What type of innovator are you?
Take the archetype assessment
Strategists love to create strategy and get things done. They have an eye for priorities and how things should be executed in order to show results. They like to teach others to do the same, and people identify Strategists as the “go-to” people to launch new ideas and bring them to fruition.
Ideas can’t go anywhere by themselves. Collaborators love to get involved with some or all of the process, help improve ideas and then champion them. Collaborators care less about getting personal credit and more about building bonds so ideas have a greater chance of success.
As a Culture Shaper, this innovator architects the brand and oversees how it’s being expressed. They sculpt the image and perception of innovation and articulate the range of knowledge that its people share.
These nonconformist thinkers question long-held assumptions and generate highly original ideas. Their ability to push past the obvious makes them sustainable and prolific generators of ideas.
By smashing the traditional perspective of a highly rational approach to solving problems, the Psychologist understands unstructured innovation. Perhaps even more importantly they understand the evolving role of trust not just in innovation, but in business today.
Orchestrators choreograph the process to keep things humming. By reaching out to other functions integrating with their work, the Orchestrator also drives relationships and the reputation of innovation within the organization. This is your linchpin who knows how to build effective consensus.
After completing the assessment, you’ll receive:
- 1. Your innovation type
- 2. How to tap into your strengths
- 3. How to build better-balanced teams
- 4. Measurements of growth
This assessment is based on research from the University of Michigan.
(c) 2021 Carla Johnson