"Innovation Leaders are paradoxical people. And they should be!"

"Innovation Leaders are paradoxical people. And they should be!"

The Innovation Leaders Blog features interviews with seasoned Innovation Leaders. This cycle is kicked-off by co-initiator of Coehoorn Centraal: Paul de Bruijn.

"A project like Coehoorn really sweeps you of your feet and you should let that happen. Do not have any resistance or fear. And don't even try to oversee the whole. This is completely contrary to how nearly all projects are run in nearly all organisations. That's why they rarely possess that game changing quality."

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Ageless advice for starting a revolution

Ageless advice for starting a revolution

Something is brewing. An undercurrent that has grown in strength for decades, is nearing the surface. And when even the Harvard Business Review is starting to talk about the value of a Rebel, although their version is more like lukewarm tea, it's revolution time. Or at least nearly so. 

For those aspiring to lead a revolution, the I-Ching offers some remarkable wisdom still relevant today. 

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Transform your organisation by releasing a pack of Innovation Leaders

Transform your organisation by releasing a pack of Innovation Leaders

When organizations want to transform, they tend to approach it in a linear fashion. All the way from strategy and preparation, to implementation and reinforcement. This keeps things manageable. Or so it seems.

Reality often proves to be much less controllable, because the organization is part of (and in itself) a complex ecosystem filled with direct and indirect influences and interrelations. Upside of this fact is that it opens up the way for a much faster and less costly way to future proof an organization: by giving a small group of Innovation Leaders the time, space and facilities to do what they do best...

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