GENEROSITY: SEVEN ACTS OF INFLUENCE

To pay homage to the season of giving, and for my last blog of 2017, I thought it appropriate to share some thoughts about the role of generosity in leadership and in our lives. This includes Seven Acts of Generosity from our book, Innovation by Design. We can all apply the Seven Acts of Generosity […]

CULTURE AWARENESS: SIMPLIFYING THE PATH TO INNOVATION

Culture informs people how to individually and collectively achieve success, and to understand what is acceptable and unacceptable behavior. As a result, it is at the core of how people come together to innovate. That being said, how does a leader assess and understand the culture of their organization enough to know what its sources […]

CURIOUS CONFRONTATION: A KEY TO INNOVATIVE CULTURES

One of the essential characteristics of creative and highly innovative cultures is their ability to recognize and leverage conflict. Granted, for any organization or team, one of the greatest challenges it faces is how to effectively manage competing interests, differing views, disagreement, and multiple mindsets, all of which are natural sources of conflict. However, when […]