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Leaders of innovation

Are you leading with style?

Are you leading with style?

Rob Lauber, Chief Learning Officer at McDonald’s Corporation, has a competence he may not be conscious of – an “unconscious competence,” a phrase coined by Noel Burch, a learning expert at Gordon Training International in the 1970s.

Part 3: Jump-shifting HR's impact on business performance

Part 3: Jump-shifting HR's impact on business performance

Part 3 of 3: Integrating HR and CEO priorities in a coherent framework

Previously, we examined how HR has a pivot-point opportunity to transform how it meets the most critical CEO priorities. We saw how that opportunity could be realized through a laser-like focus on being innovative as the fundamental competency to address these priorities.

Part 2: Jump-shifting HR's impact on business performance

Part 2: Jump-shifting HR's impact on business performance

Part 2 of 3: A laser-like focal point for transforming HR’s value to the business

As we’ve already seen, HR has a pivot-point opportunity to transform its contribution to meeting overall business needs. To make this happen two sets of priorities are on track to converge…

Fostering innovation at L&T Technology Services

Fostering innovation at L&T Technology Services

Innovation is no longer an option for organizations today. In fact, an innovative mind-set has become the deciding factor between greatness and mediocrity, success and failure of corporations today.

The Perils of Assessments for Creativity, Innovation and Risk-Taking

The Perils of Assessments for Creativity, Innovation and Risk-Taking

Creativity. Innovativeness. Risk-taking. The need and popularity of these qualities in employees continues to rise, as companies strive to gain and retain the next level of industry leadership.

Do Chief Innovation Officers appreciate the human side of innovation?

Do Chief Innovation Officers appreciate the human side of innovation?

Enabling innovation is both an art and a discipline. The art is the human side. The discipline is the set of processes and tools that everyone can learn and use.

Innovation drugs anyone?

Innovation drugs anyone?

As I continue to work with organizations, I am finding a trend in the type of questions my clients are asking about innovation, namely – how do we enable it in our day-to-day? 

What difference does innovation make?

What difference does innovation make?

I recently attended the “Open Innovation 2016” conference put on by the Marcus Evans group. Open innovation refers to people collaborating and partnering with others outside of their organization to cultivate innovative solutions to various opportunities and challenges, such as new product development, quality and marketing.

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