Education, Innovation, and Leadership

From Julia Kirby’s Harvard Business Review blog August 26 on Steve Balmer’s exit from Microsoft …”So the big lesson other CEOs should take away from this public trial is a cautionary one: this is how you, too, will be judged. We have known for a long time that innovation is the name of the game now. Peter Drucker made the point in HBR’s pages 18 years ago, writing that ‘Core competencies are different for every organization …. But every organization needs one core competence: innovation.'” Read the full article here  http://blogs.hbr.org/hbr/hbreditors/2013/08/steve_ballmers_big_lesson_innovation.html

Educational organizations should no longer be content to sing with the chorus. It’s time to solo. We must innovate both with our business model and with our program delivery.

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