The Innovator's DNA: Mastering Five Skills For Disruptive Innovation

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Innovation is a big buzzword that means different things to different people. Where do innovative and revolutionary business ideas come from? According to research by Hal Gregersen, co-author of The Innovator's DNA and executive director of the MIT Leadership Center, mastering five key skills forms the foundation for finding ideas that create value. This new innovation program helps executives learn to achieve breakthrough insights through self-assessment, catalytic questioning, deep observation, diverse networking, and rapid experimentation.

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  • Josiah G: Super Innovative. Highly recommended

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  • Louis N: This is a great course for changing your thinking and opening your mind to be an innovator. Innovation is not just about the "next big idea", but also about innovating to solve workplace challenges.

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  • Anuj R: Very engaging program; loved the hands-on activities. Diversity of participants is amazing.

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  • Md Mozammel T: This course is really highly recommended for all prospective seeker. I really like this course. Thank you professor for your great discussion.

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Innovator's DNA Key Skills: Questioning

In this video, Hal Gregersen discusses the power of questioning (a key innovation skill) and its ability to change the status quo, both in our personal and professional lives.

Participant Testimonial

"It is a 'must-attend' course. Hal Gregersen is excellent, knows perfectly his subject and knows how to share his experience. The course provides a lot of tools and methodologies that can be used from day 1 when back at work. Acting differently to make a difference really becomes up to us, no more excuses !" -Patrick B.

Exploring the Innovator's DNA
Find out how disruptive innovators arrive at their value-generating ideas.