Real Innovation Awards: If At First You Don't Succeed

VOTE NOW: This award celebrates those who are able to turn failure into success.

by MT Staff
Last Updated: 11 Sep 2017

Real innovation is nothing like you see in the text books. In the words of London Business School professor Julian Birkinshaw, it’s ‘messy, hard and often elusive’. To celebrate how innovation actually happens, Management Today and LBS have teamed up to produce the Real Innovation Awards – and we need your help to pick the winners.

First up: the If At First You Don’t Succeed Award.

Making an omelette means cracking some eggs. Any successful project has a failure or two along the way, and equally most failures provide insights that can lead to success. This award celebrates an individual or organisation who tried something that didn’t work out – but which provided the stepping-stone for a subsequently successful outcome.

On the shortlist this year:

 Vote here, or by clicking the image below:


The winners in all categories will be chosen by our panel of judges, with the popular vote determining the People’s Choice winners. Voting is open throughout September, and the results will be announced at an award ceremony at London Business School on November 2. 


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