Don’t let your colleagues be fooled: There’s no shortage of good ideas. A team suffering from an idea famine often masks a greater truth: A dearth in the fostering (culture), the facilitation (leadership), and the execution (talent) of ideas. Our ‘Apex of Excellence’ visually represents this needed intersection.
Additionally, teams may delay performance because they haven’t aligned on what defines a good idea. Is it a good idea…because it’s really a good idea? Or is it a good idea because it’s your idea?
Limited perspectives deceive us into thinking our idea is best. Conversely, expanded perspectives cause analysis-paralysis.
What constitutes a good idea? Until your team determines the criteria your competition may have the advantage while you flip-flop between every idea being the next iPhone or no idea making it to the customer.
What’s a good idea?