Innovation Can be Trained


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Innovation can be trained! 5 discovery principles from the Innovator's DNA.

Innovation Can be Trained

  1. 1. INNOVATION can be trainedBY SLIDES THAT ROCK
  2. 2. “ One’s ability to generate innovative ideas is not merely a function of themind, but also a function of behaviors.If we can change our behaviors, we can ” improve our creative impact. - Clayton Christensen
  4. 4. 5 discovery SKILLS
  7. 7. ASSOCIATING Connecting seemingly unrelated questions,problems, or ideas from different fields.
  8. 8. “ ” Creativity is connecting things. - Steve Jobs, Apple
  9. 9. TIP #1 Imagine how someone from a different company would look at your challenge from an entirely new perspective. What is different?
  10. 10. How would Lady Gaga design a chocolate dessert?
  12. 12. QUESTIONING Asking questions tounderstand how things really are today, why they are that way, and how they might be changed or disrupted.
  13. 13. “ The important and difficult job isnever to find the right answers, it is to ” find the right question. - Peter Drucker
  14. 14. TIP #2 ? Brainstorm questions about the problem. Create a list of 50 questions and pick the best ones to explore further.
  15. 15. WhatWhyWhenWhoWhereHow
  16. 16. OBSERVING
  17. 17. OBSERVING Carefully watching theworld to help gain insightsinto and ideas for new ways of doing things.
  18. 18. “Observing is the big gamechanger in our company. ” - Scott Cook, Intuit
  19. 19. TIP #3 Pick a company you admire to observe and follow. Find out everything you can about what the company does and how it does it. What ideas can be transferred?
  21. 21. EXPERIMENTING Constantly visiting newplaces, trying new things,seeking new information, and experimenting to learn new things.
  22. 22. “ I haven’t failed... I’ve just found 10,000 ways that do not work. ” - Thomas Edison
  23. 23. TIP #4 Explore the world by engaging in new activities. Join new social or professional activities beyond your normal sphere.
  24. 24. NETWORKING
  25. 25. NETWORKING Going out of the way to meet people with wildly different backgrounds andperspectives to extend your own knowledge.
  26. 26. “ People who think outside the box often talk to people who play in a ” different box to get new ideas. - Clayton Christensen
  27. 27. TIP #5 Schedule breakfast, lunch or dinner with someone new every week.
  28. 28. JamieOliver! Lady Gaga!
  29. 29. INNOVATION
  30. 30. 5 discovery SKILLS
  32. 32. “Innovators actively desire to changethe status quo, and they regularly take ” smart risks to make it happen. - Clayton Christensen
  33. 33. INNOVATION can be trainedBY SLIDES THAT ROCK
  34. 34. INSPIRED BYContent: “The Innovator’s DNA: Mastering the Five Skills ofDisruptive Innovators” by Clayton Christensen et al.Theme and Font: The London Underground and the famoussigns using Johnston Sans typeface designed by EdwardJohnston. The font used is the later version ‘ITC Johnston’.Illustrations: “La Linea” created by Italian CartoonistOsvaldo Cavandoli as well as the Noun Project (Symbols).Colors: The color palette is based on the front page ofMonocle’s issue 33 (May 2010).BY SLIDES THAT ROCK
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