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Episode Info: Roger Firestien, author of Create in a Flash: A leader’s recipe for breakthrough innovation Roger Firestien and Bill Ringle discuss field-tested approaches to innovation for small business leaders. >>> Visit MyQuestforTheBest.com  for complete show notes and more expert advice and inspiring stories to propel your small business growth. Top 3 Take-Aways from this Interview Leaders must first develop their own creative ability before leading their organizations to create breakthroughs. The first 10-12 ideas tend to be the usual ideas, the ideas you’ve thought of before. Most people believe that creativity is coming up with a great idea. Not so. The key to creativity is solving the right problem. Tweet-Ready Insights from this Episode When you conduct a group creativity session, it’s important to have clearly-identified roles in the group. #MQ4B Ep279 with Roger Firestien (@RogerFirestien), author of Create in a FlashClick To TweetHelp the client move from a goal or a wish or a challenge, redefining the problem, generating ideas, evaluating those ideas, and then putting those ideas into action. #MQ4B Ep279 with Roger Firestien (@RogerFirestien)Click To TweetYou’re not going to judge ideas, we’re going to go for quantity. #MQ4B Ep279 with Roger Firestien (@RogerFirestien), author of Create in a Flash: A leader's recipe for breakthrough innovationClick To TweetWe’re going to go for unusual ideas, we’re going to build on other ideas. #MQ4B Ep279 with Roger Firestien (@RogerFirestien), author of Create in a FlashClick To TweetDo a warm-up activity first, then work on the tough challenge at-hand. #MQ4B Ep279 with Roger Firestien (@RogerFirestien), author of Create in a Flash: A leader's recipe for breakthrough innovationClick To TweetPositive, forward-thinking leadership will keep the current growth flowing in your organization. #MQ4B Ep279 with Roger Firestien (@RogerFirestien), author of Create in a FlashClick To TweetMost breakthroughs come by connecting things that are not usually considered connected. #MQ4B Ep279 with Roger Firestien (@RogerFirestien), author of Create in a Flash: A leader's recipe for breakthrough innovationClick To TweetPeople value innovation, but they’re not so sure about this creativity stuff. #MQ4B Ep279 with Roger Firestien (@RogerFirestien), author of Create in a Flash: A leader's recipe for breakthrough innovationClick To TweetCreativity is the spark that ignites innovation. #MQ4B Ep279 with Roger Firestien (@RogerFirestien), author of Create in a Flash: A leader's recipe for breakthrough innovationClick To TweetIf you want creative ideas, you need creative questions. Lots of them. #MQ4B Ep279 with Roger Firestien (@RogerFirestien), author of Create in a FlashClick To TweetYou have a tough problem to solve. What is the most important thing to do? Ask a creative question. #MQ4B Ep279 with Roger Firestien (@RogerFirestien), author of Create in a Flash: A leader's recipe for breakthrough innovationCl...
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