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It is the Year of Innovation at the University of Wisconsin and I’m honored and excited to help my alma mater kick off the year at their Innovation U launch event. Hear from Chancellor David Ward first and then I’ll … Continue reading
How to Communicate to Innovate: Networking to Individuals, Presenting to Groups, and Online to the World
Here is a new workshop zeroing in on what is important to managers, leaders, and change agents: Saving time, being clear & memorable, gaining buy-in, and reducing chance of failure by communicating for innovation. How to Communicate to Innovate: Networking … Continue reading
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 here. I did this … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
Have you ever been to a bad networking session? Maybe there was no structure, it was a free-for-all at the beginning of a conference. Maybe it was a disguised as a happy hour at a bar. Maybe you didn’t get the … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
The Three C’s of Collaboration, Creativity, and Communication can help you to develop new innovations that can contribute to doing meaningful new things, improving processes for problem-solving, and having greater success in your work. You will meet new people and … Continue reading
Interactive Workshop Description: Tools & Techniques for Facilitating Groups — Activities, Discussions, & More
Tools & Techniques for Facilitating Group Discussion & Activities This session will introduce tools and techniques for facilitating group discussion and activities. Participants will engage in different types of facilitation and discussion and identify the challenges that they expect to … Continue reading