‘Six Degrees Of Innovation'; The Six Business Model Features Companies Need To Innovate

Six Degrees of Innovation, are:

  • Tailor-made products and services that meet customers’ individual needs; such as downloading personalized apps to a mobile phone.
  • Sustainability; where companies minimize waste and manage resource costs.
  • Jointly owned assets; such as peer-to-peer businesses.
  • Only paying for service that is used; such as car-share companies.
  • Effective monitoring of supply chains; such as businesses which use handheld tracking systems to better monitor their operations.
  • Using data to easily adapt to customer needs; such as clothing companies that can quickly produce new designs to meet fashion trends

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Six degrees of innovation… do you agree with these?

Are we heading for a mass “sixth extinction” event? — We Are Already in the Middle of the Sixth Extinction by Erik Loomis — Aeon Ideas

We are already in the middle of the Sixth Extinction. Perhaps it began around 10,000 years ago with the end of the Pleistocene Era. As people migrated into the middle of the North American continent for the first time with the end of the last ice …

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Good reason to stir creative embers and encourage people to use new ideas and approaches, make new decisions and take new actions… and to use World Creativity and Innovation Week April 15 – 21 as a catalyst.  Join in.

“We could have saved The Planet but, we were too damned lazy.”

-Kurt Vonnegut 

Look for Invisible Potential

Individual and collective creativity are the motors of innovation.

To prepare for World Creativity and Innovation Week April 15 – 21, 2016

  • Look at how creative your people can be and what the conditions are to make them creative.
  • See your situation and resources with new eyes, transcend away confrontational style of communication to an inclusive one. (For example, replace the phrase ‘yes, but’, with ‘yes, and’)
  • Focus on the creative potential of the people involved.
  • Keep in mind: Seeing creative potential doesn’t necessarily mean being able to work with it.  That’s another skill set. To be covered later on.

(adapted from Citizen-Driven Innovation Guidebook issued by the World Bank)


Open for new ideas, new decisions, new actions


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