Category Archives: compensation

Six Essentials to Cultivating an Innovation Culture

Six Essentials to Cultivating an Innovation CultureA decade ago, I was invited to coach a group of Nokia’s fast-rising superstars. Thirty-five “high potential” managers flew in to Palo Alto, California to network, sample local wines, and focus on innovation. At the time, Nokia seemed unstoppable. Growth was in the double digits. “The company sells five phones every second,” gushed Fast Company in a profile. Continue reading

Making Innovation Happen: Lessons from Tata Sons

800px-Blue_SkyThe book explains the IF program in details and also makes a compelling argument for the need to modify the compensation of CEOs, the leadership team and the board by introducing a measure of ‘long-term performance achieved primarily through innovation’. Continue reading