Debra Miller and William Miller have dedicated their careers to enabling “conscious innovation”. Debra draws from her experience as an IT executive and business coach, while William completed his tenure as Head of Innovation Management at the Stanford Research Institute. Together, they balance inner transformation with mastering new competencies for bringing out the innovative best with “every person, every job, every day.”
Jolt #9 – Motivate Innovation by Giving, Not Getting
What motivates your innovation-- Is it giving or is it greed? Read on to uncover which thinking adds more to your innovation process and how you can make the mindset shift.
Fear, Confidence, and Innovative Teamwork
Big ideas mean an even bigger risk of failure. VCI co-founder, William Miller, explains how to build confidence in your team to unlock innovative potential.
Can Project Managers Really be Innovative?
Values Centered Innovation co-founder, Debra R. Miller, participated on a conference panel relating to Project Management and Innovation. Read her thought-provoking answers to 4 key questions.
Jolt #1 - Embrace Inovation as a Verb, not a Noun
Embrace innovation as a verb-- being innovative, thinking innovatively, and acting innovatively. Read on and "Jolt" your mindset with these tips from the innovation experts, VCI.
Jolt #22 – Invest in a New Paradigm, Not Just a New Strategy
Need a "jolt" to spark some innovative thinking? Innovation expert, VCI, explains shifting paradigms and how to optimize them as a guide for creating a culture of out-of-the-box thinking.
Strengthen 5 Dimensions of Your Culture for Innovation and Revitalization
Suspended between a past that no longer exists and a future that is just out of reach? The right cultural foundation for innovation can lead your organization to success.
Jolt #25 - Let the Heart Originate Thinking, Not the Brain
Ready to see what's next in innovation? Read this Jolt from VCI on why you should let the heart lead the way to innovation and then try on this Culture Jolt in your own life and work using the Conscious Innovator® process.
4 Ways to Increase Your Risk-Taking, While Lowering Your Risks
Taking risks can be a daunting proposition. However, taking risks can lead to a more innovative business that can keep you at the forefront of your industry. So how can you increase your risk-taking, while lowering your risks?
Jolt #16 – Practice Brain-Stilling, not Just Brain-Storming
Ready to see what's next in innovation? Read this Jolt from VCI on the power of brain-stilling in innovation and then try on this Process Jolt in your own life and work using the Conscious Innovator® process.
Expand and Upgrade Your Design Thinking with Human Centered Innovation
In this article, read about Human Centered Innovation, a richer, deeper form of design thinking. It expands and upgrades each of the 4 design thinking elements, providing
context and methodologies that include yet go beyond design thinking.
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