George Barbee and Dean Scott Beardsley at UVA, Darden

Barbee (right) during an informal chat on grounds with UVa’s Darden Dean Scott Beardsley. Barbee and Beardsley both see that the leaders who can master innovation across the functional enterprise and globally will be the leaders of tomorrow. Barbee’s book, consulting and speaking are aimed at large corporate and entrepreneurial audiences encouraging that innovative culture.

Barbee (right) during an informal chat on grounds with UVA, Darden, Dean Scott Beardsley. Barbee and Beardsley both see that the leaders who can master innovation across the functional enterprise and globally will be the leaders of tomorrow. Barbee’s book, consulting and speaking are aimed at large corporate and entrepreneurial audiences encouraging that innovative culture.

You can order a copy of Barbee’s new book, “63 Innovation Nuggets (for aspiring innovators)” through Amazon.

Forbes: 8 Myths That Can Inhibit Innovation

George Barbee, 62 Innovation Nuggets, 8 Myths that can inhibit Innovation in your Business, Martin Zwilling, Forbes

We are very pleased by a new mention of 63 Innovation Nuggets (for aspiring innovators) in a timely Forbes article—this time by contributor Martin Zwilling in 8 Myths That Can Inhibit Innovation In Your Business.

It is indeed a myth that innovation must be driven top down by visionary leaders.

In my book, I discuss the idea that in a global economy with inherent complexities, innovative decision-making must happen down in the organization, but also in concert with senior management’s leadership and vision. Innovation is best led by vision, and it must be encouraged, developed and rewarded. Having a vision is important, but reinforcing that vision with success stories and celebrating it with individuals can make it come alive in implementation.

What has been your experience related to innovation in an organization? Are innovators encouraged to innovate by management? Are innovators rewarded and celebrated? How can you (or your organization) facilitate an innovative culture?

Anne Fisher, FORTUNE, reviews 63 Innovation Nuggets (for aspiring innovators)

A new book offers bite-sized chunks of insight into where new ideas come from.

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We are very pleased to announce that FORTUNE magazine writer, Anne Fisher, recently favorably reviewed 63 Innovation Nuggets (for aspiring innovators) in her online piece titled “63 Ways to Be More Innovative at Work” (Nov. 4, 2015).

Fisher, author of two books herself and columnist for FORTUNE since 1996, writes, “Barbee’s ideas are deceptively simple, but each one could pack a real punch.”

Whether you pack this book in your travel bag or keep it by your bedside, you’ll find yourself drawn into its practical wisdom again and again. You can read the entire article online at FORTUNE.