Category: People & Skills

Not ALL employees embrace autonomy. Some fear it. It doesn’t make them bad employees, but we need to be careful when assuming that if research showed that employee autonomy improves creativity and productivity, then it is true for all employees. Before giving autonomy to an employee, we must assess whether that employee has a positive attitude towards autonomy or not. Continue reading

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Why assemble a team of experts in different fields if you don’t have them working together? Reconsider whether your organization has fallen victim to silo thinking–and get people to tear down the walls that box them in. Continue reading

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Our fear of crossing the “demilitarized zone” between debate and conflict adversely affects our creativity and productivity as a team. Yoram Solomon goes over how this affects our creativity. Continue reading

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A healthy company culture is key to surviving change, and to general success. Continue reading

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Understanding CEO speak is key to succeed in Innovation Continue reading

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Who – not what – it takes to succeed at game changing innovation. Continue reading

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5 Keys for Creating an Innovation Culture

I had the pleasure of interviewing Braden Kelley, co-founder of the Innovation Excellence community. Braden is also a speaker and executive trainer as well as an author with a growing list of change and innovation publications. His last book was Stoking Your Innovation Bonfire, and he is currently working on a new project, the Change Planning Toolkit™. He shared five keys to creating an innovation culture with me… Continue reading

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