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How Do Innovators Think?

How Do Innovators Think?

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InnovatorS' DNA

InnovatorS' DNA

Professors Jeff Dyer of Brigham Young University and Hal Gregersen of Insead explain how the “Innovators’ DNA” works. His six-year study surveying 3,000 creative executives and conducting an additional 500 individual interviews. During this study you found five “discovery skills” that distinguish them.

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Association

Association

It’s a cognitive skill that allows creativepeople to make connections across seemingly unrelated questions, problems, or ideas.

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Questioning

Questioning

Ability to ask “what if”, “why”, and “why not” questions that challenge the status quo and open up the bigger picture.

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Observing

Observing

bility to closely observe details, particularly the details of people’s behavior.

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Ability To Experiment

Ability To Experiment

lways trying on new experiences and exploring new worlds.

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Networking

Networking

good at networking with smart people who have little in common with them, but from whom they can learn.

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Best Of All Five

Best Of All Five

questioning turbo-charges observing, experimenting, and networking, but questioning on its own doesn’t have a direct effect without the others. Overall, associating is the key skill

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Innovators not only learned early on to think different, they act different (and even talk different).

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