Smart Office Tools and Technology to Drive Innovation in 2023

With each new year comes exciting new office tools and technology. Implementing new technology is essential for remaining competitive in the ever-evolving landscape of the modern workplace. This goes beyond remaining competitive in your industry to streamlining operations and ensuring [...]

Time Management Tips to Maximize Innovation

Although the average American works 8.8 hours per day, most employees deliver peak productivity just 3 to 4 hours a day. Knowing this, you and your team can experiment with different time management strategies to maximize your peak hours. This [...]

How to Team Build to Spark Innovation

Teamwork is essential for brainstorming new innovations and bringing your innovations to life. But first, you must build a cohesive team. If team building isn’t a current priority, or it has fallen by the wayside—it’s never too late to bring [...]

How to Keep Innovation Alive When Sales Are Down

Whether it’s a bad quarter, your market or demographic is rapidly shrinking, or we are in the midst of a recession—you may be tempted to halt your innovation program. However, innovation is precisely what you need when your sales decline. [...]

The Fine Line Between Innovating and Overextending

While grinding it out is required at times, it’s not sustainable. At some point, product and service quality will decline. This is often due to the ripple effects of overextending, which include burnout and poor decision-making. That said, there is [...]

Leveraging Middle Managers to Drive Innovation

If you are looking to take your ideation to the next level, it’s time to strategically empower your middle management team. This isn’t only because they are the ones implementing your innovation initiatives, but because they are closer to your [...]

Innovative Ways to Optimize Employee Retention in 2023

The Great Resignation is still going strong. In 2021, 47.8 million Americans resigned from their jobs. As of August 2022, the pace had not slowed. With the economic downturn, resignation rates slowed in September, October, and November of 2022. However, [...]

8 Misconceptions about Minimum Viable Products

One thing consistently successful innovation programs do, is test their concept during the development process. Whether physical or intangible, it’s rare that a final product is precisely what you initially envisioned. During the development process, your product is likely [...]