Tag Archives: Leadership

The most effective approach to change does not start or end in the C-suite. It happens at the heart of the organization, where mid-level managers and their teams build the momentum to implement and lead change. Executives initiate and support change, the rest of the organization lead change. Continue reading

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Innovators, entrepreneurs, managers, team leaders, and business owners are faced with the same challenge every single day that millions of parents of teenage girls are faced with — and that is how to how to BRIDGE THE GAP between you and “that other person”… how to connect… how to engage in a way that works. Continue reading

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Top 10 Reasons Not to Innovate

I’ve been meaning to write this article for more than a year, after a dialog I was part of with the CEO of a leading online travel site where I heard him say that the company wasn’t focused on innovation, that it wasn’t the right time to focus on innovation. This is despite the fact that the organization lists innovation as one of the company’s core values… Continue reading

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10 Creative Myths Debunked

Business creativity is shrouded in unhelpful myths. Greg Orme from my alma mater London Business School cuts his way through the folklore to enable some creating thinking. Continue reading

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SoapBox GE Infographic

We have taken some of the most insightful innovation statistics from the GE Global Innovation Barometer and put it into this infograph. Continue reading

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Innovation Outperformers - Highlights from New IBM Research

According to a recent research study published by the IBM Institute for Business Value, outperforming organizations are 79% more likely to establish dedicated innovation teams. IBM’s analysis revealed three key categories that separate Outperformers from the rest: Continue reading

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Leaders must involve their entire organization in the vision, and promote an honest and open climate to achieve a meaningful shared vision of the future. While it may be easy to focus the lens inward, leadership is never about you… it is about them. The people you lead, and the teams who put their trust in your tenure. Continue reading

Posted in Build Capability, Culture & Values, Innovation, Inspiration, Leadership, People & Skills, Processes & Tools, Uncategorized | 4 Comments