Innovating From The Inside Out: 8 Steps to Becoming an Innovation Powerhouse
Chances are that if you tell people to innovate, many will assume that they need to lock themselves in a room, think up a bunch of crazy concepts, and--if they are lucky--they will get to the next big idea. And they would be wrong.
The truth is that best practices in innovation have moved far beyond creative brainstorming. The most consistent and successful innovators don't rely on chance. They have invested in building reliable innovation processes and structures to repeatedly find new opportunities that make sense for their company.
Through our history of helping organizations large and small tackle their innovation needs, we have identified eight critical steps to bolster a company's innovativeness. This free working paper outlines both organizational-level and on-the-ground steps that you can take to be more innovative tomorrow.