Author Archives: Braden Kelley

Do CEOs See Innovation as a Priority?

We’d all like to be the best at everything and to make everything a priority, but that’s just not the real world. So what did CEOs say was their priority when they were surveyed by KPMG for their Global CEO Outlook 2015. Here are nine of the key findings from the report: Continue reading

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Get More Done

Most times you’ll see this posed as a question “What matters most?” as people grapple with finding the meaning of life. That is not the case here…

Instead I would like to share with you my simple management philosophy that will help you be more successful in today’s sometimes overwhelming, chaotic world of too many competing demands on your time. Continue reading

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Innovation is Human

In many ways organizations are like humans, and others have described organizations and organizational change in biological terms before. But this biological context applies to innovation as well, and I’d like to put it forward quickly in simple terms. Continue reading

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Drowning in Content

In my industry, content creation (I’m an author, keynote speaker and publisher), there is already a flood of content and the flood waters will not recede anytime soon. In fact, the rate of content creation is increasing as more companies launch content marketing and inbound marketing campaigns to pull customers to them. Continue reading

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13th Annual Change Management Conference Highlights

Recently I had the opportunity to attend the 13th Annual Change Management Conference in New York, NY, hosted by The Conference Board. The event represented a convening of 200+ change management professionals from around the United States. Here are the highlights… Continue reading

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Time to Replace Your Chief Innovation Officer

Among my innovation peers, we have talked about how crucial executive commitment is, and some organizations have responded by hiring Innovation Managers, Innovation Directors, VP’s of Innovation, and Chief Innovation Officers (CINO’s not CIO’s so there is no confusion with Chief Information Officers). One of the dangers of putting people in charge of innovation though, is… Continue reading

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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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