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We've been there. We get it. Done. 

Innovation

I've Been There.      

  •     > setting business strategy
  •     > planning & launching innovation efforts
  •     > creating a culture/environment/ecosystem
  •     > creating a learning & development strategy
  •     > innovating
  •     > training in creativity and innovation techniques
  •     > assessing thinking styles
  •     > connecting innovation to diversity efforts
  •     > facilitating innovation sessions
SOLVING REAL WORLD PROBLEMS

Have a goal to achieve, challenge to overcome, or problem solve?
Let's use innovation methods to do it. Today's goals, challenges, and problems take more than traditional problem solving to get results, fast, and with limited resources.

We'll identify the key questions to be answered,
leverage your organization's diversity of thought to create novel ideas,
usher those ideas through an evaluation process to identify the best ideas, and conclude with focused action plans ready for execution.

After this experience, you'll have not only your action plans but an understanding of key innovation methods and tools that you can utilize for future problem solving efforts.




REALIZING AN INNOVATION CULTURE
Using your OD model (or one I can recommend), we'll craft a change plan with short term and long term actions to move the lever.



PLANNING AND LAUNCHING INNOVATION EFFORTS

If any of the following describe your need, let's get started.

We need to pump up the "innovation volume" here!
Our innovators seem a bit stale and blocked.
Any new angles we can use to see things differently?
How can we leverage our massive intellectual capital?
We're re-organizing our efforts.
How do we set up our teams for success?
 


VIRTUAL TRAINING

Innovating to Reduce Costs and Increase Profits

Four 90-minute virtual workshop sessions that result in:
- a cost savings question bank to focus idea generation
- right and left brain techniques to stimulate ideas
- right and left brain methods to evaluate the idea set
- a holistic action planning approach

Problem Solving Using Innovation
Four 90-minute virtual workshop sessions that results in how to...
- develop question banks to solve problems
- create ideas through individual as well as group ideation techniques
- evaluate the idea set using 2x2 matrices and avoiding idea killers
- build action plans that include the often missed aspects that kill great ideas


CLASSROOM TRAINING

Increase Management Effectiveness By Understanding Thinking Styles
A 60-90 minute session that takes participants through an interactive exercise where they discover their individual thinking style and how their thinking style can be used to improve their own performance as well as how teams can improve their performance. This session can be performed as a standalone session or as part of a larger event such as a meeting, team building event, or conference.

Increase Team Effectiveness By Utilizing Thinking Styles
A 60-minute session that takes participants through an interactive exercise where they discover their individual thinking style how to form whole-brained teams for more powerful problem solving, collaboration, and innovation. This session can be performed as a standalone session or as part of a larger event such as a meeting, team building event, or conference.


Leading Innovation
Two 3-hour sessions for leaders on their role in enabling innovation.

 

 

Published Articles on Innovation

Innovation: Nature and Nurture


The Leadership Conundrum
Listen to a 1-minute overview of The Leadership Conundrum 
Read the unabridged article


Read about QUESTIONATING


Hear Corinne speak about the role of Learning Professionals in Driving Innovation at the Learning Leaders Breakfast Meeting

 
Download a COMPLIMENTARY TRIZ Question Bank to improve your problem solving by using innovation methods

 
Latest venture -- Inspirational Art for Innovation.
This abstract painting was painted by Corinne and used to inspire ideation at a recent innovation event she facilitated. It represents the client's problem space with a great deal of symbolism and now hang's in the client's innovation room.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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