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Promotions, salary increases or a bonus for innovative employees could be implemented to encourage others.

Sponsoring free training programs, workshop−seminars about the benefits of innovation for employees is another idea. Meals or events with key members of the leadership team can influence communication to enhance innovation.

20. Play and have fun

Business thinking and routine work can become a rigid process. Innovation requires bending the rules, branching out, having some fun too.

When you generate knowledge and insight through non−traditional ways like free exploration, improv, experiments, levity, rapid prototyping, or limit−testing, work feels like play, but the results can mean serious business.