“Startup-ify” Your Leadership Team-Building Leader Effectiveness through Innovation and Acceleration Techniques
Elaine Mason, VP People Planning, Design & Analytics, Cisco
Constant disruption and rapid change are no longer challenges exclusive to Silicon Valley. Leaders cannot afford the time it would take to address issues with organizational effectiveness through traditional means. To pivot, leaders need to develop different new muscles, ones that enable them to work together and respond like start-up organizations. This session will focus on how leadership teams can build their capabilities and accelerate problem solving real time issues through the application of innovation tools such as design thinking, LEAN and business modeling.
• Learn the fundamentals of why innovation techniques like design thinking work
• Learn how real time problem solving can build empathy and faster decision making skills in leadership teams
• Learn how to develop a blend organization development and design thinking techniques to accelerate leader effectiveness at your company while saving time and money