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Podcast: Making Innovaiton Your "Business as Usual"


Innovation Podcast with Karen Tilstra

Recently, host Maureen Metcalf interviewed Karen Tilstra, PhD, on the Innovating Leadership: Co-Creating Our Future podcast. The interview starts with us discussing the reality that for organizations to be innovative, innovation has to be the norm, innovation has to be your "business as usual." 

In this thought-provoking episode, we delve deep into the world of innovation and its indispensable role in today's business landscape. Together we chat about why leaders must embrace innovation as the new norm and how doing so can revolutionize their organizations. 

Tune in to gain invaluable insights as Dr. Tilstra provides actionable strategies and tangible steps that leaders can implement to foster a culture of innovation within their teams and organizations. In an era where adaptability and creativity are paramount, this podcast episode is your guide to unleashing the full potential of innovation in the workplace.

Don't miss this episode if you're ready to transform your leadership style and establish a culture of innovation that propels your organization toward a brighter, more dynamic future.



Episode Summary 

Episode summary from Innovating Leadership: Co-Creating Our Future:

Here’s the painful truth: following old established procedures and avoiding risk stifles your growth…even your survival. What’s the answer?

Innovation. But, as Dr. Karen Tilstra points out in this episode, fear keeps your team from embracing innovation. She calls the point of fear the Deathline. Deathlines may doom your organization’s long-term success. Fortunately, Dr. Tilstra shares a wealth of proven tips on overcoming this killer of human and business potential!

Here's what Karen and host Maureen Metcalf cover:

- The origin of the Deathline concept, and techniques to overcome it;

- Strategies to overcome Deathlines, and boost both innovation and creativity; and

- How to tap into the benefits of driving clear, open conversations with your team.


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