Everyone talks about innovation … but what is it really?
Innovation too often becomes a catchphrase devoid of meaning. So let’s break it down and get back to the nitty-gritty: what is innovation exactly, and why should you care about the word’s core meaning?
Innov8rs Connect – Talents & Teams, 14-15 May 2020
Death to self-assessment tests
Most people think they can make a good judgment about themselves. But research shows us it is very hard to judge your own skills, personality or performance. So why would we judge people based on self-assessment scores?
Why innovation teams need both specialists and generalists
Who is most valuable to your organization? Generalists with multiple skills and broad knowledge or specialists, who invest all of their time and effort in becoming the go-to expert in a particular niche?
The three innovative skill sets
By examining research, we’ve defined three innovation profiles: ideators, champions and implementers. Assessing real innovation problems that have been faced by experienced innovation experts, we highlight your skills.
How innovation skills can be measured with simulation tests
Simulation tests have proven their worth as reliable and valid tools to measure innovation skills of employees or the company as a whole. Find out why in this blog post.
Creativity is not enough: how to turn ideas into revenue
“Eureka!’, Archimedes famously howled, while running butt naked through the streets of Syracuse. This well-known story captures two myths about innovation. One: it’s the work of a sole inventor. Two: chance plays a big part.