Diversity helps drive discovery learning at different levels. It allows you to see things from different angles and ask new questions.
—Moises Norena, Global Director of Innovation, Whirlpool Corporation
As you begin your true collaboration endeavor in Phase 1, examine your willingness to bring a discovery learning orientation to the project you’re undertaking. Are you intending to operate more like Team B or Team A? Are you willing to run the three-legged race and deeply contribute to the success of your group rather than merely playing a predefined role? Regardless of whether you are already on a team that has initiated a project or whether you are beginning Phase 1 from scratch, start by answering these questions:
If you’re able to answer “yes” to a majority of these questions, you’re starting out on the right foot. By being willing at the outset to engage in a discovery learning perspective rather than a sheer task-driven perspective, you are activating the ...