KoRe 10 Innovative Thinking Tools (10 KITT) are relevant and rich metaphors
for the kind of things we work on in life and business when we need to
design innovative entrepreneurial strategies, find creative solutions to a
complex problem, invent new things, anticipate opponents' moves and spot
trends, master systematic and systems thinking, and build synergies.
Step 1: Metaphoric Solutions
Think about how each tool and each its attribute relates to your project's
issue, and you will find yourself with a new perspective and innovative
ideas. Use each tool to come out with one or more metaphoric solutions.
Smart analogues inspire creative thinking, help you take a new perspective
and describe your ideas to others.
Step 2: Practical Solutions
The results of the smart analogy exercise are to inspire many practical
ideas. Explore the list of metaphoric solutions you’ve generated and look
for goals, strategies and actions that could be accomplished with real-world
Corporate guiding principles help streamline
generation and assessment of strategic ideas.
Digital tools, such as intranet, make knowledge
sharing and suggestions for improvement more
Entrepreneurial simulation games, such as
INNOBALL (Innovation Brainball) enhance
intellectual teamwork and help player develop
various intrapreneurial thinking skills, such as
anticipation of challenges ahead, creative
problem solving and turning challenges to
opportunities. Fast idea assessment techniques
make selection of the most promising ideas easy.
Intellectual simulation games make also idea
generation, knowledge sharing and intellectual