For years you’ve been hearing all sorts of injunctions about what your organization should do. And while most of them make sense, they do not necessarily give any concrete ways to go about bringing the change they suggest. Let me address just a few of them in this series of short posts and translate them into actionable culture shifts. So here is the first one we’ve heard a lot about innovation:

“Make failure acceptable, fail fast, fail early, fail small”

Everyone now understands intellectually that “it’s ok to fail as long as you learn from it”. Expecting robustness, resisting failure, is not an option anymore.