A senior executive recently confided in me, “I wake up every morning already worried that we’re falling behind.” He elaborated, saying “The competition is so fierce. It feels like around every corner is a new startup with a new app or new tech that’s coming to out-innovate my team.”
It’s hardly the first time I’ve been told this, and it certainly won’t be the last. In fact, you probably should be worried about how innovative your team is. Failure to innovate is common with all types of companies, from large corporations to scaling startups. So how can you ensure your teams aren’t falling behind?
The answer is changing how they think by encouraging Expansive Thinking.
What is Expansive Thinking? …