It’s well worth while checking out this Harvard Business Review post form Chris Stein
He argues that managers innovate better when they embrace the constraints within which they are operating.
This really chimes with our experience.
In a workshop we find that a blank sheet of paper waiting for ‘ideas’ can be paralysing – however problem solving against a clearly defined and well-framed set of challenges – can be hugely inspiring!
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