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  • Using Lots of Effort and Money to Demotivate Your People

    Motivation is a key aspect to success. This applies not only to individuals, but also to corporations. Since this is not really any new revelation, many companies put in quite a bit of effort into raising corporate morale. One popular morale booster is corporate events. It is difficult to make su...

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  • The Curious Case of 100% Work Performance

    Employment is an exchange of work for money. In my last post I showed a few tricks on how operators keep management in the dark about the true workload. However, management is also not giving out all the details on their side either. Naturally, the true value of the work is difficult to asses. Ev...

    Tags: Management, People, Critical Thinking, Psychology

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  • How Operators Hide the True Workload

    Employment is an exchange of work for money. As with most negotiations, both sides would like to keep their cards hidden, so employers and employees use different tricks in an attempt to hide the true facts from the other. This post looks at the tricks of employees, whereas the next post will loo...

    Tags: Management, People, Critical Thinking, Psychology

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  • Innovate with a Nudge?

    Behavioural nudges are clever policy tweaks often used by governments to influence the choices that people make. They are often found to be more effective and less costly than direct actions such as quotas, taxes or subsidies. Here are some simple examples... Original: http://innovationexcelle...

    Tags: innovation, innovation excellence, Book Review, Build Capability, Culture & Values, Leadership, Management, People & Skills, Psychology, Science, behavior, Behavioral Science, change, ideas42, Social Impact, Social Theory, sociology, success, Sunstein, Thaler

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  • How Behavioral Design Can Help De-Risk Innovation

    Everyone who works in innovation will regularly hear clients asking about how to “de-risk” innovation. In a world where consumers have more choice than ever before, how can we provide an increased sense of confidence about the solutions we deliver? While no solution is ever a sure thi...

    Tags: innovation, innovation excellence, Psychology, behavior, behavioral design, change, risk

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  • 24 Simple Approaches to Generate New Ideas in the Workplace

    This article emphasizes that all of us have the creative potential and looks at different practical ways we can use for generating new ideas in our workplaces and during team meetings and being creative for problem-solving. Continue reading → Original: http://www.innovationexcellence.com/...

    Tags: innovation, innovation excellence, Open Innovation, People & Skills, Psychology, collaboration, Creativity, Innovation Mindset

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  • The One Thing That Can Transform An Idea Into A Phenomenon

    Do you enjoy picking groceries up in your electric car? When you get to the store, do you prefer to pay with bitcoins? Do you have solar panels on your house? If the answer is “yes” to any of these questions, you’re in the distinct minority. So much so, that a lot of people prob...

    Tags: innovation, innovation excellence, Psychology, Strategy, ideas, movements, phenomenon

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  • How to Survive Your Cultural Antibodies

    As Innovation and Growth Strategy consultants we have methods, processes, and exercises that we apply to client problems, but what is even more impactful is something else ultimately. That something is perhaps the rarest asset in corporate America for an unknown reason, something called courage. ...

    Tags: innovation, innovation excellence, Entrepreneurship, Psychology, Growth planning, growth strategy, michael graber, Southern Growth Studio

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  • Business Transformation Is All About Feedback

      The purpose of a business is to create customers.Sharper performance results in more and happier customersThus… we aim to optimize performance, hence the business term: Performance Management. Sounds simple, but of course it isn’t. Humans have a lust for control and have dev...


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  • Why Disruptive Innovations are Resisted

    A new study goes back through history to examine why disruptive innovations have been resisted, and what lessons we can learn. Continue reading → Original: http://www.innovationexcellence.com/blog/2016/07/07/why-disruptive-innovations-are-resisted/ By: Adi GaskellPosted: July 7, 2016, 2:0...

    Tags: innovation, innovation excellence, Book Review, Build Capability, Culture & Values, People & Skills, Psychology, disruption, luddites

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