Innovation Made Personal
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Our Services

ATTAIN YOUR COMPETITIVE EDGE AND SPARK INNOVATION THROUGH DESIGN THINKING

 
 
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If you’re used to something more linear you feel a bit disoriented for a while, but then you realize how much more meaningful work you’re actually getting done.
— Liz Forer, Director, Venice Family Clinic
 
 

 
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Get results

Project Consulting

NEED TO GIVE AN IMPORTANT PROJECT A KICKSTART?

 

WHAT IS IT?

  • An accelerated innovation process focused on a specific project
  • We lead your team as we take on a design challenge in your organization
  • Workshops and coaching provide guidance and oversight to project lead and team members

WHO NEEDS IT? 

  • Product managers who need to boost a project
  • Project leads who want to spark a team's creative confidence and find unexpected solutions
  • Teams who realize the need to inject a human-centered approach to their process

WHAT WILL YOU GET?

  • Team delivers a unique and extraordinary result to a burning design challenge
  • Individuals learn new innovation skills through hands-on experience
  • Organization introduces a new mindset and tools for innovating faster
 
 
We adopted a new way of talking about things; new processes and practices that are now a part of our daily work.
— Paul Perrotta, Senior Director, Information Services, Juniper Networks
 
 
 

 
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Get skills

Innovation Agent Training

READY TO EMPOWER A TEAM OF INNOVATORS?

 

WHAT CAN INNOVATION AGENTS DO?

  • Engage teams to generate more outstanding ideas and faster solutions
  • Stimulate bold exploration with empathy for customers, stakeholders, colleagues
  • Increase employee satisfaction and retention, and attract top talent

WHAT DOES THE INNOVATION AGENT PROGRAM LOOK LIKE?

  • Three hands-on workshops for active learning of new skills and methods
  • Ongoing coaching and guidance between the workshops
  • Teams work on new and tangible solutions to one of your current challenges

WHAT WILL YOU GET?

  • Individuals skilled at the proven method of innovation through design thinking
  • Teams that can identify unique opportunities and original, customer-centric solutions
  • A culture that ignites and supports continuous innovation
 
 
I couldn’t be more excited about the “roll-up-your-sleeves” approach.
— Kelly Bean, Director of Design & Learning Innovations, UCLA Anderson
 
 
 

 
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Get inspired

Events

HELP YOUR TEAM UP THEIR GAME

 

EXECUTIVE AWARENESS & INSIGHTS

  • For senior leadership who need to understand and support innovation initiatives, but do not require in-depth practical skills
  • Two- to four-hour events that mix the How? with the Why?
  • Can be integrated into larger skills training engagements

SF BAY AREA/SILICON VALLEY EXPERIENCES

  • Spend 3–5 days in an immersive workshop/tour our beautiful and dynamic part of the world
  • Learn design thinking as part of custom itinerary that may include San Francisco, Silicon Valley, and other area highlights
  • Events can include talks from local experts, visits to prominent companies, field observations, evening events, and more

KEYNOTES AND OTHER TALKS

  • Speakers available to present on innovation, human-centered design, storytelling, collaboration, and more
  • Online presentations and webinars