Author Archives: Braden Kelley

About Braden Kelley

Braden Kelley is a Human-Centered Design, 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 Linkedin, Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram.

What is the best way to create successful change? – EPISODE FOUR – Ask the Consultant

Live from the Innovation Studio comes EPISODE FOUR of a new ‘Ask the Consultant’ series of short form videos. EPISODE FOUR tackles a question I’m asked so frequently that I wrote a book to answer it: “What is the best … Continue reading

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New Tool for Leveraging the Eight Change Mindsets

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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50 Cognitive Biases Reference – Free Download

I came across this cognitive biases infographic from TitleMax and it has a lot of great information in it, but… The problem with long, information-rich infographics like this is that they’re hard to consume on the screen in their entirety, … Continue reading

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What is digital transformation? – EPISODE THREE – Ask the Consultant

Live from the Innovation Studio comes EPISODE THREE of a new ‘Ask the Consultant’ series of short form videos. EPISODE THREE aims to answer a question that many people struggle to answer or accurately discuss: “What is digital transformation?” Digital … Continue reading

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Accelerating Complexity vs. Accelerating Change

Does the quickening pace of change or the accelerating pace of complexity pose a greater threat for humans and organizations? Change can be incredibly disruptive to both humans and organizations. So much so that I decided to create a more … Continue reading

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A Conversation with PepsiCo’s Chief Design Officer – Mauro Porcini

Recently I sat down with Mauro Porcini, PepsiCo’s first-ever Chief Design Officer for an Innovation Leader conversation across different topics and themes, from culture to design, from people to innovation, from strategy to failure, starting with these six questions: Why … Continue reading

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Friday Funny – Unexpected Blackberry and Apple Problems

Thanks to Bettina von Stamm for bringing this comedic gem to my attention: It does a great job of highlighting how technology companies come along and completely change parts of our common language. For my non-European friends, Orange is a … Continue reading

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How can I create continuous innovation in my organization? – EPISODE TWO – Ask the Consultant

Live from the Innovation Studio comes EPISODE TWO of a new ‘Ask the Consultant’ series of short form videos. EPISODE TWO tackles the second most commonly asked question of me: “How can I create continuous innovation in my organization?” Hint: … Continue reading

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Using Intuition to Drive Innovation Success

Americans are in love with data, big data, analytics, artificial intelligence and machine learning. … and the rest of the world is catching the same disease. Data is important, don’t get me wrong, but it is only one side of … Continue reading

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What is innovation? – EPISODE ONE – Ask the Consultant

Live from the Innovation Studio comes EPISODE ONE of a new ‘Ask the Consultant’ series of short form videos. EPISODE ONE tackles the question people ask me more than any other: “What is innovation?” If you’d like to see additional … Continue reading

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