Top Ten Business Innovation Posts Of The Week [June 15, 2015]

Lindsey (LaManna) Makela

Top10_200x300On the Business Innovation site, we deliver the top blogs, news, and featured content for professionals looking to grow and gain a competitive business advantage.

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Each week on the Business Innovation site, we curate and publish the top ten posts of the week from across our content categories. We hope you find these articles valuable, informative, and interesting.

Is This Why Uber Can Hire Anyone It Wants?
By Chetan Reddy@TheRealChetan

What was it about Uber that attracted 40 of the top robotics researchers from Carnegie Mellon’s National Robotics Engineering Center? Check out Uber’s secret to employee engagement.

Business Simplification: What It Means And Why You Should Care
By Wilson Zhu, @thezhu

The Global Simplicity Index revealed that 200 of the largest companies in the world lose on average 10% of their profits each year. The culprit: complexity. Here are 9 complexity-inducing tendencies to avoid and how to get started with simplification.

5 Methods For Innovation Your Team Should Try
By Ann-Sofie Ruf

Competition is fierce and only the innovative survive. These 5 methods will help foster innovation in your work groups.

3 Secrets To Developing The Best Sales Pipelines For Your Business
By Annie Neubrech, @AnnieNeubrech

While developing a strong sales pipeline may at times seem challenging, in reality the principles of building the best possible pipelines are simple. It boils down to these three factors.

Read This Before You Build Your Next Product [VIDEO]
By Ritika Puri, @ritika_puri

With the startup failure rate reported as high as 92%, the risk of starting a new venture is extremely daunting. What is it that successful startups do differently? Here are three product development stories that will guide you to a great start.

Move Over, Millennials
By Neal Shact@nealshact

Forget about Millennials for a minute. What will be the impact of the generation following
them – the ones growing up with devices as babysitters?

Not Just For Manufacturers: How The Internet Of Things Is Getting Real For Every Business
By Shelly Dutton

Although it’s not a new idea, the arrival of new technologies are changing how the Internet of Things is applied. See why every business can benefit.

Why Social Selling Is Not About Selling
By Jim Fields@fieldsjj

Nothing damages your online brand faster than always “selling” in online engagements. Jim Fields shares the 4 things you need to do social selling well.

5 HR Roles That Solve Problems And Boost Revenue
By Patrick Willer, @PattWiller

There’s no good reason HR departments should look like they did 20 years ago. It’s time for HR to make changes. Here are 5 HR roles that can position your business for a successful future.

Selecting A Business Partner: 10 Tips For Small Business
By Carrie Maslen, @carriemaslen

Communication is critical to a successful partnering strategy and engagement. Here are 10 tips to make partnering work for your small business.


Lindsey (LaManna) Makela

About Lindsey (LaManna) Makela

Lindsey Makela is a Content Marketing Manager at SAP. Her specialties include digital marketing, marketing strategy, and communications.