Topics: 3 characteristics of 8 steps framework, challenge book exercise, innovation leader's navigation matrix, 5-level assessment framework, good strategy bad strategy
Topics: 4 characteristics of effective innovation campaigns, Gandhi's 1920 charkha challenge, 4 choices in the design of innovation campaigns, idea selection methods: balancing efficiency vs accuracy, 3 characteristics of a good challenge statement
Topics: 4 tenets of design thinking, Gandhi's 3rd class railway travel, Can empathy be taught, Edison syndrome and pitfalls of technology-centric innovation, Design course by Prof. Karl Ulrich at coursera.org
Topics: 4 levers of building experimentation capacity, Mahatma Gandhi and Right to Experiment (RTE), Galileo and telescope fiasco, Building experimentation capacity in rural schools, Innovation sandboxes associated with cancer research and Wright brothers.
Topics: challenges in implementing a strategy (Rumelt), Follow bright spots, 3 lessons in implementing a strategy (Sudhir Kumar), Book review: Understanding Michael Porter
Topics: Ramanujan’s intuition, Einstein on creativity, Book review: Thinkingfast & slow, Poor idea flow: what to do?, weighing scale & culture ofinnovation