In a recent post I emphasised the importance of failure in the innovation process. My engagements suggest that whilst leaders understand this, they struggle with putting it into practice. It’s in our nature to want to remain in our comfort zone, particularly if stepping outside it might have a high reputational cost.Disruption is not something […]
These posts focus on innovation as we enter what is an increasingly uncertain world.
Agile isn’t enough There is a lot of talk about creating agile organisations. For sure, agile is better than arthritic. When faced with a grizzly bear, my odds of surviving are improved if I am agile. I can duck and weave the bear’s flailing claw strikes. Plus, I can study grizzly bear anatomy and ursine […]
Les Digerables Like the film industry, there is a growing genre of business that can be classified as ‘Horror’. The protagonist is the traditional business leader who through their organisation’s success has taken his eye off the ball. The antagonist is new technology, or more specifically ‘new’ new technology. Consider this a theatre production. Seemingly […]