The recession has proved that good business performance isn’t necessarily the survival of the strongest, but of the smartest. Corporate giants have fallen because they didn’t know how to adapt to the new economy. Meanwhile, business start-ups have been able to spot opportunity, make it happen on the slimmest of budgets, and used innovative marketing techniques to make their presence felt in a crowded marketplace.
The point is that Creativity is a company’s greatest resource, and it’s fueled by employees who dare to think outside of the box, and managers who create a culture of innovation. Unfortunately, some company structures tend to suck all the passion and curiosity out of their people. Here are some policies that could be holding your company back. [Read more…]