What If You Innovate Like an Octopus?
Ever wonder what it would be like to innovate multiplied by eight?
Already know all there is to know about octopuses? Wonderful! Need a little refresher before we begin this Curiosity-Based approach to creating the entrepreneurs and corporations of tomorrow? What if you take a minute to rekindle your curiosity with the Wonderful Wunderpus!
Ready! Get curious! Go!
What if you woke up one day and were an octopus?
1 What are 8 things you'd be excited about?
2 What are 8 things you'd be most concerted about?
3 What if you had 8 arms instead of two to innovate? Describe (in a single sentence) how they would use each arm.
4 What 8 characteristics about octopuses are you the most curious to learn more about?
5 What if different species of octopuses could takeover different tasks or roles at that are currently keeping you from innovating? Assign 8 different species of octopuses to 8 different tasks or roles.
6 How would you overcome the underwater/out of water barrier between you, the octopus innovator and your still-human colleagues and/or customers?
7 What are 8 things you are most excited to innovate as an octopus?
8 What if, instead of becoming an octopus, you innovated with an octopus? What are 8 ways that would be the best?
*One last question to wonder about for all of the 21st Century leaders out their: Where is the wonder in your leadership? What are you doing to not inspire, but encourage wonder among your workers, customers, community, and the world?
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