Executive Director, MIT Leadership Center
Hal Gregersen is the co-author of “The Innovator’s DNA” with Clayton Christensen, which outlines the skills that are necessary in order to be a "disruptive innovator." Gregersen is the creator of Forbes’ Most Innovative Companies list and founder of the 4-24 project, which is dedicated to rekindling in adults the provocative power of asking the right questions to ultimately cultivate the next generation of innovative leaders.
To find out more, visit HalGregersen.com and The 4-24 Project.
Innovators, they start with a question. Questions that are not normal. They provoke the status quo. They challenge the way things are. They turn things a bit upside down.
Some people are really good on the innovation side but not so good on the execution side. But that can be changed.
Hal Gregersen: Four-year-olds everywhere in the world are successful innovators. They ask lots of questions. They observe like anthropologists. And that means everyone - you and I - we have more creative capacity than we think.
You can equally improve my innovation or discovery skills if you just learn what they are and how to become better at it.
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