Fascinating article from Alison Coleman about what happens when organisations ‘allow’ their people to spend some time on a side project or give them ‘dabble time’ as Google call it.
Many, small and large businesses alike, have found that it has fostered a new culture of creativity and injected new ideas.
However, the majority of businesses still struggle with the concept, fearing they will lose control or potentially concerned about the short-term cost in lost business of freeing up time.
Tim Taylor summarises it by encouraging leaders to advocate the value of failing and learning from failure and celebrating those who have the courage to go for it.
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