All innovation starts with great ideas. Some are discovered by accident, such as penicillin, but most are created through a deliberate innovation process whether a new business model or new inventions.

These simple ideas and ways of thinking will turn your whole staff into problem solvers making each employee a more valuable asset.

Brainstreaming takes no time from employees jobs, but instead is a new problem-solving system that will greatly improve your bottom line and employee morale.

This is a high energy interactive presentation with some fun and exercises.

How to Think Like an Inventor to Generate Breakthrough Ideas

Attendees learn:

  • How to jumpstart your creativity at work
  • Brainstorming techniques to generate solutions to your most pressing problems
  • Where to look outside of your industry for new ideas
  • How to find the time for creativity at work and why it’s worth it
  • How to inspire ALL of your employees to be more creative
Surviving Disruption

All organizations face it at some point…disruption. You may think you’re safe, but when you don’t look into the future and see what’s coming, and when you don’t constantly innovate, you risk the chance of being blind-sided by your competition, the economy, technology, the weather, government regulations, or customer tastes.

Inventor and innovator Julie Austin’s speech based her book “Surviving Disruption”, is 12 unique, innovative strategies you can use for marketing and branding to distinguish yourself and stay ahead of the curve.

12 Unique Innovation Strategies To Create Your Ultimate Competitive Advantage

Attendees learn:

  • Most important things you will need to compete in today’s hyper-competitive world
  • How to leverage and monetize your assets through innovation
  • How to work with your competition for a win-win
  • How to infuse innovation into your company’s culture
If They Care About Your Story, They’ll Care About Your Brand

People are bombarded with messages all day long. But studies have shown that the ones they remember are the ones that have a good story behind them. In fact, people are 20 times more likely to remember your company or product if it has a good story. The trick is to find what’s compelling about your company or product, and weave the features and benefits into the narrative.

As the gatekeeper for an international Academy Award winning production company, Julie dishes the insider secrets on how to construct a great story. She’s worked in the development of over 1,000 scripts and heard numerous pitches requesting funding from $50,000 to 5 million dollars.

How to Use Storytelling to Brand Your Business

Attendees learn:

  • How to get people to fall in love with your brand
  • Why people need heroes and where you can find them
  • How to get people to think of your product first