We believe these leadership skills start in your head. Innovation is now recognized as this is single most important ingredient in any modern economy. But getting innovation right of requires new leadership skills. We believe these leadership skills start in your head. Great like some innovation requires the ability to challenge and stretch your existing mental models. Yet, we know industry mental models tend to converge over time. So to innovate in existing roles, in established companies, in current industries requires the ability to think different, to dream bigger.
George Bernhard Shaw once said, “Imagination is the beginning of creation”. Well, strategic innovation requires strategic imagination. And this all starts in your head.
People, culture and processes; these are the three enablers of Strategic Innovation. These three enablers are the building blocks of any successful strategic innovation effort. Problem is, most companies don’t have the tools, metrics or theories to balance these three. Instead, luck and random chance decide if your company has the foundation for successful innovation. Now, for the first time, you can learn how your company can create a holistic understanding of innovation.