Like other people who write about, consult on , and do innovation, I get asked about books a lot. There are the basics you want to read like Innovation and Entrepreneurship by Peter Drucker, The Innovator’s Solution, Crossing the Chasm and others. I tend to want to read books that have more unconventional ideas in [...]
Stealing to innovate requires piecing together different elements to create something new. The What Works Matrix helps you find different combinations in a practical way.
Constraints help you focus on what matters. Recent research says that the best approach to innovate is scarcity.
The most creative strategists stand out not because they have more knowledge but because they are able to drop their preconceived notions and focus intensely on the present moment.
The Innovation Matrix is a sketch by Tim Kastelle that helps explain how organizations get better at innovation
Image via Wikipedia Last week I mentioned that the number one creative skill you need to master is the ability to free associate, to make connections between dissimilar things. I just stumbled into Ellen Di Resta’s post on the innovator’s perception where she probes further into the concept to which I left a comment: