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The Nonprofit Innovation Advantage: Purpose

Nonprofit innovation advantage

Research has amassed over the past several years that details how much positive impact it can have on the workplace to offer employees a sense of purpose. Purpose doesn’t just mean that an employee has the ability to influence meaningful decisions at an organization, but also that an employee believes they are part of a … Continued

Values & Communication for Nonprofits

Values and Communication for Nonprofits

Today we continue our discussion of the opportunities presented for innovation in the nonprofit sector, by looking at two other ways to influence innovation capabilities. Promote innovation as an organizational value Making innovation one of the primary concerns for the organization would be very beneficial for keeping up with the demands of the ever-changing scenarios … Continued

Nonprofit Solutions for Innovation

Nonprofit Solutions for innovation

In the last post from this series, we talked about the nonprofit situation and how the nature of nonprofits leads to inherent problems. At the end of the post there were some solutions bullet-pointed, and today the first two of them will be visited and explained in more depth to offer more valuable insight. Harness … Continued

What Does a Chief Innovation Officer Do?

What does a chief innovation officer do?

We continue to see more and more Chief Innovation Officers at the enterprise level. In this survey from 2015, researchers report that 43% of large companies have some sort of top innovation executive in place, which was up from 33% in 2011. But what does a Chief Innovation Officer do? Well, here are a few … Continued

5 Valuable Innovation Lessons Companies can Learn from Google

Innovation Lessons from Google

Google didn’t put the world at a fingertip without innovation. Is there a company that more perfectly defines modern life than Google? What was once a tiny search engine company is now one of the vastest corporations on the planet, offering information about everything from how to get to a new city to the best … Continued