Author Archives: Laszlo Gyorffy

Going for Gold: Achieving Olympic Level Innovation

Level Innovation

“The Olympics remain the most compelling search for excellence that exists in sport, and maybe in life itself.” – Dawn Fraser (3-time Olympic medalists) Hundreds of the world’s best athletes parade into the stadium for the opening ceremony.  Each is smiling and waving to the crowd, celebrating having made their winter Olympic team.  As they … Continued

A Win-Win Proposition: Valued Employees Deliver Business Value

Your people are creative and have potential. Possibly great potential. But has your company found a way to effectively engage them and harness it? Employee engagement is one of the most critical topics facing leaders. Not only does low engagement lead to low productivity, but it also leads to a higher turnover rate, particularly among … Continued

Are you a Positive Role Model for Innovation?

Are you a Positive Role Model for Innovation?

“Be the change that you wish to see in the world.” —Mahatma Gandhi Innovators listen to what leaders say, but most of all, they watch what leaders do. Day-to-day actions and decisions show whether leaders are actually committed to innovation or whether it’s simply a popular tagline that sounds good but has no real support. … Continued

Culture Creator = Sustainable Innovation


When playing the role of culture creator, the leader’s primary task is to ensure the spirit of the innovation process is understood, celebrated, and aligned with the strategy of the organization. The importance of fostering beliefs and behaviors that encourage innovation within your team and organization cannot be overstated. As products, technologies, business models become … Continued

The Connected Leader: Relationships that Produce to Results


No one is smart enough to solve really important problems alone. Networking is critical.  Being able to find, build, and test ideas through a network of diverse perspectives offers leaders, teams, and innovation projects the benefits of new insights and novel points of view, which increase the chance of uncovering real breakthroughs. Having a rich … Continued