Energizing Open Innovation: 1000 No’s to Get You to Yes
No!!! Get use to it. If you are working at an enterprise or government agency and you are trying to change something, something of consequence, you are going to hear the word “no” quite a bit. Embracing Open Innovation requires vision and leadership and the below video, captured during the TopCoder Open Innovation Roadshow at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, showcases a State leader who faced down the internal and external “no’s” and blazed a new way forward in innovation and productivity. There will always be naysayers, there will always be those who fear the change and therefore resist it at every turn. But when you can match vision with leadership and fortitude, you can battle through the “no” and get your opportunity to succeed in Open Innovation. Enjoy, and please share this important video.We encourage you to watch the entire presentation but please utilize the video legend below to navigate this video.
This is one great tale and journey into Open Innovation, but what about your tale? Are you researching Open Innovation and if so are you ready for the onslaught of “No” that is surely coming your way? Maybe the next TopCoder webinar is exactly what you need. Join us Sept. 18th for a free webinar on the 6 No’s that YOU Will Hear in Open Innovation – And How to Get to YES! Seats are limited, register now and please share this important topic with your colleagues and peers who might also be looking for answers in the world of Open Innovation.