Successful leaders who shift their attention to tackling big, societal problems can be overwhelmed by how little control they actually have. But, by using network-building and collaboration skills, they can navigate a path to successful innovation and transformational change. Here are the stories of three such efforts and the six essential lessons for attracting support for change they illustrate.
Show up. Presence is powerful. Being on the scene provides a first-hand look at problems. New possibilities and new relationships might emerge. That’s how successful Washington lawyers Mary Louse and Bruce Cohen started on the path to innovation.
Read this great HBR article to find out more