From time to time, innovation does not appear so glamorous and glitzy. As a matter of fact, innovation, in reality, is very ordinary. Mundane. Even dull. But, at the same aspect, innovation can create a routine, a system of a viewpoint that performs in dramatic results.
Not A Neat Freak
For instance, I cleaned the house from top to bottom every several weeks. Not that I am a neat freak, but I am very organized and tidy. It makes me chipper. So, I dust, spray, mop, vacuum and otherwise make my house almost spotless.
You see, it is a routine to me. It makes me serene and important in the whole scheme of what I am doing. And, more importantly, it is not an obligation, but an advantage.
For the most part, the method of innovation is so simple to orchestrate for
- a plan of attack
- a to do list
- a checklist
that is so innovation that we don’t even realize that we are doing this. It is ingrained in our brains, either by repetition or strategy, but everyone seems to appreciate the sophistication of patterns.
Slips Our Minds
But my question is are we doing this consistently? Is it possible that even though it is so logical of the approach that we ignored the follow through altogether? Did we forget the steps completely, yet it is so rudimental that it just slips our minds?
You better believe it.
In an article, “Master the Art of the To-Do List by Understanding How They Fail,” iDoneThis indicated:
- 41% of to-do items were never completed.
- 50% of completed to-do items are done within a day.
- 18% of completed to-do items are done within an hour.
- 10% of completed to-do items are done within a minute.
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Attitude for Innovations
Wow; it’s a 50-50 proposition, isn’t it?
Our first inclination is to leap with a trigger, a hook or catch to remind ourselves in our busy lives to write lists down sequentially. Or, with probably 1000 different ideas and doodads, we could rev up our efficiency tremendously.
Though, as I told you before, it is the act of following up or strategy that we alter, right?
Attitude for innovations is a fundamental change in our core. Yup; we understand all of the organizational adjustment because our project is so intuitive and compelling. Likewise, we need a new aura of our drive of a process that is unwavering as well. Scribble down a note or two is definitely a good step. However, if we can grasp of what’s behind the nature of the problem base, then the end result may be very engaging.