Here are short profiles of five thinkers that have influences my own thinking recently – Valeria Maltoni, Terri Griffith, Henry Mintzberg, Rosalind Franklin and Rita Gunther McGrath.
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There are lots of things that we do unconsciously – like listening and speaking. But talk is the technology of leadership – so we should actually start paying attention to building skills in these activities.
We need new ways to talk about failure. Failure is useful, as long as it happens on a small scale, and as long as we learn from it. Here are some tips on how to do that.
One of the key drivers of innovation is connecting ideas in novel ways. To get really good ideas it’s useful to explore widely. Encountering great thinkers is one great way to spur this process. Here are five that have influenced me recently.
Risk and uncertainty are two different things. Mixing them up causes problems. Here are some ideas for dealing with uncertainty in particular.
If all new ideas get killed as soon as the first see the light of day, you will never be able to build an effective innovation culture. Here are some thoughts on how to work around this problem.
There are many things that are good for business, but only in moderation. This includes collaboration in innovation, and extraversion in salespeople. Find out why.
Organisations that are just starting out at innovating often go out and immediately buy expensive tools. This is a mistake – they don’t know enough to innovate effectively yet. Here are some thoughts about how to work around that problem.
Using the internet changes your brain. So does drinking a cup of tea. The big question is what actions do these changes enable? I want us to use the ideas here to make work work better.
What tools do you need to use to be successful in the social era? The fact is that the tools don’t matter. The two keys to success are: do awesome work, and connect with people.
The emergence of the poll aggregators, especially Nate Silver, was one of the stories of the election for me. While these methods are a huge advance, there are still ways that they can fail. The key cause might be political innovation.
How many great ideas get killed because we’re scared to put them out in the world? We need to be vulnerable to innovate – Bren√© Brown’s book Daring Greatly gives some insights into how to do this.
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