Monthly Archives: March 2012

World’s Worst Logo?

Every time I see this logo I cringe. If there is one logo in the world that is definitely in desperate need of updating, it is the logo of Sherwin Williams. My stomach turns at the site of the earth … Continue reading

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Innovation or Invention? – Nokia’s Vibrating Tattoos

It was recently discovered that Nokia Corp. has filed for a tattoo that would send “a perceivable impulse” to your skin whenever someone pings you on your phone, ensuring you may never miss another phone call, text or email alert … Continue reading

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Innovation Insights for March 21, 2012

I am in the middle of putting together a substantial innovation training proposal for senior leaders at another Fortune 100 company. As part of the proposal I included a few phrases about my innovation philosophy and thought I would share … Continue reading

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Guest Innovation Blogger in the Language of Your Choice

Are you looking for a way to increase the innovation knowledge in your organization? Looking for a way to begin installing a common innovation language in your organization? Well then, why not have me (Braden Kelley) as a guest blogger … Continue reading

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Personal Innovation – Star Shining Example

I came across a queue reduction application for the iPhone and iPod Touch four years ago that was intriguing. At the time it looked like the application wasn’t quite finished or certified for use yet by Apple and Starbucks, but … Continue reading

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Personal Innovation – Shine Your Star

I had a nice conversation with a friend from London today that I haven’t spoken with in a while and we got onto the topic of careers. We started talking about my article on Personal Innovation and how in most … Continue reading

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Are you the 10th person who innovates?

“For every nine people who denounce innovation, only one will encourage it… For every nine people who do things the way they have always been done, only one will ever wonder if there is a better way. For every nine … Continue reading

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Rise and Fall of Innovation at Yahoo!

Can people really innovate when they have to tend to all of their day-to-day responsibilities? Unfortunately, people don’t get promoted for being innovative, they get promoted for getting stuff done, developing people, and meeting or exceeding goals or stretch targets. … Continue reading

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Innovation Comes in Many Forms

Innovation comes in all different forms, and there is more than one way to boost profits in organizations. Layoffs are not the only way to improve the bottom line when times get tough. Often asking the right questions can uncover … Continue reading

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Innovate Thyself (aka Personal Innovation)

Many people have written previously about how difficult it is to innovate within an established organization. Trying to transform oneself can be just as incredibly difficult. I wouldn’t call it a re-invention, per se, because of the distinction I draw … Continue reading

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