In PowerUP Brilliance™, Merom Klein, PhD & Louise Yochee Klein, PsyD ask what's needed to thrive in a complex turbulent business environment - and what leaders can do to create more of those qualities.
- Do you have the Courage to get rubbed the wrong way?
- Creativity threatens the executives who want it – so it thrives best with Courage
- Courage: Secret CEO or CSO superpower? Not like you might think
- Injecting Courage into Strategy – Lift your innovation leaders above defensive traps
- Hard hats and hard heads: Not an obstacle for 2 PowerUP innovators
[testimonials][testimonial] Portfolio Management was on the defensive. They expected co-operation when they shared market intelligence with the engineers. But the VP Engineering threatened to have them demoted when he did not like their recommendations. The project was stuck. Cynical emails volleyed back and forth - from engineering on one continent to development elsewhere, bypassing Portfolio Managers.
That's where Courage came in. [/testimonial]
[testimonial]On paper, the deal looked perfect. Each enterprise needed a presence in the other company's market. It was touted as a "merger of equals." But now that they had to work together, they began to jockey for hegemony. Their cultures could not be more different - a scrappy off-shore VC-backed start-up and a spinout from a conservative US corporation.
That's where Courage came in.[/testimonial]
[testimonial]This was no dress rehearsal. The investors were ready. The CEO had 12 minutes to make her pitch and 6 more for Q&A. The science was elegant and advanced. And the business model required some explanation. It all came down to this - would they "get it" and be wow'd? [/testimonial][/testimonials]