Innovation

Set Up An Idea Budget

If you’re interested in futuring and innovation, then chances are, you come up with good ideas every so often. Sometimes you may have several good ideas in a short period of time and they suffer because you’re unable to allocate sufficeint time and other resources to them. Over at Copyblogger, James Chartrand authored a post called, Battle Productivity Brain Drain ...

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Social Media for Govt and Non-profits Conference

want to let you know that I will be speaking at the "SOCIAL MEDIA For GOVERNMENT: How To Engage Your Employees And Citizens By Using Social Media," July 14 – 17, 2008, in Washington, DC. My session topic will be “How To Spread Your Message And Harness The Power Of Social Media While Being Cost-Effective.” Of course I didn’t want ...

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How To Persuade People To Adopt Your Innovative Idea

You’ve thought up an innovative idea and now you want to persuade others to adopt it. Here are two ideas that have worked for me.   First, when writing e-mails, letters, articles, and news releases, practice the strategy the military calls “BLUF” or “Bottom Line Up Front.” Put your most important point in the first sentence or at least the ...

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The Culture Of Innovation At Proctor & Gamble

Courtesy of Merrill Ligons, here’s an interview with A.G. Lafley, P & G CEO. His comments apply to the nonprofit sector as well as the business sector.   Here’s a link to the key points.

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