Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.

WorldFuture 2015: Five Keys to an Engaged and Innovative Culture

3,775 views

Published on

Carrie Vanston provides individuals & organizations five keys to create and grow an engaged & innovative culture that is cutting-edge, with a strong purpose and the inclusion of all stakeholders. Such a conscious business culture is increasingly important to succeed and thrive in the rapidly changing world of the future.

Keys include:
Connecting: Caring about others at all levels
Discovering: Looking out for minitrends and ideas
Developing: Growing as individuals and a company
Collaborating: Including many in analytic process
Incorporating: Making best decisions for organization

Published in: Leadership & Management
  • Be the first to comment

WorldFuture 2015: Five Keys to an Engaged and Innovative Culture

  1. 1. Fi K tFive Keys to an Engaged &g g Innovative Culture Carrie Vanston VP of Communications Culture Coach, Workshop Director, Facilitator cvanston@tfi.com Technology Futures IncTechnology Futures, Inc. MiniTrends Project (512) 258-8898 July 25, 2015 San Francisco Copyright © 2015, TFI - MiniTrends ( ) www.MiniTrends.com  www.TFI.com San Francisco Hilton Union Square Images: TFI and WFS
  2. 2. Source: Andertoons.com 2
  3. 3. F i htForesight & Engagement Copyright © 2015, TFI - MiniTrends 3
  4. 4. Five Keys To An Engaged &An Engaged & Innovative CultureCu tu e Copyright © 2015, TFI - MiniTrends 4
  5. 5. Copyright © 2015, TFI - MiniTrends 5
  6. 6. Key 1: ConnectConnect Encourage interaction,, connection, and personal support between Copyright © 2015, TFI - MiniTrends 6 support between and at all levels
  7. 7. Value us as individuals  Interaction  Work Space  Work / Home  Listen Listen  Respectp  Humor Copyright © 2015, TFI - MiniTrends 7 Photo: Clipart.com (Vital Images)
  8. 8. Greenling: Locally Grown, Organic Food Deliveryy The Staff  Cookie Monster  The Bear  Curry Courier  Greenskeeper  Mango Maven  Rusty Pies  Sargent Pepper  Bringer of Good Thyme  Keeper of the Peas  Señor Spinach  Deuce Bigalow  Carrot-top  Sage Advisor  Candied Yams  The Penguin  Krispy Kreme Copyright © 2015, TFI - MiniTrends py 8
  9. 9. Care About Our Opinions and Ideas  Interesting Work  Challenge  Responsibility / Autonomy / Trust  Public Recognition P i Praise  Sharing through Writing and Speaking Copyright © 2015, TFI - MiniTrends g g g p g 9 Photo: Clipart.com (Vital Images)
  10. 10. Connected to Something Larger Copyright © 2015, TFI - MiniTrends 10
  11. 11. The Good Service to others “To democratize the skies” Copyright © 2015, TFI - MiniTrends 11
  12. 12. The True Discovery and advancing human knowledge “Empowering the innovatorsp g of the world to do more.” Copyright © 2015, TFI - MiniTrends 12
  13. 13. The Beautiful Excellence and creation of beauty “To enable people to experience the joy of driving” Copyright © 2015, TFI - MiniTrends 13
  14. 14. The Heroic Change/improve the world standing by your beliefs “Enabling Americans to performEnabling Americans to perform extraordinary acts in the face of emergencies” Copyright © 2015, TFI - MiniTrends 14
  15. 15. Conscious Companiesp  Value us as individuals  Care about our Care about our opinions and ideas  Have a purpose connecting us to something larger 15 Copyright © 2015, TFI - MiniTrends
  16. 16. Organizing the world’s information and making it universally accessible and useful. Guiding Principles: - Make money without doing evil W k h ll i d h ll f- Work challenging and challenge fun - Flat organization with collaborative environment. Copyright © 2015, TFI - MiniTrends 16
  17. 17. Laughter,Laughter, Caring, Fun!Fun! Copyright © 2015, TFI - MiniTrends 17 Photos: amateurgourmet.com, styledesignluxury.blogspot,Wikipedia
  18. 18. Time off for Innovation 20% for individual projectsp j Half of all new products including:p g Copyright © 2015, TFI - MiniTrends 18 Source: Google Images
  19. 19. Key 2: DiscoverDiscover Discovering and capturing minitrends Copyright © 2015, TFI - MiniTrends 19 minitrends and new ideas
  20. 20. What are MiniTrends? MiniTrends are Emerging Trends that promise to be significant in 2-5 yearsp g y but are not widely appreciated and so offer great businessg opportunities. Copyright © 2015, TFI - MiniTrends 20
  21. 21. Analyze Frustrationsy Copyright © 2015, TFI - MiniTrendsPhoto: Clipart.com (Vital Images) 21
  22. 22. Keeps growing by staying on top 22 Keeps growing by staying on top of emerging trends! Copyright © 2015, TFI - MiniTrends 22
  23. 23. Search for Convergencesg Copyright © 2015, TFI - MiniTrendsPhotos: Clipart.com (Vital Images) 23
  24. 24. Convergence:  Wayne Caswell looking for new opportunitiesopportunities  Reads MiniTrends book  Searches for convergences in his areas of interest.  Founds Modern Health Talk  Leveraging it forg g new startup: Intelligent Sleep Copyright © 2015, TFI - MiniTrends 24
  25. 25. Follow Leaders Copyright © 2015, TFI - MiniTrendsPhoto: Clipart.com (Vital Images) 25
  26. 26. MiniTrends Process: Representativeep ese tat e Regular, Ongoingg , g g Schedule Recorded and Shared Inclusionary Tactics Copyright © 2015, TFI - MiniTrends 26 Photo: Clipart.com (Vital Images)
  27. 27. Neste Oil Company (Finland)p y ( ) Innovation Committees • Innovation Search Committee Innovation Assessment Committee• Innovation Assessment Committee • Innovation Implementation Committee Copyright © 2015, TFI - MiniTrends
  28. 28. Key 3: DevelopDevelop Advocate for development, education Copyright © 2015, TFI - MiniTrends 28 education, and growth
  29. 29. Personal Developmentp Copyright © 2015, TFI - MiniTrends 29 Photos:financialfreedomcreator.com, precisionnutrition.com, waylandlibrary.com
  30. 30. Copyright © 2015, TFI - MiniTrends 30
  31. 31. Professional Developmentp Ideas! Insight! Inspiration!  Conferences  Presentations  Workshops Workshops  Professional Groups  Degrees / Certifications Copyright © 2015, TFI - MiniTrends 31 Photo: TFI
  32. 32. Organizational Developmentg p  In-House Workshopsp  Conferences  Programs  Community Partnerships Copyright © 2015, TFI - MiniTrends 32 Photo: TFI
  33. 33. Fortune’s “100 Best Companies to Work For”100 Best Companies to Work For Average training in 2014: Managers = 78 hours Professionals = 94 hours Nearly 80% higher than 1998Nearly 80% higher than 1998 Copyright © 2015, TFI - MiniTrends 33
  34. 34. Key 4: CollaborateCollaborate Maximum involvement analyzing best minitrends Copyright © 2015, TFI - MiniTrends 34 minitrends and ideas
  35. 35. Techniquesq  Opportunity Opportunity Wheels  Nominal Groups Nominal Groups  Delphi Studies Delphi Studies Copyright © 2015, TFI - MiniTrends 35 Photo: TFI
  36. 36. Key 5: IncorporateIncorporate IntegrateIntegrate best ideas into business strategy & plansplans. Continue feeding new minitrends and Copyright © 2015, TFI - MiniTrends 36 new minitrends and ideas into the funnel
  37. 37. Integrate Best Ideasg  New Products, Processes, or Venturesor Ventures  Improvements in Products or Improvements in Products or Processes  Acquisition  Partnering Copyright © 2015, TFI - MiniTrends 37 Photo: Clipart.com (Vital Images)
  38. 38. Five Keys To An Engaged &An Engaged & Innovative CultureCu tu e Copyright © 2015, TFI - MiniTrends 38
  39. 39. PAYOFF!! Lower turnover ratesLower turnover rates Better Recruits Happier Customers Higher Productivity Higher ProfitsHigher Profits Copyright © 2015, TFI - MiniTrends 39 Photo: Clipart.com (Vital Images)
  40. 40. Fortune’s “100 Best Companies to100 Best Companies to Work For” Since 1998 outperformed theSince 1998 outperformed the S&P 500 Index by a ratio of 2 to 1! Copyright © 2015, TFI - MiniTrends 40
  41. 41. 41 Source: Andertoons.com
  42. 42. Fi KFive Keys To An Engaged & Innovative Copyright © 2015, TFI - MiniTrends 42 & Innovative Culture
  43. 43. Sustain The most successful ideas pave the wave for the next round of minitrends and ideas just around the curve!and ideas just around the curve! Copyright © 2015, TFI - MiniTrends 43
  44. 44. Fi K tFive Keys to an Engaged &g g Innovative Culture Carrie Vanston VP of Communications Culture Coach, Workshop Director, Facilitator cvanston@tfi.com Technology Futures IncTechnology Futures, Inc. MiniTrends Project (512) 258-8898 July 25, 2015 San Francisco Copyright © 2015, TFI - MiniTrends ( ) www.MiniTrends.com  www.TFI.com San Francisco Hilton Union Square Images: TFI and WFS
  45. 45. Resources:  MINITRENDS: How Innovators & Entrepreneurs Discover & Profit From Business & Technology Trends by Dr. John Vanston, Carrie V tVanston  The One Thing: The Surprisingly Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary Results by Gary Keller, Jay Papasany y y , y p  The Wisdom of Andrew Carnegie as Told to Napoleon Hill by Napoleon Hill  Conscious Capitalism: Liberating the Heroic Spirit of Business by John Mackey, Raj Sisodia  Technology’s Promise: Expert Knowledge on the Transformation of Business and Society by William E. Halal Copyright © 2015, TFI - MiniTrends 45
  46. 46. More Resources & Services Five Keys to an Engaged and Innovative Culture™  Breakout Sessions, Workshops, Courses  Coaching, Facilitation, Consulting  Presentations  Partnerships  www.MiniTrends.com Copyright © 2015, TFI - MiniTrends 46

×