Ten Faces of Innovation

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Slideset extract from a longer presentation highlighting the Ten Faces of innovation by Tom Kelley

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Ten Faces of Innovation

  1. 1. Ten Faces of Innovation Helene Blowers | LibraryBytes.com | May 2012
  2. 2. “Innovators focus on the verbs” - Tom Kelley
  3. 3. • Anthropologist Learning • Experimenter • Cross-Pollinator • HurdlerOrganizing • Collaborator • Director • Experience Architect • Building • Set Designer Care Giver • Storyteller
  4. 4. Anthropologist Observes human behavior to bring learning to innovation processhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/thomashawk/2442371176
  5. 5. Experimenter Prototypes new ideas, learning by the process of enlightened trial & errorhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/megapicselle/363089219
  6. 6. Cross-Pollinator Explores other industries and cultures. Finds and translates observations to current organization.http://www.flickr.com/photos/306/346512198
  7. 7. Hurdler Understands the innovation path is full of obstacles and demonstrates knack for overcoming roadblockshttp://www.flickr.com/photos/paussus/3789666417
  8. 8. Collaborator Fosters teamwork among eclectic backgrounds and skill sets to support the innovation process.http://www.flickr.com/photos/43300161@N02/3988177498/
  9. 9. Director Assembles talent within the organization to spark creative outcomes.http://www.flickr.com/photos/emeryjl/2103372461/
  10. 10. Experience Architect Designs compelling experiences that go beyond functionality to connect at a deep level.http://www.flickr.com/photos/devendernarang/4308047634
  11. 11. Set Designer Creates the stage and sets the environment for innovation team members to do their best work .http://www.flickr.com/photos/sabine01/2527930615/
  12. 12. Care Giver Anticipates customer needs and goes beyond mere service.http://www.flickr.com/photos/papazimouris/2237363031
  13. 13. Storyteller Builds internal morale and external awareness through compelling narratives .http://www.flickr.com/photos/rodneylibraries/2274705567
  14. 14. What’s your dominant style?? • Anthropologist Learning • Experimenter • Cross-Pollinator • Hurdler Organizing • Collaborator • Director • Experience Architect • Set Designer Building • • Care Giver Storyteller
  15. 15. Helene Blowers Digital Strategy Director Columbus Metropolitan Library hblowers@columbuslibrary.org My Slides are @ www.slideshare.net/ hblowershttp://www.flickr.com/photos/27282406@N03/4134166721

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