All posts by Paul Sloane

Three Key Ways to Measure your Innovation Capability

Many organizations have top-level goals for innovation but struggle to measure progress toward them.  How can you assess the current state of your innovation capability?  There are three critical areas to consider. First, you should measure your ability to fill the pipeline by monitoring the number of new ideas being generated.  If you have a ...

What Happens when Contrarian Thinkers are Ignored?

It takes great courage to challenge the powerful and the popular. We need that courage time and again. We should not disdain and ignore contrarian thinkers. They should be encouraged to speak up and their views, however unpopular, should be examined with dispassion.

Why Innovation Must be on Your Board’s Agenda

Innovation is so vital for survival that it must be a regular topic item on the agenda of company board meetings. If you have not had a fundamental conversation about innovation with your key corporate stakeholders and senior executives then these are some of the questions and topics to discuss at the first such meeting.

Why Innovation Must be on Your Board’s Agenda

Innovation is so vital for survival that it must be a regular topic item on the agenda of company board meetings. If you have not had a fundamental conversation about innovation with your key corporate stakeholders and senior executives then these are some of the questions and topics to discuss at the first such meeting.

Why Innovation Must be on Your Board’s Agenda

Innovation is so vital for survival that it must be a regular topic item on the agenda of company board meetings. If you have not had a fundamental conversation about innovation with your key corporate stakeholders and senior executives then these are some of the questions and topics to discuss at the first such meeting.