How to Transform and Accomplish. Leaders already know that invention demands for a different set of actions, abilities, methods, metrics, mind-sets, and leadership approaches. And it is well understood that generating a new business and improving an already existing one are two fundamentally different organization challenges. The real problem for leaders is doing both, instantaneously. How do you meet the performance requirements of the existing business–one that is still thriving–while dramatically reinventing it? How do you envision a change in your current business model before a crisis forces you to abandon it?
Box 1: The present–Manage the core business at peak profitability; Box 2: The past–Abandon ideas, practices, and attitudes that could inhibit innovation; Box 3: The future–Convert breakthrough ideas into new products and businesses. The three-box framework makes leading innovation easier because it gives leaders a simple vocabulary and set of tools for managing and measuring these different sets of behaviors and activities across all levels of the organization.
The basic idea here is the future is now. The future is not what you have to do in the future. That means, if you are a corporation and you want to be a leader in the year 2020, the job does not start in the year 2020. The job starts [today]. The future is now. Your future is now. Corporations need to take actions in three boxes.
Box one is manage the present. That means you’ve got to improve the efficiency of your current businesses, the way they are constructed today. Box two is about … the past. You have to abandon some of the mindsets and practices from the past. Box three is about creating the future….
Dr Shumar is a motivated and talented Associate Professor at several universities in Dubai, driven to inspire students to pursue academic and personal excellence. She is consistently striving to create a challenging and engaging learning environment in which students become life-long scholars and learners. Dr Shumar possesses an exceptional track record of successful research with multiple published articles. As a young and aspiring student of the University of Pedagogy, she got involved with international projects realized by UNDP, UNICEF, UN and participated at various conferences all around the world. However, her passion didn’t end there. She continued her education with her post graduate studies on social politics and social work, thus publishing columns on special social cases. At the same time, she started working as a teaching assistant at University, acquiring her master studies degree in economy at the same time. Her desire to expand her knowledge and practice, as well as to gain new all around the world, lead her to work on different continents at a young age, acquiring valuable professional and life experience. She has dedicated her life to learning and knowledge, as well as helping to develop young minds through teaching. PHD in International business only empowered her to continue mastering new practices, therefore, she moved to the Middle East. She visited and worked in many countries as an associate professor, thus gaining new work experience related to development and implementation of the UK, US curriculum and European Credit Transfer System (ECTS). Her professional career is closely related to the educational field, precisely special need education, which is why her second PHD is in applied psychology and special education. Additionally, she has acquired many certificates which enabled her to become a certified trainer in one among many fields, such as: corporate communication, global competition, truth in negotiations, preventing discrimination in the workplace, ethical leadership, intellectual property, etc. At the moment she is working as an associate professor at several universities, sharing her experience and knowledge with young generations of different backgrounds and nationalities.