All organizations want to foster innovation. After all, it’s how we grow, improve, delight our customers, and — yes —keep getting paid. In today’s rapidly changing global landscape, our ability to come up with new ideas is what keeps us relevant. Organizations are augmenting their business value proposition on average every three to five years, and we can do that only with a focus on and widespread commitment to the I-word.
Yet, all innovations are not created equal. So, how to separate the “wow” from the “Eh, not now”? This is a question that confounds many leaders, says Patrick Stroh, author of Advancing Innovation: Galvanizing, Enabling &