Category Archives: Innovation

What is the Cost of a Failed Change Initiative or Innovation Project?

It seems like a simple question. One that you would expect to lead to some risk mitigation behavior, but it doesn’t. And when you consider that companies are spending an increasing amount of their budget on technology and working to … Continue reading

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8 Design Thinking Flaws and How to Fix Them

by Braden Kelley and Adam Radziszewski Design Thinking attempts to extract the mindset of a designer, an artist, a creator, or even a child into a series of steps that can be applied to any discipline (even business or politics) … Continue reading

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7 Steps to Building Stronger Sales Relationships with Human-Centric Problem Solving

by Braden Kelley and Adam Radziszewski Building strong sales relationships is all about trust and demonstrating how the product/solution will make the customer’s life better. But is traditional selling getting you where you want to go? If you’re looking to … Continue reading

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Latest Interview with Voltage Control’s Innovation Series

I recently had the opportunity to sit down with Douglas Ferguson of Voltage Control, to speak with him for their Innovation Series about my work as a popular keynote speaker, workshop facilitator, and thought leader on the topics of continuous … Continue reading

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CyberMonday Specials on Valuable Tools for Innovation and Change

You can now get a Lifetime Commercial License for the Change Planning Toolkit™! Thank you to everyone that has already: 1. Gotten the 10 Free Tools to sample the power the toolkit 2. Purchased my book Charting Change and gotten … Continue reading

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Interview with Launchstreet About How to Increase Organization Agility and Speed of Innovation

I was fortunate enough to join Tamara Kleinberg of GoToLaunchStreet, a TED speaker and entrepreneur recently for an interview for her Launchstreet podcast. From building and running multi-million dollar businesses, advising Fortune 500 companies like Disney, Procter and Gamble and … Continue reading

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Fix the Problem or Design it Out?

Let’s start with the problem. According to The Plastic Pollution Coalition (January 3, 2017) – “It’s National Drinking Straw Day! Each day, more than 500 million plastic straws are used and discarded in the U.S. alone. Plastic straws consistently make … Continue reading

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Challenging Orthodoxies – Flying High

With a new Top Gun movie coming out soon, I thought this might be an appropriate share. It used to be in the early days of military aviation that a pilot’s head only served as some level of protection during … Continue reading

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Cars Don’t Have to Be Beige and Boring – Nobe 100

Estonia is known for pushing the boundaries as it tries to establish itself as a haven for innovation, and out of Estonia comes the latest in a string of interesting electric car projects. This one is super sexy for those … Continue reading

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Delivering Pizza to the Homeless

Innovation can come from a number of different potential sources of inspiration and insight. The most typical source of course is understanding customer needs. This is the source for the whole design thinking movement, but there are still a number … Continue reading

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