How Do We Learn to Innovate?
With Charles Hugh Smith & Gordon T Long
32 Minutes - 24 Slides
Charles Hugh Smith and Gordon T Long discuss HOW WE LEARN TO INNOVATE.
HOW DO WE LEARN TO INNOVATE?
INNOVATION IS EQUAL PARTS:
ATTITUDE - INTELLIGENCE - CURIOSITY - "SWEAT'
INNOVATION IS 10% INSPIRATION, 90% PERSPIRATION
Innovation Can Be Learned
Steve Jobs learned to Innovate because of:
Attitude - He had a passion for something which he felt could be and needed to be changed,
Intelligence - He wasn't a genius. Few innovators are a genius but few innovators are stupid,
Curiosity - Jobs studied calligraphy out of curiosity - It became the foundation of GUI
Sweat - Jobs was a self described "obsessive driven workaholic"
Elements of Innovation
-- Innovation = solving problems,
- Solving problems requires:
- Deep knowledge of specific fields,
- High level skills,
- Experience and Cross-fertilization of different fields/skills.
-- Innovation = professional-level collaboration with other experienced people
-- Innovation = professional = accountable, good communication skills, trustworthy, able to learn new skills and fields
-- The truly disruptive innovations
• Destroy costs (50% to 90% reductions) and
• Provide goods and services that are faster, better, cheaper
APPLE - iPod, iTunes, iPad, iPhone .... Changed Industries!