Countless people around the world don’t feel confident crafting the lives they hope to lead. They don’t know where they’re headed or how to navigate around the obstacles in their path. They don’t see themselves as innovators, responsible for and capable of inventing their own future. It’s a crime not to teach young people to be entrepreneurial. We are each responsible for building our own lives and for repairing the broader problems of the world, and the only way to do so is with the knowledge, skills, and attitudes required to bring ideas to fruition.
This book is also a how to book. The focus this time is on taking an idea and finally getting it implemented. The book begins with Tina making a distinction between imagination, creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship. We seem to use these terms interchangeably.
Read InsightOut and start using the invention cycle to help you and your kids get your ideas into the world.
The book “Insight Out” by Tina Seelig describes a framework for getting ideas out of your head and into the world called the Invention Cycle.
Red Thread Thinking teaches you to activate your own knowledge and resources to make better connections, have more and superior insights, and apply history as a valuable source for future-leaning innovation--without the need for high-cost development.
Volumes of research were conducted on innovation, and as many or more on leadership, but almost nothing was done on the connection between the two. Why is this so? Perhaps practicing leaders and management thinkers have simply assumed a good leader in all other respects would be an effective leader of
The hallmark of originality is rejecting the default and exploring whether a better option exists. The starting point is curiosity: pondering why the default exists in the first place. We’re driven to question defaults when we experience vuja de, the opposite of déjà vu. Déjà vu occurs when we encounter something
The modern world is the product of ideas, beliefs, and values of human imagination and culture have shaped it over centuries. It has been created out of our minds as much as from the natural environment. The human mind is profoundly and uniquely creative, but too many people have no sense
Certainly, being a young, educated adult is not the same now as it was even just a mere decade ago, with a rapidly changing world. To create innovators, from this Millennial Generation, not only means supplying the potential innovator with the right skills, tools and atmosphere, but also to supply the
A trigger is any stimulus that reshapes our thoughts and actions. In every waking hour we’re being triggered by people, events, and circumstances that have the potential to change us. They can be major moments. They can be pleasant, like a teacher’s praise that elevates our discipline and ambition and turns
We are each responsible for building our own lives and for repairing the broader problems of the world, and the only way to do so is with the knowledge, skills, and attitudes required to bring ideas to fruition.
Looking at something briefly doesn’t necessarily mean seeing it. This is the case with all our senses.