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5 Ways Leaders Enable Innovation In Their Teams

5 Ways Leaders Enable Innovation In Their Teams | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Leaders are accountable to assemble teams and lead them to optimal performance outcomes. An effective leader recognizes the importance of embracing differences in people and knows how to connect the dots amongst those differences to get the best outcomes from the team. This is what cultivates a workplace environment of continuous improvements, innovation and initiative. Leaders must foster a commitment from the team to embrace an innovation mindset where each employee learns to apply the differences that exist in one another for their own success and that of the organization. Here are 5 immediate things leaders can do with their teams to foster an environment of innovation and initiative. They apply whether you are forming a new team or revamping an existing one.
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Calorie-Tracking Earrings

Calorie-Tracking Earrings | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Canadian tech start-up BioSensive Technologies is developing smart earrings called Ear-O-Smart, which can help wearers to monitor their fitness levels and overall health.

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The Democratization of Innovation for the Internet of Things

The Democratization of Innovation for the Internet of Things | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
It seems we are in a perpetual waiting game for the so-called Internet of Things (IoT) to become a reality. Despite this wait, if the IoT is realized in a way that all the electronic devices we use today—and maybe some that haven’t been invented yet— are be able to communicate in a vast network, it could enable an optimization of resources that will be such a game-changer that noted economic and social theorist, Jeremy Rikfin, has suggested that it will represent the next industrial revolution.
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'Robots maken menselijke skills waardevoller'

'Robots maken menselijke skills waardevoller' | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Volgens Robby Vanuxem, CEO van Hays België, zijn er verschillende redenen te bedenken waarom de economie mensen even hard, of zelfs harder, nodig zal hebben dan robots.
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Studenten lanceren elektrische formulewagen

Studenten lanceren elektrische formulewagen | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Zevenendertig studenten van de KU Leuven en Thomas More hebben vrijdag in de stadsschouwburg van Leuven hun nieuwe elektrische formulewagen voorgesteld, de Umicore Isaac. Met de wagen zullen ze deze zomer als enige Belgische team, tussen zeshonderd andere universiteiten, deelnemen aan Formula Student-races in het Silverstone (Engeland), Hockenheim (Duitsland) en Barcelona (Spanje).
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Design Thinking: A Manual for Innovation

Design Thinking: A Manual for Innovation | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
What if there were a formula to create innovative products, experiences or services? I’m not talking about incremental improvements; I’m talking about disruptive innovation.
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How to fix Canada's innovation conundrum

How to fix Canada's innovation conundrum | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Start by removing some of the policies that shield Canadian companies from competition and give them less incentive to innovate
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This Skill Matters Much More Than Your Ability to Innovate or Problem-Solve

This Skill Matters Much More Than Your Ability to Innovate or Problem-Solve | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Conversation is not only the operating system of your brain; it's also the operating system of your entire organization.
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8 Breakthrough Innovations Saving Our Ocean

8 Breakthrough Innovations Saving Our Ocean | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Our ocean remains the greatest mystery on planet Earth. The ocean takes up 70% of our blue planet, yet we’ve only explored 5% of it. The ocean suffers from many urgent grand challenges – we don’t know enough about the ocean, too much pollution is going in, and too many fish and other animals are coming out.

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Home Care Disrupting Innovation for Elder Caregiving

Welcome to 21st century America - where we have longer lives than ever before, and more hopes for healthy aging. We are, happily, the beneficiaries of medical and scientific breakthroughs that have given us life spans that not long ago would have been the stuff of science fiction.
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How to unite innovation and data art?

How to unite innovation and data art? | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
This week, like any other Innovation Enthusiast, the Dare2bi team was at the Cognistreamer Crosstalk seminar 2016 in Antwerp.

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Samsung’s ‘culture innovation’ is now underway

Samsung’s ‘culture innovation’ is now underway | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Earlier this year in March, Samsung said that it wants to ditch the corporate bore and feel like a young and trendy startup again. The “culture innovation” drive is spearheaded by Samsung Electronics vice chairman Lee Jae-yong who is particularly willing to shed the conglomerate’s rigid, top-down management culture to promote horizontal communication and increase work efficiency.

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How to define and categorize innovation labs

How to define and categorize innovation labs | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
A brief guide and starting point to explore the mission and freedom of innovation labs.
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Making Design Thinking a Part of Medical Education

Making Design Thinking a Part of Medical Education | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
“Design thinking,” traditionally regarded as a means for creating user-friendly products, is now being used to improve services and drive innovation in many industries.
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Ideas To Help Corporations Innovate Like Startups

There’s a serious gap between corporations and startups. According to Alessandro Di Fiore with the Harvard Business Review, “It’s not just a problem at companies known for poor management. Even businesses that are well versed in the best management practices can, without realizing it, generate an environment hostile to innovation.”

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Aussie innovation changing how we experience the Tour de France and Rio Olympics

Aussie innovation changing how we experience the Tour de France and Rio Olympics | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it

Sports fans are about to get a whole new way of experiencing the upcoming Tour de France and select endurance sports at the Rio 2016 Olympics thanks to a start-up out of..

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Innoveren binnen fiscaliteit

Innoveren binnen fiscaliteit | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Zowel fiscale overheden als ondernemingen worden steeds performanter, zonder te willen inboeten op kwaliteit. Dat kan alleen maar door te blijven investeren in nieuwe systemen en oplossingen, of nog: door innovatief te zijn.

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Creativity: The Final Competitive Advantage

Creativity: The Final Competitive Advantage | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Right now your company is very likely sitting on a corporate asset of immeasurable value. It’s more precious than all the equipment, machinery and buildings you own.   It’s a tool so powerful it could reshape your company and perhaps even your entire industry. I would also wager that your organization has no idea where it’s kept, how much of it you possess or how to deploy it to your advantage.
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Siemens to invest €1.1bn into new startups unit

Siemens to invest €1.1bn into new startups unit | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
News: Focus will be on artificial intelligence and decentralised electrification.

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The Secret To Daily Innovation

The Secret To Daily Innovation | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
When Balanda Atis joined L’Oréal as a chemist to formulate mascaras, she never forgot her experiences as teenager of not being able to find a foundation that worked for her skin tone. It wasn’t until seven years into her job that Atis was able to muster up the courage to approach the head of the makeup division about solving for the foundation issue.
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DHD showing how healthcare is a hotbed of innovation

DHD showing how healthcare is a hotbed of innovation | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
One of the major paradoxes in healthcare is that, despite broad recognition that relentless cost, quality and equity pressures are dominant drivers for significant change there remains only slow progress towards real innovation in care delivery.
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Hillary Clinton supports patent reform, announces technology and innovation initiative

Hillary Clinton supports patent reform, announces technology and innovation initiative | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Earlier today Hillary Clinton, the presumptive Democratic Presidential Nominee, released her Initiative on Technology & Innovation on her campaign website.
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Infusing the Basics With the Spirit of Innovation

Infusing the Basics With the Spirit of Innovation | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
In our opinion, one of the biggest misconceptions in education is the idea that "the basics" must precede innovation. While foundational skills such as literacy and numeracy will always be necessary, there's no reason why we can't teach them alongside innovative practices.
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Rise of health startups powers nation's innovation

Rise of health startups powers nation's innovation | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Holed up in a shiny glass building in the Chinese city of Chengdu, Y. James Kang spends his days researching ways to repair damaged hearts, livers and brains-with the help of stem cells and 3D printers.

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A Principal's Reflections: Inspiring Students: Bringing Awe Back to Learning

A Principal's Reflections: Inspiring Students: Bringing Awe Back to Learning | The Jazz of Innovation | Scoop.it
Awe might seem like just another three-letter word, but it is so much more.  A recent New York Times article detailed how humans can get goose bumps when we experience awe, that often-positive feeling of being in the presence of something vast that transcends our understanding of the world. It is a catalyst that can motivate people to do more good. The article also highlighted the research of Paul Piff and Dacher Keltner who found that awe helps bind us to others, motivating us to act in collaborative ways that enable strong groups and cohesive communities.
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