December 14, 2012

How to be an Innovative Leader


What marked the downfall of companies like Blockbuster and Kodak? They failed to innovate and stay ahead of their competition. These case study examples are now popular cautionary tales. As consumer behavior is evolving, companies should as well. Review the two articles below on best practices for nurturing an innovative workplace and­ leveraging it for your company’s success.

Frank Wander, founder of the IT Excellence Institute and a former Fortune 250 CIO, shares 3 best practices for fostering innovation among your IT ranks in this CIO Magazine article. Read the article on>

In a collaborated effort, Forbes has published a list of the world’s most innovative companies. Examining the leaders of these companies, the article discusses how innovative leaders grow and maintain their thriving cultures. Read the article on>