30-Minute Innovation Advice For Managers
This book can be downloaded and read in iBooks on your Mac or iOS device.
Drawing on over two decades of experience, this book brings hard-earned insights into how innovation can help your business to grow. It will appeal to managers who are pressed for time but want practical tips on how to innovate smarter and faster.
Innovation Unplugged is not the standard 250-page business book. It can be read in 30 minutes. It is free from complex innovation models and generic regurgitated content.
Chapter 1 discusses the importance of profitable innovation and why it must be led and supported from the top.
Chapter 2 highlights the vast range of innovation options available to help a business to grow.
Chapter 3 contrasts different types of innovation and digs deeper into long-term growth through eight helpful questions.
Chapters 4, 5 and 6 provide advice on how to set up major innovation programmes to deliver the right results, and how to address common pitfalls.
Chapter 7 shows how to remedy a blind spot in management meetings that could be costing your organisation millions in lost opportunities.
I’m on a mission to make innovation more effective by ‘unplugging’ from the hype, confusion and gobbledygook that are so prevalent today. It’s why I wrote this ebook and entitled it Innovation Unplugged.
I hope Innovation Unplugged provides valuable insights for your business and that the 30 minutes of reading is time well spent.
‘Innovation Unplugged offers nice gems of wisdom, thoughts and structure for innovation, in a concise manner. I see a huge amount of value in exposing both senior and junior staff as well as emerging technology innovators to this type of content, to achieve a succinct common ground for an approach to innovation. It’s a powerful quick read.’
Stephen Murphy, Software General Manager, Wood Group Kenny
‘Innovation is a key differentiation capability that organizations and teams alike need to master to grow and succeed. Innovation Unplugged is an easy and recommended read for anyone involved in innovation. It provides helpful advice on how to setup innovation programmes, using a sequence of steps to guide teams working on the "inspiring plan B"!’
Francisco Melo, Vice President and General Manager Global RFID Avery Dennison
Powerful and succint
Very well written, it does a great job in demystifying innovation. It is easy to grasp and thought provoking regardless of level of knowledge and years of experience. The reflection section is very effective in making the reader consider how the lessons could apply to their company.
Packing all these features in a format that can be read in 30 minutes makes this book a must.
No nonsense innovation
This is a great read for anyone interested in big business innovation. Finally a book that is to the point and doesn't drag out a single insight endlessly like so many regular business books. Would definitely recommend this to anyone looking for really practical tips to make innovation happen.