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11 09, 2020

How to cultivate innovation in the workforce

2020-09-15T09:28:01-07:00

What does it really mean to be innovative as a workforce? Victor Assad sheds light on how organizations can foster innovation and the maximizing technologies that can help them do so. The empirical evidence shows that companies seldom become innovative from one great idea or technology. It takes a culture of innovation. Read my [...]

How to cultivate innovation in the workforce2020-09-15T09:28:01-07:00
11 08, 2020

Why innovation is the least risky strategy

2020-08-10T14:14:14-07:00

With the pandemic and significant decline in revenues, executives know that they must innovate to survive these unprecedented times. But how? Many executives, however, have chosen to play it safe and secure,  hunker down, and hoard cash. The problem with playing it safe is while you can cut costs to meet falling revenues, you [...]

Why innovation is the least risky strategy2020-08-10T14:14:14-07:00
7 08, 2020

ReINVENTHR webcast: 3 robust strategies to crush today’s crises, including innovation

2020-08-07T14:35:59-07:00

In this July 16th, 2020, Orange County ReINVENTHR webcast, I presented 3 robust strategies to crush today’s crises, one of the three strategies is about innovation. I remind HR leaders that HR has the empirical research, predictive models, and digital technology to crush all three of these strategies! The three strategies are: Redefine the [...]

ReINVENTHR webcast: 3 robust strategies to crush today’s crises, including innovation2020-08-07T14:35:59-07:00
6 08, 2020

9 characteristics of highly innovative managers

2020-08-06T14:12:20-07:00

Our most recent research with The Conference Board reveals the importance of managers in encouraging innovation. In our infographic below, the "Innovation Priorities" chart on the right shows that highly innovative companies have managers who score higher in encouraging innovation than low innovation companies. Based on our research at InnovationOne, the managers in highly [...]

9 characteristics of highly innovative managers2020-08-06T14:12:20-07:00
28 07, 2020

Innovation Minds and InnovationOne Join Forces to Pair the Science of Successful Innovation with the Tactics of Getting it Done

2020-07-28T08:44:31-07:00

SAN JOSE, Calif. and SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., July 28, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Silicon Valley based Innovation Minds announced today that it will team up with InnovationOne of Scottsdale, Arizona. The join will tie together a foundational scientific, research-based approach for assessing and prescribing product innovation management capabilities and culture readiness with beautifully engaging, time saving Innovation [...]

Innovation Minds and InnovationOne Join Forces to Pair the Science of Successful Innovation with the Tactics of Getting it Done2020-07-28T08:44:31-07:00
9 07, 2020

The top six factors of highly innovative companies!

2020-07-09T11:42:28-07:00

Highly innovative companies treat innovation as a strategic imperative. These companies involve their external partners, nurture transparent, inclusive, and collaborative cultures, and align their operations to quickly adjust and commercialize innovation. These findings are based on InnovationOne's  research of over 20 years and is confirmed in our 2020 report with The Conference Board, "Useful [...]

The top six factors of highly innovative companies!2020-07-09T11:42:28-07:00
2 07, 2020

Why some companies innovate during crises and others don’t

2020-07-02T08:45:44-07:00

Today's hottest conversation among many executives is on the best strategies to nimbly pivot among our multiple crises. When they decide upon winning strategies, the question then becomes how do we implement strategies successfully. Our research at InnovationOne has found that the executive teams that have nurtured transparent, collaborative, and agile cultures will do [...]

Why some companies innovate during crises and others don’t2020-07-02T08:45:44-07:00
23 06, 2020

HR Leads Innovation: C-Suite to Tech-Suite

2020-06-23T08:24:45-07:00

Join me for an exciting, live-stream ReINVENTHR event: HR Leads Innovation: C-Suite to Tech-Suite. This will be a fast-paced, interactive, and probing look at how HR can be the driver of true organizational transformation. Topics will include: Building an Inclusive, Agile & Adaptable Organization Creating avenues for Intrapreneurship Leveraging AI, Blockchain and other technology [...]

HR Leads Innovation: C-Suite to Tech-Suite2020-06-23T08:24:45-07:00
2 06, 2020

7 Steps to Seize Upon a Crisis and Innovative Successfully

2020-06-02T09:20:12-07:00

Executives have often confided to me that employees’ jobs are difficult enough without having to think of new products and services or better ways of doing their jobs. Besides, they cannot afford to have people lose their focus on this quarter’s numbers for next year’s innovation. But in a crisis, and certainly the COVID19 [...]

7 Steps to Seize Upon a Crisis and Innovative Successfully2020-06-02T09:20:12-07:00
12 05, 2020

6 Steps to instill a discovery culture and thrive through adversity.

2020-05-12T09:34:58-07:00

More than 50 percent of small US businesses and 90 percent of high tech start ups fail. But not all failures are equal. Some are catastrophic, while others smaller. More vitally, the catastrophic failures are often proceeded by smaller ones. Entrepreneurs and CEOs who direct resources to understanding why failures occur–as opposed to focusing [...]

6 Steps to instill a discovery culture and thrive through adversity.2020-05-12T09:34:58-07:00
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