Who Do You Want Your Customers To Be?

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Who you want your customers to be is different from who do you want as your customer. Who you want your customers to be is about evolving your existing customer, and its a question you need to ask to spur innovation and make your existing customers more valuable. It seems to be an obvious question, […] The post Who Do You Want Your Customers To Be? appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Developing Ideas Requires More than A Presentation

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We often think a one-way presentation during meetings is the best way to share ideas. But presentations are really meant to inform or persuade an audience. If you’re looking to develop, build upon, and get consensus on an idea, you need to facilitate a conversation. This isn’t easy to do. You have to encourage people […] The post Developing Ideas Requires More than A Presentation appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Skate To Where The Puck Is Going To Be

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Hall of fame hockey player Wayne Gretzky famously described his method for success in the quote, “I skate to where the puck is going to be, not to where the puck has been.” Business people have recited the quote for years, but what does it really mean? In its simplest form, the quote refers to […] The post Skate To Where The Puck Is Going To Be appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Making Creativity Predictable

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We may never know exactly where creativity comes from, but you can create the conditions that invite it. Consider the problem you’re trying to solve — and then walk away from it. Letting the problem marinate gives your brain a chance to draw connections and sort through possible paths forward. Keep a journal of ideas […] The post Making Creativity Predictable appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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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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