An Innovation Story: Harnessing Disruption to Foster Growth

An Innovation Story: Harnessing Disruption to Foster Growth

outer space August 9, 2016 By: Anna Caraveli

Making innovation happen requires a shift in mindset. Case in point: Association for Financial Professionals CEO Jim Kaitz recognized a new area for growth in 2009. How he approached this venture upended his entire organization—for the better.

There is a quote by Jack Welch that Jim Kaitz, CEO of the Association for Financial Professionals (AFP), loves to recite: “If the rate of change on the outside exceeds the rate of change on the inside, the end is near.”...