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September 2018 Innovation Exploration Thinking Adventure
Mental Border-Crossing eVISA

The questions in this eVISA are the first step in your pre-work for our upcoming Thinking Adventure. Please answer each question as fully as possible (more is better than less) – we will use them to customize the design of the event to fit the team. Your thoughts and ideas will be integrated and summarized (anonymously) with those of the other members of the team and will significantly accelerate the flow of the work..

Name:

Organization:

Work Telephone:

E-Mail:

Snail Mail Address:






1. The FOCUS ("The Mess" or "problem") for our Thinking Adventure as I see it is: (A "MESS" is a collection of inter-related issues, problems, obstacles, challenges, history, and unknowns)

2. Some critical ISSUES we face with the Mess (2-3 items): [An "issue" is something beyond your ability to influence or change, but which strongly impacts an undertaking in which you are engaged].

3. Some pressing CHALLENGES associated with the Mess (2-3 items): [A "Challenge" is a difficulty that you are facing but is somewhat within your ability to influence or change] :

4. Some UNKNOWNS associated with the Mess that we should explore are (2-3 items):

5. Some things that could be OBSTACLES to innovation in our organization are (2-3 items):

6. Some INNOVATIVE things we might try with the Mess are (2-3 items):

7. Some innovative thinking SKILLS I would like to develop are (2-3 items):

8. Some knowledge I have about innovation in OTHER organizations (2-3 items):

9. Some ideas that might ACCELERATE innovation in our organization (3 max!):

10. Some SPECIFIC RESULTS I hope we achieve with this Thinking Adventure (2-3 items):

11. If you know your Temperament, please indicate it below. If you do not know your Temperament, please click on the link below to go to the Keirsey website to complete the Keirsey Temperament inventory before entering your Temperament.

Keirsey Temperament website

Temperament

Idealist

Rational

Guardian

Artisan



PRINT OUT A COPY OF YOUR VISA BEFORE TRANSMITTING.
BRING IT WITH YOU ON THE THINKING ADVENTUTRE.

Should you have any questions or difficulties, please call the School for Innovators, Fredericksburg, Texas at (830) 456-4963 or send an e-mail to: HQ@thinking-expedition.com