Join John Ullmen for an in-depth discussion in this video Cultivate creative thinking and innovation, part of Executive Leadership.
- Jack O'Neill, founder of the innovative…surf equipment company that bears his name,…was injured and lost an eye while testing one of the…first leashes that connects surfers to their surfboards.…Setting a remarkable leadership standard…for commitment to innovation,…he incorporated his signature eye patch…into the company logo which became…world famous as the company grew.…In your own way you need to be…demonstrably committed like O'Neill.…To do it well, here are some steps to use…drawing on decades of research about…what creates the most fertile ground…for creative work in organizations.…
The first comes from Nobel Prize winning…physicist, Arthur Schawlow.…When asked what distinguished the most creative scientists…he said they are impelled by curiosity.…This definitely applies for leaders.…Now you don't need to generate the ideas,…but you do need to set the example…of being impelled by curiosity.…You have to have it and show it.…A global executive search firm study found…that curiosity was one of the strongest traits associated…
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