Top LinkedIn influencer, best-selling author, and innovation expert Gijs van Wulfen joins us on this week’s episode of “The Innovation Engine” podcast. Gijs, whose latest book draws on wisdom learned by great explorers past and present, talks about the necessary components for any corporate innovation endeavor to be successful.
We talk about the different types of thinkers and personalities the Mayo Clinic recommends every innovation team have, why 12-14 is the perfect team size for conceptualizing innovative products and services, and what famous explorers throughout time can teach modern-day innovators.
Gijs van Wulfen is the author of the innovation best-seller “The Innovation Expedition: A Visual Toolkit to Start Innovation.” Gijs is the founder of the FORTH Innovation method, which is used to create new products, services and business models. He has led more than 35 successful implementations of FORTH in Europe. He was one of the first 150 influencers chosen by LinkedIn, where he currently has close to 200K followers and posts frequently on innovation-related topics. For the last 2 years he has been named one of the top 40 innovation bloggers in the world by Innovation Excellence.
Here are some of the key takeaways from this podcast discussion:
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