Join Drew Boyd for an in-depth discussion in this video Can you overdo innovation?, part of Business Innovation.
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You know you could get very good…at innovating to the point where…some might scratch their head and say,…"Hey, are we overdoing it here?"…I would agree.…There's probably some truth to that.…You can overdo it, but you can underdo it as well.…I remember this story vividly.…A colleague of mine who wanted to innovate,…but she didn't want to devote three days to it.…She just wanted to do two days…of an off-site, formal ideation workshop.…I agreed.…I said, "Okay, let's try it."…So we did two days and she came to me…at the end of two days,…and she was like (eh).…
We were so close. We should have done three days.…It taught me a good lesson that innovation…is like the game of golf.…For those golfers out there,…putting is probably the most important part…of the game of golf.…The most important rule in putting…is never leave the putt short because 100%…of the putts left short don't go in. (laughs)…The same is true with innovation.…You don't want to leave yourself short.…You're better off over-innovating a little…than under-innovating.…
In the bonus chapter, Drew shares insights from his own career and answers tough questions on resistance to innovation, innovation and leadership, and the difference between generating vs. executing innovative ideas.
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- What is innovation?
- Understanding the myths about creativity and barriers to innovation
- Understanding the characteristics of innovative products and services
- Using the five techniques of Systematic Inventive Thinking
- Creating new services and processes at work
- Running innovation workshops
- Involving customers in innovation
- Mastering innovative thinking<br><br>
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