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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In the wake of my hugely popular article on Innovation Excellence I’ve decided to make it available as a PDF. Download the Eight I’s of Infinite Innovation PDF now Some authors talk about successful innovation being the sum of idea … Continue reading
A few years ago I looked around the corporate and consulting landscapes and I noticed that there was a talent gap in both places. There are many occasions when consulting firms look to their bench and don’t have the talent … Continue reading
“It’s not that it isn’t happening; we see innovation all around us. But it strikes me that actual innovations are not as widely or evenly distributed as innovation initiatives are. It’s not that companies don’t want to innovate. It’s that … Continue reading
“Every bursted bubble has a glory! Each abysmal failure makes a point! Every glowing path that goes astray, shows you how to find a better way. So every time you stumble never grumble. Next time you’ll bumble even less! For … Continue reading
“If it is a good idea… go ahead and do it. It is much easier to apologize than it is to get permission.” – Admiral Grace Murray Hopper “If people in your organization don’t talk about innovation in a consistent … Continue reading
“Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.” – Will Rogers “Invention is driven by ideas while innovation is driven by insights.” – Braden Kelley What are some of your favorite innovation … Continue reading
I saw the second picture in this article (of a dog washing machine in Japan) over my wife’s shoulder during a leisurely reading of the Sunday Seattle Times yesterday. I think it was in the Parade magazine, and as I … Continue reading
I had lunch in 2009 with the recently-retired president of a multi-billion dollar company and had a great conversation about innovation, leadership, and culture. The insights are still relevant and he enjoys his private life so I won’t be naming … Continue reading