boost innovation, introduce a Chief Incentives Officer

Physicist and biotech entrepreneur Safi Bahcall argues in Loonshots: How to Nurture the Crazy Ideas That Win Wars, Cure Diseases, and Transform Industries that the secret to creativity as actually organizational structure versus anything else. To Bahcall, the goal is to create a structure where you get people motivated and incented to go for “loonshots,” crazy ideas that…

growth mindset & the t-shape

HBR article Paul A. O’KeefeCarol DweckGreg Walton SEPTEMBER 10, 2018 Some people lean more toward the view that interests are inherent in a person, simply waiting to be awakened or found — this is what we call a fixed mindset of interest. Others lean more toward the view that interests can be developed and that,…

Empowerment

Organisations require empowered employees to be adaptive enough to survive. Make sure to not just scream the word empowerment, enable true empowerment by establishing these 4 elements: ability – aptitude, skills, knowledge willingness – motivation, aligned goals, positive self-image accountability – responsibility, feedback allow – attitude of management, culture, authorization, access

Go out and find talent

The majority of all consultants and organizational experts agree that talent is the key to stay or become relevant as an organization. Specifically a diverse talent pool, will support you in achieving your long term business goals. Where a homogeneous workforce might win a sprint, a diverse pool will make sure you can sustain it…