The goal of innovation is to come up with new ideas, new processes or new thinking that produces results that are improved from what we are conditioned to expect. In many ways, it is the old paradigm of making 1+1 equal to 3.
This is so cliche that people often laugh when it is introduced into a conversation. It is like so many other tired sayings such as “work smarter, not harder.”
But innovation is just that - the combination of different ideas to produce even better ideas. It is the exact reason why so many businesses and experts strive to engrain innovation into the fabric of their organizations.
If you wish to foster innovation in your company it starts by deeply understanding your talent pool and forming smart teams.
The key factor in segregating your talent pool is understanding the personality types that, when combined, produce innovative ideas....