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Yes, You Can Innovate: Discover your innovation strengths and develop your creative potential


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  • Copyright 2018
  • Dimensions: 216X138
  • Pages: 224
  • Edition: 1st
  • Book
  • ISBN-10: 1-292-21816-9
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-292-21816-8

Commendation - Non-fiction Book, Golden Door Awards

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


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. ENDORSEMENTS: 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 “Pithy, practical, and packed with compelling studies and useful tools. 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 "The 6 ‘I’s of Innovation® is a simple yet powerful framework for planning, executing and delivering innovation in any organisation. Natalie's book is an essential companion on an innovator's bookshelf!" Charlie Ang, Founding President, The Innovators Institute and Ambassador, SingularityU, Singapore “Natalie Turner, whose journey I have observed with great interest and admiration for over a decade, has written a remarkable book which is offering a path through the jungle of innovating that is both easy to understand, and practical in its application. One important aspect where it differs from other innovation books is that it brings together the different stages of the innovation journey (process) with the different mindsets (people) that are required at each stage if we are to succeed. Structured around her Six ‘I’s® Model - which readers are invited to complete - the book is full of tips, tools and further reading. It should indeed convince everyone that they can indeed contribute to innovation”. Dr Bettina von Stamm, Innovation Philosopher, Story Teller, Catalyst; Innovation Leadership Forum and author of Managing Innovation, Design and Creativity ‘Yes, you can INNOVATE!’ is a must-have book for every HR and OD professional, leader of teams and business coach and for everyone who knows that innovation has long ceased to be the work of only a few. In today’s day and age, being able to innovate is tab

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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
  • The Purpose Resource Guide
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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


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