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.

Developing employees to share in a culture of innovation: Insights from leadership program research

Authored By Darin J. Eich, Ph.D. We hear from many organizations that they desire a positive culture of innovation within their organizations that relies on the collaboration, contribution, and shared leadership of all employees. At BrainReactions, we have created a … Continue reading

Insights and themes about Fortune 500 company innovation from the 2008 Open Innovation Conference

Authored by Darin Eich, Ph.D., President of BrainReactions I attended this conference as a media partner from BrainReactions and OpenInnovators.net and set out to identify some overarching themes about the current state of open innovation for large organizations. “Advance innovative … Continue reading

100 Tips for Improving Your Creativity: Top ideas from 15 different brainstormers

Authored by Dr. Darin Eich, Ph.D., President of BrainReactions LLC A BrainReactions.net brainstorm launched by UKJohn (John Tunney) on “100 Tips For Improving Your Creativity” achieved its stated goal. It generated 100 ideas from 26 different brainstormers. The description of … Continue reading

A simple system for starting innovation: How to make the front end of innovation less fuzzy & more practical

Authored by Darin Eich, Ph.D., President of BrainReactions LLC http://brainreactions.com Innovation is creativity with a purpose. It is not only creating new ideas but doing so with a specific intention in mind and with plans to actually launch the developed … 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