Moving from the Mode of Plan to the Mode of Create during the ChangeMaker Innovation Process ™ allows ideas to come to life in the form of a prototype that becomes a physical model of a design solution that can be experienced by others.
Moving from the Mode of Imagine to the Mode of Plan during the ChangeMaker Innovation Process™ encourages individuals to find their best idea option and then make a plan to move the idea forward toward prototyping.
Moving from the Mode of Synthesize to the Mode of Imagine during the ChangeMaker Innovation Process™ encourages individuals to let their ideas soar, to dream and ideate while taking risks!
Moving from the Mode of Research to the Mode of Synthesize during the ChangeMaker Innovation Process ™ provides an opportunity to narrow the focus to an immediate and specific problem.
Innovation is a process and not a singular event. One may ask why start with the mode of RESEARCH and the answer is simple. To innovate effectively, one must ask an abundance of questions. In order to understand the actual problem or opportunity at hand, RESEARCH becomes essential!
“Create a Win/Win Solution” is one of the ChangeMaker Mindsets ™. Stephen Covey, in his highly acclaimed book The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, describes win/win as a “frame of mind and heart that constantly seeks mutual benefit in all human interactions…