Author Archives: Jessica Day

Leadership in a Pandemic

Attention all leaders: you need to take care of yourself right now.  We need strong leaders. They help us grow and remove obstacles on our path to success. They do this well because they are confident, resilient and inspiring. But it’s what you don’t see right now that is cause for concern. Leaders are silently … Continued

Four Standout Innovation in Business Examples

Innovation is a must in the ever-changing company landscape. Looking for inspiration? Apply these four innovation in business examples to your organization. Companies of all sizes are causing disruption. Recent innovation in business research reveals that 88% of Fortune 500 companies active from 1955-2017 no longer hold this status. Some have gone bankrupt while others have merged … Continued

Want to Hear the Difference an Idea Makes? Listen to this Innovation Podcast Interview with Yamaha.


Innovation is an essential business asset. No matter the industry, creating the right culture allows you to seize opportunities as they arise. Companies need an innovation strategy for designing an employee experience that promotes creativity. Gallup research reveals 52% of workers said they are given time to innovate at work. The IdeaScale innovation platform provides this type … Continued

The Courage to Belong No Place

“You are only free when you realize you belong no place—you belong every place—no place at all. The price is high. The reward is great,” Maya Angelou told Bill Moyers in a 1973 interview.   As a leader, you may find yourself toeing the line between fear and courage.  As Angelou teaches, mustering the vigor to … Continued

What Companies That Excel at Innovation Do Right

Paper airplanes, with one rushing ahead from the middle.

Innovation can be challenging. You need a strategy with the right people and solutions in place to effectively drive the process. Companies that excel at innovation share common traits. Here are some of those characteristics that lead to success. Develop an innovation strategy You need an innovation strategy to achieve sustainability. It should align with … Continued