Many managers are very good at working out the cost of implementing an idea. But they often completely fail to calculate the cost of NOT implementing it. This may sometimes be far more expensive than implementing it, especially over the long term, warns Jeffrey Baumgartner.
Jobs had a spectacular innovation compass; some of its directions can guide our inner innovators too, according to Andrew Sherman.
Who are innovative leaders? What are their qualities and how do they drive innovation within an organization? Jeffrey Baumgartner provides a tantalizing profile to which we can aspire.
At precisely the time when leaders need creative managers, we're all so overworked that we don't even have time to think. Here are some tips to help you counteract the forces of 'mass distraction' and cultivate your creativity.
Make sure your internal innovation capabilities and processes are in order before you open up your idea and innovation strategy to the world.