A man jumps off a twelve story building... and invents the parachute.
And yet, organizations must innovate or die.
Good companies avoid unnecessary risk, but risk is a requirement for innovation and growth. Calculated and informed risks help teams take risk in right size bites, and help people increase their capacity to digest it.
A focus on innovation metrics, business experimentation and portfolio management help leaders minimize both organizational and personal exposure as they earn their innovation jump wings. Their newfound skills allow them to navigate around naysayers, quarterly financial pressures and the other organizational pitfalls. Now, experts in the discipline of innovation management, they can plant both feet firmly and safely on new and more promising ground.