Companies that innovate successfully get six key things right. These are planning, pipeline, process, platform, people, and performance, and you need to get them right too. This book gives you a practical framework that will help you seek out new commercial opportunities and develop new and better ways of doing things. For innovation to be more than a buzzword it has to be deeply integrated into a team's structure--this book presents an integrated approach that will accelerate your move from buzzwords to practical steps to implementation.
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GET THE RESULTS YOU WANT IN INNOVATION. FAST. Companies that innovate successfully get six key things right: planning, pipeline, process, platform, people, and performance. If you want to seek out new opportunities and develop a better way of doing things, then you need to get them right, too. Innovation: Fast Track to Success will teach you the key skills you need to excel in innovation and accelerate your career development. - Innovation in a nutshell: a series of frequently asked questions to give you a concise overview of the subject - The top 10 tools and techniques you can use to help you develop your approach to innovation - Simple checklists to help you identify the strengths and weaknesses of your abilities and those of your team - Advice on leading your team: how to decide your leadership style and build your team - Tips on how to progress your career, whether it's your first 10 weeks in the job or you're looking to get right to the top Don't get left behind--set out on the Fast Track today.