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We're All Special Snowflakes: The Idea Economy

Week 1 - Creativity and Landscape Analysis · Lesson 3 · 2 minutes

Another key thing to keep in mind is that innovation isn't a rarified, completely new skill you're going to have to teach yourself. It's probably a part of what you've been doing already.

Myth: Innovation is a skill which only geniuses master. 

Truth: Ideas and innovation form the basis of our economy. So if you've been in the workforce, you've had to be innovative. Expertise and problem-solving are much more valued than task-completion now that the whole of a job consists of more than, you know, changing shuttles on an industrial loom.