Innovation Psychology: Tips for Breaking from the Norm – Outside Innovation The Eight Pillars of Innovation – Think Quarterly by Google How Iteration-itis Kills Good Ideas – HBR Clive Thompson on The Breakthrough Myth – Wired Magazine Eight Critical Skills for the Future – by @thomasfrey 6 Ways to Kill Creativity – PsyBlog
Last week I told you about a client who had an epiphany and now he and his company are ready to ‘think about what they’ve never thought about‘. Great, but where to start? You need to new ideas. Different ones. That has to be clear. You need to think disruptively by thinking about what’s changing [...]
Creative solutions often are born out of unrelated ideas: Collaborating Across Cultures – HBS Three Ways to Succeed by Breaking Convention – HBR The Rise of Radical Adjacency – Forbes An Innovator’s Guide: 5 Ways to Think Outside the Box – CNBC Breakthrough innovation starts with breakthrough questions – via @ralph_ohr How To Hold A [...]
Forcing connections between things that have no obvious connection, coming up with lots of ideas and having a system in place to help you fine tune your ideas is how you become creative.
Innovation Must Create Value, not Novelty by @timkastelle Learning to absorb new knowledge for innovation by @paul4innovating Mental Nimbleness for Executives and How to Enhance It – Customer Think Transition from pattern matchers to innovators by @ovoinnovation 10 Popular Idols Kill Innovation by @ellenfweber
It all starts with the question: How can I make this better? Framing is important and when talking about innovation that usually means deciding between incremental and radical change. Yet for most businesses, they don’t want to hear about change. They want the world they exist in just the way it is, especially if they’ve [...]