When you think about being an innovative organization…what does that mean? Does that mean you use multimedia? Does it mean you are multsite? Does it mean you are externally focused? What does it mean to be innovative? I love Gary
When you’re asked how you are doing, do you have an automatic response? When you ask how someone’s doing, do you accept an automatic response? What about when you evaluate how your business is going? How your newest product is
There is something about Hugh that you either really dig or not. Believe me…he is a mystery. But very cool none-the-less.
Always look forward to reading the latest from Bill Taylor over at the Mavericks at Work blog. He's got a great post today contrasting the leadership styles of Connecticut's Jim Calhoun and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center's CEO, Paul Levy.
Sometimes it's last in, first out on my stack. When Discovery-Driven Growth: A Breakthrough Process to Reduce Risk and Seize Opportunity by Rita Gunther McGrath and Ian C. MacMillan it looked too good to go to the bottom of the
Ever found yourself in the middle of a brainstorming session or maybe even a product launch, where it became plain as day that not everyone got what the goal was? Frightening to see when it happens that late, but it
Innovation may begin with the ability to see things as they truly are. Know what I mean? I'm talking about the ability (maybe even the willingness) to see what customers really think about the way you're doing what you're doing.
"Success depends on both what you do and how you do it (p. 5, The Art of Innovation)."
Spending some time working through Tom Kelley's The Art of Innovation: Lessons in Creativity from IDEO, America's Leading Design Firm. One of my favorite reads of the last 10 years was his The Ten Faces of Innovation. This is an
I love the confluence of ideas. There's just something about synthesis that brings out the best in my brain. For that reason, Olson, van Bever & Verry's prescription combined with Darwin's observation make for a pretty powerful cocktail. "Leaders must