Tag Archives: Innovation

What innovation hasn’t changed something?

Can you think of a single innovation that didn’t change something? I didn’t think so. Innovation is change, or at least, innovation requires change. In my role as an innovation keynote speaker and workshop facilitator, I recently led a German-based … Continue reading




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Google’s Insights into Successful Teams and Managers

A little over five years ago I created an evolution of a Gary Hamel framework from The Future of Management that I titled The Innovator’s Framework and included in my popular first book Stoking Your Innovation Bonfire. Recently Google recently … Continue reading




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Architecting the Organization for Change

In my last article and the first free download from the Change Planning Toolkit™ on The Five Keys to Successful Change™ we looked at the five different disciplines that must come together to make any organizational change effort (or even … Continue reading




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Innovation is Human

In many ways organizations are like humans, and others have described organizations and organizational change in biological terms before. But this biological context applies to innovation as well, and I’d like to put it forward quickly in simple terms. As … Continue reading




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Most Companies Fail at Innovation Because…

Most companies fail at innovation because they fail at change. There you go, there is the entire article in a single sentence. Please click the like button or leave a comment on your way out, and I’ll turn out the … Continue reading




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Innovation Keynote and Change Planning Workshop Special

To kickoff January with a bang I thought I would make a special offer to companies and event organizers who would like to get an excellent innovation keynote for their company or event attendees AND get a jump on your … Continue reading




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Now Available in Swedish – Nine Innovation Roles Cards

I am proud to announce the Swedish language design of my Nine Innovation Roles card deck, made possible by the translation efforts of Aseem Svedberg from Sweden. Swedish speakers can read more about the Nine Innovation Roles in Swedish thanks … Continue reading




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Now Available in Spanish – Nine Innovation Roles Cards

I am proud to announce the Spanish language design of my Nine Innovation Roles card deck, made possible by the translation efforts of Vanessa López De la O from Mexico. Spanish speakers can read more about the Nine Innovation Roles … Continue reading




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Innovation Quote of the Day – August 9, 2012

“Creativity is an input to innovation and change is the output from innovation.” – Braden Kelley




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Innovation Quote of the Day – August 7, 2012

“Anything is possible, but not always probable. Innovators increase the probability of the impossible.” – Braden Kelley




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