33voices interview with the author ofCreating Innovators, Tony Wagner.
Have you ever wondered where you might be if you were raised in an environment that rewarded failure and embraced the mindset that a misstep is just another opportunity to iterate? For me personally, life might have turned out differently and I certainly would have pursued my passion to help entrepreneurs succeed more vigorously. Today, as a parent and an employer of bright and ambitious millennials, I’m working hard to create an environment that rewards ingenuity and imagination. I am particularly drawn to this generation because of their infectious energy and altruistic yearning to make the world a better place. Having embraced the brilliant work of Harvard’s Tony Wagner, we’re creating a culture anchored around Tony’s Seven Survival Skills, starting with a greater focus on asking tougher questions more often. In his latest book Creating Innovators – Tony shares inspiring examples of young American Innovators who are using this new skill set to have far reaching impact – here’s their formula….