The fuel of an innovation pipeline is ideas. Most organizations have one or more ways of collecting ideas, which then feed into a “prioritization funnel.” That’s simply another way of saying a big list of ideas is filtered down to a smaller, more manageable list.
How You Can Foster a Culture of Conversation (and Why It Matters)
Talking is part of being human, and conversation generates energy between humans that starts our cognitive wheels spinning. Creativity is cultivated through conversations, and innovation feeds off of creativity.
Innovation is like golf
Innovation is like golf. You aim for the pin and then play the ball where it lands. Sometimes, you find you aimed for the wrong hole, and then you pivot.
Innovation happens through conversation
Innovation happens through conversation, and conversation resides within the cracks of an organization. Fill the cracks!
Inspired teams collaborate well
If people are inspired and working toward a purpose, they will collaborate well, whether they're remote or in person. Corollary: Uninspired teams don't work well, period.
We can change the future
Although we cannot predict the future, we can change the future by what we do today if we recognize that life is a journey.
Think differently to behave differently
Think differently to behave differently as you align to the vision.The vision is your roadmap!
To do anything BIG, you have to start small
To do anything BIG, you have to start small –• 1 hour --> 1 day --> 1 week --> 1 month• Iterate: Build --> Measure --> Learn This allows you to create something of value that others understand more easily. It allows you to validate it, to learn and adapt. Corollary: You cannot stop at … Continue reading To do anything BIG, you have to start small
Innovation is like getting up on the wrong side of the bed
Innovation is like getting up on the wrong side of the bed and realizing that the right side was the wrong side. Tomorrow, get up on the other side and see what you can do.
Intro to How AI Can Impact Work in M&A
by Eric Braun, Head of Innovation, Intralinks Recently, I was asked to give a keynote presentation at the annual global conference on M&A Tax by Arco Verhulst, Global Head of Deal Advisory at KPMG. He wanted me to discuss technology that is here today and coming soon that will have an impact on the way … Continue reading Intro to How AI Can Impact Work in M&A