Showing results for: Innovation


Oct

23

2017

It’s Cultural

Innovating in a mature company is hard. That’s certainly not news to anyone who’s tried to do. It’s not the technology or the intricacies of business models that make it hard, it’s the real financial limitations of legacy products that still contribute and a process that has been ingrained for years.

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May

3

2016

4 Ways to Increase Editorial & Sales Collaboration

Too often in publishing, an us-versus-them culture dominates, even though everyone has the same goal of growing a successful business. My heart is still in editorial, where I spent 13 years of my career, but as both publisher and editor-in-chief of Credit Union Times I have a unique view of the pressures both sides face.

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Apr

28

2016

Assessing Climate Change…Without Scientists

Working in an information and intelligence company’s human resource division, I don't often interact with scientists. That doesn't mean I don't spend a lot of time talking about climate change. When you hear about “global warming” it may have negative connotations—images of soon-to-be-homeless polar bears, hurricanes and unpleasant political debates. In our organization, it’s a good thing. We are already seeing our recent focus on collaboration warming up our workplace.

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Apr

11

2016

Your North Star Keeps You Grounded

Employees have to navigate rough seas these days. The typical corporate organization is a matrix of not only functions but personalities and approaches. How can you be sure that you get aligned to both your hard lines and dotted lines to provide the most value to your company?

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Mar

9

2016

Innovating with Employees

Imagine that you put out a call for employees to sign up for working teams focused on various company initiatives. You might expect 10-to-20 percent would respond and be willing to participate, right?

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