Team needs inspiration? Consider leveraging an outside expert.

The QRCA (Qualitative Researcher Consultants Association) annual conference is a great place for people who are passionate about customer insights to connect.  I recently attended the 2018 conference in Scottsdale.  With the dramatic desert landscape as a backdrop, I was inspired in many ways– by the people I met, the ground-breaking things being done in …
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Post-it Takes Innovation to the ‘Extreme’

We’re all familiar with the sticky squares and those of us who often find ourselves running ideation sessions know that off-brand substitutes simply pale in comparison. Since being launched in 1980, Post-its have become an indispensable tool in office environments. The simple yellow square has proliferated into an entire section of any office supply store …
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Top 10 Innovation Infusions: Host an Ideation Lunch Break

Our Top Ten Innovation Infusions are fun and effective actions you can use along with your other innovation efforts. Most are quick and easy, some require a little more planning, but all of them are great ways to infuse innovation into your team, whether you are embarking on a larger innovation culture shift or are …
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