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Archive for March, 2013

Accelerating the Aha’s of Innovation

One of the biggest blocks to innovation is the lack of a clear path, Daniel Goleman offers great research to fuel creative thinking without a 5 step formula. Most teams are guilty of “Yeah Butting” ideas to death. Goleman’s research offers a great example of how to “What if and think” ideas to life!

It takes intense focus to fully understand a challenge, however once the challenge is clearly difined, it’s time to walk away. Literally walk, run, do yoga, breath deep, find a change of scenery. Move, by all means move, do whatever you can to get the endorphins to flow. When endorphins flow and we get away from the challenge at hand, our brain has time for ideas to ferment and formulate, and that allows the Aha’s to flow. Dare to try, and let us know how it goes…

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Hard to believe…

A leading cause of death in San Diego County is prescription drug overdose.
Hard to believe, but this is what we were told during a tour of the County Coroner’s Office.
















Prescription drug overdose is preventable!

Read what one INNOVATIVE team in healthcare is doing to fix it!

Kevin & Jackie
Speaking on Leadership, Innovation, & Global Trends…

Creating the BEST places where the BEST people can do
their BEST work to make the world BETTER.

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ABC’s of Innovation!

It seems everyone is looking for guides, paths or formulas to innovate.
Rob Hanna, Chief Architect, Dell Social Innovation Challenge, shared his “Innovation ABC’s” with faculty from the University of San Diego who will be mentoring students who apply for the $40,000 Social Innovation Challenge.

Hanna noted that all innovations (social and other) should be measured based upon GAINS in these three key areas:

  • Attitudes
  • Behaviors
  • Conditions

Hanna’s ABC’s may be a valuable tool to apply to kick start your innovation initiatives.
Consider the innovations you are working on, is it possible to set goals and measure gains in employee, customer or community attitudes, behaviors and conditions?

Kevin & Jackie
Speaking on Leadership, Innovation, & Global Trends…

Creating the BEST places where the BEST people can do
their BEST work to make the world BETTER.

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TED Talk

Having trouble getting your team, colleagues, even your kids to innovate?
Watch and share Jackie’s “TEDx Stand Out Leadership” talk.




















In 19 minutes Jackie illustrates what happens when you NOTICE, LEAD and DISRUPT to effect positive change.

Kevin & Jackie
Speaking on Leadership, Innovation, & Global Trends…

Creating the BEST places where the BEST people can do
their BEST work to make the world BETTER.

Contact E: info@freibergs.com
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