The Steps to Innovative Leadership

By: Sean R. Walters, CAE

Being an innovator as a staff member or manager won't give you the same skills needed to lead innovation as an executive. One executive shares his experience of learning how to champion innovation and free his staff teams to generate their own ideas.

Leaders are innovators. But when I became a CEO, I discovered that my own success as an innovator within associations did not equip me with the skills and styles needed to build a culture of innovation. ...