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Inspiration, Innovation and Impact Series Part 1

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This is part one of a two part webinar developed for Global Giving.

This first session aims to open participants up to a fresh view of their abilities, their organisations and the innovation opportunity. This will be followed by a series of booster creativity exercises and a further webinar that focusses on idea generation and effective implementation. The second webinar is scheduled for 11th May 11am 2012.

For further information on 6heads or our learning programme, please contact us on info@6-heads.com

Global Giving is an organisation that gives local CSOs around the world the chance to connect to sources of finance, learning and support. Their network includes over 2,000 nonprofits in 110 countries. This webinar is part of a programme of organisational learning and development and aims to encourage greater strategic thinking, creativity and effectiveness in the sector. http://www.globalgiving.co.uk/

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Inspiration, Innovation and Impact Series Part 1

  1. 1. Innovation SeriesNicola Millson6headswww.6-heads.comApril 2012
  2. 2. Impact, Inspiration, Innovation …create new and better leaders organisations planet5/8/2012 www.6-heads.com 2
  3. 3. Impact, Inspiration, Innovation• What is the most innovative thing you have seen /done recently?• What is the biggest problem youd like to solve or opportunity youd like to exploit? Frame this as "I wish my organisation could..."• What are the barriers stopping you from making this wish come true?5/8/2012 www.6-heads.com 3
  4. 4. Agenda: Impact, Inspiration, InnovationA six part series:1. Frame the series: Understand2. Set the scene: Prepare3. Think like Yunnus: Develop the challenge4. Do “20/40” exercises: Build capability5. Explore new options: Create new ideas6. Act: Develop a plan5/8/2012 www.6-heads.com 4
  5. 5. 1. Understand: Unnovation5/8/2012 www.6-heads.com 5
  6. 6. 1. Understand: Innovation “…new and creating value for society”5/8/2012 www.6-heads.com 6
  7. 7. 1. Understand: Innovation “…new and creating value for society”5/8/2012 www.6-heads.com 7
  8. 8. 1. Understand: Why?5/8/2012 www.6-heads.com 8
  9. 9. 1. Understand: Why?5/8/2012 www.6-heads.com 9
  10. 10. 1. Understand: Why?5/8/2012 www.6-heads.com 10
  11. 11. 1. Understand: Why now?5/8/2012 www.6-heads.com 11
  12. 12. 1. Understand: Why me?5/8/2012 www.6-heads.com 12
  13. 13. Agenda: Impact, Inspiration, InnovationA six part series:1. Frame the series: Understand2. Set the scene: Prepare3. Think like Yunnus: Develop the challenge4. Do “20/40” exercises: Build capability5. Explore new options: Create new ideas6. Act: Develop a plan5/8/2012 www.6-heads.com 13
  14. 14. 2. Prepare: Role “Leaders don’t just make products and decisions, leaders make meaning”5/8/2012 www.6-heads.com 14
  15. 15. 2. Prepare: Mindset5/8/2012 www.6-heads.com 15
  16. 16. 2. Prepare: Role Invite others5/8/2012 www.6-heads.com 16
  17. 17. 4. Prepare: Constraints “innovate inside the box”5/8/2012 www.6-heads.com 17
  18. 18. 5. Prepare: Scale Scale Transformational 2. 4. 5. 1. 3. Incremental Product Process System5/8/2012 www.6-heads.com 18
  19. 19. Agenda: Impact, Inspiration, InnovationA six part series:1. Frame the series: Understand2. Set the scene: Prepare3. Think like Yunnus: Develop the challenge4. Do “20/40” exercises: Build capability5. Explore new options: Create new ideas6. Act: Develop a plan5/8/2012 www.6-heads.com 19
  20. 20. Develop the challenge: What madethem special? Apple iPod Grameen5/8/2012 www.6-heads.com 20
  21. 21. Develop the challenge: Stretch “You will only answer the problem you are trying to solve” What do you want to do? I wish: ………………………………………………………………………………… ………………………………………………………………………………… ………………………………………………………………………………… ………………………………………………………………………………… ………………………………………………………………………………… …………………………………………………………………………………5/8/2012 www.6-heads.com 21
  22. 22. Develop the challenge: 5 Why’sWill provide you with fresh perspective on the problem andidentify if you are not addressing a root cause:• Why?• Why?• Why?• Why?• Why?5/8/2012 www.6-heads.com 22
  23. 23. Develop the challenge: Stretch exampleI WISH “We had more revenue”Why?: We can do more projectsWhy?: Our current projects arent bringing in enough revenueWhy? They arent having the impact we expectedWhy? NGO’s aren’t responding to themWhy?: They don’t think they are useful5/8/2012 www.6-heads.com 23
  24. 24. Develop the challenge: Stretch exampleI WISH “We had more revenue”Is the real challenge how to better meet the needs of NGO’s?5/8/2012 www.6-heads.com 24
  25. 25. State your fresh challenge ………………………………………………………………………………… ………………………………………………………………………………… ………………………………………………………………………………… ………………………………………………………………………………… ………………………………………………………………………………… …………………………………………………………………………………5/8/2012 www.6-heads.com 25
  26. 26. Develop the challenge: Other ways to stretch your challengeRe-expression Related worlds Revolution Random Links• Use alternative • Other Redefine your • Pick a random words organisations assumptions: item. How is• Use different • Other people • Exaggerate your problem senses with related • Reverse like this item?• Use someone expertise • Oppose else’s • Science, • Reduce perspective history, nature 5/8/2012 www.6-heads.com 26
  27. 27. Develop the challenge: Other ways to stretch your challengeRe-expression Related worlds Revolution Random Links• Use alternative • Other Redefine your • Pick a random words organisations assumptions: item. How is• Use different • Other people • Exaggerate your problem senses with related like this item?• Use someone expertise • Reverse else’s • Science, • Oppose perspective history, nature • Reduce I WISH “We had more revenue” “I wish we had NO revenue” 5/8/2012 www.6-heads.com 27
  28. 28. Develop the challenge: Other ways to stretch your challengeRe-expression Related worlds Revolution Random Links• Use alternative • Other Redefine your • Pick a random words organisations assumptions: item. How is• Use different • Other • Exaggerate your problem senses people with • Reverse like this item?• Use someone related • Oppose else’s expertise • Reduce perspective • Science, history, nature I WISH “We The very had more rich banker revenue” 5/8/2012 www.6-heads.com 28
  29. 29. State your fresh challenge ………………………………………………………………………………… ………………………………………………………………………………… ………………………………………………………………………………… ………………………………………………………………………………… ………………………………………………………………………………… …………………………………………………………………………………5/8/2012 www.6-heads.com 29
  30. 30. Agenda: Impact, Inspiration, InnovationA six part series:1. Frame the series: Understand2. Set the scene: Prepare3. Think like Yunnus: Develop the challenge4. Do “20/40” exercises: Build capability5. Explore new options: Create new ideas6. Act: Develop a plan5/8/2012 www.6-heads.com 30
  31. 31. Preparation: Personal Experiments in 20/40 VisionDaily to do -• It would be cool if…? • Learn something new: go• I am inspired by…? to a lecture/download one• A trend I spotted today…? on a topic you’ve never• New route I’ve taken to heard of… work/coffee machine/etc….? • Talk to someone random• 1 thing said/done that I don’t agree with…? (for at least 10mins)• A new things I did that aren’t • Map someone else doing meant for me…. E.g. visit something e.g. shop games arcade, get a facial, drive a truck… • Find a crazy idea 5/8/2012 www.6-heads.com 31
  32. 32. Preparation: Organisational Experiments in 20/40 VisionTo do To reflect1. Have lunch with someone • How could I use this insight to you don’t know think differently about my2. Take your team out… for a organisation? walk, for shopping, for a bus ride, for a tourist visit, for a • What would this mean for my child experience customers?3. Play music first thing • New challenge?4. Have a childrens problem- solver competition5. Re-write your job description as an explorer, astronaut or artist 5/8/2012 www.6-heads.com 32
  33. 33. “The greatest danger for all of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss itbut that our aim is too low and we reach it” Michelangelo
  34. 34. Next Steps Q&A• Contacts and follow-ups…5/8/2012 www.6-heads.com 34

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