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The Five Characteristics of Successful Innovators

There is not much agreement about what makes an idea innovative, and what makes an innovative idea valuable. For example, discussions on whether the internet is a better invention than the wheel are more likely to reveal personal preferences than logical argumentation. Likewise, experts disagree on the type and level of innovation that is most beneficial for organizations. Somestudiessuggest that radical innovation (which does sound sexy) confers sustainable competitive advantages, butothersshow that “mild” innovation – think iPhone 5 rather than the original iPhone – is generally more effective, not least because it reduces market uncertainty. There is also inconclusive evidence on whether we should pay attention to consumers’ views, with somestudiesshowing that a customer focus is detrimental for innovation because it equates to playing catch-up, butothersarguing for it. Even Henry Ford’s famous quote on the subject – “if I had asked people what they wanted, they would have said fast…

know about colours



  • Red - action, confidence, courage, vitality
  • Blue - youth, spirituality, truth, peace
  • Yellow - wisdom, joy, happiness, intellectual energy
  • Pink - love, beauty
  • Brown - earth, order, convention
  • Orange - vitality with endurance
  • Gold - Wealth, prosperity, wisdom
  • Green - life, nature, fertility, well being
  • Purple - Royalty, magic, mystery
  • Indigo - intuition, meditation, deep contemplation
  • White - Purity, Cleanliness
  • Black - Death, earth, stability
  • Gray - Sorrow, security, maturity
When you favour one colour over other, you are telling a story about your personality and behaviour. Colour preferences are innate. You are born with an attraction for particular colour. Your colour choice is the result of your genes, early childhood memories, education, parent's beliefs, cultural trainings, political learnings and other aspects of lifestyle.
A preference for one colour over another reveals your true personality - the characteristics of your real trait. You then feel and see within yourself through your inner vision. Following are some of the personality traits associated with the colour you adopt as your own.
Your favourite colour & associated personality traits.

RED
It shows that you are very social, assertive & energetic. But at the same time, you are also moody and impulsive. You feel deep sympathy for fellow human beings and are easily swayed. You are an optimist, but you are also a complainer and do not desist from voicing your complaints or discomforts.


ORANGE
You are good natured, enjoy being with others and are swayed by outside opinions. You do good work, have strong loyalties, and are very good at heart.


YELLOW
You are very imaginative and have a strong urge to help the world. You are inclined to speak of lofty ideas without applying them in practical. Secretly, you are shy, wish to be respected, crave admiration for your wisdom and are a mental loner. You are a safe friend in whom people can confide their secrets and problems .


GREEN
You are a good citizen and a pillar of the community and are sensitive to social customs and etiquette. You are frank, moral and reputable. You make yourself a splendid teacher and feel deep affection for your family.


BLUE
You are deliberate and introspective. You have conservative convictions and retreat to gentler surroundings in times of stress, but are sensitive to the feelings of others. You keep a tight rein on your passions and enthusiasms, are a loyal friend and lead a sober life. You nourish big dreams but do not act on them. Stupidity in others annoys you, as does superior intelligence.


PURPLE
You have a good mind, a ready wit and an ability to observe things that go unnoticed by others. You get angry easily. You display fine-arts creativity and appreciate the subtle but recognise the magnificent.


BROWN
You perform your duties very well, are clever with money matters, stubborn in your habits and convictions. You are dependable and steady, dislike impulsiveness and can bargain very well.


GREY
You are cautious, try to strike a compromise in most situations. You encounter and seek composure and peace. You try very hard to fit yourself into a mould of your own design.


BLACK
You are above average, worldly, conventional, proper, polite and regal. Black is a colour that means one thing (depression) to the clinical psychiatrist and quite another (dignity) to you.

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