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Watch: Mastering the Five Skills of Disruptive Innovators

Angelia Herrin | October 20, 2014

Have you mastered the five skills that distinguish innovative entrepreneurs and executives from ordinary managers?

In The Innovator's DNA, co-authors Jeffrey Dyer, Hal Gregersen, and Clayton Christensen (The Innovator's Dilemma, The Innovator's Solution) built on what is known about disruptive innovation to show how individuals can develop the skills necessary to move from idea to impact.

Through their research on the world's best innovators-including leaders at Amazon, Apple, Google, Skype, and Virgin Group-these authors have identified five key skills that differentiate great innovators.
In this interactive Harvard Business Review webinar, Dyer describes these five key skills and explains how managers can develop them. He discusses how to generate innovative new ideas, collaborate with colleagues to implement them, and build innovation throughout the organization. He also details the behavior changes necessary to drive innovation and improve creative impact.

Angelia Herrin is editor for special projects and research at HBR. Angelia Herrin