Tag Archives: Innovation

Why Most Corporate Mindset Programs Are a Waste of Time

What to Focus on Instead GUEST POST from Alain Thys You may know that I’m hunting for a Transformation Algorithm Its goal is to help us move beyond the >70% failure rate of corporate transformations and create transformative experiences for … Continue reading

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Developing 21st-Century Leader and Team Superpowers

GUEST POST from Janet Sernack According to McKinsey & Co, in a recent article The new roles of leaders in 21st-century organizations they say that the focus of leaders, in traditional organisations, is to maximize value for shareholders. To do this effectively, … Continue reading

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Re-Thinking for a New Era

GUEST POST from Janet Sernack In our last blog, we proposed, rather than living in a world where everyone hates to fail, why not adopt a rethink, respond, regroup, thrive pattern, and experience failure as an opportunity for change, unlearning, and … Continue reading

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Innovation and the Scientific Method

GUEST POST from Jesse Nieminen Most large organizations are led and managed very systematically, and they pride themselves on that. Managers and leaders within those organizations are usually smart, educated, and want to make data-driven, evidence-based decisions. However, when it … Continue reading

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Everyone hates to fail, why do you?

GUEST POST from Janet Sernack If you have ever had a significant setback, made a serious mistake, or failed at completing an important task, you will have experienced some kind of deep emotional and visceral, largely unconscious, negative, reactive response … Continue reading

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You Must Play and Experiment to Create and Innovate

GUEST POST from Janet Sernack Growing up in the fashion industry, in 1980’s Paris, I forged an exciting global career and experienced, first hand, a diverse range of the most amazingly innovative fashion presentations ever.  It was the dawn of … Continue reading

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Discipline Has a Role in Innovation

GUEST POST from Jesse Nieminen Innovation is, without a doubt, a creative endeavor. However, many people still think it’s all about creativity. There’s a magical a-ha moment, and the rest is history. Well, as we’ve explained before, that’s just not … Continue reading

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Creating 21st Century Transformational Learning

GUEST POST from Janet Sernack I was privileged to attend one of the first Theory U; Presencing Leadership for Profound Innovation and Change Workshops presented by the Sloane School of Management, in Boston in 2008. This means that I have … Continue reading

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Re-Skilling and Upskilling People & Teams

The pandemic has increased the pace of change in a digitally accelerated world, and at the same time, it is forcing organizations, leaders, and teams to become more purposeful, human, and customer-centric. Where managing both the future and the present simultaneously requires people to unlearn what … Continue reading

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Managing Both the Present and the Future

GUEST POST from Janet Sernack In our last blog, we described the three characteristics that offer senior executives a “unique unfreezing opportunity” from the disruptive COVID-19 hiatus and the rate of exponential technological change. These involved developing a future-ready company that builds upon … Continue reading

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