Surviving Leadership Chaos
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" We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give. " - Winston Churchill
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You Don't Need a PhD to Innovate

You Don't Need a PhD to Innovate | Surviving Leadership Chaos | Scoop.it

Many small business owners don't honestly believe that they can be innovative enough to make a difference to their business outcomes, yet if you were to suggest that they lacked the ability to think, their reaction may not be positive.

 

The point is that, if you are capable of thinking, you are capable of being innovative in your approach to addressing your business problems.

 

This excellent article from Harvard, provides guidance by way of a number of examples, and suggests that you can simply build a great business by asking "why" more often.


Via Daniel Watson
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The Heart of Innovation: 14 Ways to Get Breakthrough Ideas

The Heart of Innovation: 14 Ways to Get Breakthrough Ideas | Surviving Leadership Chaos | Scoop.it
Creativity, Innovation, Team Building, Leadership, Brainstorming, Idea Champions...

 

There's a lot of talk these days about the importance of innovation. All CEOs worth their low salt lunch want it. And they want it, of course, now.

 

What sparks innovation? People. What sparks people? Inspired ideas that meet a need -- whether expressed or unexpressed -- ideas with enough mojo to rally sustained support.

 

Is there anything a person can do -- beyond caffeine, corporate pep talks, or astrology readings -- to quicken the appearance of breakthrough ideas?

 

Yes, there is. And what follows are 14 catalysts -- simple guidelines, principles, and approaches that will help you on your way.


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