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How Stella Saved the Farm - A Tale About Making Innovation Happen

Vijay Govindarajan

How Stella Saved the Farm is a simple parable about making innovation happen. Written by the authors of the New York Times bestselling Reverse Innovation: Create Far From Home, Win Everywhere, Vijay Govindarajan and Chris Trimble, the story resonates in organizations of all types-public sector, private sector, and social sector, from mammoth corporations to small organizations employing just a few dozen people. The parable is about a farm in trouble. Bankruptcy, or the grim prospect of being acquired by a hostile competitor, threaten. The farm succeeds only if the team pulls together and innovates. The main characters in the story-Stella, Deirdre, Bull, Mav, Einstein, Rambo, Maisie, and Andrea-are all like people you know, maybe even yourself. The tale includes an unexpected leadership challenge, an ambitious call to action, a bold idea, countless internal obstacles and conflicts, fears, joys, triumphs, and even a love interest. It's a story that can be enjoyed by anyone. In How Stella Saved the Farm delivers eight simple lessons to guide innovation initiatives to success. It prepares business leaders to avoid some of innovation's most toxic myths, teaches how to build the right kind of team, and shows how to learn quickly from experience.

How Stella Saved the Farm is a simple parable about making innovation happen. Written by the authors of the New York Times bestselling Reverse Innovation: Create Far From Home, Win Everywhere, Vijay Govindarajan and Chris Trimble, the story resonates in organizations of all types-public sector, private sector, and social sector, from mammoth corporations to small organizations employing just a few dozen people. The parable is about a farm in trouble. Bankruptcy, or the grim prospect of being acquired by a hostile competitor, threaten. The farm succeeds only if the team pulls together and innovates. The main characters in the story-Stella, Deirdre, Bull, Mav, Einstein, Rambo, Maisie, and Andrea-are all like people you know, maybe even yourself. The tale includes an unexpected leadership challenge, an ambitious call to action, a bold idea, countless internal obstacles and conflicts, fears, joys, triumphs, and even a love interest. It's a story that can be enjoyed by anyone. In How Stella Saved the Farm delivers eight simple lessons to guide innovation initiatives to success. It prepares business leaders to avoid some of innovation's most toxic myths, teaches how to build the right kind of team, and shows how to learn quickly from experience.
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How Stella Saved the Farm is a simple parable about making innovation happen. Written by the authors of the New York Times bestselling Reverse Innovation: Create Far From Home, Win Everywhere, Vijay Govindarajan and Chris Trimble, the story resonates in organizations of all types-public sector, private sector, and social sector, from mammoth corporations to small organizations employing just a few dozen people. The parable is about a farm in trouble. Bankruptcy, or the grim prospect of being acquired by a hostile competitor, threaten. The farm succeeds only if the team pulls together and innovates. The main characters in the story-Stella, Deirdre, Bull, Mav, Einstein, Rambo, Maisie, and Andrea-are all like people you know, maybe even yourself. The tale includes an unexpected leadership challenge, an ambitious call to action, a bold idea, countless internal obstacles and conflicts, fears, joys, triumphs, and even a love interest. It's a story that can be enjoyed by anyone. In How Stella Saved the Farm delivers eight simple lessons to guide innovation initiatives to success. It prepares business leaders to avoid some of innovation's most toxic myths, teaches how to build the right kind of team, and shows how to learn quickly from experience.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Chris Trimble, Ari Fliakos

Length:

2h 20m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

00:27


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

02:15


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

03:40


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

07:48


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

04:38


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

05:01


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

05:27


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

06:08


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

05:56


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

03:45


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

06:49


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

05:11


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

05:07


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

04:23


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

06:58


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

06:43


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

10:03


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

08:48


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

09:21


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

06:10


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

08:44


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

12:20


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

04:15


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

00:52