Category: Psychology

Put Your Heart into Your Innovation Efforts

Innovation is a constant struggle between yes and no. It requires pride, experience and reasons just as it requires lots of passion and heart. Sometimes people get confused on the right mix. Sometimes a simple picture with text (like the one above) sums it up nicely. Continue reading

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How to Find your Unique Innovation Mindset

What makes certain people and certain companies truly innovative? Is it a process? Is it natural ability? Learned behavior and practice, practice, practice? It’s most likely all of the above. Continue reading

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A series of personal innovation stories from a new book by Luis Solis, “Innovation Alchemists: what every CEO needs to know to hire the right Chief Innovation Officer”. Today’s chapter comes from Deb Mills-Scofield, an innovator, entrepreneur and non-traditional strategist… Continue reading

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Leaders can inspire innovation by tutoring their community administrators, moderators, even the community members themselves in how to best communicate with one another. Continue reading

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Everything Is Ripe For Innovation

The titles of this post might seem a little simplistic, and to a certain degree it is because it isn’t that easy. But, let’s consider the following story: Continue reading

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Innovation does not happen without action. In part 2, new contributor Shane Sasnow focuses on language that is designed to provoke action. Continue reading

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How Patterns Boost Our Performance...Without Even Knowing It

Humans are creatures of habits, and these habits can be analyzed and codified into rules that help us perform better. Many times, we’re not even aware of the habits that control our choices. Continue reading

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