Stealth Innovation

Going Underground to Get Things Done

Stealth Innovation - Going Underground to Get Things Done

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Working "undercover" gives your idea time to develop.

Have you ever presented a brilliant new idea to your boss, only to be told, "No, it'll never work," or "Sorry, too expensive"?

You're disappointed, but not dissuaded. You're still convinced that your organization would benefit from your idea, and you're determined to prove it.

This is where stealth innovation can be useful: it allows you to explore the feasibility of an idea before you float it to the people "upstairs." But working on a project without the "green light" from your boss can have serious risks, too.

In this article, we'll explore how you can use stealth innovation responsibly and ethically. Also, we'll discuss what you can do if you believe that one of your team members is operating "under the radar."...

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