I recently conducted a search for the meaning of the terms common sense and uncommon sense. Here’s how Merriam-Webster defines common sense: sound and prudent judgment based on a simple perception of the situation or facts.
Here’s how Merriam-Webster defines uncommon sense: the term you’ve entered isn’t in the dictionary. Since a definition [...]Continue Reading →
Innovation would flourish in organizations if business leaders followed these 5 steps after they create and launch a new idea:
Fail. Fail again. Fail again. Fail again. Succeed!
There is not a magic number attached to failing four times and finally succeeding on the 5th try. The point [...]Continue Reading →
1. Inspect the symptoms attached to the complex problem in the organization and determine where the symptoms connect. Focus innovation at the point where the symptoms connect.
2. Ignore things that do not matter.
3. Improve the [...]Continue Reading →
1. Unlimited vacation policy.
2. Employee loaner program.
3. Establishing an agreement with your biggest competitor to produce and distribute your product.
4. Nap room and nap time.
5. No [...]Continue Reading →
Facing a complex business problem? Have you tried this approach?
1. List all the symptoms tied to the dysfunction of your organization.
2. Drill down through all your symptoms to determine the dysfunction that is attached to all the functional groups in your organization.
3. [...]Continue Reading →
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