Exploiting Chaos

150 Ways to Spark Innovation During Times of Change

150 Ways to Spark Innovation During Times of Change - an award-winning business innovation book by Jeremy Gutsche, CEO of Trend Hunter

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Perspective Understand your perspective Specifically what are you trying to do? "Smith Corona—the best typewriter company in the world!" Don't be seduced by complacency Look beyond the failure of others Assume tremendous potential in rival ideas Explore uncertainty Avoid retreating to your comfort zone Question rational thought 8 Understand the pattern of disruption If you're big, act small If you're small, act big Chase the right dream Exploit crisis to accelerate change Shiſt perspective, spark revolution You cannot predict the future . . . . . . but you can predict scenarios and capitalize on disruption Visualize disaster and opportunity "The right questions don't change as oſten as the answers do" Experimental Failure A decent proportion of your creations must fail Be wary of your strengths; success leads to complacency Don't let complacency be the architecture of your downfall It's easy to find the peak of a hill . . . . . . to find a larger hill, you have to walk through a valley Create a gambling fund Break down managerial confidence 51 53 53 54 56 57 58 60 62 64 65 66 67 68 70 72 74 76 78 80 85 86 88 89 90 91 92 94

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