Successfully executed innovation can give your team or organization a great competitive advantage. This course helps leaders find, create, and nurture innovation on their teams with dozens of actionable ideas you can implement right now.
Technology has leveled the playing field in many industries. What we can build seems to be limited only by our imagination, which makes innovation and creativity as valuable as ever. In this course, Boosting Innovation: How Leaders Can Create Innovative Teams, you will learn how you, as a leader, can harness your team’s creative potential to be more competitive and stay relevant amidst the rapidly changing landscape of business. First, you will learn how to identify mindset challenges that are impeding innovation and start thinking about innovation differently. Next, you will explore ideas on how to create an environment where innovation thrives and where it is a natural part of your team’s value proposition. Finally, you will discover some seemingly crazy strategies that could have a real impact on building a highly-innovative team. When you are finished with this course, you will have enough ideas, tips, suggestions, and permission to be the leader who inspires your team to innovative greatness.
Jason Alba is founder of JibberJobber.com, an online relationship manager for professionals to manage their career and job search. Jason is the author of I’m on LinkedIn – Now What??? and coauthor of I’m on Facebook – Now What??? and specializes in helping professionals with career management, network, and personal branding.
Course Overview Hi everyone, my name is Jason Alba. Welcome to my course: Boosting Innovation: How Leaders Can Create Innovative Teams. I am CEO and founder of Jibberjobber.com, which is a CRM for job seekers. I started my career as a web developer, and eventually ran dev teams. This course is about innovation and creativity, specifically, how leaders can nurture creativity in their teams. I'll share dozens of ideas, some of which you could implement right now. My hope is that these ideas inspire you to be a leader who thrives on innovation, and help your team become more valuable because of their innovation. Some of the major topics that we'll cover include how you as a leader can change your thinking about innovation to remove obstacles that get in the way of creativity, how you can create an environment where innovative ideas can flow freely, how you can reward and inspire your team to be more innovative, and how you can create a team environment that innovative thinkers want to be a part of. By the end of this course, you'll know what to do to create a culture of innovation. From here, you should feel comfortable diving into soft skills and professional development, with courses on leadership and listening. I hope you'll join me on this journey to learn about innovation and leadership, with the Boosting Innovation: How Leaders Can Create Innovative Teams course, at Pluralsight.