What It Means to Lead in Innovation Consulting Job - Hammans Stallings

In Chapter 18 of 22 in his 2012 Capture Your Flag interview, innovation strategist Hammans Stallings answers "What Does It Mean to Be a Leader in What You Do?"  Stallings references his innovation and consulting and design work at frog design.  He notes leading comes not from the top but from influencing project direction without control and without saying "no".  When done right, the approach allows Stallings and team to get the most out of the team and optimize the collective problem solving.  This is Hammans Stallings' Year 2 CYF interview.  Stallings is currently a Senior Strategist at frog design.  Previously he worked in business strategy at Dell and investment banking at Stephens.  He earned an MBA from the Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management, a MS in Technology Commercialization from the University of Texas McCombs School of Business and a BA in Economics and Psychology from the University of Virginia.