“If your goal is innovation, then your role must instead be to create an environment—a setting, a context, an organization—where people are willing and able to do the hard work of innovation themselves: to collaborate, learn through trial and error, and make integrated decisions.”
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Creative abrasion is a skill that can be learned:
Ideas are created through discussion and conflict, and solutions are tested via trial and error. The next part is creative resolution. Here it is important to balance perseverance with endurance.
At this point, the leader establishes the bo...
Innovation is often a group effort, not an isolated individual who works alone.
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The traditional leadership model tends to squash creativity. The boss creates the ideas, then tells everyone what they should do. This model doesn't work when the goal is to create something new because even the leaders don't know the outcome.
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Constant experimentation stimulates innovation. When the path forward is unclear, the ag...
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People want to feel like they're part of a community and work on something bigger than themselves. A brand can be used to unite and motivate employees around a common purpose.
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by Linda A. Hill, Greg Brandeau, Emily Truelove, Kent Lineback
"The best thing about the future is that it comes one day at a time." - Lincoln
The author argues that the traditional autocratic leadership model does not work for innovative businesses. Instead, innovation requires a different type of leader that can foster a stimulating and supportive working environment.
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