By Calvin Gower, Marketing Coordinator, Trüpp.

As a manager, it’s important to recognize the influence you have on your organization’s direction. While it is natural to put effort into your business strategy, it is also important to focus on innovation and company culture. Savvy leaders see the bigger picture and adjust their approach to help influence these critical components as well. Check out the articles below that help business leaders influence their company’s vision and create a work environment that enables their team to reach new heights.

4 Ways Leaders Can Get More from Their Company’s Innovation Efforts

The gap between the percentage of executives who think innovation is key to achieving objectives and the percentage that is satisfied with the innovation performance of their business is greater than you might expect. Business leaders who want to see an improvement in innovation performance must treat innovation independently from normal operations. This article covers 4 steps leaders can take to achieve this.

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The Leader’s Guide to Corporate Culture

Influencing company culture is more challenging than guiding business strategy due to the impact of behaviors, mindsets, and social patterns. This thorough article establishes a platform for defining cultural style and framework, linking culture to actual outcomes, and nurturing its evolution over time.

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The secret ingredient that makes some teams better than others

Culture is what defines a business, but it is one of the most difficult aspects to manage. This extract of Margaret Heffernan’s TED Book covers the concept of social capital, a key piece that leadership often overlooks when attempting to build a thriving organization.

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A Little Empathy Makes Good Leaders Great

A great leader feels empathy for their employees, customers, and partners. This article examines the role of empathy and how to improve upon its support of your organization’s growth.

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