Author Archives: Braden Kelley

Mobilizing Your Innovation Army

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Too much of the time the innovation conversation focuses on whether someone is innovative or not. We waste far too much time focusing on how people can become more innovative instead of stopping to think about the possibility that everyone is innovative in their own way. The lone innovator myth needs to die. Great ‘lone innovators’ like Alexander Graham Bell ...

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A YouTube and Google+ Innovation

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Thanks to some of the people in my Google+ feed, I came across a little hidden innovation that YouTube and Google+ have brought to the social media party – social video watching. In real life, when people want to watch a show together they either invite them over for a TV night or maybe they hang on the line on ...

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Let the Innovation Conversations Begin

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One of the reasons that Blogging Innovation has been replaced by Innovation Excellence is so that we can create more opportunities for people to collect and connect on the site. I would like to call special attention to our first innovation office hours tomorrow at Noon EDT (9am PDT or 5PM GMT or 6PM EU) on Twitter at https://twitter.com/#!/search/ixchat or ...

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Top 10 Innovation Videos of 2011

Do you have a favorite innovation video? We asked you the global innovation community, to suggest videos for the Top 10 Innovation Videos of 2011. Many people did, and they had the chance to win some of the $3,650 worth of prizes up for grabs. Here are the Top 10 Innovation Videos of 2011 based on the submissions: Where Good ...

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Interview – Alec Bernstein – DesignworksUSA

I had the opportunity to interview Alec Bernstein, Senior Director, Strategy, Research, and Strategic Partnering for DesignworksUSA, at the Front End of Innovation USA 2011 conference in Boston, MA. In this video Alec talks about the role of design in innovation, visualizing the abstract, helping people imagine features that don’t exist and more. Right in the sweet spot of some ...

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Innovation is All About Value

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I’ve been talking for a while now in my speeches how crucial value is to innovation. It is no consequence as a result that value sits at the center of my definition of innovation: Innovation transforms the useful seeds of invention into solutions valued above every existing alternative – and widely adopted. In this definition you will also see that ...

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Who is Braden Kelley?

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And what should he be doing? The photograph above is from a speaking gig at the Second Line conference last month in New Orleans and was taken by Robert X. Fogarty – founder of the Dear World Project. The exercise of choosing something to write on my body for me was easy, because there is one thing that I want ...

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May's Top 10 Innovation and Marketing Articles

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Last year I experimented with a Top Ten list at the beginning of each month, profiling the ten posts from the previous month that generated the most traffic to Blogging Innovation, and people seemed to like it. So, without further ado, here are May’s ten most popular innovation posts with a couple of bonus social media posts (each receiving 2,000-6,000 ...

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Join Us in Belgium

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La journée de l’Innovation Come join us June 23, 2011 in Mons, Belgium for some great innovation talks and networking! Blogging Innovation is proud to announce that Braden Kelley will be speaking at Microsoft Innovation Center Belgium’s Innov@MIC – one of several events held throughout the year at the center. Braden will be speaking in English, but most of the ...

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