INNOVATION COACHING BLOG

Janet is an award-winning innovation blogger and thought leader on the people side of innovation.

Janet’s innovation coaching blog seeks to inspire and, inform individuals and teams to nurture and embed innovation-led change in individuals, teams,  organisations, experiencing the shockwaves of disruptive change in our VUCA world.

COACHING IN AN INNOVATIVE CULTURE

COACHING IN AN INNOVATIVE CULTURE

One of the most exciting aspects of living and coaching in an innovation culture, is the creative energy that constantly erupts, causing disruptive bursts to the way people think, feel and act.  Especially when it comes to sensing, seeing and solving complex problems,...

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CULTIVATING A FAIL FAST CULTURE

CULTIVATING A FAIL FAST CULTURE

In a recent blog, What does it mean to cultivate a fail fast organizational culture we shared what typically happens when people experience failure, and how important it is to uncouple people’s fears about failure and to support and enable them to “normalize” it.  How...

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THE ART OF CREATIVE CONVERSATIONS

THE ART OF CREATIVE CONVERSATIONS

We all know that you can’t innovate if you don’t collaborate, yet how do we make the time to have the candid and creative conversations that a collaborative work environment requires? Conflicting priorities and ever-present digital media distractions constantly...

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INNOVATION COACHING AND MENTORING

INNOVATION COACHING AND MENTORING

The business playing field has changed and will keep on changing, in ways that we cannot yet imagine. Uncertainty and instability are the key drivers of the business game, and many of our coaching clients are challenged by a diverse range of wicked, societal, business...

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GENERATING DISCOVERY FOR INNOVATION

GENERATING DISCOVERY FOR INNOVATION

Just in case you haven’t seen the latest Star Trek movie yet, here is one of its key messages in generating discovery for innovation, which links to generating fresh new ways of business problem-solving: “You know the greatest danger facing us is ourselves, an...

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DEALING WITH FEAR OF FAILURE

DEALING WITH FEAR OF FAILURE

In the 2014 Global Entrepreneurship Monitor Report more than 206,000 individuals were surveyed across 73 economies and 3936 national experts on entrepreneurship from 73 economies participated in the survey. GEM participant economies represent 72.4% of the world’s...

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LEADING AND COACHING INNOVATION

LEADING AND COACHING INNOVATION

I recently caught up with a long term, highly successful and esteemed colleague who proudly shared with me her latest model for developing high performance leaders in global corporations.  It was a very comprehensive and multi-faceted model, that clearly outlined the...

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BE THINK AND ACT DIFFERENTLY

BE THINK AND ACT DIFFERENTLY

Steve Jobs proved that surprising the market again and again with exciting unexpected solutions results in incredible business, customer, and profitable outcomes. He achieved these outcomes despite increases in global competition, a roller-coaster economy, and...

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MAKE INNOVATION CRITICAL

MAKE INNOVATION CRITICAL

Whether you are in a product or service business, if you don’t innovate, eventually you will disappear from the marketplace. Competition is intensifying and most companies are fighting to retain their market positions and customer loyalty. Make innovation a critical...

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