“I’m embarrassed, I’m angry, I’m frustrated”


The senior leader confessed, “I’m embarrassed, I’m angry, I’m frustrated”  He was reflecting on what he had each learned over the first two days of a recent Innovation Engineering Accelerator session.  An IE Accelerator combines industrial strength brainstorming with very, very, very fast cycles of Plan, Do, Study, Act discovery.
He explained the reason for his confession, “I used to think and work this way.  I was curious, nimble and passionately engaged.  Somewhere along the way I allowed myself to lose that spirit.”

I was wrong "the idea" is 2 percent not 10 percent of a successful innovation


Good Morning Innovation Pioneers, For years I have stated that "the idea" is but 10% of the creative force required to make an innovation successful.   90% is the cycles of learning, creating and problem solving required to turn an idea into a successful reality.    Steve Jobs felt that it was a "disease" to feel that all you needed to do was to create a great idea and give it to people to execute.   His experience was that there was far more creative work required in the development process.

IGNITE Innovation SPEED - Change your destination


A simple way to ignite innovation development speed is to change your destination. When you move from a destination of …

IGNITING Innovation SPEED -  LIVE Webinar Podcast


Are you frustrated with how long it takes you to go from idea to market?
If you are, you are not alone.  Time to market is a top frustration that is shared by everyone from front line innovators to CEO’s.

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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