Hacking through the ‘Stuck’ Mindset My Background ‘Trying to Innovate…’ My ‘Innovation’ Journey The New Zealand Experience Microsoft Imagine Cup One Young World Stanford/ Silicon Valley Google My Big Conclusion How Innovation is Started!
The Big WHY?
Innovation Lessons Getting Out of the Comfort Zone New Zealand was ‘Forced’ to innovate due to country & geographical limitations Be Open Exploring collaborations beyond borders An Equipped Eco-System A Culture that supports Innovation A System or Community that Facilitates and Support Innovation The Exposures Innovative Ideas are Welcomed Kids started at a very young age Given the Tools, the Channels and the Motivations to Innovate
Innovative Lessons Hunt for Talents People that can compliment, support and strengthen your work Skills that you would need Mock Up Crazy Ideas With technology – Anything is possible! New ‘I Know!’ Opens Up New Possibilities Innovation begins with New Knowledge, New Exposures and New Appreciation of New Information Be Receptive to Possibility of Change – Not Resist It
Leveraging on Technology
Exploring New Platforms to Showcase Your Opinions
Study about New Ways to Get Attention
Communicate & Explore the Borderless World
Connecting with people from diverse range of backgrounds
Collaborate & Plan across Borders
Exchange of Inputs, Networks and Resources that transcend boundaries
Digital Referrals & Reputation for Networks
Forming groups online and offline
Reinforce reputation and work – Draw attention and interest towards your work
Get feedbacks from an unlimited pool of audience online
Innovation Lessons Strong Enterprise & Innovation Culture Inter-linked with; The industry & people Constant Forums & Networking events Sharing Sessions from Experienced Group Research on Case-Studies Strong Mentoring Networks & Support No Ideas are Bad Ideas! Training & more Exposures!
Innovation Lessons Ideas Whiteboard Scribbling down ideas for others to build on Campaigning for ideas Job Rotation Rotating to understand different job perspectives Personal Self-Development Time Working on personal projects Obtain support networks from Google Management Style Thank God Its Friday! (TGIF) Open Lunch Sessions with Everyone
My Conclusion Start to Question Start to Form Solutions Start to Gather Talents Start to Implement Start to Innovate Taking Action Now!
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