Author Archives: Braden Kelley

Triple T Metric - Measuring Organizational Agility

There is an increasing amount of chatter and confusion out there around what organizational agility is and feeling that it must be important to organizational success. But, before we discuss organizational agility, it is important to define what we mean by the term. BusinessDictionary.com has a decent definition: Continue reading

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Using Boredom to Teach Creativity

What do you get when you take the technology away from a group of 10 and 11 year olds and ask them to be creative with a handful of household objects? Well, Thomas Fraser, a teacher at Crestwood Elementary School in Edmonton, Canada, troubled by the short attention spans of today’s youngsters endeavored to find out by… Continue reading

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Changing the World - Step Two

Are you and your organization ready for change? Too often organizations define the change effort they want to pursue without first identifying whether there are people, resources, legislation, etc. present that must be in place before the change effort can begin. We will explore… Continue reading

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Most Companies Suck at Innovation Because…

Most companies suck at innovation because they suck at change. There you go, there is the entire article in a single sentence. Please click the like button or leave a comment on your way out, and I’ll turn out the lights. I’m actually serious, but… Continue reading

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Change the World - Step One

Do you want to change the world? Even just one tiny corner of your own world? Change often feels overwhelming, scary even, and frequently we don’t know where to begin. So, if we’re hoping to change the world, our world, whether that is with a big W or a little one, where should we begin? Continue reading

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Help to Change Change

My first book Stoking Your Innovation Bonfire was designed to help organizations identify and remove barriers to innovation, but it also ended up being a great primer on how to take a structured, sustainable approach to innovation, and as a result has founds its way into libraries and university courses around the world. For an encore… Continue reading

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Change Management 2015 Wrapup

Recently I had the opportunity to attend the Association of Change Management Professionals’ (ACMP®) annual conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, titled appropriately Change Management 2015. The event represented a convening of nearly 1,000 change management professionals from around the globe, including countries as geographically dispersed as… Continue reading

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