Bad news does not Travel up the Hierarchy

Destination Innovation

Amy Edmondson, professor of leadership and management at Harvard Business School, has written a book, The Fearless Organization, in which she argues that a culture of silence is both common and dangerous. In short, bad news does not travel up the hierarchy.

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Time Travel Audit: Find Success Now and in the Future

Daniel Burrus

You don’t need a DeLorean for time travel. This same kind of time travel also occurs in business. You can time travel at organizations in your hometown that use legacy technology and antiquated techniques. Time travel is also possible between divisions within an organization.

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How One Small Thing Made 4,000,000 Miles of Air Travel Worth It

Innovation Excellence

Air travel gives us lots of options to catch up, but it’s also an option to look back. I just had lunch with a colleague who shared with me that he was traveling 95% of the time. Leadership air travel improving memory time management

I Choose The Road Less Traveled

3Q Leadership Blog

© Irene Becker, Founder, Just Coach It-The 3Q Edge™ (IQ-EQ-SQ) Coaching, Consulting & Keynotes for a Better, Stronger Future 3Q Leadership™ Blog- 54,000+ Social Media Followers & Growing! I choose the road less traveled. •I

Business Leadership Imperative: What Business Leaders Must Do (Part 2)

Daniel Burrus

Go opposite (Follow the path less traveled). Now that I’ve revealed what business leaders must know in order to become the disruptor instead of the disrupted, the next step is applying those principles.

The Most Important Work of Jeff Bezos is Not Amazon

Innovation Excellence

Leadership Technology Amazon Blue Origin Elon Musk Jeff Bezos space travel SpaceXFor all his wealth and power the most important work Jeff Bezos is doing is about as far removed from Wall Street and Silicon Valley as you can get.

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Bill Gates Wants You To See The World This Way

Innovation Excellence

Leadership astronauts Bill Gates space travel statistics(Warning: Once You Do You Can’t Un-See It) Every so often an image flashes across our collective social consciousness that forever changes how we see the world and ourselves. This is one of them.

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Can Africa’s Entrepreneurs and Innovators solve Africa’s Problems?

Destination Innovation

Innovation Examples & Lessons Leadership of Innovation Travel africa cardiopad entrepreneur m-pesa savvylooWhat can save Africa from its many problems; grinding poverty, corrupt bureaucrats, incompetent governments and dire infrastructure?

The Virtues of the "Pile-on Meeting" at HGTV, Food Network, and Travel Channel

Michael Roberto

In this week's New York Times Corner Office interview, Adam Bryant interviewed Kathleen Finch, chief programming officer of HGTV, Food Network and the Travel Channel. Food Network HGTV Kathleen Finch leadership pile-on meeting Travel ChannelFinch describes a particular technique she uses to generate great ideas at her networks. She calls it the "pile-on meeting." Here's her explanation of this method: I have a meeting every few months that I call a “pile-on meeting.”

Auto Insurance Industry: Disruptor or Disrupted?

Daniel Burrus

Today, we have fully electric vehicles with AI-enabled semi-autonomous features, as well as fully autonomous vehicle applications. But how has this affected auto insurance premiums, and will those changes deter you from buying a specific “vehicle of the future”?

Cross-Functional Cooperation Breeds Innovation

Innovation Excellence

I’ve been traveling around the world helping businesses innovate as quickly as they innovate their products. collaboration Leadership Training VideoMy name is Sari van Poelje, I’m an expert in agile, innovative design and I’m here to talk to you about cooperation in teams.

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The Importance of Seeing it Coming

Innovation Excellence

In my travels this year, the one comment I’m hearing is “we just didn’t see it coming.” Creativity Innovation Leadership Strategy Trends change future growth Strategic foresight

What’s Really Happening with United’s Board?

Adam Hartung

United’s leadership is certainly in a tough place. United Continental Holdings is the most recent public company to come under attack by hedge funds. Last week Altimeter Capital and PAR Capital announced they were using their combined 7.1%

Creating cooperation & belonging: Are you living up to your promise?

Innovation Excellence

As I travel the world helping businesses to create communities of cooperation and innovation I sometimes wonder why we have not been able to solve the world’s Big Hairy Audacious problems together. collaboration Creativity Innovation Leadership agile business innovation designWe potentially have the knowledge, the resources and the technology to do so, but hunger, overpopulation, poverty and pollution are still on the rise.

When tough times are ahead, you should double down on innovation

Idea to Value

Frivolities can be anything from unnecessary travel to an extravagant assortment of snacks, or overly expensive company events. Innovation Inspiration Leadership disruption innovation leadership

Innovation Lessons from the Troublesome Start of AIRBNB

Innovation Excellence

What began as a simple idea to earn some extra income and help out travelers from out-of-town eventually took off globally. Feature Of The Week airbnb Disruptive Innovation incubator Innovation Leadership lean startup Management Startup

Telling Compelling Stories

Innovation Excellence

This one comes from William Greenwald, Founder and Chief Neuroleaderologist at Windsor Leadership Group. This one was about air travel. This is another excerpt from 2016’s FEI conference in Boston, MA.

If You See Rocks, You Hit Rocks

Tim Kastelle

What we focus on determines our performance I recently had a chance to catch up with my friend Ben for a quick coffee while I was traveling through Seattle. leadership Ernst & Young innovation

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Successful Strategy: Why it’s a Social Thing

Innovation Excellence

The senior leadership team? Understand that it travels socially, between individuals and through morale. Innovation Leadership People & Skills Processes & Tools Strategy Association leadership Global ecosystem senior executives World Bank

How to Rebuild a Team During a Crisis [A CMOE Case Study]

CMOE

Helping leadership teams recover after the global pandemic will be no small task. Their communication, unity, and problem-solving effectiveness were suffering under the weight of the fatigue, tension, and stress that every member of the leadership team was experiencing.

The New Innovation Need: Organizing within a Networks of Collaborators

Paul Hobcraft

It needs bold leadership. It needs a very different level of focused leadership that see’s the real value of a connected future and is willing to drive through the changes this will take and the risks it can mean. Why not come and join us as we travel this journey.

The New Innovation Need: Organizing within a Networks of Collaborators

Paul Hobcraft

It needs bold leadership. It needs a very different level of focused leadership that see’s the real value of a connected future and is willing to drive through the changes this will take and the risks it can mean. Why not come and join us as we travel this journey.

Never stop investing in yourself. It’s vital for staying creative

Idea to Value

And sometimes it’s about investing in your personal self, such as with hobbies, travel or other activities. Creativity Leadership budget frank kern san diego self investmentA more personal post from me this week, as I recently had a bit of a milestone in my business.

How to Ask for Help and Get It

Tullio Siragusa

Keep in mind that as we travel through life, and as our objectives advance, the individuals that we need around us will likewise evolve. How to Ask for Help and Get It. Asking for help is an important aspect of personal growth. Everyone faces challenges at some point in their life. One of the purposes for developing human connections, and relationships is to help and support each other through our collective life journey. To strive for total independence is to strive for isolation.

Go Opposite in the Face of Uncertainty

Daniel Burrus

You Go Opposite; take the road less traveled to take your organization from success to significance and turn this pandemic disruption into opportunity. From a strategic standpoint, when everyone goes one way, Anticipatory Leaders often go the other and take the road less traveled.

High-Profile Deals Show Corporate Fervor for Tech Startups

Rocketspace

JetBlue's venture investment in airport ground-transport booking firm Mozio in July is one in a recent series of high-profile deals that demonstrate the eagerness of big businesses to partner with tech startups that can provide expertise, new capabilities, and innovative leadership. “We

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Taking Final Ideas to Market is the Hardest Part

Paul Hobcraft

I love the association of the “fuzzy front end” with ideas, brainstorming and all those creative energies bringing ideas to life, but sadly unless that final ‘rugged terrain’ at the back end is not traveled we never see the innovation come to life in the market place.

Letting Go of Blame Will Set You Free

Tullio Siragusa

He lost his zest for the travel the job required, and he wallowed like a victim over it for years. Letting Go of Blame Will Set You Free. When I was a kid, I had to ask permission to leave the dinner table. My parents were loving human beings who were also old school. It worked for them, and it worked for me too. I was also of a generation where your behavior was considered a direct reflection of your parents’ reputation.

Virtual Vs In-Person Meetings

Rmukesh Gupta

This is a dedicated time for the entire leadership team to come together and work “on their business” rather than “in their business”. Being invited to these leadership offsites have at some level become status symbols for those who get invited.

Why We Are Entering A New Innovation Era.

Paul Hobcraft

It develops a deeper understanding of all the critical enablers around innovation through the leadership engagement that can then ‘cascade’ throughout the organization to align the innovation activity to these guidelines and ideas. Credit: Acacia Communications.

Major Election Year Opportunity

Daniel Burrus

When everyone goes one way, Anticipatory Leaders go the other and take the road less traveled. This isn’t just the start of a new year; this is the beginning of a new decade. With that, amazing new opportunities will present themselves for you and your organization.

Key Issues in Innovation Management – Revisited – Part 1

Tim Kastelle

Uber is a current prime example: they are attempting to expand into healthcare and travel. Leadership through vision and influence, rather than command and control, is required.

It’s the little things that kill

Game-Changer

All innovative projects have their own version of Gemini, a middle part that has leaps and valleys, a road that has never been traveled before. Creativity entrepreneurship Innovation Leadership Apollo program execution nasaOur society tends to focus on the big ideas.

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Ideas that must die Pt.1

Game-Changer

On this episode we considered killing the following ideas: Fast food; Career ladder; Degrees; Ownership; Banks; Needing all the resources in the world to survive; Advertising; Cost of travel. entrepreneurship Innovation Leadership Podcast podcast

The Many Types of Innovation

Destination Innovation

From Cola to Space travel, all the many Virgin companies share a fun, challenger image. Books Leadership of Innovation brand keeley mozilla network structure types of innovation zappos

How to Excel as a Young Leader

CMOE

Transformational leadership is a model focused on change and growth. You know a lot about leadership. For example, if you’re interested in learning about different leadership styles, you could start with this Coursera course on compassionate leadership.

What Executives are Reading this Month – November 2018

MSSBTI

Excerpt from Generals Vs. Conductors – The Evolution of Leadership by David William Lee. What it Takes for Cities to Practice Adaptive Leadership. Recently retired and traveling the world, Robert continues his studies and offers speaking engagements on these issues.

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Anticipation: Foresee Disruption and Find Opportunity

Daniel Burrus

Take the Road Less Traveled . An integral part of anticipation and becoming anticipatory in your organization oftentimes has to do with catching an opportunity that everyone is either missing or perhaps even ignoring due to the belief that it is not profitable.

The Leader of Innovation Paints a Vision of a Better Future

Destination Innovation

She said, “When I became CEO, I spent the first 90 days on planes traveling to various offices and listening to anyone who had a perspective on what was wrong with the company. Great Innovators Leadership of Innovation anne mulcahy CEO paint turnaround vision xeroxAnne Mulcahy.

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NYC Buses prove innovation must start with the customer

Idea to Value

Travel Time. When Leadership confuse technology with innovation. This is especially true in situations where people in leadership positions don’t actually use their own products, which is much more common than you might imagine. In other situations, leadership may be fully aware of the quality of their offering, but are willing to sacrifice a degree of customer satisfaction in return for more efficiencies or higher profit margins.

It’s Not Just Semantics: Managing Outcomes Vs. Outputs

Mills Scofield

Outcomes are the difference made by the outputs: better traffic flow, shorter travel times, and fewer accidents. Since she travels, she’d like to go on a trip and have the car serviced while she’s gone. Culture Innovation Leadership Strategy

Combat Unpredictable Change with Anticipation

Daniel Burrus

It’s why we take vacations and crave travel, because we want and need change. It is often assumed that people don’t like change, when in reality humans are born to instinctively love change.

Letting Go of Blame Will Set You Free

Tullio Siragusa

He lost his zest for the travel the job required, and he wallowed like a victim for years. Tullio's Blog 12 Principles of an Authentic Leader Acceptance Authenticity author blog emotionalintelligence emotionallyawareleadership gratitude growth mindset growthmindset keynotespeaker kindness Leadership lifecoach Podcast rant and grow rantandgrow selfawareness selfdevelopment selflove selfrealization selfworth speaker success Tullio Siragusa tulliosiragusa vulnerability