Innovative DNA is…

How do you make innovation part of your DNA?

Few people are born innovators — the type of people who can fly into an office and effortlessly mix everything up — in a good way.
But that doesn’t mean you can’t become a master innovator. A new book “The Innovator’s DNA: Mastering the Five Skills of Disruptive Innovators,” says you can create those disruptive innovators with a couple key tools.
Hal Gregersen‘s is one of the authors of the book. He told Chris Dorobek on the DorobekINSIDER Radio Show some simple solutions to building innovative DNA.

How do you make innovation part of your DNA? by cdorobek

Hal’s 5 Skills for Disruptive Innovators:
  • Associating – drawing connections between questions, problems, or ideas from unrelated fields
  • Questioning -posing queries that challenge common wisdom
  • Observing: scrutinizing the behavior of customers, suppliers, and competitors to identify new ways of doing things
  • Experimenting: constructing interactive experiences and provoking unorthodox responses to see what insights emerge
  • Networking: meeting people with different ideas and perspectives. The authors explain how to generate ideas with these skills, collaborate with “delivery-driven” colleagues to implement ideas, and build innovation skills throughout your organization to sharpen its competitive edge.
To listen to Hal’s full interview you can catch the full radio show at GovLoop Insights or your can subscribe to our itunes channel.

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