It seems like everything changes when we own something. We can either own our cars, homes, roles, and even entire value systems for ourselves, or they can be rented from someone else.
Much like personal relationships that degrade over time due to emotional malnourishment, the innovative culture of an environment can degrade with three very subtle oversights that effectively starve those who might possibly innovate.
There is a distinctive hallmark of innovative cultures: Credit is freely given to those who have led or contributed to innovation.
Crowdsourcing is novel enough to draw attention simply because it’s new. But it has been around just long enough for its weaknesses to become evident.
Whether you've done it before or not, we all know gardening requires getting your hands dirty. There is no way around it, and any moderately serious gardener would tell you they’d have it no other way.
Don't underestimate the power space and environment play in building a culture that matters and lasts.
How to be a stronger and more follow-able leader (it may not be what you thought).
Culture is a competitive advantage. Don't leave it to chance by failing to educate, equip, and inculturate your team on how to play an active role in creating a culture you're proud of.
Slay your perfectionism dragon with deadlines to get your meaningful work to the world. Without a deadlines, procrastination-parading-as-perfectionism is inevitable.