The secret to innovation is …. that there is no secret! There are a few things to consider but these are definitely not secret.
Also, please do not believe that Innovation is the preserve of a select few, the Innovation Gurus that have sprung up everywhere. As the great Charles Handy once said ‘guru is just an American word for charlatan’. Once you have worked out what works for you, simply practise and repeat. There are however a couple of things to remember.