Changemeister Rosabeth Moss Kanter is professor of business management at Harvard Business School and an influential author on driving innovation in business and public services. Eminently quotable, below are some of her thoughts.
NESTA is the UK’s leading independent expert body focusing on how innovation can be used in the service of solving socioeconomic challenges. Nesta hosted a private breakfast with Rosabeth Moss Kanter. Here is her talk on Making Innovation Flourish. The teaser:
“Innovation is something that we embrace in the abstract, as something wonderful, but we have to remember that often what people are saying is that they want the success, but they don’t necessarily want the risk. … Innovation requires a culture of courage … Success is intimately tied up with failure… to get more success, you need more failures…”