25 Jul '11, 7pm

Break The Innovation Chokehold

How to Stop Ruling Like a (Not-So-Benevolent) Dictator and Start Encouraging Big Ideas by Michael Feuer, author of “The Benevolent Dictator “ Do you lead your team like you’re the great and powerful head of your own nation? Hidden away in your office, shielded from others, do you deliver orders that must be followed, never considering what your employees might think? Do you parade the halls, factory floors, or store aisles of your organization, holding audience with only the small entourage of upper management trailing after you? Okay, this might be a slight exaggeration. But even if you embrace a less extreme version of the old “command and control” style of leadership, you’re blocking the natural flow of the life’s blood of the company. Innovation . The boss must act as the ‘external force’ for continuous, systematic change and innovation in an organization. He or she mu...

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