AGL 158: Innovation with John Ferris

About John

John Ferris is the founder and CEO of inVision Edge, a management consultancy focused on enabling innovation, clarifying strategy,
and growing businesses. With a background in large organizations that includes leadership experience in sales and marketing, human resources, and organizational development, John is able to help organizations and business owners experiencing growing pains move past the obstacles holding them back and achieve great things. John’s latest product, The Playbook Edge System, is a do-it-yourself strategic planning framework designed to help businesses spend one day creating a plan and the rest of the year achieving their goals.

Today we Talked

  • COVID-19
  • Strategy
    • Defining Roles
    • Focus
  • Innovation
    • Define the Real Problem
    • Get a larger group with different perspectives
    • Rapid testing
    • Minimal Viable Product (MVP)
  • Leadership
    • Listening
    • Communication
    • The Why?
  • Accountability
    • Crucial Conversations
    • Feedback Loop
    • getting it done even if its not perfect
  • One-on-ones
  • 5 Dysfunctions of a Team – book
  • Conflict
  • Be Authentic
  • Always Be Learning


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