July 8, 2005

Innovators who succeed


Successful innovators often take a measured approach. They postpone gratification and focus on execution I was a bit surprised but pleased by the spate of responses to my InnoColumn last month ("Innovators who strangle innovation", May 14).
June 13, 2013

It’s all in the mindsets


Being growth-oriented is better than being fixated on avoiding failure InnoColumn will explore practices of real innovators in a practical rather than in an academic mode.
July 11, 2013

Spurring associative thinking


Innovation can thrive only in a climate that encourages risk-taking In the previous InnoColumn (It's all in the mindsets, June 14), the idea of a growth mindset was explored.
August 8, 2013

Supporting creative failures

8th August 2013, BUSINESS STANDARD

What are the barriers for an organisation that wants to promote a culture of experimentation? Last month’s InnoColumn (Spurring associative thinking, July 12) referred to the challenge of nudging organisations to encourage experimentation,
September 5, 2013

Contradicting the bosses

5th September 2013, BUSINESS STANDARD

Organisations that do not encourage people to speak up or highlight bad news run the risk of facing massive disasters
October 3, 2013

Emotion and innovation

3rd October 2013, BUSINESS STANDARD

Young leaders must not just throw up ideas, they must develop them Young Executives feel that despite the bombast at town hall meetings,
October 31, 2013

Serendipity in innovation

31st October 2013, BUSINESS STANDARD

The occurrence of events by chance in a beneficial way is crucial In the last five InnoColumns, organisational culture has been emphasised so much that other aspects might have seemed irrelevant.
November 22, 2013

Creativity from chaos

22nd November 2013, BUSINESS STANDARD

How serendipity and colliding neurons work in real life In the previous InnoColumn ("Serendipity in innovation", November 1), I wrote about the reality of serendipity in innovation.
December 26, 2013

Preparing for eureka

26th December 2013, BUSINESS STANDARD

Mental preparedness can improve the chances of eureka at will Serendipity and innovation are companions.