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[vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_video link="http://youtu.be/qFot8KxZiZc"][vc_column_text el_class="video-description"]Watch Jeff DeGraff in action as he runs a jumpstart and brainstorming session with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]...

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_video link="http://youtu.be/J0a41asroJE"][vc_column_text el_class="video-description"]Jeff DeGraff shares with you some tricks of the trade to help innovation happen in your organization. Master the art of SODOTO—See One, Do One, Teach One—the apprenticeship of future innovation leaders in your organization. Fail early, fail often, fail off Broadway....

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_video link="http://youtu.be/kqKd8lSN1Ac"][vc_column_text el_class="video-description"]Determine the successes and failures of new ideas by putting concrete values on their inputs and outcomes in known and unknown contexts. This will help you figure out which innovation processes are most and least effective for your organization and which innovation...

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_video link="http://youtu.be/WXGgiTAse-s"][vc_column_text el_class="video-description"]Capitalize on emerging opportunities and identify prospective sectors of growth as you learn about the two strategies of innovation: convergent and divergent innovation. Discover the key concepts of stagegating, portfolio management, and platform innovations. Learn how to measure the core competency of...

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_video link="http://youtu.be/DJJzeynKNb8"][vc_column_text el_class="video-description"]Evaluate your own organization’s potential to innovate and measure the value associated with the innovative processes run by your firm. Take the 15-minute Innovation Assessment and learn about other forms of evaluation—psychometric tests, sociometric tests, and financial benchmarking. These assessments can help...

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_video link="http://youtu.be/9q2gqBHgqro"][vc_column_text el_class="video-description"]Learn how to find and enroll the individuals inside and outside your immediate circle who will turn your idea into a reality: agents, advocates, associates, and sponsors. Discover the sequence of actions when it comes to bringing key stakeholders on board: communication,...

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_video link="http://youtu.be/Q-k_OtSBa1w"][vc_column_text el_class="video-description"]Master the strategies and processes that promote advanced creativity—from defamiliarization to syndetic thinking, from the approaches of Archimedes in his bathtub to Einstein riding his elevator of relativity. Then, learn how to decide what to pursue first now that you have all...

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_video link="http://youtu.be/4e5eFJQjwxw"][vc_column_text el_class="video-description"]It’s time to review, revise, and repeat. Evaluate your experiments and polish them as you choose the solutions that will ensure long-term growth. In order to make adjustments and get smarter from your multiple shots on goal, you need to deconstruct what...

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_video link="http://youtu.be/-hw9KHgRSo4"][vc_column_text el_class="video-description"]Accelerate the failure cycle as you run many experiments at once, discovering what works along the way. Master the four F’s of structured brainstorming—fluency, flexibility, freedom, and flow. Push yourself and push others. Synthesis is where true originality happens.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]...

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_video link="http://youtu.be/0tJEhrObYXo"][vc_column_text el_class="video-description"]Find the people around you who can fill in your blind spots and help you with things you don’t know now. Learn how to assemble the high-performing team that will lead you to growth. This means embracing people you may have nothing...