Innovation is Everybody's Business: How to Make Yourself Indispensable in Today's Hypercompetitive World
Part 1: Unleashing the Indispensable You.
Chapter 1: Make Innovation Your Business: Differentiating Yourself in the Age of Disruption, Downsizing, and Discontinuity.
Chapter 2: The I-Skill Principles: Innovation Is Not Something You Do After You Get Your Work Done; It's How You Approach Your Work.
Chapter 3: Your Personal Innovation Strategy: Four Critical Components for Making Yourself Harder to Replace.
Part 2: The Seven Fundamental I-Skills.
I-Skill #1: Embrace the Opportunity Mindset.
Add Value to Every Task and Project.
I-Skill #2: Become an Assumption Assaulter.
Blast Away at Personal, Organizational, and Industry Notions that Block Progress.
I-Skill #3: Cultivate a Passion for the End Customer.
Everything You Create Is Your Product and Every Product Has a Customer.
I-Skill #4: Think Ahead of the Curve.
Notice Trends, Anticipate Threats, and Discover Hidden Opportunities.
I-Skill #5: Become an Idea Factory.
How to Produce an Abundance of Great Ideas Even If You Don’t Think You Are Creative.
I-Skill #6: Become a Standout Collaborator.
Galvanize Teams and Departments to Get New Initiatives Done.
I-Skill #7: Build the Buy-In for New Ideas.
Tools and Techniques for Selling Your Innovations to Co-Workers, the Boss, and the End Customer.
About the Author.