatives 00:11:00 –…

Learning from 2020: Azeem’s Takeaways / How the past year has paved a way for tackling big issues with technology and collective action.

Former Goldman Sachs Partner Edith Cooper: Recruit, Retain, Mentor / What we can learn from Goldman’s former head of Human Capital Management about addressing race at work and retention strategies.

Research: Women Are Better Leaders During a Crisis / An analysis of 360-degree assessments done during the pandemic.

Stop Micromanaging and Give People the Help They Really Need / A conversation with UCL associate professor Colin Fisher about the right and wrong ways to help.

How Did Business’s Role in Society Change in 2020? / Ten stories that defined the year.

What Did 2020 Do to Retail? / Covid will have a long-lasting impact on the industry.

Find Joy in Your Work! The Heart of Innovation / Illustration:

FOLLOW YOUR CALLING! The Heart of Innovation / 15h»Your profession is not what brings home your weekly paycheck. Your profession is what you’re put here on earth to do, with such passion and such intensity that it becomes spiritual in calling.» – Vincent van Gogh «If you bring …

Insigths e ideas otros blogs semana 21/12/20

How Businesses Can Find “Hidden Workers” /  Even before the pandemic, these low- and middle-skills workers were cut out of the economy. It’s time to bring them back.

How the Gender Balance of Investment Teams Shapes the Risks They Take /  New research finds that women are more likely to make big bets when important social issues are on the table.

Research: Which Firms Are Allowed to Be Disruptors? / Newcomers may have the will, but industry insiders have the way.

10 buenas prácticas para un comité de innovación efectivo Innolandia /  The post appeared first on Innolandia .

Applying the Pandemic Mindset to Climate Change with Cory Doctorow / Can the strategies for fighting the Covid-19 pandemic be applied to climate change?

What Makes a 360-Degree Review Successful? /  It has to start with buy-in from the top.

PGA of America’s Sandy Cross: Making Golf More Inclusive /  How one golf executive is reckoning with the sport’s past discrimination and building a more inclusive future.

If You’re Tracking Employee Behavior, Be Transparent About It / You need to explain how — and why — you’re monitoring.

How Business Schools Can Help Close the Gender Gap / Female instructors in quantitative courses can lead more women into finance, consulting, and consumer technology.

Dove: Maintaining a Brand with Purpose / Can Unilever’s Dove soap maintain both its market position and social impact?

Chevron Created a Virtual Summer Camp for Its Employees’ Kids / Organizations need to get creative when it comes to supporting WFH parents.

AI and Chatbots Can Help Organizations Meet Rising Customer Expectations – SPONSOR CONTENT FROM STRATEGIC EDUCATION / Sponsor content from Strategic Education.Better

Ways to Manage Up and Out / A conversation with leadership coach Nashater Deu Solheim on gaining influence in your organization.

What People (Still) Get Wrong About Emotional Intelligence / It’s not just about being nice.

When Work Feels Like Family, Employees Keep Quiet About Wrongdoing / Mum’s the word.

3 Tenets of a Strong Remote Culture /  Leading consulting firms like McKinsey have done it for years. Here’s what they’ve learned.

Front-End Innovation Starts with the Right Customer Insights – SPONSOR CONTENT FROM GLG INSIGHTS / Sponsor content from GLG Insights.

Rolling Out the Covid Vaccine Is a Huge IT Challenge / Four strategies to ensure the vaccination effort is effective, equitable, and secure.

Disruption, Not Regulation, Should Be Tech Companies’ Top Concern / New research from Bain & Company.

Make Space for Grief After a Year of Loss / Three ways managers can help people process.

Understanding Envy Part 2: Facing Professional Envy / Envy is a natural human emotion, but it’s often misunderstood when it comes up at work.

Why Aren’t We Making More Progress Towards Gender Equity? /  Research on how “gender fatigue” is holding us back.

How Amazon Thinks About Competition /  To do well in business, a company needs to be both robust and nimble.

How McKinsey’s Organizational Health Index Relates to Innovation InnovationManagement / McKinsey’s Organizational Health Index (OHI) is an exhaustive assessment of an organization’s effectiveness and its management’s performance based on an organization-wide survey. It’s a tool that numerous public and private sector organizations have leveraged in order to benchmark the