Category Archives: innovation in the workplace

Want To Hire Innovators? Here’s How You’re Dismissing Them

Most organizations are not set up to hire innovators, rather they filter them out. Why? Because they follow the tried and true solid advice for making good hiring decisions: hire for culture-fit. To hire for culture-fit is to hire for comfort, the short-term, sameness; to keep optimizing what is rather than creating what’s next. The ...

Moving Away from Best Practices

If the work is new, there is no best practice. When you read the best books you’ll understand what worked in situations that are different than yours. When you read the case studies you’ll understand how one company succeeded in a way that won’t work in yours. The best practices in the literature worked in ...

DisrupTV: an innovation conversation with Deb Mills-Scofield, Paul Daugherty and Esteban Kolsky

DisruptTV hosts chat it up with Deborah Mills-Scofield (VC, Professor and Entrepreneur), Paul Daugherty (CTO of Accenture), and Esteban Kolsky, (Principal and Founder of ThinkJar). A lively and über-intelligent conversation that's not to be missed. Continue reading