Innovation is has to do with organisations staying relevant. Thus it is not a matter of choice but one of necessity. It is not only a matter of survival but of flourishing. It is the subject on giving your team freedom to innovate.
Leadership is inherently forward-looking. When leaders don’t actively do so, frustration is inevitable. Lack of innovation and stagnation is a result of leaders NOT looking ahead [Click to Tweet] Leader, It’s stone to lift your head and eyes. Look ahead. Be bold. Be /ˈherətik/.
Failure is a strong foundation for the culture of innovation. Without failure we you never know what does not work. It is not just about bouncing back from failure it is about embracing failure. Pushing anything beyond the known means fumbling. When babies learn to walk they will fall. They can only get better at […]
Ideas are innovation currency. Where they are not esteemed or given room to be explored there is no innovation. I wrote about this in the first post of the series. In that post it is apparent that leaders must be open to hearing out those they lead when it comes to ideas. Another dynamic is […]
‘Leaders’ aren’t leading when there is nothing new as a result of their leadership. When they’re at this point, they’re mere status quo managers. A leader that doesn’t have innovation and ‘new’ at the core of his values doesn’t deserve the position. Innovation must not only be a value, but a culture of organizations that […]