Leading Innovation:

Energizing Employees

Maintain a Fresh Perspective with Your Employees

10 Tips for Creating an Innovative Workforce


By: Bob Nelson, the author of 1001 Ways to Energize Employees



  1. Encourage employees to think outside the box and work outside of the rigid constraints of your organization

  2. Cultivate and manage creativity

  3. Encourage initiative

  4. Allow employees to set aside time to think and plan to work on the business

  5. Reward risk taking

  6. Encourage employees to learn a variety of skills and develop cross-functional excellence

  7. Encourage employees to ask "Why?" and "Why Not?" questions

  8. Be accessible

  9. Hire smart people

  10. Hire a diverse group of individuals

 New People Partnership

Employee Empowerment

Inspiring People

Flat Organizational Structure


Effective Motivation

Attitude Motivation

Incentive Motivation    Reward Systems


Leading Innovation

Cross-functional Expertise

Leadership-Management Synergy

Inspirational Leader

Establishing a Relentless Growth Attitude

Freedom To Fail    The Fun Factor