Innovating

This is the Agility for thinking outside the box.

Agilities are combinations of your work skills and interests. Use them to work more effectively in your career.

The skill of innovation helps people work faster and more effectively in their careers. Innovators can rise above conventional wisdom by solving problems, whether designing and creating new applications or developing original strategies for making things happen. Innovators are able to implement and execute plans in novel ways, envisioning unique approaches to ideas and projects.


PEOPLE WHO INNOVATE HAVE THESE SKILLS:

Creativity

"I sketched a picture of my friend’s favorite superhero eating a cake for her birthday."

Problem-Solving

"I figured out an alternative route when we hit a road closure."

Originality

"I overcame a miscommunication by explaining my thoughts in a new way."

Ingenuity

"I fixed a broken chair using a wire hanger and a couple thumb tacks."

TIP: Use these words in career conversations, resumés, and cover letters.

WATCH INNOVATING IN ACTION

Many industries have careers that feature people Innovating.

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