52 hacks to embrace innovation

A curated collection of 52 actions and experiments that any innovation-oriented organization can take.
Board of Innovation 52 hacks book

Who is this booklet for?

This guide provides you with 52 actions and experiments to play upon 10 core capabilities of future-oriented organizations. 

If you’re reading this text, you’re already many steps ahead of building an organization that embraces innovation not only strategically, but on a cultural, organizational level. 

We wrote this book to help every single team to embrace innovation in the daily routine, and to develop a mindset for success. You’ll find instructions to take quick action and links to additional resources. Try one hack per week: transformation is a process. 

10 core capabilities of future-oriented organizations.

Customer centric 

Keep designing the right solutions to solve the right problems. 

Knowledge-hungry 

Keep reading, learning, trying. World and information move fast. 

Adaptable 

Be adaptable to positive change and embrace the unexpected. 

Imaginative 

Keep imagination running and solve problems faster. 

Experimental 

Experiment, test, try and learn from experience. 

Collaborative 

The best teams leverage each team member’s strengths. 

Entrepreneurial 

Take ownership on initiatives: be proud of your success, learn from failures.

Optimistic 

Dream about possibilities and opportunities, instead of problems and constraints. 

Self-steering

Transform into a self-steering organism: trust eats control for breakfast. 

Action-biased

Be action-biased: when in doubt, just do it. 

Some examples.

Run daily standups (or twice a week to start with).

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Organized fuckup championships and celebrate failure. 

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Dig deeper by asking 5 times why to uncover hidden customer insights. 

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