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Is Innovation manageable?

N2Growth Blog

In the years leading up to 2018, I have spent my time bringing innovation to the financial services space. Fintech, as this sector is colloquially referred, focuses for the most part on disrupting the state of affairs induced by the use of technology. As such it is all about innovation.

More to Success than Money and Metrics

Lead Change Blog

Louie was doing his job well, actively selling Marie on the reasons why she should list his firm’s talent assessment on her company’s website. He mentioned making money three times, and improving metrics four times, in response to Marie’s questions. Louie, thank you for reaching out,” said Marie. Our companies’ interests don’t appear to be aligned, so a partnership isn’t going to work.”. “If If I may ask, what interests aren’t aligned?”. Metrics and money.”. Wait a minute, Marie.

10 Simple Steps That Will Help You Overcome Adversity And Achieve Success

Tanveer Naseer

The following is a guest piece by Fred Stuvek. All of us will face some degree of adversity in our life, this is inevitable. You can’t run from it. You can’t hide from it. It will find you. You have to deal with it, embrace it as a learning experience, Click to continue reading.

The Fundamentals of Tomorrow’s Leadership, the Basics with a Twist

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Fiona Murden : In 1998 I graduated from business school feeling I knew all there was to know about leadership. I began work as a management consultant and much of what I’d learnt was very quickly thrown out of the window. The basics of behaviour tell us far more than the latest fad. I became obsessed with observing like a detective, working out what, why and how. In fact, I was so fascinated that I soon returned to university to complete an MSc in Business Psychology.

Innovation: Five Signs You Might Be Faking It

Every company wants to be a leader in innovation, but how can you tell if your company is really innovating or just going through the motions? See the 5 signs you might be faking innovation and what to do if you are.

Do Friends and Leadership Mix? – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

This is a question that I get asked a lot and I think in order to answer this question, you have to understand the answer to another question first: How do you define friend?

Major Benefits of Outsourcing to Commercial Cleaning Services

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How to Stop Being “Them” and Start Being “Us”

Next Level Blog

A few months ago, I was in conversation with a group of senior director and vice president level leaders in a client company. I asked them, “Before you were promoted to senior director or VP, what did you used to say about the people who had those titles?” What I heard in response was pretty telling: They don’t get it. They don’t understand what’s really going on. They’re arrogant. They’re presumptuous. They think they’re better than us.

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StrategyDriven Podcast Episode 37 – Making Change Work: Why is Buy-in Necessary and How to Achieve It

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StrategyDriven Podcasts focus on the tools and techniques executives and managers can use to improve their organization’s alignment and accountability to ultimately achieve superior results. These podcasts elaborate on the best practice and warning flag articles on the StrategyDriven website.

How Can You Tell If Your Leader Is Afraid Of You

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We tend to think of leaders as people who are focused on serving others, dedicated to the mission of the work they do, and committed to their people.

11 Proven Ways to Turn Your Culture into a Culture of Innovation

Learn the 11 proven strategies that you can implement quickly to get every employee innovating and contributing to the growth of your company.

Your Consulting Firm’s Worst Enemy

David A Fields

It’s easy to imagine your consulting firm’s worst nemesis is a competitive consulting firm, a procurement department, your prospects’ internal staff, or gingivitis. However, the biggest threat to your consulting firm’s growth is much closer to home and much more personal.

How I Made the Transition from the Corporate World To Ministry World

Ron Edmondson

It’s probably the question I get asked most often. I got it last week from a man who is a practicing CPA and a successful entrepreneur, but feels something is missing in his life.

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A Simple Way To Motivate Employees


There comes a time when the job of motivation falls upon everyone. Maybe it’s because you’re a senior leader or team manager, or maybe it’s because those individuals are not doing their jobs well enough to motivate your peers.

From the Archives: #leadershiptruth – Hand in a B paper.

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Quantifying a Culture of Innovation

Examining five years of anonymous data from over 6 million users in 170+ countries, Spigit has discovered that a culture of innovation can be measured – with a 99% statistical confidence level – by a metric called ideation rate. Download the eBook now for an in-depth look at this groundbreaking study.

The Financial Upside of Being an Optimist

Harvard Business Review

A survey found they save more and stress about money less than pessimists. Stress Decision making Psychology Digital Article

Why Are We Still Promoting Incompetent Men?

Harvard Business Review

Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, a psychologist and chief talent scientist at ManpowerGroup, says we’re not picking leaders in the right way. While we should be promoting people based on their competence and potential, it’s often the incompetent, overconfident candidates — most of them men — who get ahead. Studies show that, by many measures, women are actually better equipped to become strong, successful managers.

Why AI Underperforms and What Companies Can Do About It

Harvard Business Review

Executives need to communicate more effectively with technical experts. Technology Communication Digital Article

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Tough Comp Conversations: A Guide For Doing Them Right

Speaker: Rusty Lindquist, VP Strategic HR Insights at Bamboo HR

Compensation can be tricky, few things carry as much emotional weight as comp. And with the increased transparency in the market, combined with our collective propensity to rate ourselves against others, the frequency of these very difficult conversations is increasing. In this webinar, we will deconstruct some of the psychology around comp. We’ll take an analytic look at comp’s role in the employee experience, and then we’ll get really tactical with guidance on very specific compensation conversations.

How to Get People to Pay Attention During Corporate Trainings

Harvard Business Review

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