Innovation has nothing to do with how many R & D dollars you have. When Apple came up with the Mac, IBM was spending at least 100 times more on R & D. It’s not about money. It’s about the people you have, how you’re led, and how much you get it.
– Steve Jobs, Innovative Genius
This month’s MicroLearning Leadership is centering on Innovation. I know you’ve read the research about corporate growth coming out of the Innovation of products, services, and technology. In fact, your career advancement will suffer if you don’t spend a substantial portion of your week on Innovation.
Did you know, that most executives confess they don’t have a handle on Innovation? Not surprising as 65 percent of senior executives surveyed by McKinsey & Company were only “somewhat,” “a little,” or “not at all” confident about the decisions they make in this area. This disclosure presents a predicament when 70 percent of senior executives indicate innovation will be at least one of the top three drivers for growth for their company.
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