Author Archives: Braden Kelley

About Braden Kelley

Braden Kelley is a Design Thinking, Innovation and Transformation consultant, a popular innovation speaker, workshop leader, and creator of The Change Planning Toolkit™. He is the author of Stoking Your Innovation Bonfire from John Wiley & Sons and Charting Change from Palgrave Macmillan. Braden has been advising companies since 1996, while living and working in England, Germany, and the United States. Braden is a US Navy veteran and earned his MBA from top-rated London Business School. Follow him on Twitter and Linkedin.

Innovation or Not – Amazon Echo Frames

Amazon announced yesterday that they were making their Amazon Echo Frames available to the general public. Amazon previously announced Echo Frames over a year ago. But, after extensive testing with a limited group of users over this past year, Amazon … Continue reading

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How to Successfully Lead a Reorganization

An Exclusive Interview with Stephen Heidari-Robinson and Suzanne Heywood I had the opportunity recently to interview fellow authors Stephen Heidari-Robinson and Suzanne Heywood, former leaders in McKinsey’s Organization Practice, about ReOrg: How to Get It Right, a practical guide for … Continue reading

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The Surprising Power of Business Experiments

Interview with Stefan H. Thomke I had the opportunity recently to interview fellow author Stefan H. Thomke, the William Barclay Harding Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School to talk with him about his new book Experimentation Works: The … Continue reading

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Announcing the Change Planning Toolkit™ v9

Despite already investing more than one million dollars in the new intellectual property included in the Change Planning Toolkit™, I will continue to take your feedback and invest in creating new tools that make the toolkit even more valuable for … Continue reading

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Innovation or Not – Amazon One

I came across another payments-related invention that Amazon is releasing into the wild. Yes, it is based around biometrics, but before you start getting all freaked out, it doesn’t use an implanted RFID chip or even facial recognition. No, Amazon … Continue reading

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Innovation or Not – Amazon Alexa Pay for Gas

You can now use the Alexa app on your phone or Alexa-enabled device in your car for an easy way to pay for gas at Exxon and Mobil stations nationwide. Here’s how it works in a nutshell: Drive your vehicle … Continue reading

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How to Make Creativity an Everyday Habit Inside Your Organization

An Exclusive Interview with Scott D. Anthony I had the opportunity recently to interview fellow author Scott D. Anthony of consulting firm Innosight to talk with him about his new book Eat, Sleep, Innovate: How to Make Creativity an Everyday … Continue reading

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Virtual Keynotes and Virtual Workshops Now Available

The coronavirus (COVID-19) has inflicted untold pain and disruption on individuals, families, businesses and economies all around the world. But, now that we all are obtaining a clearer understanding of what it means to live and work amongst the reality … Continue reading

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Companies Need to Double Down on Dual-Factor Authentication

Unfortunately there will always be bad actors in this world, people who don’t restrain themselves from trying to steal from others or to harm them. Because of this we need to accept the fact that hacking is here to stay … Continue reading

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Re-imagining Drive Thru Restaurants – Innovation or Not

Coronavirus (COVID-19) has changed our world with the subtlety of a sledgehammer and now billions of people around the world are under ‘stay at home’ orders. In many communities restaurants and bars are closed or only allowed to deliver meals … Continue reading

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