There are thousands of organizations alone moving predictably down a life cycle path. They start out fast and agile.
Initially, they organize more as a network than as a hierarchy. They demonstrate a clear sense of urgency around a big opportunity, and many of their employees provide, in one way or another, some leadership on initiatives to achieve that opportunity.
John Kotter explained why there are vast opportunities for those who do understand the problems and solutions. And these opportunities will only grow in a world that is moving relentlessly faster and in more unpredictable ways. We couldn't agree more.
The innovation process must be seen as a whole. We should innovate on how we innovate, improve on how we improve and analyse on how we analyse. That's where metacognition — the awareness and understanding of one’s own thought processes — is integral to enhanced learning and better decisions. Rigorous “thinking about thinking” boosts cognitive capabilities, and framing business competences and aspirations in meta-context invites ingenuity around their fundamentals. That's Michael Schrage point of view on how to Get More Innovative by Rethinking the Way You Think.
Brainzooming are a catalyst for business people needing to successfully identify and implement strategic, innovative ideas, and recently explained why do they give away so many Strategic Thinking exercises? The sharing execise is benefitial both for those who receive as for those who give.
Have you ever wondered about the power of the Words "What if"?
What if we end hunger and poverty, halt climate change and achieve gender equality in the next 15 years? The governments of the world think we can. Meeting at the UN in September 2015, they agreed to a new set of Global Goals for the development of the world to 2030. Social progress expert Michael Green invites us to imagine how these goals and their vision for a better world can be achieved.