Large Scale Program Design & Consulting

Do you want to build an innovation, social entrepreneurship, leadership or educational program that can impact hundreds of thousands? Are you a foundation or working with one? We can help you to design a significant program and move it into action with our program consulting. Watch the video to see more about the Lead2Feed collaboration with USA…

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Facilitation Program

Help groups to learn, develop, engage, and take action with our Facilitation Teaching Program.

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Create Your Path

Visit InnovateYourself.com for our program to help you reflect, strategize, and innovate your own professional life!

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Innovation Leadership Program

Visit ProgramInnovation.com to help your institution learn and do innovation.

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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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1:1 Professional Development Program

This is a unique professional development experience: a hybrid of individual face-to-face coaching with facilitation, and a step-by-step activity-filled online video program. It is a 1:1 blended program that helps you do much more with much less, and it is tailored to what you need to take it to the next level in your career…

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The Innovation Learner Daily E-Newspaper

Visit our daily innovation e-newspaper to see the most current expert articles about innovation.

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Important “4Cs” insights from survey of 2,115 managers

The American Management Association (AMA) surveyed 2,115 managers about the most important skills needed in our organizations. It is not the 3Cs but now a different set of 4Cs: Critical thinking/problem solving, Communication, Collaboration, and Creativity/innovation skills. Why are these 4Cs skills the critical skills? According to the survey of 2,115 managers, 91% rated the pace…

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Innovating on the Wall: Activities for Reflection and Strategy

When you post your innovation activities on the wall and keep them there, you not only have more room to work and collaborate but you are visually reminded of what you are working on. Here is my wall. This innovation journey program I’ve developed guides participants through a number of deep reflection and life assessment…

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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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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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Out-innovate, outeducate, and outbuild: Obama’s call for a focus on education & innovation

“We need to out-innovate, outeducate and outbuild the rest of the world.” This was President Obama’s memorable quote from the 2011 State of the Union Address that summed up what we need to do as a country. Innovation is critical. It is at the center of the radar. But first, we need to teach people…

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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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