Do you know how to communicate to harvest ideas?

The ideas floating around in your organisation are opportunities to develop and innovate. By listening to everyone your chances of innovating from within are unlocked.

Apple, 3M and Google are prime examples of companies reaping the benefits of ideas generated by someone in their organisation. However, far too many companies still fail to benefit from the ideas of their staff. So how do you get colleagues to come forward with ideas they have for any area of the company?

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Branding for success in our global world!

Everything and everyone is a product. A country, a city, a company, a product, a service a person – yes you and me included. And how the market perceives the product determines its value.

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Are you a strategic leader?

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If not, maybe you would like to be? Stanford Graduate School of Business Professor Jesper B. Sørensen says strategic leadership can be learnt. Listen to him outlining how to become strategic and how it enables you to turn an idea into a sustainable business: An outstanding innovation is not enough. If you don’t have a strategy […]

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Are you innovating on a continuous basis?

Nowadays the market is rapidly changing and a business has to adapt or die. Or better be a leading player who determines what change take place in their market. If you haven’t yet developed a culture of innovation, it’s high time you do.

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Crowdsourcing – the way of the future?

Will R&D departments be replaced by crowd sourcing? Or at least partly? Somewhere out there is the person who can find the missing piece for you. Do you dare to use crowd sourcing to find that expert?

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Do you drive leadership through ambidexterity?

Get the flexibility to take initiatives, innovate at all levels and at the same time thrive at what you are already good at. Sounds too good to be true? Bruce Harreld, Faculty Chair at Harvard is all for that way of operating. He will tell you why in this really short video: Simply put it’s […]

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White House Maker Faire – Will it inspire innovation?

“Joey Marshmallow” fired his cannon at The White House a couple of years ago. The Joeys of America are driving the next era of innovation in the US. The White House hence wants to encourage  them by holding its first Maker Faire. Will such events inspire more Joeys amongst students and entrepreneurs? Have fun for […]

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