Lucy Lithgow

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Why Working From Home Is More Stressful Than The Office

People who work from home may be within walking distance to their bed, but according to a recent study, that is probably a good thing because …

Culture as Competitive Advantage - Create a Culture of Organizational Innovation

Fostering A Culture Of Innovation

Nurturing a Culture of Innovation

Steve Cadigan Provides Tips for Creating a Culture of Innovation<p>Everywhere you turn today, you hear and read about innovation. All companies want it, but few really offer it.<p>Why? Because as employers try to unlock the most creative, innovative ideas within their organizations, they often have no …

8 Ways To Establish An Innovation Culture In Your Business

Successful businesses manage innovation from concept to commercialization. Here’s how to bring this understanding to your company culture.<p>We often think of innovators as people with behemoth intellect receiving brief, isolated flashes of insight during chance encounters. But with proper structure …

6 Strategies For Building A Culture of Innovation

With careful planning, successful companies are able to scale their culture of innovation with them.<p>When Credit Karma was founded, there were just a few of us for the first couple of years, giving everything we had to bring the company to life. As a founder, your relationship to the product changes …

How 5 companies created a culture of innovation

Some businesses make innovation look easy. While most of us are struggling to find the right idea, certain brands (you know who you are, Apple, and yes, we’re jealous of you) seem to have everything together—steady streams of new products, never-before-seen branding concepts, and serious creative …

4 tips to foster a company culture of innovation

<i>This article is part of DBA, a series on Mashable about running a business that features insights from leaders in entrepreneurship, venture capital</i> …

Amazon's company culture: innovative or punishing?

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Employment

Forget Work-Life Balance, Does Amazon's Culture Actually Support Innovation?

Despite the furor about work-life balance, the issue with Amazon is not whether it is a nice place to work. The issue is whether and how Amazon’s culture supports innovation. Hidden in all the schadenfreude, voyeurism and defensiveness that followed the <i>NY Times</i> article “Inside Amazon: Wrestling Big …

Innovation

How to reboot your corporate culture into an innovation culture

I’ve spent this year working with corporations and government agencies that are adopting and adapting Lean Methodologies. I’ve summarized my learnings in this blog post, and here, here and here and here and put it together in the presentation here.<p>One of the interesting innovation challenges I’ve …

U.S. Marines

The 4 Steps To Building A Culture Of Innovation | Inc.com

I've often had CEOs tell me, "I want to build a culture of innovation. Can you come in and put one in place?" I feel like a Navy Seal called in to somehow covertly free the company from the shackles of it's founder. Inevitably that cry for help points to a classic problem that I call "The Founder's …

Innovation

11 Ways to Bake Innovation -- Not Disruption -- Into Your Culture

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Disruption is the sexy word of the day in the business world. In fact, most of the conversations I have with entrepreneurs turn to “disruption." And, why not? Our society rewards companies that rattle the food chain by executing the next …

IdeasBoom, Building the Australian Innovation Culture

The federal government has just announced $1bn of initiatives to support an innovation culture in Australia and to drive ideas – under the hashtag …

How To Create An Innovative Culture: The Extraordinary Case Of SRI

Most efforts to change an organizational culture fail. Efforts to create an innovative organizational culture are typically even less successful. Yet some succeed. One extraordinary example is SRI International (SRI), the creator of Siri, the personal assistant on the iPhone.<p>In 1998, SRI was …

Innovation

Inside Atlassian: building a culture of innovation

Atlassian is built on the bright ideas and efforts of our team because we’d grow stagnant as a company if we relied only on the ideas of a select and …

Business Development

Innovation Culture Bulletin: Taking time

Add / Remove <i>"I'm taking time away to dream, I'm taking time out to clean up my room, and when I clean up, my room will gleam, because dreams aren't</i> …

Corporate Culture Has Become the Most Powerful Force in Forging Partnerships

Companies are no longer judged on what they say, but rather on what they do. That is why whatever goods or services you are selling, business will …

Five Signs You're In Denial About Your Broken Corporate Culture

When CEOs talk about their problems hiring and keeping good people, I’m happy if they use the word ‘culture.’ For 50 years, corporate and institutional leaders wouldn’t even acknowledge that workplace culture exists!<p>Of course it exists. When people are gathered together to accomplish something …

The Workplace

The Top 4 Talent Management Trends You Should Watch For in 2016

As companies prepare for the year ahead, business leaders and HR professionals might want to consider four key talent management trends in 2016:<p><b>A</b> …

Why Culture Is More Important Than You Think!

Your company culture is the unique collection of values that defines for your organization, what is and is not tolerated, accepted, and lauded. If corporate transformation sounds difficult, that's because it is. According to research done by The Boston Consulting Group, PwC, and my own research, …

Is it time to reignite your personal brand?

You know how it goes: you’re going along well in your career, doing a good job, hitting your milestones, keeping your boss and your clients happy and …

Leadership

How to Get Employees Excited to Do Their Work

What keeps you up at night as a manager? Are you worried about hitting your numbers? How to boost the results of lower performers? What about how to keep top performers motivated?<p>We often believe that the most effective way to respond to these concerns is to directly tell our employees what to do. …

Creating an Effective Peer Review System

Employee performance reviews are a hot topic once again. Deloitte and Accenture have abandoned annual evaluations and rankings, and according to the July/Aug issue of HBR, it’s time to “blow up” traditional HR. What practices should be instituted instead? Many people think real-time peer reviews …

When to Give Feedback in a Group and When to Do It One-on-One

If you’re like most leaders, you’re probably reluctant to give an individual feedback in a team meeting. You’ve probably learned to praise in public and criticize in private. You may be concerned that if you give feedback in a group setting, you’ll put that person on the spot, get him or her …

Employees Can’t Be Summed Up by a Personality Test

When we were in college, Eleanor, then my girlfriend (now my wife), wanted me to take a Myers-Briggs type test, a personality assessment that would categorize me into one of 16 boxes, each box containing four letters that would explain me.<p>I didn’t want to do it.<p>So she made it easy for me. “Come on, …

The Unsexy Fundamentals of Great HR

Given consistent research indicating CEOs’ disappointment with Human Resources, the call for change on the cover of last month’s issue of HBR <i>(It’s Time to Blow Up HR and Build Something New. Here’s How</i>) is predictable — and warranted. We disagree, however, with both the premise that HR needs to be …