'1+1+1=3' is the arithmetics of followers.
The arithmetics of disruptive innovators is '1+1+1=111'.
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  Master the Power of Synergy

 

 

 

 

 Cross-functional Innovation Teams

A diversity of ideas and opinions are needed to generate high quality solutions. Innovation depends upon the individual and collective expertise of employees. In the new era of systemic innovation, it is more important for an organization to be cross-functionally excellent than functionally excellent. In addition to formal planning at the business level, best-practice companies use crosscutting initiatives on major issues in order to challenge assumptions and open up the organization to new thinking... More

Leverage Opposite Forces

Synergizing opposites unleashes power on both personal and organizational level. To be successful in today's complex, rapidly changing and highly competitive world, you must embrace, manage and synergize critical opposites.  >>>

You can inspire innovation and find a strategic competitive advantage in an organizational and cultural context by seeking to leverage, rather than diminish, opposite forces. People with different cultural, educational, scientific, and business backgrounds will bring different frames of reference to a problem and can spark an exciting and dynamic cross-pollination of ideas >>>

Pay due attention to developing strong and innovative individuals, functions and stand-alone businesses because synergized diversity only works when the elements of that diversity are strong and innovative in their own right.

 

   

Peter Drucker on Innovation

You can't do carpentry if you only have a saw, or only a hammer. It's when you put all tools into one kit that you invent.

Peter Drucker

Henry Ford on innovation

The simple secret of my genius is that I created something new
out of the ideas and inventions of others.

Henry
Ford

Ford Motor

Stephen Covey on innovation

Strength lies in differences,

not in similarities.

Stephen Covey