30 06, 2020

Innovation Culture – The Ultimate Guide

By |2020-06-30T16:44:00+02:00June 30th, 2020|Leadership|0 Comments

Innovation culture has long been one of the most challenging, and oft-discussed, topics in our conversations with business and innovation leaders. Given the extraordinary importance of innovation for businesses, and society in general, and the fact that culture has been shown to be one of the biggest barriers for innovation performance, it’s not much of a surprise. Because most [...]

30 06, 2017

The most important HR document in the history of Silicon Valley innovation

By |2017-06-30T17:24:18+02:00June 30th, 2017|Leadership, Podcasts|1 Comment

In Silicon Valley, there is a document which has become legendary. It is a document which outlines some of the company and HR policies which have created a company which completely disrupted an industry sector. And much of its value comes from the fact that it contains policies which seem so ridiculous in theory, but [...]

22 06, 2017

Give us Your Lions!

By |2017-06-22T19:38:48+02:00June 22nd, 2017|Innovation|1 Comment

Command-and-control, top-down organizations have the most trouble innovating. In particular, the fearful mindsets that review, align, and sign off on “decks” to be presented to Vice President-level colleagues often edit out the insights and recommendations that have the power to grow the business in new ways. These well-trained, obedient keepers of the status quo are [...]