What are you hoping to achieve next year?
No, I am not talking about what you and your company’s high level goals are:
… Increase market share …
… Improve profit margins …
… Be innovative …
I am asking what specific ambitions you and your company have for next year.
Especially when it comes to what you want the creativity of your people to achieve.
It is one thing to say that innovation and creativity are important to your success.
Every company does this now. It is no longer a differentiator since everyone agrees that innovation is important.
And yet, most companies are not investing in their ability to actually deliver innovation. As a result:
- their teams don’t have the clarity on what they should be delivering or how they should do it
- management have no idea whether their (often substantial) investments are making any progress
- leadership doesn’t know if they are falling behind their competition
This is why they fail.
This is why they are frustrated.
However, it is something very special when a company actually does something about improving their innovation success rate.
And I want you to succeed.
That is where I can help.
Since 2005, I have been working with companies around the world to transform their businesses. Companies like BP, Sanofi, Barclays, Deloitte, Havas, Zeppelin, the NHS, the New South Wales Government and many more.
During this time, I have identified the reasons why innovation succeeds in some teams, but fails in others.
What did I find?
The fundamental reason is simple:
It all comes down to clarity on which different capabilities are required by the different teams working on different aspects of innovation.
The challenge comes in understanding what current capabilities your company has, and what gaps you have to reach your goals.
Now, this will be unique for every company.
After all, while some companies have an issue with generating enough ideas, other companies have more than enough ideas but no way to manage them, and yet others do not have a framework to validate the progress of their various innovation initiatives. None of them will succeed at long-term innovation.
There is no one-size-fits-all approach to innovation.
And anyone who tries to sell you that dream is lying, or just trying to make themselves rich at your expense.
That is why the work I do with companies is always prioritised to what will help them reach their targets as effectively as possible.
Fortunately, I have some good news.
I am now starting discussions with interested companies looking to deliver improvement in their innovation capabilities and inspire their teams’ creativity in 2022.
Click here to see the full list of services I can offer you in 2022, including targeted consulting, transformational workshops and inspiring keynote speeches.
If you are serious about making 2022 your most successful ever, then let us have a discussion.
For a limited time, I am offering you a free strategy video call, where we can talk face-to-face (virtually), I can find out more about you and we find solutions to how best you improve the creativity and innovation capabilities of your people.
This is not a sales call. Following the strategy discussion, it may turn out you do not need the speciality services which I deliver, in which case I may point you in the direction of other resources and you still get the benefit of the strategy insights at no cost.
Only if there is a benefit in us working together, then we can discuss how I can be of value to help you execute your ambitions and reach your goals.
One of the benefits of the Corona pandemic is that the tools available for teams to work together remotely are now so effective that we can work together across the globe. For the work which I do with teams like yours, I now have the ability to work interactively with teams anywhere, and have a full HD Video and Audio setup with green screen functionality to adapt to any client need.
For consulting engagements, travel is of course possible (of course respecting COVID safety travel restrictions).
So if you would like to see what it will take to reach your innovation ambitions next year, click here now to schedule your free video strategy discussion.
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