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Check out These Essential Skills for Every Innovation Leader
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Check out These Essential Skills for Every Innovation Leader

Innovation leaders are faced with a very tough challenge, charged with both driving leadership in the traditional corporate sense, but also with facilitating internal innovation, or intrapreneurship, among their subordinates. Canadian thought leader Lynn Sharatt defines innovation leadership as the “process of synthesizing leadership styles to influence employees to produce creative ideas and solutions to the problems that they encounter.” This might sound simple enough, but the key variable is “leadership styles” – there are countless options here and it can be incredibly difficult to know which will work best… Meeting the Challenge For those that can foster the trait, however, the incentives to become an innovation leader are obvious. A culture of innovation leadership at the helm o...