Jill Ellul

1,694 Flips | 5 Magazines | 2 Likes | 33 Following | 82 Followers | @ellulje | Innovation consultant and co owner of Mojoco. Helping people and organisations learn and apply innovation in practical ways. www.mojoco.ie

Better, Faster, Stronger? Design Thinking Gets a New Study

<b>Proof of the value of design thinking is good news for practicing designers.</b><p>What’s the true value of design to business? This has been an unanswered …

12 Tips for Leading Effective Virtual Meetings

Involve participants in creating the agenda; it helps create engagement<p>Create a team space where participants can share and review information (e.g. …

The Story Behind The Famous FedEx Logo, And Why It Works

It isn’t what’s there; it’s what’s not there, argues Matthew May in The Laws of Subtraction.<p><b>The following is an excerpt from The Laws of Subtraction by Matthew May (McGraw-Hill).</b><p>My ten-year-old daughter points out the logo on a FedEx truck every time she sees one. She’s done that without fail ever …

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The Art of Facilitating Virtual Meetings with Sticky Notes

Last week, Andrea Kihlstedt and I did a reprise of our Guidestar webinar, “Healthy and Productive Meetings” as a learning session for Guidestar …

9 best practices for engagement in virtual meetings

<i>A version of this post originally appeared on bethkanter.org and is reprinted here with permission.</i><p>In many of the workshops I’ve been facilitating …

26 Tools for Online Brainstorming and Decision Making in Meetings

Including step-by-step instructions, screenshots, short reviews, and our top recommendations<b>Last updated October 19 2015</b><br>We're adding new tools as we …

Virtual icebreakers for remote teams

<i>Date:</i>December 4, 2015 <i>Author:</i> Poll Everywhere <i>Categories:</i>Business, News, Tips, User stories<p><i>Guest post by Lisette Sutherland</i><p>In college, I was a member …

What Everyone Should Know About Running Virtual Meetings

According to the new 2015 Work-Life Fit survey, nine out of 10 U.S. employees believe that their boss trusts them to get their work done – regardless of where or when.<p>It’s yet another indicator that the perpetual (and decades long) conversation about the flexible work environment has finally …

Tips for Having Great Virtual Meetings

In this excerpt from Ron Ron Ricci and Carl Weise's new book, they offer up some tremendous tips for having great virtual meetings.

5 Tips for Conducting a Virtual Meeting

Conducting a successful virtual meeting requires preparation and a new set of etiquette rules.<p><b>While we're not yet</b> controlling humanoid robots from the comfort of our homes like the characters in the 2009 movie <i>Surrogates</i>, increasingly our daily interactions-;both professional and personal-;are …

Getting experimental. 5 inspiring examples of experiments that have unlocked innovation- Innovation in 5

By: Miranda Essex and Guerric de Ternay, Inventors at ?What If! Innovation<p>At ?What If!, we’ve demonstrated countless times that experimentation is …

Debunking 5 Traditional Workplace Beliefs

Debunking 5 Traditional Workplace Beliefs<br>By Jim Haudan and Rich Berens<p>It often takes years for new insights to take hold and drive new behaviors. …

Top 50 Team

Organizational success is largely dependent on how fast and in what way its people connect with each other for mutual benefit. And this eclectic …

The Four Types of Innovation Metrics

<b>Innovation Blog</b><p>INNOVATION | STRATEGY | ANALYTICS | CROWD SOURCING | PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT | GENERAL<p>on March 23, 2017<p>Innovation metrics are hard. …

How do you Measure Innovation Results and Outcomes?

1. How do you measure innovation results and outcomes and motivate the organization to deliver across all stages of the process?<p>Innovation is a …

5 Recommended Innovation Portfolio Metrics

by Daniel Nolan<p>Measuring Innovation<p>When there is no agreement on what are the important activities an organization should take to meet its strategic …

Key Metrics to Benchmark Innovation Performance

Top performing companies are now launching almost three times as many successful new products as bottom-performing organizations! Over the last …

Innovation Metrics in Outcome-Based Culture

One of the key objectives of the corporate innovation function is to build and manage the innovation funnel of ideas that will eventually become …

Innovation Metrics: Rock, Lava, Smoke

When organizations begin their innovation journey, they have no idea how to account for the many forms of value that get created. They may also have …

Jeff Bezos Just Shared His 3-Step Formula for Success--and It's Absolutely Brilliant | Inc.com

Shockwaves were sent through the health care industry yesterday when three corporate powerhouses--Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan Chase--announced they were teaming up in attempt to provide better health care for their collective employees (which currently number over a million people).<p>A …

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From Stories and Metrics

How Intuit communicates and measures the impact of its design thinking program.<p>Intuit is a well-known and widely documented example of a company, …

How to Move People to Action? Give Them Something Attainable (and Make It Big) | Inc.com

Say you want to make a powerful presentation to your employees, your board, or your key customers. And say your goal is to share an inspiring vision--and stimulate meaningful change. What speeches should you study to prepare?<p>For sheer impact, it would be hard to top the "I Have a Dream" speech by …

Gordon Ramsays Malaysian Chicken Curry Recipe

To make the curry paste. Put the garlic, chillies, lemon grass, ginger and shallots in a food processor to form a paste. (Or you can use a pestle and …

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4 things the best leaders train their brains to do

Kevin Chin wants his executives to limber up their brains.<p>Chin's investment company, Arowana, based in Melbourne, Australia, is expanding into London, Los Angeles, and Asia, and "it is imperative to have a senior leadership team that is mentally agile and resilient," says Chin. Last year, the …

How Conservative Organizations Can Innovate Successfully

Innovation may be standard operating procedure at venture capital-funded startups and tech goliaths such as Apple, Amazon, and Google. But it’s often …

Innovation

Learn the Ways That Leaders Encourage Innovation From Employees

Learn the Ways Leaders Encourage Innovation<p>Updated August 13, 2017<p>According to the Center for Creative Leadership, “Studies have shown that 20 to 67 …

Employment

Leadership and innovation

McKinsey research reveals a wide gap between the aspirations of executives to innovate and their ability to execute. Organizational structures and …

Innovation

7 Ways Leaders Can Foster Innovation

Jeff Bezos’s purchase of <i>The Washington Post</i> has caught our collective attention. We’re eager to see what the Internet entrepreneur, “digital native,” and boundary-breaking trailblazer with a track record for building new business models in unknown frontiers will do with the <i>Post</i>. Some relegate …

4 Reasons Why You Need To Focus On Innovation | Inc.com

Each day, innovators in the business world create new products, methods, and ideas. They manage to look at problems differently and come up with solutions others cannot, and they provide an endless stream of value to their companies. In fact, innovation just might be the most important component of …

Innovation

Airbnb Co-Founder Shares Innovation Advice

Speaking at #BoFVOICES, Joe Gebbia explained his duct tape philosophy on innovation and how the sharing economy can power philanthropy for the 21st …