Toolkit Library/

The creative power of many

Leaders of innovative organizations are sometimes depicted as visionaries who single-handedly drive the innovative process. Yet as Harvard Business School professor Linda A. Hill and her colleagues show in their book Collective Genius: the Art and Practice of Driving Innovation, this isn’t actually the case. In this interview, Hill describes how highly successful leaders act as “social architects,” creating collaborative cultures where everyone is able to participate and have their voices heard.

   Article

   20 minutes

   By: Linda A. Hill

   K-12 educators | Leader-prep


Making connections:

Principled Innovation asks us to work with others and recognize the limits of our own knowledge so that we can better understand and tackle the complex issues our communities face.

More on this topic:

Four ways that social support makes you more resilient

  Article

  20 minutes

  By: Greater Good Science Center, Jill Suttie

Group work reflection questions

  Tool

  5 minutes

  By: Gifted Guru

Collaboration characteristics

  Tool

  10 minutes

  By: Principled Innovation™ (PI)

How sharing our stories builds inclusion

  Article

  10 minutes

  By: Harvard Business Review, Selena Rezvani and Stacey A. Gordon

Got a wicked problem? First, tell me how you make toast?

  Video

  10 minutes

  By: TED, Tom Wujec

Access our collection of +200 learning materials

PI toolkit library