Posts by Braden Kelley
Changing Relationship Between Electric Vehicles and Power Grid
Recently Ford announced an electric truck for the masses, the Ford F-150 Lightning, with up to 300 miles of range starting at just under $40,000. That is about as much detail as I’m going to go into about this new electric truck from Ford, and you won’t find me comparing it to Tesla’s Cybertruck or…Read More
Should Innovation Be Part of Everyone’s Job?
EPISODE SEVEN – Ask the Consultant Live from the Innovation Studio comes EPISODE SEVEN of a new ‘Ask the Consultant’ series of short form videos. EPISODE SEVEN seeks to answer a strategic question that many innovation leaders struggle with: “Is innovation everyone’s job?” Should it be? Can it be? Check out the video here: Innovation…Read More
Bonus Insights from Mauro Porcini – PepsiCo’s First Chief Design Officer
A month ago I had the opportunity to sit down with Mauro Porcini, SVP & Chief Design Officer at PepsiCo, a multi-billion-dollar American corporation with more than 250,000 employees. It is the second largest food and beverage company in the world, and the largest in North America. The first part of this interview focused on…Read More
EPISODE FIVE – Ask the Consultant – What is design thinking?
Live from the Innovation Studio comes EPISODE FIVE of a new ‘Ask the Consultant’ series of short form videos. EPISODE FIVE aims to answer a question that many people struggle to answer or accurately discuss: “What is design thinking?” Design Thinking is often misunderstood and sometimes even maligned because too many people think it is…Read More
The Visual Project Charter™ and Remote Project Management
The reality is that for most of us project managers, whether we want to acknowledge it or not, the process of creating a project charter is one that we often dread. We sit there in front of a Microsoft Office template blinking at us on the screen and realize just how much missing or incomplete…Read More
The United States Drops Out of Top 10 Most Innovative Countries
The latest Bloomberg Innovation Index is out (2021 edition), and South Korea has risen to first place, taking the title back from Germany, while the U.S. fell out of the Top 10 completely. Seven of the top 10 places went to European countries while the USA and China slipped. “Intensifying competition between the U.S. and…Read More
EPISODE FOUR – Ask the Consultant – What is the best way to create successful change?
EPISODE FOUR in a new series of short form videos comes to you live from the innovation studio. EPISODE FOUR tackles a question I’m asked so frequently that I wrote a book to answer it: “What is the best way to create successful change?” Hint: It starts with getting a copy of Charting Change because…Read More
EPISODE THREE – Ask the Consultant – What is digital transformation?
EPISODE THREE in a new series of short form videos comes to you live from the innovation studio. EPISODE THREE aims to answer a question that many people struggle to answer or accurately discuss: “What is digital transformation?” Digital transformation is a complicated topic for people to speak intelligently about and to explore in depth…Read More
EPISODE TWO – Ask the Consultant – How can I create continuous innovation in my organization?
EPISODE TWO in a new series of short form videos comes to you live from the innovation studio. EPISODE TWO tackles the second most commonly asked question of me: “How can I create continuous innovation in my organization?” Hint: It starts with getting a copy of Stoking Your Innovation Bonfire because I detail in the…Read More
EPISODE ONE – Ask the Consultant – What is innovation?
EPISODE ONE comes to you live from the innovation studio as the first installment in a new series of short form videos. EPISODE ONE tackles the question people ask me more than any other: “What is innovation?” If you’d like to see additional potential definitions of innovation you can find 60+ additional innovation definitions here.…Read More