Why Creative Leadership?
discover opportunities, introduce positive change and make
forward in creating
10 Ways To Murder Creativity
Google: 10 Golden Rules
Encourage creativity. Google engineers can spend up
f their time on a project of their choice. There is, of
course, an approval process and some oversight, but basically we want to
allow creative people to
One of our not-so-secret weapons is our ideas mailing list:
a companywide suggestion box where people can post ideas ranging from
parking procedures to the next killer app. The software allows for
everyone to comment on and rate ideas
permitting the best ideas to percolate to the top...
Leaders: Lead improvisation.
Managers: Provide structure.
► Resulting synergy:
The Jazz of Innovation...
The Jazz of Innovation
The improvisation-driven model for
innovation project management
doesn’t discard structure,
just as there is a clear structure to good
In innovation, this structure is created
business processes, systems and organizational
and road-mapping processes cannot guarantee brilliant flashes of creative
insight, but they can prepare minds and increase the odds that such flashes
occur in real time. Thus structure, as chords do in jazz, serves as a basis
A lateral leader is a kind of person who
skills and can
create a climate for creativity and to transform your organization
powerhouse of innovation.
A lateral leader
to have the confidence to take risk,
energizes people, and can help
them develop their skills in
combination of your three capabilities:
Creative thinking skills
Creative Problem Solving
One of the key functions of the
which takes up a lot of executive time. An effective executive
can solve problems and
with a high level of
competence. Your ability to
deal with problems creatively
and effectively is the key determinant of your success as a
and a corporate leader...