How Wall Street Chaos Killed Innovation Courage Last Week


Good Morning Pioneers,
For 30 years we've measured the mindset of business leaders as they prepared to innovate in Eureka! Inventing or Innovation Engineering CREATE sessions.

4 Key Innovation Thoughts from Dr. Deming


When I came to Eureka! Ranch over 12 years ago with my 2 years in government and my liberal arts degree in Communications (from DePauw University - go Tigers!) I had never heard of Dr. W. Edwards Deming - honestly, I'd taken only one class in the Science and Math building so it wasn't surprising.  But, as an innovator it is important to understand who Dr. Deming was and what he means to quality and innovation not only in the United States, but across the globe. He was a visionary, whose tireless quest for the "truth" and unwavering belief in "continual improvement" led to a set of transformational theories and teachings that changed the way we think about quality, management and leadership.

4 Thing You Should Do Today to Prioritize Innovation


I have found over the years that often when leading innovation, it is about choices. The big choice to do "any innovation at all" could almost be considered the easy one. Innovation is shown to make a meaningful impact to a company's bottom line, their return, and to employee wallets and morale. Doing the new thing isn't necessarily hard it's making the decision to NOT do other things that are hard.

The Edge of Uncertainty


Good Morning Innovation Pioneers,
This summer I've been deep into writing my 6th book.  This one is focused on Innovation Engineering.   Taking inspiration from Hemingway I write each morning.   In the afternoon and evening I do something not connected with the book to give my mind time to process my thinking.

Doug Hall

The Driving Eureka! Newsletter is a compilation of case studies, new techniques, thought provoking insights, an occasional rant, and excerpts from my books 



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