Darin Eich, Ph.D.

Darin is the author of Innovation Step-by-Step: How to Create & Develop Ideas for your Challenge & Root Down & Branch Out: Best Practices for Leadership Development Programs. He is a global innovation training creativity speaker & the founder of Innovation Learning. Darin designs innovation and leadership programs that have been used by over 1 million people that have been featured in USA…

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Speeches

Darin has given engaging and interactive keynote speeches for over 100 conferences, universities & organizations. You can connect with Darin about keynoting, kicking-off, or closing your big conference or event.

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Workshops & Webinars

See some of the leadership, innovation, communication, collaboration, and educational interactive workshops we can do.

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Speech on Developing and Communicating Innovative Ideas

I had been blogging about the process of creating a visual keynote speech. I recorded a final prototype version of a speech on “developing and communicating innovative ideas” from my home studio and posted the video. I did this speech live for a group of 300…plus an overflow room for the live stream of the…

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How to create a visual keynote speech

I’m doing a pecha kucha keynote speech for an event called Showcase at the University of Wisconsin. This is my story of how I’m developing it. A pecha kucha is a structured framework for a presentation. It consists of 20 visual slides that advance after 20 seconds. It is only a 6:40 long speech! Some…

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Advice for Conference Speakers on their Presentations

This advice holds true for both the speaker and the conference organizer advising the speakers on their presentations. A killer presentation is like a killer product. It takes some time to develop and involves many prototypes and iterations. If the presenter is giving their speech or facilitating their program for the first time, it will…

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Communicate like a Yoga Instructor

Do you ever find yourself needing to communicate an important new idea or concept so that it is understood quickly? Yoga instructors are the best at communicating complex ideas. They use all of the tools in the toolbox. You have to get it. If not, you might get hurt. Yoga instructors try to communicate a…

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How to Encourage Creative Thinking: Developing experiential training activities to teach the innovator’s DNA

My favorite innovation articles are those that focus on which capacities we need to cultivate to become better innovators personally. Innovation processes and systems are excellent but learning how to develop our own innovation skills is truly compelling because it is personal. Plus, much of the innovation chatter in organizations now is shifting from adopting…

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