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Accelerating the practice of innovation

William C. Miller - Accelerating the practice of innovation

William had an opportunity to be interviewed by Gregg Stebben with Forbes Books for the Conscious Capitalism Conference being held in Phoenix this week.

Human Centered Innovation: Its time has come

Human Centered Innovation: Its time has come

Perhaps the most significant epic journey of modern times is not found in literature, but in the real-time voyage of man into space — mankind walking on the moon and seeing “spaceship earth” floating against the black backdrop of the universe, and bringing that extraordinary shift of perspective back to the planet.

Voyage Dallas Magazine - Featuring Debra and William Miller

Voyage Dallas Magazine - Featuring Debra and William Miller

Voyage Dallas is an online magazine that shares inspiring stories about people and businesses in the Dallas area. We're delighted that they chose to feature an article about the co-founders of Values Centered Innovation, Debra and William Miller.

Let's increase our Gross National Character!

Let's increase our Gross National Character!

Several years ago, we met an MBA student named Kapil Jawa who was completing his studies in India. He shared with us a most fascinating masters thesis he had researched about a values-based approach to measuring economic development. The overall theme of his report was:

Part 3: Jump-shifting HR's impact on business performance

Part 3: Jump-shifting HR's impact on business performance

Part 3 of 3: Integrating HR and CEO priorities in a coherent framework

Previously, we examined how HR has a pivot-point opportunity to transform how it meets the most critical CEO priorities. We saw how that opportunity could be realized through a laser-like focus on being innovative as the fundamental competency to address these priorities.

Part 2: Jump-shifting HR's impact on business performance

Part 2: Jump-shifting HR's impact on business performance

Part 2 of 3: A laser-like focal point for transforming HR’s value to the business

As we’ve already seen, HR has a pivot-point opportunity to transform its contribution to meeting overall business needs. To make this happen two sets of priorities are on track to converge…

Mindfulness and innovation - a powerful combination

Mindfulness and innovation - a powerful combination

According to the Potential Project, Mindfulness = managing attention.  In our world of connectedness, I for one am very aware of the distractions facing learners in the classroom and in their workday.  

Innovation starts with a new idea - myth or fact?

Innovation starts with a new idea - myth or fact?

It’s often said, “Innovation starts with a new idea.” We beg to differ. To us, innovation has a breathing rhythm – an inhale and an exhale – and creative ideas are the beginning of the exhale. The question is, where did the air for the exhale come from? What precedes creative ideas?

Innovation: Ride the horse in the direction it's galloping

Innovation Enablement 3.0

Organizations around the world, from universities to non-profits to corporations, are branding themselves as innovative leaders. Search Google for “innovation” and you’ll find 516,000,000 entries. Search Amazon books and you’ll find over 115,000 books with “innovation” in the title.

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