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Corporate innovation teams, here's how to 'get to yes' with the rest of the company

Corporate innovation teams, here's how to 'get to yes' with the rest of the company | Small Business On The Web | Scoop.it

Guest“Our corporate innovation teams run into what feels like immovable obstacles in every part of the company. Finance, HR, Branding, Legal, you name it, everyone in a division or corporate staff has an excuse for why we can’t do something … and the power to say no.”

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Developing a culture of yes may be the single hurdle to becoming a flexible innovative company. Failure needs to be made a viable  option for this to integrate itself as the way of doing business.


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5 “Next” Practices for a Culture of Innovation

5 “Next” Practices for a Culture of Innovation | Small Business On The Web | Scoop.it
Have you heard? Innovation is the key to future success! Right…as it’s stated in approximately 275,000,000 sources – safe to say it’s obvious. What is far less obvious? How. While creativity …
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Shocker: Study Finds Creativity Doesn't Always Lead to Profits

Shocker: Study Finds Creativity Doesn't Always Lead to Profits | Small Business On The Web | Scoop.it
Creativity and innovation are crucial to businesses' growth, new research suggests.


The Research Shows: "the vast majority of companies operating today are not doing a good job of translating creative ideas into solutions that improve the firms' performance."

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Creative Ideas are only as good as the team that implements them within your business. A great example is telling your business story on the Internet in an attempt to engage with current and new customers.


The reality is most small businesses fail at telling their story because these creative ideas on how to engage customers never see the light of day.


Hint: " "Managers need to capture promising ideas and then translate them into products, processes and improved customer service."

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It's Important To Fail

It's Important To Fail | Small Business On The Web | Scoop.it
A lot of us are afraid to fail. We believe it as a sign of weakness and can even come to regret ever taking that leap of faith. Well, contrary to this belief, a number of highly successful achievers often credit a failure or two, to their success.


"Failure is a type of freedom. Why? Because the worst has happened. Now, you can relax and rebuild your life. "

craig daniels's insight:

Many of us may not see the richness of experience when we are in the middle of failure but, the lessons from failure can set us free to reach for the stars and make our small business a success.


We can learn to balance our fear of failure with our desire for success.


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