Three tips for managing the emotions that discourage risk-taking.
In a world of tags and keyword searches, it's easy for bloggers and big media to slap the"innovation" label on stories, because we know that readers are searching for white-hot takes on the topic. So it can be difficult to find true innovation stories that pertain to executives at midmarket companies. Usually, what we find are articles about invention oridea generation labeled as "innovation." How refreshing it was to come across Doug Sundheim's post about increasing innovation on the HBR Blog Network. In it, the leadership and strategy consultant describes a realistic dilemma that a "medium-sized professional services" company confronted not long ago: