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Blue Sky Thinking
When Incremental Improvements are Not Enough

Some organizations are afraid of disruptive innovation. It spooks them. And understandably so.

Disruptive innovation can be extremely challenging — replete with the unknown, the unknowable, and seemingly endless meetings no one has the time to attend.

Innovation, in these organizations, takes place on the incremental side of the equation — tweaks, cost cutting, and process improvements.

That's all well and good.

But there are other organizations who know their future depends on a purposeful effort to challenge the status quo and generate breakthrough ideas — ideas for new products, new services, and new ways of doing business.

If this describes your organization, then Blue Sky Thinking is for you.

This highly energizing, interactive, two-hour keynote not only gets the creative juices flowing, but provides senior leadership with an extraordinary variety of newly generated business-growth ideas they can evaluate, post-session.

Includes:

  • Pre-session "innovation opportunities" poll
  • Teaching and practice of the Blue Sky Thinking technique
  • Small group brainstorming
  • 16-page Blue Sky Thinking guidebook
  • Sorting of newly generated ideas into TBD categories


    "What a wonderful Innovation event Idea Champions put together for us! Talk about out of the box thinking, it was out of this world!
Eric Birnbaum, Sr. Packaging Engineer, Kraft Foods
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