Sparking and Leading Innovation. Women’s Leadership Institute December 5-8, 2010. Kathryn J. Deiss ACRL Content Strategist [email protected] Photo by Tom Oliver. “Different is not always better but better is always different.” Rick Luce Emory University. Who is innovative?.
“Different is not always better but better is always different.”Rick LuceEmory University
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Lightning Rounds - 60 seconds
Create an invention using your card and someone else’s
2. Write it down on back of card
3. Find another person and repeat
4. Find another person and repeat
“Innovation is the embodiment, combination, and/or synthesis of knowledge in novel, relevant, valued new products, processes, or services.”Dorothy Leonard and Walter Swap
The Adjacent Possible :a concept describing the power of combinatory connections/collisions
Coined by scientist Stuart Kaufmann and cited in Where Good Ideas Come From by Steven Johnson
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Innovations are those things that change the way we can do what we want to do
Source: Paul C. Light “Sustaining Innovation”
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Sometimes you have to bust something up to achieve a breakthrough!
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Good prototypes don’t just communicate, they persuade.”Tom Kelley, IDEO
From Golden Gate National Recreation AreatoGolden Gate National Parks
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Johnny Lee Chung:a case of unintended consequences
Think of an innovation in your department or institution. How could you create a prototype of some kind (physical, process, etc.) for this innovation?
As a group share projects and do a quick idea sort on one of these situations(10 mins)
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Use the planning handout to think through setting up an innovation incubator - let your imagination play!
Discuss your planning thoughts with two other people in the room
“The most successful people are those who are willing to give up their most successful strategies….”Richard Foster