Practicing New Approaches
You cannot lead knowledge workers by telling
them what to do. You must treat them with respect and dignity, and provide
opportunities that they would not be able to have on their own.
To lead knowledge workers effectively and unlock
their true potential, you need to define:
29 Obstacles To Innovation
10 Ways To Murder Creativity
Ask for a 200-page
document to justify every new idea...
10 Roles of an
Talented and empowered human capital is the prime ingredient of
organizational success. A critical feature of successful
teams, especially in
knowledge-driven enterprises, is that they are invested with a
significant degree of empowerment, or decision-making authority.
Formulate stretch goals, provide resources, and empower your people.
Find a delicate
balance between laissez-faire and overly controlling styles...
from Jack Welch
Articulate Your Vision
"Leaders inspire people with clear
visions of how things can be done better." The best leader do not provide a
step-by-step instruction manual for workers. The best leaders are those who
come up with new idea, and articulate a vision that inspires others to act.
Developing a Fast-Paced Flexible Culture
By: Michael Dell
Set a Common
Goal. Mobilize your
a common goal. Help them feel a part of something
genuine, special, and important, and you'll
passion and loyalty...
How To Lead Creative People
By: Max DePree
Creating a Culture for Innovation
The question for leaders today isn’t if
culture is important for success but how culture can drive successful
innovation – and what, specifically, leaders can do to influence the
kind of culture that leads to behavior that’s truly innovative...
Silicon Valley Firms: Attracting
People to Opportunities, Challenges, and Growth
Around the globe, leading organizations declare
in their corporate value statements that people are their most important
asset. In many cases, these statements are just words however. In the
Silicon Valley, people really do come first. One of the main tasks of top
management is to provide an environment where work is rewarding and
turn, the legacy of managing knowledge workers keeps the focus on people,
and illustrates why innovation in the Silicon Valley extends far beyond the
Evoking People's Passions...
Working the Peer Network...
Let Them All Be Power Users...
Knowledge Workers Respond Best When You...
Creativity Management in Your Business
Letting the Best Idea Win...
Google: 10 Google Rules...