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CAFE INNOVATION CAFE C A F E WELCOME!
Why Are We Here? To Learn To Listen To Share To Build Community To Explore Questions That Matter
CAFE ETIQUETTE Focus on what matters. Contribute your thinking. Speak your mind and heart. Listen to understand. Link and connect ideas. Listen together for insights and deeper questions. Play, Doodle, Draw - writing on these tablecloths is encouraged! Have fun!
Innovation Café Round 1 1 ROUND First, please briefly introduce yourself and the work that your organization does. Question 1. What are the most important things that you came to this conference to learn about? Why are they important to you? Question 2. Andrew Hargadon shows that “innovation occurs in social networks. ” How do your social networks impact innovation in your own organization? How could you make better use of your networks in the future? How could you expand your networks?
Innovation Café Round 2 Please briefly introduce yourself again. 2 ROUND Question 1. What are your organization’s biggest aspirations? Question 2. Andrew Hargadon talks about “recombining” ideas to develop new innovations. Has your organization ever “re-combined” existing ideas to make new ones? How could you improve the way your organization finds, develops, and recombines ideas?
Innovation Café Round 3 Please briefly introduce yourself again. 3 ROUND Question 1. What are the biggest challenges and obstacles that your organization faces? Question 2. Please brainstorm with the others at your table to come up examples where challenges and obstacles like these have already been solved. What did these solutions look like? How could they be adapted to your situation?
Innovation Café Round 4 4 ROUND Please briefly introduce yourself again. The Question. Imagine it’s five years from now, the year 2012, and your organization is even more successful than you could have imagined possible! Congratulations! So, looking backwards from 2012, what innovations has your organization accomplished during the last five years related to your goals and mission? How has your social network developed in the course of attaining these achievements?
Innovation Café Round 5 5 Please briefly introduce yourself again. ROUND Question 1. Continuing the discussion from the perspective of 2012, what factors have been the most significant contributors to your success over the last five years? Question 2. If you were talking with someone who is just starting out in your field, and you wanted to be really helpful to them, what advice would you give them about what to do and what not to do?