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Big-Bang in Practice: Antifragility, Innovation and Leadership

rethinking teamwork 


This is one of the more challenging posts I’ve conceived, mainly because I’ve attempted to weave together several seemingly diverse ideas and trends into one composite post.

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My Hero: Warren Bennis, On Becoming A Leader

Warren Bennis: On Becoming a LeaderUp from the Hub archives. Originally published 2007

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On Becoming A Leader

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Is Your Innovation Strategy Aligned with Your Culture?

BeanStep back for a moment and take an objective look at your company. Then answer these three questions:

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If You Want Innovation, Don’t Follow the Money - Follow the Leader.

Today’s leaders are growing more and more concerned that their companies, divisions or departments are lacking innovation. However, they need to look no further than the mirror to understand the reason why. Leading the market through innovation is a strategy; whether or not a company achieves that strategy is determined by its culture; leaders both set and sustain culture. Hence, if you are leader, innovation is yours if you want it.

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Videoblog - Leading Mistakes: the Accidental Innovator

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Phil Dourado talks about innovation and introduces the concept of happy accidents - the process of arriving at useful innovations outside the normal product development channels.

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Marion Janner on Frugal Innovation - Leaders should disrupt how we 'do' innovation

Getting innovation 'done' in large organizations is a nightmare. Here, Hub member Marion Janner points out how local 'ingenuity' can be harnessed. I like 'ingenuity' rather than 'innnovation', as a whole industry has grown up around large company 'innovation', with processes. rules, procedures etc. All of which might be necessary, but, which snuff out many locally-developed ideas or practices in the process. Let people experiment. See what happens. Scale it up if it works. Phil Dourado 

Here's what Marion learnt...


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Video blog: Leading Mistakes & Drawing the Face of God

If the space below is blank, it may take a minute for the embedded video to load from YouTube. It's a clip on how to lead for innovation, creativity...and mistakes! Leaders frown on mistakes and failure. Fear of making mistakes or failing then freezes creativity, as people stay within their comfort zone and don't take chances. Here's a partial antidote (if you are reading this within Phil Dourado's 'My Page', click on 'read full post' or whatever the link below says, to get to the video blog clip:

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To Cluster or Not to Cluster Isn’t the Issue: It’s about Leadership

The world economy is in a competitive street-fight, with a no-holds-barred struggle for market share, and indeed for supremacy within a market.

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Are You an Early Adopter? Ready to Kick Some Butt?

No, I’m not talking about technology (or even innovation) in this post, which is what being an Early Adopter is usually intended.