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Escaping the HiPPO (Highest Paid Person's Opinion) - No Trust, No Innovation. An Innovolo sponsored webinar event with business coach Dave Roby

Escaping the HiPPO. No Trust = No Innovation. Webinar with Dave Roby

Here in the heart of sub-Saharan Africa, we find one of the most dangerous mammals on the earth today, the Hippopotamus amphibius.

A very rotund fellow indeed, the Hippo spends most of his time submerged to keep his skin moist and cool. Although hippos can’t actually swim. They simply glide through the water, pushing themselves off other objects.

And while hippos are social beasts, loitering in schools of 10 to 30 of both males and females, they are very aggressive and incredibly dangerous. Sporting large teeth and tusks that are used for fighting off anything considered a threat (including humans), … Read More »

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We’re looking forward to welcoming Waldo Waldman, an American author, motivational speaker and leadership consultant to our next webinar on Wednesday 26 August at 3 pm (GMT). Waldo will be using his experience as decorated fighter pilot in the American Air Force to make sure your business is mission ready by discussing: 💥How innovation starts with conversation 💥The two major leadership factors that stimulate feedback and change 💥Leveraging one's mindset to maintain focus amidst uncertainty 💥How to grow and impact coworkers, clients and partners Join us for engaging, inspiring and truly insightful talk that will help build a culture of courage, teamwork and resilience in your business.

Innovation Starts with Conversation – A Keynote with “The Wingman” Lt Col Waldo Waldman

Decorated Fighter Pilot. New York Times Bestselling Author. Hall of Fame Speaker, and known as “The Wingman,” Lt Col Waldo Waldman, MBA, CSP, CPAE is a highly decorated combat fighter pilot with 65 missions in Iraq and Serbia.  A business consultant and executive coach, he helps organizations build collaborative cultures of trust, courage, and commitment in highly competitive, rapidly changing business environments.


In addition to his time in the military, Waldo has real-world corporate sales and management experience and is an expert on change management, peak performance, and resilience – having broken through a lifelong fear of heights and … Read More »

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Here We Explain The Fundamental Difference Between Creativity And Innovation In Your Business

There’s much confusion surrounding creativity and innovation.

“Creative types,” in particular, claim that creativity and innovation can’t be measured. Performance, however, demands measurement so you can identify what success looks like. In a world that changes every second, it’s imperative that companies figure out the difference between creativity and innovation.

You better believe they’re different.

Creativity vs Innovation

The main difference between creativity and innovation is the focus. Creativity is about unleashing the potential of the mind to conceive new ideas. Those concepts could manifest themselves in any number of ways, but most often, they become something we can see, … Read More »

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old lady with glasses looking worried nan granny

Business is basically the same as your relationship with your Nan.

What? OK, well not exactly.

But like all life relationships, a business must follow a lot of the same rules if you want them to be successful.

Whether you’re working on the next phase of product development, trying to impress that new girl down the street or trying to build a relationship with your troublesome child, you need to be innovative.

The overall start to Innovation is all about assessing a situation; determine what’s working and what’s not, and more often than not you need an outsider’s view to come in and see the problem areas.  And to see if … Read More »

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