The Innovative Mindset: 5 Behaviors for Accelerating Breakthroughs

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Author : John Sweeney, Elena Imaretska
Price : INR 499
ISBN 13 : 9788126559572
Pages : 208
Type : Paperbound
Remarks : Exclusively distributed by Penguin Books

The Innovative Mindset calls the accepted definition of innovation into question, urging you to consider how innovation might function as a behavior that you perpetuate, rather than an inflexible theory or corporate-defined initiative. By asking yourself what it takes to be innovative—and by being honest with yourself about the answer—you can incorporate innovation into your life much in the same way that you would a behavior to help you lose weight, increase your strength, learn to play the piano, or improve your relationships.



1 Behavioral Innovation: Remembering the Human

2 The Brave New Workshop: A Journey of Fear and Discovery

3 The Mindset of Discovery: Improvisational Roots

4 The Art of Practice

5 The Mindset of Fear

6 The Anatomy of the Mindset of Discovery

7 Building Your Innovation Fitness Plan

8 Listening

9 Deferring Judgment

10 Declaring

11 Reframing

12 Jumping In

13 The Desire for Change



John Sweeney is the owner and director of Brave New Workshop, America's oldest comedy theatre. Through his work with Brave New Workshop's Creative Outreach program, John has honed his powers of improvisation to ignite cultures of innovative behavior within America's biggest businesses, including Microsoft, PWC, General Mills & United Health Care.

Elena Imaretska works at the intersection of arts, business and innovation. She is VP of New Products, Partnerships and Sustainability for the corporate speaking and training business of the Brave New Workshop, the oldest satirical comedy and Improve Theater in the USA, located in the heart of Minneapolis. Elena spends her days managing programs that focus on the human side of innovation, and specifically the behaviors and mindset needed for employees and leaders to foster an open, inclusive, and nimble culture. She is a strategist, innovative thinker and life-long learner who focus on maximizing the impact of BNW's training programs and creating sustainable models for behavioral change.



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