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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Tag Archives: Insights
Okay, I admit it, I came across the History Channel’s series Ancient Aliens recently and I’m intrigued, mostly because it is fascinating (and frightening) to me how long it takes to develop true knowledge and insight, but how quickly it … Continue reading
“The real challenge, therefore, is to turn innovation from a buzzword into a systemic and widely distributed capability. It has to be woven into the everyday fabric of the company just like any other organizational capability, such as quality, or … Continue reading
I had the opportunity to attend the Front End of Innovation a couple of years ago in Boston and of the three days of sessions, I have to say that unlike most people, my favorite session was that of Dr. … Continue reading
“Visionary people are visionary partly because of the very great many things they don’t see.” – Berkeley Rice “To innovate for the future present, you must maintain the flexibility to tweak branding and messaging (and even the product or service … Continue reading
‘Who should be responsible (if anyone) for trend-spotting and putting emerging behaviors and needs into context for a business?’ I believe this question should really be broken up because there are three VERY different (and incredibly important) pursuits intermingled here: … Continue reading
I had the opportunity to meet and chat with local ethnographic researcher Cynthia DuVal about the role of ethnographic research in the innovation process, and she shared an insight that I thought I would share with the rest of you. … Continue reading
“The intellect has little to do on the road to discovery. There comes a leap in consciousness, call it intuition or what you will, and the solution comes to you, and you don’t know how or why.” – Albert Einstein … Continue reading
“Innovation transforms the useful seeds of invention into solutions valued above every existing alternative – and of course widely adopted.” – Braden Kelley “Innovation is fostered by information gathered from new connections; from insights gained by journeys into other disciplines … 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