Tips for unleashing innovation

Came across a very interesting article with a list of 10 tips to encourage and foster innovation. Here is the list of 10 practices:

  1. Let the learning lead
  2. Learn to see
  3. Design for today
  4. Think in pictures
  5. Capture intangible value
  6. Leverage the limitations
  7. Master creative tension
  8. Run the numbers
  9. Make kaizen mandatory
  10. Keep it lean

The author is Matthew E May, an innovation consultant, who has written a book titled In Pursuit of Elegance: Why the Best Ideas Have Something Missing . He also maintains a blog titled In pursuit of elegance.