Monthly Archives: September 2010

Be A Good Corporate Parent!

Innovation must begin to take front and center in most corporations’ succession planning; to do otherwise is to not do a good job of parenting the next generation of executives. Continue reading

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Companies Need All The Innovation They Can Get

In a recent Bloomberg article entitled “Why Companies Need Less Innovation” Pat Lencioni makes the case that companies should not be asking employees to be innovators. He goes as far as to say that leaders should not even be open to more ideas from their employees and that only a few people really need to innovative. He suggests that rank and file employees should not try to innovate but simply “do their jobs and satisfy customers in the most effective and charismatic way possible, but within the bounds of sound business principles.” Continue reading

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