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If You Want To Innovate, Learn These 9 Rules

On December 9th, 1968, a research project funded by the US Department of Defense launched a revolution. The focus was not a Cold War adversary or even a resource rich banana republic, but rather to “augment human intellect” and the man driving it was not a general, but a mild mannered engineer …

Innovation

How to Create an Innovation Road Map | Inc.com

Over the years, I have learned that the entrepreneurial mindset confuses some people. When I first got into the biz, I would talk about certain work experiences on Facebook, kind of expecting everyone to relate to where I was coming from. They did not. But nonetheless, it seemed to entice them and …

Fish

Guiding Principles for Closing the Gap Between Strategy Design and Delivery

Every CEO or leader knows that strategy design, coupled with excellence in the implementation of that strategy, is central to an organization’s sustainable growth and prosperity.<br>Yet most strategic initiatives fail to deliver, and they do so at great cost in time and resources. In a new global …

Management

Good Strategy Execution Requires Balancing 4 Tensions

Putting strategy into practice is notoriously difficult. In our experience, the primary obstacle to strategy execution is a failure to balance the inherent tensions that characterize any major execution effort. Successful strategy execution calls for skillful orchestration of sometimes opposing …

Your Strategy Won’t Work If You Don’t Identify the New Capabilities You Need

While strategic plans identify what your organization should do differently, very few provide a roadmap for how to build the skills, knowledge, and processes needed to carry out and sustain the critical changes. But without building these capabilities, it’s very difficult to achieve the results you …

The Complete Guide To Long Distance Sailing Catamaran | Atlantic Cruising Yachts

What is Wrong With This Picture?<p>What’s missing is the bridge deck clearance! The single, most important factor is the load carrying capability! This …

Conflict management through nonviolent communication

How do you react when someone raises their voice at you? What do you do when they are aggressive and hurtful?<p>Take a parent whose teen daughter (or …

5 Running Tips for the Non-Runner (From a Non-Runner)

<b>Running was the last element of fitness I learned to enjoy.</b> I had done it for years, but I had never liked it. It was simply part of being a martial …

Time I

The problem with collaboration tools

You’ve probably used some variation of collaboration tools at some office gig you’ve had. Some of the big names are Slack, Trello, Basecamp, and …

4 Stories Great Leaders Tell To Engage Their People

German novelist and playwright Gustav Freytag wanted to understand how storytelling impacted the human psyche. He wondered, “What makes a story so engaging that it changes a person’s behavior?” After studying William Shakespeare’s work, Freytag designed a map of storytelling—a key that explained …

The Brain

How To Use These 3 Hypnotic “Power Words” To Covertly Increase Your Conversion Rates

Imagine if you had the power to influence people’s subconscious minds.<p>Imagine if you could do it by using simple trigger words to activate …

Collaborate Across Teams, Silos, and Even Companies

Everywhere I turn right now, I hear leaders talking about their need for collaborative leadership. It’s being identified as the fundamental differentiator in achieving strategic objectives. In order to make a difference though, it has to go beyond the polite, thoughtful behaviours of involving …

How To Think Visually Using Visual Analogies - Infographic - Adioma

Visual learners are people who think in pictures[1] and use words to communicate that picture to others. About 60%[2] of the world population are …

Building a Learning Organization

Continuous improvement programs are sprouting up all over as organizations strive to better themselves and gain an edge. The topic list is long and varied, and sometimes it seems as though a program a month is needed just to keep up. Unfortunately, failed programs far outnumber successes, and …

Resonate: Present Visual Stories That Transform Audiences

<i>Some presentations touch hearts and change minds, but if you’ve ever sat through a snooze-worthy presentation, you probably realize that there’s art</i> …

Teams Who Share Personal Stories Are More Effective

dave wheeler FOR HBR<p>No matter what industry you are in or what job you do, you probably have experienced the frustration of working within a dysfunctional team — one marked by drawn-out discussions that led nowhere or heated conflicts that made communication difficult. To function properly, teams …

How to Build More Collaborative Teams, According to Harvard Research | Inc.com

Want to build a stronger, more forward-thinking, team? Research from Harvard University's Department of Psychology and Center for Brain Science says all you have to do is imagine it.<p>Just one minute of positive daydreaming about a possible interaction between team members can have a tremendous and …

Harvard

The Future of Professional Development is Collaborative Development

By: Brad Spirrison. To support today's participatory professional development, edleaders have developed online platforms that focus on educator …

Education Technology

Organizational Change Infographic | Line Of Sight, LLC

10 Essential Strength Exercises for Runners

Do these exercises consistently, and you’ll run faster and stronger.<p>Whenever the topic of strength training and running comes up, most runners tend to respond with, “Wait, I’m supposed to do something other than running?” Supplementing running with strengthening exercises will not only aid in …

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Change Management Is Bigger Than Leadership

If an organization needs to undergo significant change, that’s a leadership issue, right? Old dogs will learn new tricks when the lead dog — or ape, or penguin, depending on the management fable of the moment — shows them off. Leaders need to craft compelling elevator speeches, relentlessly deliver …