American chemist, peace activist and educator Dr. Linus Pauling once wisely asserted that “the best way to have a good idea is to have a lot of ideas.” Simple. Whether you’re ‘doing it all’ as a small business owner or a spoke in the finely-tuned wheel of a major multinational enterprise, you’re already aware of the value of innovation. As essential as it is to the survival of our departments, companies and industries, “innovation” doesn’t simply appear out of nowhere – it must be managed and coaxed out of individual employees and team members.
Take a look through our free guide to managing innovation for 3 tips on how to shake up your business and encourage innovative thinking. And read our full article for even more management ideas.