Curated by Beth Kanter
Fostering an organizational culture that foster innovation means embracing risk and failure. This article offers three ideas
One focuses on encouraging a team or organizational culture to feel comfortable with failure:
The key is to balance performance and learning. Employees must feel like they can try new things and fail in the short term without being punished in the medium to long term. The message should be that risk and failure is acceptable - as long as the loss is monitored and there is learning. A positive side effect is that employees will feel like they have your organization's support, which will help innovation continue to prosper.