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

Ten Faces of Innovation

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Ten Faces of Innovation




      Helene Blowers   |   LibraryBytes.com   |   May 2012
“Innovators
 focus
 on the
 verbs”
      - Tom Kelley
• Anthropologist
 Learning    • Experimenter
             • Cross-Pollinator

             • Hurdler
Organizing   • Collaborator
             • Director

             •   Experience Architect
             •
  Building   •
                 Set Designer
                 Care Giver
             •   Storyteller
Anthropologist
     Observes human behavior to bring learning to innovation process

http://www.flickr.com/photos/thomashawk/2442371176
Experimenter
         Prototypes new ideas, learning by the process of enlightened trial & error


http://www.flickr.com/photos/megapicselle/363089219
Cross-Pollinator
       Explores other industries and cultures. Finds and translates observations
       to current organization.




http://www.flickr.com/photos/306/346512198

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Ten Faces of Innovation

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