Article – Traits for innovation can be developed & practiced

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The Innovator’s DNA

Hal Gregersen
December 2009

After interviewing 3,500 business leaders over six years, this team of researchers determined that some core traits help innovators develop new ideas and see them through to successful implementation:  AssociatingObservingExperimentingQuestioningNetworking.  While not every innovator has the same skills or even all of these traits developed, they tend to be strong in at least a couple.   I find that I lean heavily toward Networking and Associating… where do you fall?

1 Comment to Article – Traits for innovation can be developed & practiced

  1. Insights – A Cocktail Napkin: The Entrepreneur’s Canvas @ Insights from Insight says:

    February 4th, 2010 at 4:46 pm

    [...] wander a bit and think about new things. We referenced an article a couple of weeks ago about the traits of innovation . What I figured out about myself is that my strongest innovation traits are Networking and [...]

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