If you want to build a team of high-performing innovators, it’s time to stop rewarding outcomes and start rewarding behaviors. When you focus on outcomes (success or failure) people actually become hesitant to speak up and bring their innovative ideas forward. It’s a 50/50 shot at cake on friday or the failure shelf. But, if you focus on rewarding the behaviors that drive innovation you train people to be stronger innovators, collaborators and engage in the habits and behaviors that have a positive impact on your business.