In order to get through the current crisis, I’ve been saying the only way forward is through innovation. If you’d like to maximize your own innovative thinking, you need to be doing things other than work.
In this video, I share what I personally do to protect my discretionary time.
The best way to get through this crisis is not looking so much at how you are going to survive it, but how you are going to help your customers survive it. Also, the only way through this crisis is through innovation.
Watch this video and learn how.
The only viable path forward for your business during this crisis is innovation. There is no percentage in tentativeness. It is the bold and the innovators who will hit the ground running and succeed when things settle.
At a recent CEO roundtable I held in Tokyo, one CEO talked about how he is implementing enclosed spaces in retail facilities across Japan that are meant to accommodate one customer and one sales person at a time. The space is disinfected after each use. Other CEOs who heard this idea realized they could do the same thing in their own businesses, even though the business of each is vastly different from the others.
Last week, I held a CEO roundtable in Tokyo for business leaders share and exchange experiences, wisdom, and advice. If you lead a business, below are nine things you ought to be doing now if you want to thrive despite the crisis rather than just survive it.
Steve shares four main aspects on moving innovation forward in an organization.
- Realizing that innovation is not confined to just a small group of individuals within the company.
- Formulating the right questions, and responding to questions honestly.
- Involve people from all levels and invite them to share their thoughts.
- Understand that innovation encourages management and leaders to do things that are the opposite from what they typically have to do in a day-to-day scenario.
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