Innovation: Are you a Pioneer, Settler or Planner?

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When it comes to innovation, are you a Pioneer – Settler – Planner?

A healthy organisation needs all three types of people. For them to work well together, they all need to buy into a clear Mission – Vision – Culture.

Redesigning your organisation utilising Pioneer, Settler and Planner in your teams is an effective way to address uncertainty and change.

Every new change or innovation requires a feasibility study, risk analysis and governance criteria. This innovation/improvement focusses on Settlers ‘building on’ from Pioneers, and Planners from Settlers. It is a pull system rather than a push system

Learn more about Pioneer, Settler and Planner.

Bill Miliotis

Organisational Architect and Change Leader.

Working across multiple sectors, Bill facilitates the creation and implementation of lasting development, growth and outcomes.

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