How to Successfully Introduce a Culture of Creativity to Your Company.
Every leader needs to hear this conversation with Phil Lynch as he downloads the complete blue print to implement and execute an environment of innovation in your company. Phil Lynch is the Australian CEO of world leading global consumer products company Johnson & Johnson. Many of us know the J & J products in our home…. baby wipes, baby powder, Reach, Neutrogena, Listerine, Band Aid, Codral, Stayfree and Splenda. Phil has been on a journey to lead and help the people of his organisation in Australia unlock their great ideas.
Starting inside and working out, in every part of the business, this now-recognised process has not only created an environment of ideas big and small through the whole organisation, it has been a business development model that has improved everything from figures to staff engagement scores dramatically.
Here’s what we discuss in this week’s show:
- Your leadership roll today what does it entail? What products in the J & J range of products would we know?
- Many leaders talk about implementing a culture of innovation in their business - Phil explains the journey the business has been on for the last few years to create a culture of innovation.
- What the starting point to start to create a culture of ideas?
- Dealing with business skeptics and naysayers.
- How does Phil personally define innovation?
- The journey to see across the company.
- Creating the brand of innovation internally with "Ideas big and small"
- The process for capturing ideas across the business, a concept borrowed from Facebook.
- How does J & J resource a new concept?
- How do you measure success? What are the successful metrics that have been achieved?
- What has Phil learnt as a leader during this process?
- What has the business eliminated to ensure that innovation fosters?
- What's been the primary role of the leader in this journey?
- Phil’s Rituals.
- Productivity systems or tools that Phil uses to stay on top of the business.
- What is the most important first step in this journey?
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