Illustration of the Innovation Stage

Leveraging Diversity to Innovate

The Innovation Stage: Taking smart risks, and Leveraging Differences.

In the innovation stage, teams are ready to explore, experiment, discover, and create. While everyone agrees on the destination, there may be many paths to get there. A diversity-friendly and risk-tolerant workplace is a rich garden for innovation.

Key Pain Points and Blind Spots

Key Pain Point Blind Spot
Over-caution, avoiding risksAdherence to the status quo
Lack of appreciation for different perspectivesLack of openness to feedback