Innovative Leaders STILL Needed

I am excited to be one of the newest contributors to Innovation Excellence – the world’s most popular innovation blog, featuring regular contributions from the brightest minds in the field of enterprise innovation…thought leaders, practitioners, consultants, vendors, and academia. Below is an excerpt of my first article published through this exciting group, and I’m happy to share it with my regular readers:

Innovative Leaders Still Needed

It seems that poor economic conditions provide an ample excuse for leaders to abandon collaboration and innovation for the sake of managing (and saving) the “bottom line.” This reaction could cause one to believe that innovative leaders are a novelty of times past. Sure, we all appreciate the accomplishments of innovative leaders within Apple, Google, and the like – but in “these difficult times”, can we afford to desire innovation over “practical business management”?

I contend that “these difficult times” are precisely why we still need innovative leaders at the helms or organizations around the globe (read more…)

Click the link to read the article in it’s entirety, and also stick around to read thought-provoking articles from other thought leaders.

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