Leading Through Innovation

Leading Through Innovation

To encourage innovation, young professionals must forget what they know about being a leader. Recent research suggests that conventional leadership is counterproductive to innovation, and in a quickly developing marketplace, innovation is key. Instead of utilizing only safe, traditional leadership practices, many young leaders are finding that a mix of conventional and unorthodox techniques is a key ingredient of progress. Below, we list techniques that combine existing leadership knowledge with innovative business practices to create a progressive workplace. Take necessary risks. No leader should gamble with their own success, or the success of their company or staff, but innovative leadership requires more risk-taking than old-fashioned business wisdom allows. Traditionally, Asians […]

Use S.M.A.R.T Goals to Set Yourself Up for Success

Use S.M.A.R.T Goals to Set Yourself Up for Success

Goal setting is a habit we engage in everyday that can be used to maximize success. Goals help us achieve success, but how? First off, setting goals helps to keep people on track. Goals keep us fixated on the task at hand by keeping energy and attention focused on goal-relevant tasks and directed away from goal-irrelevant tasks. In addition to keeping people focused and driven, goals have the added benefit of making large-scale and long-term plans more tangible, as seeing all the little pieces can make a complex objective seem more realistic and manageable. Setting goals can have a tremendously positive impact both on personal and professional success. How to […]