The people closest to the problem — and your customer — are also closest to the best solution.

by Laura Brinton

Weekly Culture Wins

Encouraging ideas from all over the organization helps employees reach their full potential. It also strengthens your workplace culture by increasing trust and buy-in.

  • Make it safe for employees to share all ideas. When this happens, they’ll also feel safe to take calculated risks and chase continuous improvement.
  • Allow employees and teams to dedicate time to innovation every week. And one of the best ways to encourage new ideas is to act on the ones you receive.
  • Not all ideas will fit your culture or strategy. One way to manage that is to encourage people to discuss ideas with their peers and seek out potential obstacles.

Encouraging new ideas starts with your culture, and that starts with leadership. When everyone feels safe to offer new ways to work and reduce waste, your organization will have more ways to constantly improve.

Here are some more ways you can encourage new Ideas.

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