T.I.P.S. Tracking
Follow
Find
203 views | +0 today
Scooped by James Schreier
onto T.I.P.S. Tracking
Scoop.it!

Have Innovation Strategy If You Want Your Business To Survive

Nowadays, men and women turn to business as a means of earning more profit. If you are interested in starting up your own company or small...
more...
No comment yet.
T.I.P.S. Tracking
Focus - Organize - Interrogate Trends, Innovations, Paradigm Shifts
Curated by James Schreier
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by James Schreier
Scoop.it!

Joel Barker's T.I.P.S. Tracking - A Strategic Exploration Tool

Joel Barker's T.I.P.S. Tracking - A Strategic Exploration Tool | T.I.P.S. Tracking | Scoop.it

T.I.P.S. Tracking is a powerful strategic exploration tool that encourages individuals and organizations to manage key information on trands, innovations, and paradigm shifts.  It is focused on three key skills:  Focus - Organize - Interrogate

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by James Schreier
Scoop.it!

6 steps to boost innovation through mindfulness

6 steps to boost innovation through mindfulness | T.I.P.S. Tracking | Scoop.it

More leading corporations — including Intel, Google and General Mills — are paying attention to the role that mindfulness and meditation can play in innovation.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by James Schreier
Scoop.it!

Focus: The Hidden Driver of Excellence

Focus: The Hidden Driver of Excellence - Kindle edition by Daniel Goleman. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Focus: The Hidden Driver of Excellence.
James Schreier's insight:

Arguably this entire book is related to T.I.P.S. Tracking -- however it is also about so many other topics including leadership, strategic thinking, even Big Data, that you need to read it carefully to gather its wisdom.  But there's much about Goleman's argument for "focus" that hits directly on the T.I.P.S. Tracking process.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by James Schreier
Scoop.it!

Rock Stars of Innovation Present: Have You Ever Seen the Rainmakers? - Xconomy

Rock Stars of Innovation Present: Have You Ever Seen the Rainmakers? - Xconomy | T.I.P.S. Tracking | Scoop.it
Rock Stars of Innovation Present: Have You Ever Seen the Rainmakers?
James Schreier's insight:

Rock Stars of Innovation?  I like that...

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by James Schreier
Scoop.it!

With record sales dwindling, big brand sponsorships are taking over music

With record sales dwindling, big brand sponsorships are taking over music | T.I.P.S. Tracking | Scoop.it
Digital Trends
With record sales dwindling, big brand sponsorships are taking over music
Digital Trends
While merchandise and record sales certainly go a long way to supporting your favorite artists, don't think this an upward trend.
James Schreier's insight:

An important emerging trend with key implications to be explored.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by James Schreier
Scoop.it!

HR&D: Is your organization ready for a paradigm shift?

HR&D: Is your organization ready for a paradigm shift? | T.I.P.S. Tracking | Scoop.it

How today’s organizations can still learn from the principles behind a reorg that happened over 150 years ago. When we take a step back from the details and look at the story from a high level perspective, we see how a new technology, the telegraph in that case, introduced a paradigm shift in organizational design.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by James Schreier
Scoop.it!

Data Crunch: Turnaround Trends

Data Crunch: Turnaround Trends | T.I.P.S. Tracking | Scoop.it
Data Crunch: Turnaround Trends
Buccaneers.com
Our interactive Data Crunch graphs allow the user to identify trends, gaining a better understanding of how wins and losses are generated and where the team and individual players are headed.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by James Schreier
Scoop.it!

"UPGRADIA"

"UPGRADIA" | T.I.P.S. Tracking | Scoop.it

This is a fascinating, detailed report summarizing several innovations bound into an overall trend called "Upgradia."

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by James Schreier
Scoop.it!

In Pursuit Of Focus: Fostering An Elusive Leadership Trait

In Pursuit Of Focus: Fostering An Elusive Leadership Trait | T.I.P.S. Tracking | Scoop.it
"On an average day, we spend 2.1 hours on distraction," Robin Sharma, best-selling author and coach, told an audience of Fast Forward participants at IESE'
James Schreier's insight:

Focus:  the first key skill of our T.I.P.S. Tracking process.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by James Schreier
Scoop.it!

A Student's Thoughts on Education

A Student's Thoughts on Education | T.I.P.S. Tracking | Scoop.it
This is a great video where a HS student gives his thoughts on education and Common Core.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by James Schreier
Scoop.it!

Interest-based Content Curation Publishing: the cure for Content Shock?

Interest-based Content Curation Publishing: the cure for Content Shock? | T.I.P.S. Tracking | Scoop.it
In a recent post, top content marketer and blogger Mark Schaefer scored a hit and started a big controversy by predicting the end of content marketing as we know it because of a forecasted Content Shock.
James Schreier's insight:

Very relevant insights from Scoop.it's CEO

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by James Schreier
Scoop.it!

Unburying Yourself: Advice for the Overloaded, from Dr. Reality, International Mentor

Unburying Yourself:  Advice for the Overloaded, from Dr. Reality, International Mentor | T.I.P.S. Tracking | Scoop.it
Dr. Reality has received an intriguing letter for this blog. It basically confronts a red-hot workplace issue, “Is it possible to perform at a level of maximum output without burning oneself into s...
James Schreier's insight:

Another part of the dynamic for why we have the T.I.P.S. Tracking program.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by James Schreier
Scoop.it!

Five Trends That Will Define the Future of Gaming

Five Trends That Will Define the Future of Gaming | T.I.P.S. Tracking | Scoop.it
Microsoft, Rovio, Gaikai, and Oculus sound off on what's ahead. (The Future of GAMING! http://t.co/5qy0FxIlSb)
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by James Schreier
Scoop.it!

Innovate ... or Become Irrelevant: Three Ways to Drive Creativity

Innovate ... or Become Irrelevant: Three Ways to Drive Creativity | T.I.P.S. Tracking | Scoop.it
Every week CEOs contact me for brain-based techniques to increase their innovation momentum, to expedite product and service development, to streamline customer input in...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by James Schreier
Scoop.it!

Make innovation part of your day

Make innovation part of your day | T.I.P.S. Tracking | Scoop.it

Whether it's evolutionary – continuous, incremental advancements – or revolutionary – new, disruptive innovation – we're all looking for the ideas that will help us...

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by James Schreier
Scoop.it!

Are You Future Oriented? Your Language Tells the Tale

Are You Future Oriented? Your Language Tells the Tale | T.I.P.S. Tracking | Scoop.it
The structure of the language spoken by a company’s top team affects the firm’s planning for the future, according to doctoral student Hao Liang, Christopher Marquis of Harvard Business School, and two colleagues.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by James Schreier
Scoop.it!

What Oculus's $2 billion payday teaches us about innovation

What Oculus's $2 billion payday teaches us about innovation | T.I.P.S. Tracking | Scoop.it
Washington Post What Oculus's $2 billion payday teaches us about innovation Washington Post (blog) Thanks to a combination of better, cheaper and smaller digital technologies and fanatic consumers who have new ways of networking with each other all...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by James Schreier
Scoop.it!

Tipping points need Paradigm Shifts: Paradigm Shifts are Tipping Points

Tipping points need Paradigm Shifts: Paradigm Shifts are Tipping Points | T.I.P.S. Tracking | Scoop.it
If you are familiar with the history of science you have probably heard of The Structure of Scientific Revolutions.  In it, Thomas Kuhn describes how science progresses not by gradual evolution but...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by James Schreier
Scoop.it!

Sources of Innovation

Sources of Innovation | T.I.P.S. Tracking | Scoop.it
Sources of Innovation
MIT Technology Review
Different frames of mind are necessary for furthering innovation, Graham says. “You particularly need different frames of mind in crisis moments, when you don't know how to go forward.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by James Schreier
Scoop.it!

Two Myths about Innovation

The first constraint on innovation derives from how people think about non-profit versus for-profit enterprises. A few weeks ago, I attended a Harvard Innovation Lab event called “Writing a Great Challenge Proposal: Last ...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by James Schreier
Scoop.it!

Marketers spend one day a month researching digital marketing trends

Marketers spend one day a month researching digital marketing trends | T.I.P.S. Tracking | Scoop.it

Search engine optimisation is the most popular subject, with 45% of our respondents spending more than two days a month reading up on SEO.

James Schreier's insight:

Recognizing an important strategy:  it takes dedicated time -- Focus -- to monitor the future.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by James Schreier
Scoop.it!

Focus: The Hidden Driver of Excellence

Focus: The Hidden Driver of Excellence - Kindle edition by Daniel Goleman. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by James Schreier
Scoop.it!

Past Predictions of Future Customer Experiences

Past Predictions of Future Customer Experiences | T.I.P.S. Tracking | Scoop.it
Past predictions of future customer experiences: The technological advances we as consumers now take for granted were once nothing but outlandish ideas.
James Schreier's insight:

This has to be posted just because of the title -- but it contains some very good observations that point to the relevance of monitoring trends, innovations, and paradigms shifts to seeing "what's coming."  And an important reason for the T.I.P.S. Tracking program!

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by James Schreier
Scoop.it!

Content Shock: Why content marketing is not a sustainable strategy

Content Shock: Why content marketing is not a sustainable strategy | T.I.P.S. Tracking | Scoop.it
Is the end of the content marketing era in sight?
James Schreier's insight:

While our focus in T.I.P.S. Tracking is different from "content marketing," the "content shock" part of this discussion is the same for our focus on strategic exploration.  This concept is going to be built into our T.I.P.S. Tracking program.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by James Schreier
Scoop.it!

How futurism offers the antidote to chaos

How futurism offers the antidote to chaos | T.I.P.S. Tracking | Scoop.it
Futurism is the process of discovering what will change our world, analysing its potential impact on specific activities, and then communicating to stakeholders or colleagues what lies ahead.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by James Schreier
Scoop.it!

#Social #Media

#Social #Media | T.I.P.S. Tracking | Scoop.it
#Social #Media Trends in 2014 Infographic (#Social #Media Trends in 2014 Infographic via @pinterest http://t.co/bJCnuHExSt)
more...
No comment yet.