Lessons From Apollo 11

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Fifty years ago man first set foot on the moon. This achievement was considered impossible by some and represented a giant leap forward in technology. When John F. Kennedy first announced the goal of reaching the moon, it was unknown if we would be able to do it. Like many challenges that business faces, it […] The post Lessons From Apollo 11 appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Break Out of Your Standard Patterns of Thinking

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Apple popularized the phrase “Think Different” in it’s ad campaigns. Great innovators see the world differently. They look beyond what’s obvious and expected, and seek out novel solutions to problems. You can push yourself to be more creative by trying out new approaches to challenges. In the movie “Good Will Hunting” this was illustrated by […] The post Break Out of Your Standard Patterns of Thinking appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Two Things To Do Before Running A Business Experiment

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Experiments are a great way to test your assumptions and make smart decisions, whether you’re launching a product or optimizing a marketing campaign. But without a thoughtful plan of execution, you may not learn anything truly useful. Before you invest in an experiment, make sure you are set up so the experiment can provide you […] The post Two Things To Do Before Running A Business Experiment appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Keep Things Fresh By Creating A “New” Day

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We all have things that we have to do on a regular basis. We do them over and over and risk falling into a rut. It’s just as easy to fall into a comfort zone and stay there. Whether you’re in a rut or staying in your comfort zone, you need to shake things up […] The post Keep Things Fresh By Creating A “New” Day appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Has The “Extra Mile” Gotten Shorter?

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When The Modern Observer Group launched a new newsletter a mistake was made. The e-mail system sent the newsletter template out while it was being set up. So a portion of our list received a half done newsletter two weeks before it was supposed to launch. We quickly e-mailed those who received it an apology […] The post Has The “Extra Mile” Gotten Shorter? appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Unsilo Your Knowledge

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It is common for people to try to stay up-to-date in their chosen profession. I.T. people study up on the latest technology, marketers keep up with the latest marketing techniques, etc. The most successful businesspeople go beyond their silo. They learn things unrelated to their work. By doing so, they take their abilities to a […] The post Unsilo Your Knowledge appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Innovation Starts With Setting Clear Goals

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Sometimes entrepreneurs and executives fail to establish guidelines for innovation because they believe that creativity is all about giving people freedom. But if you don’t specify what kind of ideas you are looking for, you’ll end up with a lot of ideas to reject. While rejecting a lot of ideas is not necessarily a bad […] The post Innovation Starts With Setting Clear Goals appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Don’t Believe These Strategic Planning Myths

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Strategic thinking often boils down to choosing what not to do. Yet three myths continue to plague it: Myth 1: Productivity is the goal. Productivity is about getting things done. Strategic thinking is about getting the right things done well. And that means leaving some things undone. Myth 2: Strategy is about what’s “important.” Every […] The post Don’t Believe These Strategic Planning Myths appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Look Outside Your Field

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There is an old quote that has been attributed to numerous sources, “Good Artists Copy; Great Artists Steal.” When it comes to innovating, one of the best ways to develop innovations is to steal from other industries. What is standard, and even taken for granted, in one industry, can be brand new to another. Adapting […] The post Look Outside Your Field appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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