When Apple went bankrupt, Steve Jobs said the cure was not to cost-cut but to “innovate its way” out of the problem. And that’s exactly what he did. He created products that transformed the world of personal computing, music and phones and built Apple into one of the world’s most valuable companies. That’s the power of innovation

Visionaries want to push boundaries, take risks and inspire change. By Championing Innovation, you can join the ranks, and move away from “the way it has been” to “the way it can be”. Learn how to keep up with ever-evolving industry demands and impress everyone with your out-of-the-box thinking while making room for personal growth.

Thrive Skills are an essential set of cognitive, social and behavioral skills to enable our learners to continuously succeed, at every stage of their career.

Championing Innovation means bringing out-of-the-box ideas to life. There are situations where professionals have to think differently, take risks and create change. An innovation champion is an asset to any organization to ensure it understands trends and new industry developments.

Innovation attributes like taking initiative, collaborating with others and creative problem-solving enable professionals to achieve organizational objectives with flair.

Some examples of Championing Innovation are applying innovation attributes to further professional goals, brainstorming ideas with teams and studying trends to stay ahead of the curve.

Innovative culture characteristics like lifelong learning, training and development and growth help professionals build Championing Innovation. An innovation champion isn’t deterred by change or a challenge. Moving ahead with full force even in the face of setbacks is effective when it comes to championing innovation.

Harappa programs that focus on Championing Innovation as a Thrive Skill are the High Performing Leaders Program, Inspiring Faculty Program and Powerful Presence Program.

Other Thrive Skills under LEAD are Taking Ownership, Self-Directedness, Prudent Risk-Taking, Outcome Orientation andLeading High Performance.

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