Exploiting Chaos

150 Ways to Spark Innovation During Times of Change

150 Ways to Spark Innovation During Times of Change - an award-winning business innovation book by Jeremy Gutsche, CEO of Trend Hunter

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CULTURE OF REVOLUTION · Intentional Destruction Stop telling people what to do GREAT LEADERS DO NOT tell people what to do. Rather, they cre- ate an environment that enables individuals to achieve their full poten- tial. Below are three examples: "The role of the Director is to create a space where the actors and ac- tresses can become more than they've ever been before, more than they've dreamed of being." 134 "We are constantly amazed by how much people will do when they are not told what to do by management." —Robert Altman, Oscar-winning Director —Jack Welch, ceo of GE "GEICO ceo (Tony Nicely) loves his job, that's one of the reasons I like the company, as his boss my goal is to make sure he keeps loving his job, be- cause he's a smart competent guy and his competitive advantage is that passion. So I pretty much leave well enough alone—because all I can do is mess it up." —Warren Buffett, Investment Legend To navigate chaos, organizations require the reaction speed and capabilities that only exist when employees are empowered.

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