In a past post we summarized John P. Kotter’s eight steps for leading change, and we again present the ideas of a thought leader who offers eight steps - this time for cultivating innovation and creativity. We often utilize and refer clients to this book who are looking for a plan to execute innovation inside their organizations.
homas D. Kuczmarski is a recognized expert in new products and services innovation, among other areas. His book Innovation: Leadership Strategies for The Competitive Edge outlines eight building blocks for establishing an innovation mindset. Kuczmarski’s building blocks provide guidance for any leader looking to move their company into new territory, and we’ve summarized the eight steps below to jump-start your thinking about how your organization approaches innovation.