What are the characteristics of an innovative person?

Esade Entrepreneurship Institute

What distinguishes an innovative person from others? Esade innovation expert Lotta Hassi and Satu Rekonen of Aalto University reveal the key characteristics of innovative people.

The study demonstrates that positive adaptation to adversity, continuous reflection, mental resilience, and not being defeated by challenges are among the key characteristics of innovative people.

This infographic is based on research findings published in the International Journal of Innovation Management.

Characteristics of innovative people

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