We’re reading a lot these days about the future of work, from office architecture to employment models and beyond. In the midst of all those predictions, we’re seeing quite little about the underlying forces that motivate both companies and workers, i.e. their Jobs to be Done.
Hollywood myths aside, creativity doesn’t come from just individual genius or flashes of inspiration. While there is certainly such a thing as creative talent (we recruit these people!), process matters a great deal even for those with with natural gifts. You can learn this process yourself and apply it to your organization.
The pandemic forced many of us to focus on the here and now – fighting fires left and right, servicing customers with behaviors changing day by day. But now is the perfect time to set your long-term strategy – with the new year, possibly a new budget, and a clearer picture of the post-Covid world coming together.
In its new survey of global CEOs, PwC reports that 77% believe economic growth in 2022 will improve on what was already a very solid 2021.Our practice is certainly seeing a wave of companies looking for bold growth strategies. Oftentimes, executives are surprised about one of the lenses we use to make these strategies exceptional: Jobs to be Done. Here’s why we think it’s so valuable.
Santa learned to question old business traditions this year, and many companies did too. We’ve seen clients re-think their businesses in truly fundamental ways. Here are some questions you might ask yourself to follow in Santa’s (very large) footsteps...
Leading corporate innovation can be one of the most challenging and lonely jobs out there. New, unproven ventures are vulnerable to attack, and that’s if they aren’t first snuffed out by distracting near-term fires. Here are four tips for corporate innovators to drum up support for innovation...
Using Jobs to be Done to Become a Customer-Centered Organization
Now more than ever, our clients are seeking both focus and the ability to see around corners. COVID-19 made us acutely aware of the uncertainty ahead, but there are also many more changes at play. Clients seek to be more nimble in order to thrive in this fast-paced context.
Welcome to our first digital issue of Insights! We're excited to share news, events and lessons for leaders, innovators and change agents looking to transform their organizations and industries for a better future. We hope you find these ideas impactful and applicable on your innovation journey.