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How to Treat New Ideas

There are many reasons why we react the way we do to new ideas, including tendencies that are hardwired into our DNA. This book shows you the important steps you can take to become more self-aware and to treat new ideas and those who suggest them with the respect and consideration they deserve.

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Product Specifications:

  • Publisher: CCL Press
  • Stock Number (Print): 00468
  • Stock Number (eBook): 00468E
  • ISBN Number (Print): 978-1-60491-761-1
  • ISBN Number (eBook): 978-1-60491-762-8 
  • Author: David Magellan Horth and Michael T. Mitchell 
  • Copyright: ©2017
  • Number of Pages: 36 Pages

Available from CCL Press as an individual guidebook in both print and Adobe Digital Edition eBook formats.

This guidebook is also part of the Full eBook Collection digitally and the popular Ideas Into Action Guidebook Series in print.

Each guidebook in the Ideas Into Action Guidebook Series is aimed at managers and executives who are concerned with their own and others' development, and gives specific advice on how to complete a development task or solve a leadership problem.

See Executive Guidebook Reader here for executive summaries of all guidebooks in the Ideas Into Action Guidebook Series.

How to Treat New Ideas, CCL Press, 2017

Handle with Care: How to Give New Ideas the Respect They Deserve 1
The Innovation Leadership Gap
Tip 1: Resist the Instinct to Kill a New Idea 
           Using Self-Awareness to Break the Pattern 
           Exercise: Conquering the “Fight or Flight” Response 
Tip 2: Practice Innovation Thinking 
Tip 3: Frame and Clarify the Idea’s Purpose 
           Exercise: Articulating Purpose by Asking “Why?” 
Tip 4: Use the POINt Technique  20
           Exercise: The POINt Technique in Action  22
Tip 5: Connect Ideas to Ideas 
           The Power of Forced Connections
           Exercise: Connecting Unrelated Ideas 
Tip 6: Build a Prototype of the Idea
Become an Innovation Hero  31
Background  32
Suggested Resources 

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