*+-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: