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The ABCs of Innovation

Outline

  • Innovation – What is it?
  • Types of innovation
  • Bill Ford on Innovation
  • What is Creativity?
  • Portrait of a Creative Person
  • Six Tips To Help You Enhance Your Creativity
  • … and another one: Find what you love to do
  • A Suggested Innovation Framework
  • Case Study: 3M – How do they manage innovation?
  • 3M Innovation Strategy and Leadership

 

Frank Voehl

Frank Voehl is the President and CEO of Strategy Associates and an Author and Series Editor of more than forty books covering the subjects of quality, innovation, change and business-cycle management. He is a former Chief Operating Officer and founding General Manager of FPL's Qualtec Quality Services, a Grand Master Black Belt in Lean Six Sigma, and a counselor/advisor to business and industry since 1985, both in the public and private sector. His academic background is in industrial engineering, math, philosophy, and law. He received his undergraduate degree from St. John's University, and did some graduate and theological studies. He is currently enrolled in the FSU/JMI Entrepreneurial Development Studies Program, and is a Senior Mentor with Take Stock in Children.