Innovation Judo: Disarming Roadblocks and Blockheads on the Path to Creativity

Innovation Judo: Disarming Roadblocks and Blockheads on the Path to Creativity

by Neal Thornberry

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780989322294
Publisher: Evolve Publishing
Publication date: 02/25/2014
Pages: 408
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Dr. Neal Thornberry is the founder and CEO of imstrat, a consulting firm that specializes in helping private and public sector organizations develop innovation strategies that create economic value by increasing an organization’s effectiveness and efficiency. A respected thought leader in innovation, Thornberry is a highly sought-after international speaker and consultant.

Table of Contents

Foreword vii

Part I Roadblocks and Blockheads 1

Chapter 1 The Innovator's Secret Weapon 3

Chapter 2 Innovation Judo Unmasked 17

Chapter 3 The Wacky Factor 43

Chapter 4 Innovation Badlands 75

Chapter 5 Right-Mindedness 93

Part II The Seven Secret Principles 105

Chapter 6 Outwitting, Outmaneuvering 107

Part III Becoming a Black Belt 215

Chapter 7 Operating in the Land of Oz 217

Chapter 8 Mastering the Maze 233

Chapter 9 Assailing Asylums 257

Chapter 10 Jousting with Jungles 279

Part IV Counterbalancing 301

Chapter 11 In Search of the Dragon 305

Chapter 12 Become a Sensei 353

References 365

Appendix A Innovation Landscape Survey (ILS) 367

Appendix B Opportunity Template 381

Appendix C Seven Principles Planning Tool 385

Appendix D Most importantly, don't talk about this strategy, just do it!! 389

About the Author 391

Index 393

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Innovation Judo: Disarming Roadblocks and Blockheads on the Path to Creativity 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Amazing insight into the challenges faced by innovators in the business world.Great job, Neal. Easy read for all & I highly recommend it.