The Habits of Innovatorsare NOT unique to the adult world.       In fact we were probably  at the height of our Innovative...
Shed some of your adultness,         shake off your pressures,    forget about tomorrow’s deadlines and inhabit the world ...
The 9 Habits of Innovators                By Angela Koch   Delivered at MeciaCorp Innovation Blitz,               6 Decemb...
Habit 1: DisciplineMake Innovation Routine,    Not Accidental
Like any ability we wish to master, a level of commitment and discipline is required. Serial Innovators make Innovation a ...
Habit 2: Sharing Innovation IsA Team Sport
For ideas to germinate and for Innovation to happen we require Both a diverse set of perspectives and a mix of Thinkers an...
“Enlightened trial & error succeedsover the planning of the lone genius.”
Author Keith Sawyer says when collaboration works well it creates a kind of magical effect where the intelligence  and cre...
Habit 3: ObservingInnovators observe people  in their everyday life
Become Students of Human BehaviourBy simply keeping your eyes open and watching peoplego about the business of everyday li...
Innovators are curious                     about everythingHabit 4: Discovery
“The real voyage of discovery is not in seeking new landscapes,        but seeing with new eyes” - Marcel Proust
Habit 5: Passion                   Innovators are powered by                       A Driving Purpose.
Habit 6: QuestioningWhy   ?          Why Not                      How                    might we                         ...
“The important and difficult jobis never to find the right answers,  It is to find the right question.”           - Peter ...
Habit 7: Associating     Combine seemingly     unrelated things
Creativity happens when two things  collide to create a new idea.
+   =
“to invent, you needa good imaginationand a pile of junk”-Thomas Edison
Habit 8: NetworkingWant to Play?
“The insights required to solve many of our most challenging problems come fromoutside our industry and scientific field.”...
P&G are Open Innovation champions27
Habit 9: Experimenting         Innovation is          serious play
“I haven’t failed, …I’ve just found 10,000 ways that do not work”                    - Edison
“Dance like nobodys watching;  Love like youve never been hurt.     Sing like nobodys listening.   Live like its heaven on...
Think and Behave Like a Five Year Old: 9 Habits of Innovators
Think and Behave Like a Five Year Old: 9 Habits of Innovators
Think and Behave Like a Five Year Old: 9 Habits of Innovators
Think and Behave Like a Five Year Old: 9 Habits of Innovators
Think and Behave Like a Five Year Old: 9 Habits of Innovators
Think and Behave Like a Five Year Old: 9 Habits of Innovators
Think and Behave Like a Five Year Old: 9 Habits of Innovators
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A 60 minutes Innovation keynote speech on the 9 Habits of innovators by Angela Koch of Invitro Innovation. The premise of this keynote is that our behaviours are more important determinants of our innovation output than our brainpower.

Angela delivers this keynote at corporate Innovation events in cities around Asia.

www.invitro.com.sg

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Think and Behave Like a Five Year Old: 9 Habits of Innovators

  1. 1. The Habits of Innovatorsare NOT unique to the adult world. In fact we were probably at the height of our Innovativeness when we were just Five Years Old.
  2. 2. Shed some of your adultness, shake off your pressures, forget about tomorrow’s deadlines and inhabit the world of the Five Year Old so you can create and invent fearlessly.Think and Behave like a Five Year old.
  3. 3. The 9 Habits of Innovators By Angela Koch Delivered at MeciaCorp Innovation Blitz, 6 December 2011
  4. 4. Habit 1: DisciplineMake Innovation Routine, Not Accidental
  5. 5. Like any ability we wish to master, a level of commitment and discipline is required. Serial Innovators make Innovation a Routine part of how they work, rather than relying onAccidental Innovation.
  6. 6. Habit 2: Sharing Innovation IsA Team Sport
  7. 7. For ideas to germinate and for Innovation to happen we require Both a diverse set of perspectives and a mix of Thinkers and Doers.
  8. 8. “Enlightened trial & error succeedsover the planning of the lone genius.”
  9. 9. Author Keith Sawyer says when collaboration works well it creates a kind of magical effect where the intelligence and creative outputs of the group are greater than the sum of the individual outputs.
  10. 10. Habit 3: ObservingInnovators observe people in their everyday life
  11. 11. Become Students of Human BehaviourBy simply keeping your eyes open and watching peoplego about the business of everyday life, new insightsmay help solve a persistent challenge.
  12. 12. Innovators are curious about everythingHabit 4: Discovery
  13. 13. “The real voyage of discovery is not in seeking new landscapes, but seeing with new eyes” - Marcel Proust
  14. 14. Habit 5: Passion Innovators are powered by A Driving Purpose.
  15. 15. Habit 6: QuestioningWhy ? Why Not How might we What If ?
  16. 16. “The important and difficult jobis never to find the right answers, It is to find the right question.” - Peter Drucker
  17. 17. Habit 7: Associating Combine seemingly unrelated things
  18. 18. Creativity happens when two things collide to create a new idea.
  19. 19. + =
  20. 20. “to invent, you needa good imaginationand a pile of junk”-Thomas Edison
  21. 21. Habit 8: NetworkingWant to Play?
  22. 22. “The insights required to solve many of our most challenging problems come fromoutside our industry and scientific field.” Kent Bowen
  23. 23. P&G are Open Innovation champions27
  24. 24. Habit 9: Experimenting Innovation is serious play
  25. 25. “I haven’t failed, …I’ve just found 10,000 ways that do not work” - Edison
  26. 26. “Dance like nobodys watching; Love like youve never been hurt. Sing like nobodys listening. Live like its heaven on earth.” Mark Twain~ Invent fearlessly, like the Five Year old you once were!

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