9 Rules For Stifling Innovation

Innovation has become the holy grail. Finding innovation is almost a sacred quest for the solution that will create growth, and open new eras of prosperity and well-being. Unfortunately, like many things called holy, the concept of innovation is invoked ritually and ceremonially more than it is embraced in practice. For all the talk about innovation, I see many leaders… Continue reading

To Increase Innovation, Take the Sting Out of Failure

“We need more innovation around here. We need people to think more creatively and be more entrepreneurial. I’ve been saying this for the last couple years, and yet very little seems to be changing. It’s very frustrating.” This was a recent lament from a client, a senior leader at a medium-sized professional services firm. He was frustrated that even though… Continue reading