How to Keep Your Company Open to New Ideas
Christy Beem explores the ever-critical issue of how to keep an organization open to new ideas. An organization that has a huge welcome mat out for new ideas and leverages the diversity of thought from each stakeholder, no matter title, age, tenure, whether that person has hitherto had beneficial ideas, or any other factor, is a company that can adapt to prosper in changing conditions and identify challenges early enough to prevent downfalls. Why isn't every workplace like this? What does it take to lead an organization that actively embraces new ideas? What are practical steps a leader can take to demonstrate with actions and not just words that new ideas are wanted? What's the cost of not being open to new ideas from everyone?