Who is Braden Kelley?
I am an innovation speaker, trainer, marketing strategist, and recognized thought leader.
And also co-founded the world's most popular innovation web site:
"I help organizations use social media and other tools to attract and engage customers, partners, and employees to help the organization achieve its goals.
If you're looking to create a culture of innovation, tackle some of your innovation barriers, train your employees to be more innovative, or build a more profitable, more social business -- let's talk."
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Category Archives: American Express OPEN Forum
For my last article for the American Express OPEN Forum I thought I would go out with a bang and attack a controversial topic, something that people are starting to believe as an empirical truth. Something that I don’t believe … Continue reading
Scott Painter, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of TrueCar, made a great comment at an innovation event put on by The Economist about how all ideas have a ‘fatal flaw’. But like all great insights, on the surface the audience … Continue reading
Many of you out there are entrepreneurs, running small businesses (or big ones), struggling to make your business successful. But when did you first know that you were destined to be an entrepreneur? And what challenges or ridicule have you … Continue reading
I had the honor of keynoting last year at the Imaginatik Innovation Leaders Forum at the New York Stock Exchange in New York City. But, I also had the privilege of hearing great innovation leaders speak from a diverse set … Continue reading
I had the honor of keynoting at the Imaginatik Innovation Leaders Forum last year at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City. But, I also had the privilege of hearing great innovation leaders speak from a diverse … Continue reading
If the innovation war is just beginning, then you need to make sure you’re fighting it outside your organization — not inside. The old way of succeeding in business was to hire the most clever, educated, experienced and motivated people … Continue reading
Is the era of innovation over? Or is the war for innovation just beginning? I came across an article in one of Canada’s main newspapers — The Globe and Mail — by Barrie McKenna titled ominously, ‘Has Innovation Hit a … Continue reading
Have you ever wondered why with all of the people trying to innovate, more innovation isn’t created? I’ll give you a hint… Often, something gets lost in the translation between what people think their customers want and what their real … Continue reading
Ideas are easy; innovation is hard. Ideas are exciting, but innovation is scary because it is all about change. The changes required by minor innovations are easier for customers and organizations to absorb. But the large changes generated by major … Continue reading