This One Millimeter Mindset™ professional innovation blog post review focuses on some big ideas and thorny issues all of us wrestle with in our careers. After all, becoming a business, quality, technical, engineering, you-name-it professional of worth takes continuous improvement. Not only that. We fuel our continuous improvement, self-improvement mantra with our innate, relentless curiosity.
We are thirsty for truth. In addition, we are curious about deep-diving into the other perspectives about that truth. Consequently, we are best able to honor all the perceptions around the business table. Because, depending on where we sit, we all see the same things differently.
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Are you a small to midsize business CEO, wrestling with the issue of whether or not your business model is robust enough to scale? How will competitive challenges also challenge your ability to lead?
Are you constantly selected to be part of the world’s most dysfunctional teams? Have you ever considered leading through translational storytelling, instead of following the status quo?
Are you an accomplished professional, who is underappreciated and often marginalized because you boldly present ideas and are not intimidated by job titles? How will you move from being considered as an order-taker into a more innovative position, perhaps in a different organization?
Here are my top One Millimeter Mindset professional innovation blog posts from 2017 to get you thinking from a new perspective.
Professional Storytelling or merely Professional Bragging?
Disrupt Your Customers by Continuously Disrupting Yourself
Are Our Top Competitors truly Our Greatest Competition? 4 Tips
Practice Relentless Curiosity for Professional Development Success
Cross Train Your Brain and Other Valuable Nonsense
It’s about Your Professional Why, not Your What
Is Your Professional Word Your Bond?
Professional Disposability, Transience and Value
Why is Professional Change Professionally Uncomfortable
How our Communication Style creates Collaboration Barriers
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Babette Ten Haken serves organizations as a corporate catalyst and innovative speaker, strategist, coach and storyteller. Babette’s One Millimeter Mindset™ Workshops and Speaking programs leverage collaboration to catalyze professional innovation, workforce engagement and customer retention, especially in challenging Industrial Internet of Things environments. Babette’s playbook of IIoT team collaboration hacks, Do YOU Mean Business? is available on Amazon. She is a member of SME, ASQ, SHRM and the National Speakers Association. Image source: Fotolia