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The Innovation Workout by Lucy Gower

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Putting it into action (the mentor toolkit)

Reading a book to improve your innovation skills is the first step on a bigger journey to innovation excellence. One tried and tested way to improve your skills over time is to work with a mentor, someone you trust, with relevant experience in the areas you wish to improve on, who works with you over a defined timescale to achieve specific goals. This section will help you to find and work with a mentor.

Post self-assessment

Take the questionnaire on page 205. Which areas have developed and which still require attention? Perhaps there are some parts of the innovation process that are simply not relevant to you, but others that are very much part of your day-to-day work that would benefit from development. ...

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