Moneyball and Management Innovation

Jamie Notter

Moneyball and Management Innovation. At the end of the 2002 season the Boston Red Sox offered Billy Beane a job. That is the promise of management innovation. The Results of Management Innovation. Want Innovation? The reams of data available to most small and mid-sized companies and associations through social media, Google analytics and other measurement tools are now statistically significant. Moneyball and Management Innovation | Humanize | Scoop.it.

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Facilitation Friday #15: Tools for.

Idea Architects

custom-designing keynotes, workshops, and leadership conferences that promote innovation, learning, and community. Facilitation Friday #15: Tools for Exploring Options. Facilitators can use simple process tools to help make individuals views public and to facilitate a more thorough examination of their implications. Here are a few tools I frequently use in my own efforts. Need more tools? Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2).

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Leadership Limerick: Innovation Requires Many Contributions

Idea Architects

custom-designing keynotes, workshops, and leadership conferences that promote innovation, learning, and community. Leadership Limerick: Innovation Requires Many Contributions. When it comes to innovation, too many people think of the lone genius who invents some breakthrough product, instead of a diverse team with each member contributing different perspectives and roles to create new value. The latter is less sexy, but in reality is how the hard work of innovation occurs.

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Beware of Binders Becoming.

Idea Architects

custom-designing keynotes, workshops, and leadership conferences that promote innovation, learning, and community. I am a huge believer in the value of record-keeping in volunteer organizations and regularly preach the power of checklists as a vital tool in project management (you have read The Checklist Manifesto , right?). A recent post on ASAEs Acronym blog explored composition for innovative teams and IDEOs Tom Kelley discussed it in his book, The Ten Faces of Innovation.

Seen Elsewhere: Resources for Trend Scanning, Gaming, Productivity

Idea Architects

custom-designing keynotes, workshops, and leadership conferences that promote innovation, learning, and community. In this edition, explore tools for environmental scanning and trend watching, examples of game dynamics being applied by real-world companies and associations, and a handy tool for tracking and maintaining personal productivity. Staying Aware of Societal Trends and Innovations. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3).

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Facilitation Friday #18: Authenticity.

Idea Architects

custom-designing keynotes, workshops, and leadership conferences that promote innovation, learning, and community. That is the most important tool we bring to any meetings or conversations we facilitate. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3). Jun 2002 (2). May 2002 (4). Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects. Jeffrey Cufaude is an architect of ideas.

Facilitation Friday #1: Anyone Can and Everyone Should

Idea Architects

custom-designing keynotes, workshops, and leadership conferences that promote innovation, learning, and community. Creative thinking and innovative solutions emerging. Well explore some of the values and beliefs required for effective facilitation, best and worst practices, tools and techniques, common group and individual situations, and different facilitation environments (including virtual) or meeting purposes. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2).

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Seven Questions to Move Things.

Idea Architects

custom-designing keynotes, workshops, and leadership conferences that promote innovation, learning, and community. Its a very hands-on event and we explore facilitation fundamentals, tools and techniques for meetings and discussions, and how to manage common group dynamics situations. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3). Jun 2002 (2). May 2002 (4). Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects.

Conferences Aren't Serious About Networking Unless

Idea Architects

custom-designing keynotes, workshops, and leadership conferences that promote innovation, learning, and community. Turn your participant directory from an address book into a true networking tool by adding two fields on the registration form and then publishing them in the directory: (1) topics I want to learn more about, and (2) topics I could be a resource on for others. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3).

MemCom Awards – could you be a winner?

Optimist Consulting

Entering and winning awards can be a powerful marketing tool. By offering a targeted service to companies spread across a wide variety of industries, CBC’s innovative, creative and highly personalised approach ensures that its clients’ interests are promoted through strategic marketing planning and highly effective marketing and PR campaigns. As you may know, MemCom organises the annual awards for the membership industry. They are the only dedicated membership awards in the UK.

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Mission, Vision, Values: Catalysts.

Idea Architects

custom-designing keynotes, workshops, and leadership conferences that promote innovation, learning, and community. In 2002, the American Society of Association Executives Foundation identified Meaning Matters as one of the seven emerging issues affecting associations. This seeming paradox allowed them to preserve passion for their purpose as the anchor for their efforts while constantly innovating and developing new services and efforts. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4).

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Making Meetings Matter

Idea Architects

custom-designing keynotes, workshops, and leadership conferences that promote innovation, learning, and community. It is all too easy to focus conversations about designing better learning experiences on tools, techniques, and logistics. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3). Jun 2002 (2). May 2002 (4). Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects. Jeffrey Cufaude is an architect of ideas.

Leadership Limerick: One Ending is Another Beginning

Idea Architects

custom-designing keynotes, workshops, and leadership conferences that promote innovation, learning, and community. Every Fridays post will focus on some tool, technique, or situation related to facilitation, a skill I believe to be fundamental for anyone, bother personally and professionally. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3). Jun 2002 (2). May 2002 (4). Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects.

Facilitation Friday #29: Six Questions for Decision-Making

Idea Architects

custom-designing keynotes, workshops, and leadership conferences that promote innovation, learning, and community. Tools like decision-making grids or Edward deBonos Six Thinking Hats can help ensure thorough consideration of alternatives an evaluation of the selected options using common criteria. Regardless of the tools used or process selected, some of the core questions facilitators must help groups answer include: 1. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4).

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Five Lessons from the Road

Idea Architects

custom-designing keynotes, workshops, and leadership conferences that promote innovation, learning, and community. I led two breakout sessions (links to slides provided): the first focused on tools and techniques for enhancing creative, critical, and constructive thinking, and the other explored the everyday practices of innovative individuals. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3). Jun 2002 (2).

Facilitation Friday #10: Establish Rules of Engagement

Idea Architects

custom-designing keynotes, workshops, and leadership conferences that promote innovation, learning, and community. You could begin the process prior to the first meeting or conversation, anonymously collecting and aggregating individuals ideas via an online tool like SurveyMonkey. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3). Jun 2002 (2). May 2002 (4). Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects.

Facilitation Friday #23: Going in Different Directions

Idea Architects

custom-designing keynotes, workshops, and leadership conferences that promote innovation, learning, and community. Affinity diagrams are one effective tool for managing this issue. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3). Jun 2002 (2). May 2002 (4). Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects. Jeffrey Cufaude is an architect of ideas.

Associations at Odds Over Proposed Massachusetts Ban on Noncompete Clauses

Associations Now

61 % The increase in court decisions regarding noncompete agreements between 2002 and 2012, according to a study conducted for the Wall Street Journal by the law firm Beck Reed Riden LLP. The noncompete agreement—a key tool employers use to keep talented employees from jumping ship to join competitors—is under scrutiny in Massachusetts, where the governor wants to ban them. The tech industry says a ban is needed to boost innovation, but business groups have a different take.

Arrested Development? A Strategic Approach to Technology Reboots Association Growth

.orgCommunity

Somewhere back in the Dark Ages of IT- say two years ago, because that’s how fast the electronic world moves now ¬- we thought about technology as a tool to do business. Because members define the future of the organization, digital tools must be identified based on a deep understanding of their wants and needs. Innovative leaders constantly scan the environment to identify technology disruptions and consider if/how they can be leveraged.

Lunchtime Links: What Roger Ebert Taught Us About Engagement

Associations Now

What we admire about Roger Ebert’s social media engagement, and more, in today’s Lunchtime Links: A lost voice, found again: When Roger Ebert announced his thyroid cancer diagnosis in 2002 and lost his voice after a failed surgery in 2006, it seemed unlikely that he would continue to write. Several tools have made engagement via social media easy, but organizations should strive to have long-term relationships with their industry members.

Best Craigslist Personals Alternatives In 2019

SocialFish

The outcry caused the issuance of a disclaimer in 2002, as to the category of users and some of the services offered on the site. The law holds them culpable as a tool that facilitates prostitution and sex trafficking as its personal ads section allowed users to promote these activities with sex workers being dominant in this category. What is Craigslist personals?

Game Plan 2014: Seeing Around the Corners

Association Adviser

“Video content has emerged as a highly versatile tool for associations to communicate with members—and it can be utilized and monetized for multiple purposes.” Can associations improve their IQ (innovation quotient)? “When I think of innovation, associations are the last group that comes to mind,” said Naylor’s Tompkins. “They’re often waiting for others [to react], or too afraid to take risks to try something innovative or proactive.”

It's good to step back every now and then

Idea Architects

Looking back If I judged my success since founding Idea Architects in 2002 by business volume alone, it’s been a nice decade for the most part. Ensuring engagement and collaboration in face-to-face leadership and learning experiences : making the most of having people together in real-time, appropriately incorporating varied learning formats and technology tools to maximize the value received and created. It’s been awhile.

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: The Value of the Visual: Facilitation.

Idea Architects

custom-designing keynotes, workshops, and leadership conferences that promote innovation, learning, and community. Visuals are a critical tool as we work to help participants make connections and make meaning from what unfolds. Tweets are visuals increasingly being incorporated as visual records during a session ( in Twitter wall form ) or being curated and repurposed using a tool like Storify following a session to tell the story of what occurred. Dec 2002 (6).

Big Data: Big Headache or Big Opportunity for Associations?

Association Adviser

As best-selling author and product innovation expert Tony Ulwick explained at last week’s Innova-Con 2014 conference in New York, don’t ask customers or members what they want in a product, ask them what types of “jobs” they need to have done better. Innova-Con is the annual meeting of the International Association of Innovation Professionals (IAOIP). Next month we’ll hear more from Ulwick and other proponents of systematic, outcome-driven innovation.