Accenture offers this free 38 page PDF through BetterManagement.com that discusses anorganization’s ability to learn, grow and refresh itself -- is critical to high performance.
Offered in the article are five contrarian principles for making it happen:
1. Reach beyond your grasp
2. Blaze your own trail
3. Create a strong emotional field
4. Spiral up
5. Use luck as an accelerator
Good reading here!