A grand, noble
vision elevates the energy, enthusiasm and
self-esteem of all team members and gets them
focused on a common target.
A great innovation team is infused with a great
passion about doing great new things
Innovation: 7 Areas
Team members possess complementary know-how,
have a diversity of thinking and abilities, and
are assigned with interconnected roles. They
cross-pollinate their diverse knowledge and
ideas to create systemic innovations and achieve
The value created by a great innovation team is
greater than the sum of individual contributions
by its members.
Cross-pollination of ideas,
synergized diversities, reflection on each others
viewpoints, and relationships among team members
are inspiring and empowering. The common larger
purpose and the benefits of achieving it make
team members see and appreciate the great value
An innovation team stays committed to its
vision, but is
flexible in its approach.