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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Custom Program Development

Do you need a specific program for a specific purpose? Is there a challenge your organization is working on or specific skills you need to develop? Do you need a facilitator who can lead you through strategic thinking activities collaboratively? See a Showcase program example and contact Darin about his program development and assessment help!

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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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Connect

Follow on social media for tips. Email darin@darineich.com about bringing our innovative facilitation, speaking, workshops, or programs to your organization or conference.

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UniversityWebinars.org

Visit UniversityWebinars.org as a source for the best videos from higher education institutions as well as live events.

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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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HighSchoolInnovation.com

Visit our new site, High School Innovation, to learn about what makes innovative high schools work!

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Do you Forecast like Punxsutawney Phil?

Have you seen the Bill Murray movie Groundhog Day? You should, it is hilarious. Do you know the story of Punxsutawney Phil? Phil is a groundhog. According to the tale, if a groundhog comes out from its burrow on Groundhog Day and doesn’t see it’s shadow, then spring will come early. If the groundhog sees…

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Use the Repeat Button Wisely in Life and Work

When I listen to music I love the repeat button. I especially love the “repeat 1” button. I love to hear the same song over and over again. It drives most people crazy. After a while, admittedly about 5 times, it even starts to drive me crazy. I want something new. I need something new.…

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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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The morning coffee time challenge: How to turn problems into data and innovate solutions

An IBM executive gave advice to graduates. He said to develop the skill of figuring out how to do something with data. This can be finding it, gathering it, organizing it, generating it, analyzing it, interpreting it, making meaning of it, communicating it, and innovating from it. I bet he means quantitative data (numbers). I…

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Technology Innovation Literacy

This sixth grader, Thomas Suarez, gave a TED Talk. For me that alone stands out. How many 6th graders do you see doing TED Talks? He develops IPhone apps. His most popular one is called “Bustin Jieber.” He created it because a lot of his classmates disliked Justin Bieber. He knows how to develop ideas…

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Creativity, Innovation, and Leadership Articles on Social Media

Be sure to connect with me on Facebook and Twitter where I share excellent innovation and creativity articles and videos. I’m always reading articles from great sources like FastCompany and Harvard Business Review. I’m also scouring YouTube and TedTalks for engaging videos on topics of innovation, creativity, and leadership. When I find an article or…

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