Ten Questions to Inspire Innovation

By Dennis McCafferty  |  Posted 09-18-2012

Ten Questions to Inspire Innovation

1. Accentuate the Positive
“What experiences make you smile?”

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2. Intersecting Universes
“Have you ever looked at two seemingly unrelated experiences and realized they were connected?”

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3. Unexpected Gain
“What surprises both challenged your assumptions and gave you more insight into the business?”

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4. Big Data Question
“Have you ever looked at the data you managed and asked why it matters?"

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5. Untapped Asset
“Name a skill you possess that you never actually use at work that could help us perform better?”

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6. Global Reach
“When you’ve visited a foreign country, what did you notice first? What did you learn from it?”

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7. Beyond Limitations
“When have you ever pushed yourself beyond your comfort zone? How did you benefit?"

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8. Future CEO
“What work-related experience brought out your entrepreneurial side?”

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9. Game Changer
“What’s the simplest thing you could do right now to transform this organization?”

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10. Performing Under Pressure
“Has there ever been a time when uncertainty made you feel invigorated instead of intimidated?”

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