Innovation leaders nurture an inno-friendly environment.
3 CORE SKILLS
MODEL. ENABLE. INTROSPECT.
Leadership Skill #1: MODEL
A leader of innovation demonstrates the values of openness, intention, courage, integrity and calmness. He or she goes beyond “knee-jerk” reactions to think systemically when faced with new challenges.
Leadership Skill #2: ENABLE
A leader of innovation minimizes or eliminates the forces that hinder innovation. He or she most often employs a collaborative leadership style.
Leadership Skill #3: INTROSPECT
Introspection, or self-analysis, helps leaders to see themselves more honestly. With this deeper awareness, he or she will Model and Enable innovation more fully.