Innovation Leadership

Innovation Leadership Transforms Crisis Into Opportunity

Truly innovative leadership moves beyond buzzwords and takes bold actions to push toward reinvention.

Innovate or die — everyone says it, but few organizations really know how to make innovation happen.

Organizational innovation is currently one of the top trends affecting business and leadership, and executives cite creativity as the #1 leadership skill needed for dealing with an increasingly complex future.

But despite the consensus around the importance of organizational innovation, it continues to be an area in which leaders and organizations struggle. Given that leaders and organizations seem to care a great deal about being innovative, what’s holding them back? Why aren’t companies as innovative as they want to be?

Some leaders believe all they have to do is hire creative people and innovation will just happen.

Other leaders believe innovation is all about organizational processes — that all employees will prove to be equally innovative under the right circumstances and with the right organizational (and compensation) structures encouraging them.

But the most creative person in the world is unlikely to innovate effectively in an organizational culture that doesn’t support innovation. And even the most innovation-supportive organizations won’t reach their innovation potential without creative people in place to do the work.

Upskill Your Team With Innovation Leadership Skills

Ensure Your Organization’s Continued Success With Innovative Leadership

To create a culture of innovation and creativity, your organization must develop these 3 key factors:

  • Management practices that support creating a culture of innovation, such as allowing freedom and autonomy in the practice of work.
  • Organizational motivation and encouragement of innovation, which requires collaboration and communication across silos as well as mechanisms for developing new ideas.
  • Resources to support an innovative culture, balancing the tension between managing the day-to-day and driving for improvement.

Foster an innovative mindset at your organization by equipping your team with innovation leadership skills. We can deliver our world-class, research-backed emotional intelligence content to them — or you can.

You Can Deliver Our Innovation Leadership Content, or We Can

You Deliver

We can equip your facilitators to deliver a workshop or internal training to develop innovative leadership skills either online or in person, whichever you prefer:

Let’s talk about how you can leverage this proven leadership program content on innovation leadership in a custom internal development initiative

We Deliver

Or, we can incorporate innovation leadership as part of a larger leadership development initiative for your organization:

Combine with other topic modules and interactive experiences into a customized learning journey for your leaders

Our highly personalized leadership programs prepare leaders to address common challenges with innovative leadership skills

What Our Clients Are Saying

Organizations who have partnered with us to upskill their people’s innovative leadership consistently tell us the same thing: their experience with CCL made a significant impact on their culture — and their bottom line.

But don’t just take our word for it — take theirs.

“An intensive 2-day program with a laser-guided focus on championing ideas and convincing others of their worth. The program does exactly what it says: Helps you drive results by leading innovation in your organization.”

Kris Meyers

PolyVision Plus Manager

“The training was very impactful and took me out of my comfort zone. I learned how to think fast, think outside the box, and focus more on my customers rather than on my income line.”

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Let’s Discuss Innovation Leadership at Your Organization

Our experts are here to help. Let’s have a conversation about innovative leadership at your organization and how our innovation leadership content could help support your development initiatives.

Our Research-Backed Perspective on Innovative Leadership

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