Creative Leadership

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    Is it Intrapreneurship or Innovation?

    March 11, 2019 | By:

    Intrapreneurship and innovation are intrinsically linked ideas when you’re talking about corporate innovation programs. Whether you’re calling it a corporate accelerator, an organizational incubator, an innovation management program, you’re relying on the thinkers, creators and mobilizers to share their inspiration and find ways to integrate that value into your organization.

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    Leading for Global Innovation Success

    March 7, 2019 | By:

    Global innovation projects demand particular leadership competencies in a multicultural and networked environment. Leaders need substantial cultural and market intelligence, facilitation, and orchestration skills in order to accelerate innovation and performance around the world. Yet current leadership models are not designed for this highly challenging environment where performance is critical to international market success.

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    Navigating A Changing World – 10 Principles for Future Leaders

    March 5, 2019 | By:

    How can those at the top ensure they and their organizations are fit for the future? Perhaps the biggest challenge facing leaders today is to ensure they are capable of navigating themselves and their organizations through a complex and rapidly evolving future landscape. The reality is becoming clear, a good future focused leader has to have a “futurist mindset”.

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    The Power of Listening and Empathy

    February 19, 2019 | By:

    Great leaders intuitively know how to listen. They use empathy and mindfulness to be present during every interaction. Their focus and commitment to the goal let them shelve their egos and receive feedback with grace, inspiring innovation at every level. People who are seen as “born leaders” don’t judge others but learn and grow from what they hear.

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    The Best College Degree Programs to Consider for the Future

    February 13, 2019 | By:

    Choosing a college major is a big decision. You want to find a career that you’ll love, but you also want to earn a decent living. Well, you’re in luck! Several fields are in high-demand.

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    Five Perspectives of Innovators

    January 29, 2019 | By:

    Innovators are among us and within us, spot them by how they think and do things differently.

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    Deliberately Take a Different View

    January 10, 2019 | By:

    Until 1954 there was only one television channel in the UK. It was the publicly owned BBC. In that year the government auctioned licenses for commercial TV stations. These would be regional operations which could offer advertising on TV for the first time.

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    5 ways Chief Product Officers can Foster Innovation

    December 18, 2018 | By:

    A chief product officer’s (CPO) job description often contains two tall tasks: Drive innovation, and create a compelling product roadmap that delivers business value.

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    Five Causes of Innovation Blues

    December 12, 2018 | By:

    The key to innovation success is simple—innovation is nothing without exploration and exploitation.

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    The New Strategic Talent Imperative: Why HR Leaders Should Be Setting An Organization’s Innovation Agenda

    July 25, 2018 | By:

    The increased focus of mature organizations in developing a more innovative culture and set of actions is a crucial opportunity for HR / Talent leaders to play a leadership role. This whitepaper examines a range of actions that HR / Talent leaders can take to drive this strategic imperative.

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    Lessons From Tech Leaders Who Skipped School to Learn & Innovate

    January 15, 2018 | By:

    These days, it’s not easy to get a job without a college degree—unless, of course, you create one for yourself, something entrepreneurs have been doing throughout human history. Starting your own business is the best way to prioritize your ideas and bring them to life.

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    Want to Build a Culture of Innovation? Then Seek Out Your Innovation Agents

    November 20, 2017 | By:

    ‘No man is an island, entire of itself’ runs the saying and it should probably go on to say that no concept should be introduced in isolation either. In the VUCA world, we’re all challenged with constantly trying to do something new, to create lasting change, transformation and disruption. That challenge means it helps to have others on your side, adding their enthusiasm, energy, perspective and creativity to the mix. Why… because if there’s one truth about innovation, it’s that it’s definitely not a solo sport!

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    15 Practices of Innovation Leaders for Creating Cultures of Innovation

    November 16, 2017 | By:

    Darin Eich at Innovation Training has just posted an excellent new article about creating a culture of innovation within one’s company – check it out here!

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    3 Innovators of the 1800s Who Changed the World

    November 1, 2017 | By:

    Humans have been incredible innovators since the beginning of our history. Each new invention laid the groundwork for more sophisticated technology, more advanced cultural practices, and more impressive innovations. We often take the things we have for granted, but it’s important to remember that not so very long ago, great minds were working on innovations that would change the world and make our lives easier, safer, and more comfortable.

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    Is Your Team Proficient in the 3 Cs of Innovation?

    August 29, 2017 | By:

    When leaders foster a culture of innovation, they enable their teams to be creative, flexible problem-solvers who thrive in the face of change. But what is a culture of innovation? And how does a leader begin to foster one? Building a culture of innovation originates with embracing The 3 Cs: critical thinking, curiosity, and customer-centric design.