How to Be An Innovator: Your Personal Roadmap

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Design a Personal Innovation Plan: 3-Step Roadmap

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How to be more innovative? Some advice from the experts on how to design your personal innovation roadmap -- in three steps. Slides from a keynote presentation prepared for Queen's School of Business Innovation Summit, 2014.

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Design a Personal Innovation Plan:3-Step Roadmap

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innovationwhat’s the secret ?

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ideasinto actionableinsightshow to turn

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Around here we don’t look backwards for long. We keep moving forward, opening up new doors, doing new things. Curiosity leads us down new paths. “ — Walt Disney

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a clear track to followgetting you from where you are now, to where you want

to be next year

innovationroadmap

the challenge:to design a personal

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become an expert.1commit to continuous lifelong learning & professional development

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Learning and innovation go hand in hand. The arrogance of success is to think that what you did yesterday will be sufficient for tomorrow. “ — William Pollard

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deep smartstakes time

developingNow granted,

so focus on what matters and resolve to learn more about those

things every single day.

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For every job across the company, the No. 1 thing we look for is general cognitive ability. It’s not I.Q. It’s learning ability. The ability to process on the fly. To pull together disparate bits of information. — Laszlo Bock, SVP Human Resources, Google “

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work hard. alone.uninterrupted time for you to thinkMake sure you give yourself enough

because privacy often increases productivity.

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readeverything.

ask lots of questions try to connect the dots

become an infovore

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“Questions are like keys that unlock doors in our lives and work. The challenge is finding the right key to unlock the right door.

— Hal B. Gregersen

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always seek:

a steepertrajectoryset clear goals + deadlines

Perform a skills audit: what do you want to be significantly better at in 3 months?

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“Think to build, build to think.”— Tim Brown, IDEO

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“-- Edward de Bono

The winner is the chef who takes the same ingredients as everyone else and produces the best result.

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assemble your team.3

collaborate + crowdsource

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not for themget to know your audience. solve their problems.

innovate with people

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— Prerna Gupta

“Pitch your product to friends, family, angels, journalists, random people you meet on the street. You’ll see patterns in their responses. Do their eyes light up? Do they return a blank stare?

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“The best vision is insight. — Malcolm Forbes

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purposefulinteractionsdiverse

connections

with

Thanks Dyer & Christensen: The Innovator’s DNA

the currency of innovation

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find a mentor. now find another one.your advisory board

to keep you on track. give feedback. and to remind you that...

assemble

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“The only way to do great work is to love what you do.

— Steve Jobs

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your personal

innovationroadmaphone your

expertise

flex your creativity

assemble your team

in three steps

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This keynote presentation was prepared for the 2014Queen’s School of Business Innovation Summit.

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