Sustainability Leaders: Break the Formality of Traditional Business

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Sustainability Leaders: Break the Formality of Traditional Business

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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Monday, August 8, 2011 - 10:49am

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Where do most great ideas originate?  Is it from a large pool of creative thought or is it from a small and select few chosen or given the courage to come forward?  The post, The Appropriate Distribution of Innovation Work, describes the challenges and opportunities of ground level innovation.
 
• Only 10% of individuals bring forward their ideas
• As a result, only 2 or 3% of the population is responsible for most of the ideas. 
 
Moving forward, business sustainability leaders must find a way to expand this process.  But how?  Managing, evaluating and selecting ideas that work can be difficult if not impossible without a defined set of processes, a transparent evaluation template and a reasonable amount of training.  Our sustainability consulting practice has found one defining quality in creating sustainability programs which leverage internal and external innovation is an ‘evolved’ view of leadership.
 
Leveraging the BNet post, Management Lessons from the Dalai Lama, we explore the changing face of management.  No longer the authoritative figure, today’s business sustainability leaders realize that genuine interactions and compassion can increase self confidence and enhance business relationships.  The post offers three non-traditional business learnings for executives wanting to improve their communications technique:  click here to read how sustainability leaders are breaking the formatlity of traditional business.  
 

Home to one third of the earth's trees, the Taiga is the largest land-based biosphere and encircles the globe. Its immense oxygen production literally changes the atmosphere and refreshes the planet. It is this continuous renewal that has shaped Taiga Company's vision to drive similar change in the business world. Taiga Company seeks to be the "oxygen for your business".

 

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Keywords: Business & Trade | Innovation | Management Lessons from the Dalai Lama | Taiga Company | The Appropriate Distribution of Innovation Work | sustainable businesses

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