Do you want to encourage extraordinary
from your people? Do you want them
to do great things?
If yes, then you must create an inspiring
"We should be taught
not to wait for inspiration to start a thing. Action always generates
inspiration. Inspiration seldom generates action."
~ Frank Tibolt
create an inspiring culture within their organization.
People are not led by plans and evaluations. If
you want to move and get the best from your people, don't say "I have a
strategic plan". You must create inspiration, self-respect, a sense of
ownership and excitement.
into the organization. They
and inspire people to achieve more than they may ever have dreamed possible.
People change when they are emotionally
engaged and committed.
Making the Vision a Reality
Inspirational leaders create 'can-do' attitude
make business fun. They unlock inner power of their people and
sustain their commitment. They
and move people. They build corporate communities in which people feel
valued, capable, confident and strong. They inspire team members to believe
in the extraordinary work they can do together.
People do what they have to do for a manager,
they do their best for an inspirational leader...
Creating a Culture for
The question for leaders today isn’t if
culture is important for success but how culture can drive successful
innovation – and what, specifically, leaders can do to influence the
kind of culture that leads to behavior that’s truly innovative...
culture of innovation
requires a broad and sustained effort. Though
is never easy, with the
cultures can be reshaped and amazing results can accrue. Establishing an
attitude of relentless growth
is what enables an organization and its people to achieve their goals.
The spirit of relentless growth keeps fresh ideas flowing and reinvigorates
your company. Thus, "the primary challenge facing
is to institutionalize an environment where every decision and
direction can be constantly and safely reassessed."2...
The Jazz of Innovation:
11 Guiding Principles
Sense of Ownership
Employees who have a sense of ownership are
than those who feel that they just work here. Individual employees and
thrive when they have a sense of ownership. The more
and engaged people are, the more committed they are to the company and try
to do their best.
Use Strategic Intent to Motivate Idea
is senior management's primary
radical idea generation.
Senior management uses strategic intent
communicate a misfit between current resources and
corporate aspirations and
generation when it actively encourages
the quest for new opportunities...
The Fun Factor
Do you really want to learn
and know what is deep inside, at the core of successful innovation
Silicon Valley? "The truth is ... it's a ball! Hard work combined with
hard play - at every level, from executive down and back up again."1
People don't only work hard, but also have a
lot of fun at the same time. And they are not just
having fun, but planning it and making it part of their culture. This is
the spirit that truly enables relentless innovation and creates
Freedom To Fail
Making mistakes is essential to innovation and
organizational growth, as long as systems are developed to avoid making the
same mistake twice.
Freedom to fail
means a freedom to explore, venture,
and succeed in uncharted territory....
Harnessing the Power
Diversity of thought, perception, background and experience enhance the
It was by taking a
different view of a traditional business that major innovations were
achieved. To find a better
creative solution to
the current practice, force yourself to
reframe the problem, to
break down its components and assemble them in a different way...
Cultural intelligence (CQ) is your
capability to grow personally through
continuous learning and good understanding of
diverse cultural heritage,
and values, and to deal effectively with people from different cultural
background and understanding...