Category archives for Innovation

Intersections of 70:20:10

Jay Cross’ post in the Chief Learning Officer’s blog-space (The Other 90 Percent of Learning – Chief Learning Officer, Solutions for Enterprise Productivity) once again iterates the well-known observation that (depending on how you slice it and who’s doing the slicing) formal learning accounts for far less than 20% of what people need to know […]

Intersection of Right & Left, Yin & Yang, Innovation & Standardization

My, my!  What a mashup. In his daily reflection today, Fr. Richared Rohr offers a perspective on the socio-political evolution of the “right” and the “left” (see Daily Meditation: Power and Powerlessness / Right and Left — July 3, 2012.)  Fr. Richard (often) illuminates the dichotomies that somehow seem to comfort us, as we gain a […]

Intersection of Creativity and Leadership

Why Creativity Is the Most Important Leadership Quality – Chief Learning Officer, Solutions for Enterprise Productivity. This article reviews several factors involved in the creative process, and makes some recommendations for Chief Learning Officers and other leaders to enhance their creative output.  The spark for this article is the IBM 2012 CEO Study, which claims (in part) that creativity is the […]

Intersection of Business Process Management and Healthcare

In reply to a discussion thread on the potential benefits of applying business process management (BPM) to “fix” healthcare, I wrote: Applying BPM or any process improvement to “healthcare” is still just rearranging deck chairs on the Titanic. Until the hard questions – which no politician or healthcare entity is willing to ask at this […]

How to Get into Your Zone – James Allworth – Harvard Business Review | LinkedIn

How to Get into Your Zone – James Allworth – Harvard Business Review | LinkedIn. I would agree with most of what James Allworth had to say, especially when it comes to physical challenges and performance. There is, I would imagine, some carryover to the realm of the knowledge worker’s day; but I think there, […]

Intersection of Leadership and Innovation; from my 2007 dissertation

Monograph: Innovation Leadership Chapter 1: Introduction Innovation Leadership is the intersection of the best theory and practice ineach of the respective disciplines (that is, innovation and leadership) that,appropriately applied, will lead to the enhancement of the innovative climate across an organization. In 1994, Peter Drucker observed: “Every few hundred years in Western history there occurs […]