Yes, You Can Innovate

Series
Pearson
Author
Natalie Turner  
Publisher
Pearson
Cover
Softcover
Edition
1
Language
English
Total pages
224
Pub.-date
March 2018
ISBN13
9781292218168
ISBN
1292218169
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Description

Yes, You Can Innovate is a practical how-to guide to innovation to inspire and enable you to create and implement new ideas.

Take the free online Six ‘I’s® Assessment to receive your personalised report on your innovation skills. You’ll discover your strengths and weaknesses. Use the results to increase self-awareness, build strengths and create dynamic teams and organisations that can innovate effectively and productively.

The 6Is cover the following areas and each chapter comes with a Toolkit containing examples, exercises and resources to help you build and improve each skill.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Understanding The Six ‘I’s® Model
  • Discover your innovation strengths – How to take The Six ‘I’s® assessment
  • How the book is structured
  • How to get the most out of this book
  • PURPOSE: IT IS A QUESTION OF PURPOSE
  • The Purpose Resource Guide
  • IDENTIFY: UNDERSTAND TRENDS AND POTENTIAL OPPORTUNITIES FOR GROWTH
  • The Identifier Profile
  • The Identify Skills
  • The Identify Mindset —‘A compelling desire to learn or experience something new’
  • Let’s meet Ricky Teo
  • The Identify Resource Guide
  • IGNITE: CREATE IDEAS AND NOVEL SOLUTIONS
  • The Igniter Profile
  • The Ignite Skills
  • The Ignite Mindset—‘An orientation and attitude that desires to seek and imagine new possibilities’
  • Let’s meet Marco Brabec
  • The Ignite Resource Guide
  • INVESTIGATE: PROTOTYPE, TEST AND RESEARCH IDEAS
  • The Investigator Profile
  • The Investigate Skills
  • The Investigate Mindset — ‘Paying careful attention to whatever is being studied’
  • Let’s meet Jacqueline Ford
  • The Investigate Resource Guide
  • INVEST: HAVE COURAGE AND PERSUADE OTHERS TO BACK IDEAS
  • The Investor Profile
  • The Invest Skills
  • The Invest Mindset — ‘An attitude that spurs someone to act despite challenges or difficulties’
  • Let’s meet Thomas Nyegaard
  • The Invest Resource Guide
  • IMPLEMENT: MAKE AN IDEA HAPPEN AND CREATE VALUE FROM IT
  • The Implementer Profile
  • The Implement Skills
  • The Implement Mindset—‘To stay committed despite challenges and be dedicated to achieving results’
  • Let’s meet Christine Sim
  • The Implement Resource Guide
  • IMPROVE: OPTIMISE, SCALE AND LEARN FROM SUCCESS AND FAILURE
  • The Improver Profile
  • The Improve Skills
  • The Improve Mindset—‘To be mentally bright, having sharp or quick intelligence’
  • Let’s meet Rose Shapley
  • The Improve Resource Guide
  • Conclusion
  • What next?
  • Index

Back Cover

Commendation - Non-fiction Book, Golden Door Awards

Bronze REX Medal – Golden Door Awards for writers who are champions for positive change

If innovation matters to you – and it should – read this book with a highlighter in hand!” Scott Anthony, Managing Partner, Innosight, and author of The Little Black Book of Innovation and The First Mile

 

“This book is the key to unlocking your inner innovator.” Lavinia Thanapathy, President, PrimeTime Business & Professional Women’s Association

 

 

YES, YOU CAN INNOVATE! IS A PRACTICAL HOW-TO GUIDE TO HELP YOU DISCOVER YOUR INNOVATION STRENGTHS. USE THE FREE ONLINE ASSESSMENT TO IMPROVE YOUR ABILITY TO CREATE VALUE OUT OF NEW IDEAS.

 

Covering the six stages of innovation, find out which of the 6’I’s® is your personal strength:

 

•   IDENTIFY opportunities by understanding trends, patterns and future areas of growth

•   IGNITE ideas by creating novel solutions

•   INVESTIGATE by prototyping, testing and researching ideas

•   INVEST by having the courage, to create business models and persuade others to back ideas

•   IMPLEMENT by making an idea happen and creating value from it

•   IMPROVE by optimising your ideas and learning from success and failure

 

Discover the skills required to successfully innovate, how to understand the problem you want to solve, and how to cultivate and implement innovative ideas. Whether you work for an organisation or are an entrepreneur, each chapter will equip you with a practical toolkit containing examples, activities and resources to help you build and improve your innovation skills.

 

TAKE THE FREE ONLINE ASSESSMENT TO UNDERSTAND YOUR INNOVATION STRENGTHS, AND CHALLENGES, AND HOW TO HARNESS YOUR SKILLS, AS WELL AS THE SKILLS OF OTHERS, TO MAKE YOUR IDEAS HAPPEN.

  

Author

Natalie Turner is Founder and CEO of The Entheo Network. She has a background in innovation, leadership and marketing strategy and has worked for and consulted with some of the world’s leading organisations including Cisco Systems, Singapore Airlines, and LEO Pharma Asia. She facilitates leadership and innovation workshops and is an international speaker on innovation, entrepreneurship and leadership at a variety of conferences, organisations and universities around the world, including Harvard’s HPAIR Conference in Manila.

 

Natalie is the inventor of The Six ‘I’s of Innovation® an integrated methodology that provides individuals and organisations a consistent framework for assessing skills and managing innovation. She is an experienced facilitator, trainer and consultant; and works to unlock the potential of organisations and people to help them create new products and services whilst focusing on the development of innovation skills, capabilities and culture. With over twenty years of experience, working in entrepreneurial start-ups, corporate incubators and senior management roles, she is passionate about the application of ideas into tangible, practical and operational results.