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How to make the most of your suggestion box in 6 steps

There are a variety of suggestion box options available to suit any workplace. An employee suggestion box can be as simple as a physical box placed in a common area for employees to drop their suggestions or an online platform allowing for suggestion submission. The type of suggestion …

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The Benefits of Asynchronous Work and How to Implement it in Your Organization

The Benefits of Asynchronous Work and How to Implement it in Your Organization

Asynchronous work is a type of remote work that has become increasingly popular as more businesses are looking for ways to remain competitive. Instead of relying on traditional office hours, asynchronous work allows teams to collaborate across time zones and different working styles.

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Why You Should Not Rely on the Experts Alone

Why You Should Not Rely on the Experts Alone

It’s easy to rely on experts in any field to make decisions for you, but when it comes down to it, you should always listen to multiple perspectives before making a choice.

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The Power of a Diverse Perspective

You're sitting in a room, brainstorming with your team for the perfect solution to a problem. But no matter how much you rack your brain, you just can't seem to come up with that one magical idea that will solve everything. Sound familiar? If so, you're not alone.

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How more can lead to better ideas

Many people mistakenly believe that the key to coming up with good ideas is to limit the quantity of ideas that you generate. The thinking goes that if you generate too many ideas, the quality of those ideas will suffer. But in reality, the opposite is true. The more ideas you generat …

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How to Get Ideas and Feedback from Your Team

How to Get Ideas and Feedback from Your Team - hives.co

  As a creative leader, one of your most important jobs is to come up with good ideas. But you can't do it alone. You need the help of your team. Here are some tips on how to get the ideas and feedback you need from your team members.

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Welcome to Hives - Fredrik Heghammar!

Welcome to Hives - Fredrik Heghammar!

Why did you choose to join Hives? After working with innovation for over 20 years, it is more evident than ever that innovation work requires process and structure. We need a home where ideas can go from being just an idea to innovation. We need a place where we can engage, test, evol …

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Extracting the value of innovation

In our previous articles What is Innovation? and How to drive innovation, we have discussed what innovation is and how we can work practically with driving it, from different points of view. This article complements those two by discussing how we realize the value of our innovation ef …

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3 reasons why Innovation is so hyped

3 reasons why Innovation is so hyped (and why it seems “easier” for some).

Excerpts from our article The Definitive Guide: What is Innovation? “There is a flurry of X-labs, innovation buzzwords and innovation consultants today, in a way that we have never seen before. But why is innovation so hyped? Today, more and more large companies are being outcompeted, …

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3 Important Perspectives for Your Innovation Work

3 Important Perspectives for Your Innovation Work

Innovation is broad and can be used in all areas of your business. As our article The definitive guide: What is innovation? states: “As long as what we are developing is new and creates value for many people, it is innovation”. That´s great news! But, so many possibilities for innovat …

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