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Innovation Unleashed: Building a culture that drives sustained growth

2-MINUTE READ In brief Building and maintaining an innovation culture is crucial but often elusive. 63% of executives surveyed agreed that building...

Unconventional Management Strategies That Work

Learn how to implement surprising management tips to boost team performance. When you look at successful businesses, you often see a strong team...

The Values Gap: From China to Zappos

When the values held by a few people at the top of an organization do not fit or match the values of employees below them, this will generate...

This is how Google motivates its employees

Google is consistently rated as being a top employer, and the culture it created helps to attract and retain top talent. The company optimizes its...

The Power of Public Praise

When talking to an employee about the work they have done, it is important to understand the implications of the audience to the feedback you are...

Management Best Practices: How Top Companies Reward Their Employees

Workplace rewards have a hugely positive impact on employees, so it’s a mystery as to why all companies do not have a rewards system in place. In...


Rising Together: The Story of Chicago’s Innovation Ecosystem

by Chicago Innovation

This book is a must-read for anyone in search of ways to build or grow a community fueled by collaboration, growth, and innovation. Learn firsthand:

  • Which shared values can inspire an entire city to innovate: The C.H.I.C.A.G.O. Way
  • How collaboration across industry and sector breeds innovation
  • Why individuals play a critical role in leading and inspiring a region-wide movement


Innovating . . . Chicago-Style: How Local Innovators Are Building the National Economy: Kuczmarski, Tom, Miller, Dan, Tanen, Luke, Emanuel, Rahm: 9780615548852: Books

Innovating: Chicago Style

How Local Innovators are Building the National Economy

Lifting People Up: The Power of Recognition: Susan Smith Kuczmarski, Thomas D. Kuczmarski: 9780990862512: Books

Lifting People Up

The Power of Recognition