Adopting a Growth and Innovation Mindset

Season 2, Episode 3

Fostering innovation requires a unique balance between decentralized creativity to ideate and build new solutions, and centralized allocation of organizational resources and support to bring those ideas to life. In this episode, Sona Chawla, Chief Growth and Innovation Officer, CDW; CEO Perspectives Fellow, 2010, and Leading Women Executives Advocate, discusses the links between innovation and technology; companies’ different approaches to developing innovation strategies; and how every leader can become a better innovator.


Starting a New Job During the Pandemic [1:35]
Defining Innovation [8:00]
Why Innovation is so Hard [8:49]
Organic vs. Inorganic Growth [13:24]
Harnessing Change as an Accelerator for Innovation [14:16]
How to Become a Better Innovator [16:20]

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