Innovation 7: Strategic Assessment Guides Innovation by Bradley Solmsen The New Oxford American Dictionary defines “assessment” as “the evaluation or estimation of the nature, quality, or ability of someone or something.” “Evaluation or estimation” - Many people assume that … [Read more...] about Strategic Assessment Guides Innovation
Innovation 6: Organizational Support: Ready, Willing and Able by Clare Goldwater It is probably an obvious statement that in order for change to take place in an organization, the organization has to be ready, willing, and able to support that change. It is no surprise that … [Read more...] about Organizational Support: Ready, Willing and Able
Innovation 5: Deadlines Bring New Ideas to Life! by Jill Minkoff Mandatory and enforced deadlines provide boundaries that help bring new ideas to life. Without deadlines, it is possible an innovator will get stuck in a particular aspect of the innovation process. Without … [Read more...] about Deadlines Bring New Ideas to Life!
by David Behrman Imagine you’re a software engineer. You have a great concept for engaging Jewish youth with digital media, building their Jewish identity. Furthermore, you found a way to spend all your time doing what you’re good at; you don’t have to rely on funders to keep i … [Read more...] about Innovation and Incubation
Innovation 4: The First Idea is Rarely the Best Idea by Simon Klarfeld The first steps of a creative act are like groping in the dark: random and chaotic, feverish and fearful, a lot of busy-ness with no apparent or definable end in sight. There is nothing yet to research. … [Read more...] about The First Idea is Rarely the Best Idea