About Darin Eich

Darin Eich is the author of Innovation Step-by-Step and Root Down & Branch Out: Best Practices for Leadership Development Programs and has a Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin. Darin is also the president and co-founder of InnovationLearning.org and BrainReactions. Darin gives keynote speeches, offers innovative workshops and online programs, and can help your institution facilitate, create, and develop innovation & leadership development experiences. Email darin@darineich.com to get in touch.

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. … Continue reading

Visualizing, Storyboarding, Whiteboarding, & Showing how Great Ideas Happen

This is a great example of an emerging way to explain something by visualizing it on a whiteboard. Taking notes like this is so much more engaging for the brain to remember and connect with what was spoken or read. … Continue reading

Dissertation PDF Now Available – Grounded Theory of High Quality Leadership Programs: Perspectives from Student Leadership Development Programs in Higher Education

Educators, researchers, and leadership professionals have been contacting me about how to purchase a copy of my leadership development programs dissertation. Typically the way to do this has been to purchase the pdf from ProQuest for $42. You can now … Continue reading