Out-Innovate the Competition

Well-intentioned leaders, in their attempts to boost innovation, are inadvertently destroying it. Based on Stephen’s bestselling book, Best Practices are Stupid: Ways to Out-Innovate the Competition, this online learning experience offers counterintuitive yet proven strategies for boosting innovation and making it a repeatable, sustainable, and profitable process. This course will discuss that non-stop innovation is attainable and vital to building high-performing teams, improving financial outcomes, and staying competitive with peer organizations.

Course Quick Facts:

  • Total Seat Time: 35 minutes
  • Number of Courses: 1
  • Number of Handouts: 7
  • Target Audience: Manager, Executive
  • Primary Competencies: Innovation; Business Operations; Business Strategy;

Learning Objectives:

  1. Focus on how you differentiate;
  2. Target your efforts and innovate where you differentiate;
  3. Frame your innovation challenges in new ways;
  4. Find breakthrough solutions by connecting with people who have solved similar challenges;
  5. Implement solutions through experimentation rather than failure;

About the Author

Stephen Shapiro is one of the foremost authorities on innovation culture, collaboration, and open innovation. During the past twenty years, his message to hundreds of thousands of people in forty countries around the world has remained the same: Innovation only occurs when organizations bring together divergent points of view in an efficient manner.