The best part of this article is highlighted in the eighth point ‘take risks’. This doesn’t mean, blindly implementing an idea you had while singing in the shower. Take the time to research your idea, look at the practicalities, attempt to foresee problems, make a back up plan, read academic journals and case studies and seek advice from colleagues who might provide you with a different perspective so you can plan as much as possible in advance of presenting your idea.
Change never happened without risk.
But how do you come up with ideas for change? For me, I relate to the seventh point ‘daydream’, the fourth point ‘play’ and the ninth point ‘nature’. For me, this entails daydreaming, experimenting with concepts and jazzing up my office space or taking a step back to refresh my mind.
How do you make your ideas successful?