Navigator Newsletter #180

Chart Your Course

The amazing thing is there are lots of innovative employees who have great ideas, but most of them go untapped. Create a system to learn and apply new knowledge, trends and ideas through evaluation, study and innovation. The Navigator Newsletter

10 Steps to Create An Employee Newsletter That Delivers

leaderCommunicator

Innovation is often powerful when it comes to communications, and so is the tried and true. A printed or electronic newsletter can be an effective means of breaking through the clutter by bringing timely and valuable information to employees where they’re at – whether that’s in front of a computer, on a mobile device, or in the field.

Leadership Lessons from the Titanic | Navigator Newsletter #184

Chart Your Course

Ranking is good for command and control, but not good for change and innovation. The post Leadership Lessons from the Titanic | Navigator Newsletter #184 appeared first on Leadership Speaker | Motivational Leadership Speaker | Greg Smith: Chart Your Course International. Leadership Leadership Speaker The Navigator NewsletterThe Sinking of the Titanic Provides Lessons for Leaders . “We We have struck iceberg … sinking fast … come to our assistance.”

Stop Numerator Thinking: Innovating Your Service Experience

Lead Change Blog

They cultivate, grow, innovate and invest. Or a monthly newsletter that was the talk of the break room? Pretty good service is not your ticket to avoiding the blade, innovative service is. What happens to most staff and support units when budget time rolls around?

May Edition of Strategy Execution Newsletter - Now Available

Six Disciplines

The May 2011 edition of the Six Disciplines Strategy Execution newsletter - with a focus on innovation to support strategy execution, is now available for viewing. SUGGESTION: Subscribe to the monthly Six Disciplines Strategy Execution email newsletter

November 2011 Edition - Strategy Execution Newsletter - On Managing Processes

Six Disciplines

Welcome to the November issue of the Strategy Execution Newsletter from Six Disciplines. SUBSCRIBE TO THE STRATEGY EXECUTION NEWSLETTER: Subscribe here. RESULTS FROM LAST MONTH'S QUICKSTUDY SURVEY : Process Innovation. Download the QuickStudy Survey Results - On Process Innovation and Transformation. In this month's issue, we're focusing on managing processes. Do You Have The "Master Process" In Your Organization?

Gap’s Chief Innovation Officer Recognizes Connection Required to Innovate

Michael Lee Stallard

Here’s a video of Polly LaBarre at MIX interviewing Ivy Ross, Gap’s Chief Innovation Officer , about the need for connection to innovate. I’m encouraged to see more leaders recognize that individuals and organizations need connection to thrive.

How to Keep Innovation Jams Small and Focused

First Friday Book Synopsis

To sign up for a free subscription to any/all HBR newsletters, please click here. * * * Bringing together people from different backgrounds to creatively brainstorm a problem — otherwise known as “jamming” – has become a popular way to unearth new […]. Bob''s blog entries Harvard Business Review HBR newsletters How to Keep Innovation Jams Small and Focused Management Tip of the Day

Use Constraint to Instigate Innovation

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To sign up for a free subscription to any/all HBR newsletters, please click here. Far too many managers believe that depriving projects of resources will inspire innovation. HBR newsletters Management Tip of the Day not Scarcity Scarcity seems to have replaced necessity as the mother of invention in today's organizations Steve Kramer Teresa Amabile Use Constraint to Instigate InnovationHere is another valuable Management Tip of the Day from Harvard Business Review.

Updates: The Latest e-Newsletter & My Bookstore

Management Excellence

Management Excellence Updates for January 5, 2011:My latest e-Newsletter with subscriber-only content is out, and I've constructed a new bookstore (without harming any bricks or mortar), featuring my recommendations in leadership & management, strategy, innovation, marketing, history and biography. Updates from Art Your Professional Development "To Do" List Management Excellence Bookstore Management Excellence e-Newsletter

3 Ways to Think Like an Innovator

First Friday Book Synopsis

To sign up for a free subscription to any/all HBR newsletters, please click here. Most people struggle to do what innovators excel at: connecting the unconnected. Bob's blog entries "Learn How to Think Different(ly)" 3 Ways to Think Like an Innovator Hal Gregersen Harvard Business Review. HBR newsletters Jeff Dyer Management Tip of the Day Management Tips from Harvard Business Review Here is another valuable Management Tip of the Day from Harvard Business Review.

Design Thinking for Social Innovation

First Friday Book Synopsis

Here is an excerpt from a brilliant article co-authored by Tim Brown and Jocelyn Wyatt for Stanford Social Innovation Review (Winter 2010). To read the complete article, check out other valuable resources, obtain subscription information, and sign up for a free newsletter, please click here. * * * Designers have traditionally focused on enhancing the [.].

Education? Innovation? Do - Learn - Do - Learn

Mills Scofield

I’ve teamed up with industry leaders and partner companies to invite a small group of students interested in design, business development, social innovation, and technology to execute a one-year experiential education. Aron Solomon introduced me to Victor Saad and that was all it took.

Complimentary Resource – Improving Business Operation Performance With Innovations

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When Are You Too Innovative?

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Too Much Innovation? I have the privilege recently to work with a technology company that has one of their three core values as innovative. Are we too innovative? And at times it costs us money chasing down innovation at a cost of operational excellence.

Use Scarcity to Spur Innovation

First Friday Book Synopsis

To sign up for a free subscription, to any/all HBR newsletters, please click here. * * * Necessity is the mother of invention. Bob's blog entries devise new ways of operating make better use of limited assets Management Tip of the Day Harvard Business Review Necessity is the mother of invention The Number One Key to Innovation: Scarcity" by Uri Neren. Here is another valuable Management Tip of the Day from Harvard Business Review.

The Business of Innovation – The Execution Plan | StrategyDriven

Strategy Driven

Innovative companies realize remarkable marketplace rewards. The Business of Innovation is a five part series created by CNBC in association with IBM. Within each episode, Maria Bartiromo and a distinguished panel of guests discuss what it takes to be an innovation leader.

Complimentary Resource – Why IT Struggles to Innovate, and How IT Management Can Fix It

Strategy Driven

Why IT Struggles to Innovate, and How IT Management Can Fix It. This eBook explores the root causes of IT inefficiency in enterprise companies and discusses methods IT management has used to overcome them, turning their IT departments into innovation superstars.

The Business of Innovation – The Responsibility Revolution

Strategy Driven

Innovation is the introduction of new things or methods and is the life blood of business today. Innovative companies realize remarkable marketplace rewards. The Business of Innovation is a five part series created by CNBC in association with IBM. Within each episode, Maria Bartiromo and a distinguished panel of guests discuss what it takes to be an innovation leader. You just finished reading The Business of Innovation - The Responsibility Revolution !

When Are You Too Innovative?

CO2

Too Much Innovation? I have the privilege recently to work with a technology company that has one of their three core values as innovative. Are we too innovative? And at times it costs us money chasing down innovation at a cost of operational excellence.

Complimentary Resource – Idea Management: Community as Innovation Partner

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Here are 4 ways you can ignite innovation

First Friday Book Synopsis

To read the complete article, check out an abundance of valuable resources, and obtain a free subscription to one or more of the website’s newsletters, please click here. * * * (MoneyWatch) Innovation is great fun to study, filled with inspiring stories — [.]. Here is an excerpt from an article written by Dave Logan for CBS MoneyWatch, the CBS Interactive Business Network.

Is Your Business Biased Against Innovation?

Strategy Driven

Many people do not typically think of metrics and accounting as roadblocks to innovation, yet you call these out as potential problem areas. Doing otherwise biases the business against innovation because what you are projecting may look unattractive relative to your business today. Companies that will eventually be wrecked by others’ innovations are operating on autopilot. You just finished reading Is Your Business Biased Against Innovation? !

Break the Innovation Chokehold: How to Stop Ruling Like a (Not-So-Benevolent) Dictator and Start Encouraging Big Ideas

Strategy Driven

Innovation. The boss must act as the ‘external force’ for continuous, systematic change and innovation in an organization. To achieve true innovation, you can’t lead like an iron-fisted dictator, where your word and only your word is final. Innovation Dustin S.

Questions Are The Answer | Management Innovation eXchange

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The Other Side of Innovation: Solving the Execution Challenge.

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Business organizations are not built for innovation; they are built for efficiency.&# – Vijay Govindarajan In The Other Side of Innovation the authors demonstrate their absolute knowledge of an area that many organizations need more of, innovation! They have been studying over the past decade innovation within established organizations. In the process they have compiled perhaps the most extensive library of innovation case studies in the world.

Questions Are The Answer | Management Innovation eXchange

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How to Aim for Smart Failure

First Friday Book Synopsis

To sign up for a free subscription to any/all HBR newsletters, please click here. * * * If you want to encourage people to take healthy risks, you need to make sure they’re not afraid to fail. Bob''s blog entries "To Increase Innovation Doug Sundheim Harvard Business Review HBR newsletters How to Aim for Smart Failure Management Tip of the Day Take the Sting Out of Failure Here is another valuable Management Tip of the Day from Harvard Business Review.

Five Ways Leaders Turns Doubters into Doers

Chart Your Course

Innovation has always been what makes good businesses great. And innovation does not happen without change and risk. Use meetings and internal communications – emails, newsletters, flyers – to explain the changes in a positive light. This past February Yahoo!’s

Does Change Happen to You or with You?

CO2

” The innovators and adapters may get tired of hearing “No” and either stop proposing ideas or leave the organization. Just Ask Leadership Newsletter Recent Articles Change Anything Change Leadership Change Process Diffusion of Innovation

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Winning Workplaces Features Article on Connection

Michael Lee Stallard

The article is entitled “ To Boost Productivity and Innovation, Fire Up the People You Lead.&# Check out the article and the Winning Workplaces website , it has great ideas, many written by one of our favorite bloggers Mark Harbeke.

How to Get Your Team Thinking Like Entrepreneurs

First Friday Book Synopsis

To sign up for a free subscription to any/all HBR newsletters, please click here. * * * Teams in large organizations can easily get tangled in bureaucracy. HBR newsletters How to Get Your Team Thinking Like Entrepreneurs Innovation Associates Leonard A. Here is another valuable Management Tip of the Day from Harvard Business Review.

Thoughts on Gratitude, From One Leader to Another

Kevin Eikenberry

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Six of My Favorite Books of the Year

Kevin Eikenberry

Consulting Speaking Training Products KevinEikenberry.com About Blog Home Blogs I Like Leadership Learning Subscribe Six of My Favorite Books of the Year by Kevin Eikenberry on December 27, 2010 in Leadership , Learning , Reading As long time newsletter readers know I read a lot.

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How to Get Your Team Thinking Like Entrepreneurs

First Friday Book Synopsis

To sign up for a free subscription to any/all HBR newsletters, please click here. * * * Teams in large organizations can easily get tangled in bureaucracy. HBR newsletters How to Get Your Team Thinking Like Entrepreneurs Innovation Associates Leonard A. Here is another valuable Management Tip of the Day from Harvard Business Review.

Can You Train Yourself to Be the Next Steve Jobs?

First Friday Book Synopsis

Bob's blog entries Alpha Dogs: How Your Small Business Can Become A Leader of the Pack Are innovators born or made? ask the right questions BNET BNET newsletters BusinessWeek Can You Train Yourself to Be the Next Steve Jobs? Here is an article written by Donna Fenn for BNET, The CBS Interactive Business Network. Ignore the dumb title. Only Steve Jobs can train himself to be the next Steve Jobs.

10 Ways to Think Different – Inside Apple’s Cult-Like Culture

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To check out an abundance of valuable resources and obtain a free subscription to one or more of the BNET newsletters, please click here. * * * Apple’s culture is as distinct as its products are groundbreaking. [.]. Here is an article written by Steve Tobak for BNET (March 2, 2011), The CBS Interactive Business Network.

3 Ways to Think like a Designer

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To sign up for a free subscription to any/all HBR newsletters, please click here. Their unique views enable them to come up with new products and innovations that leave the rest of us envious. HBR newsletters Management Tip of the Day Simon RuckerHere is another valuable Management Tip of the Day from Harvard Business Review. Good designers see the world differently. Here are [.].

The world’s ten best cities in which to work and live

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To check out an abundance of valuable resources and obtain a free subscription to one or more of the BNET newsletters, please click here. * * * Which cities are the best for employers, professionals and innovators? [.]. Bob's blog entries BNET BNET newsletters BusinessWeek BusinessWeek SmallBiz flickr user williamcho Kimberly Weisul PricewaterhouseCoopers’ Cities of Opportunity study The CBS Interactive Business Network The world's ten best cities in which to work and live

Where (and When) the Magic Happens

In the CEO Afterlife

Magic can’t happen in cultures that don’t worship innovation. Innovation starts with leadership. Most big company cultures are not innovative. Oh yes, they talk about innovation in their annual reports and their mission statements. Every innovation is applauded.

How to Convince Others to Embrace Risk

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To sign up for a free subscription to any/all HBR newsletters, please click here. But without some risk-taking, there is no innovation [.]. HBR newsletters Heidi Grant Halvorson How to Convince Others to Embrace Risk Management Tip of the DayHere is another valuable Management Tip of the Day from Harvard Business Review. The recession caused people to focus on what they had to lose, rather than what they had to gain.

Strategies for Success in a Dematerialized World

Strategy Driven

If you enjoyed this article, let us keep you up-to-date on other newly published insights by signing up for our complimentary StrategyDriven Newsletter. Break the Innovation Chokehold: How to Stop Ruling Like a (Not-So-Benevolent) Dictator and Start Encouraging Big Ideas.

Recommended Resources – Look At More

Strategy Driven

Look at More : A Proven Approach to Innovation, Growth, and Change. Andy’s framework specifically targets the liberation of the ’5Ms’ of innovation: Mood : attitudes, feelings, and emotions creating the context for creativity and innovation.