Seminar Dates

May 4, 2017 - Dublin, OH

The Conference Center at OCLC

9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Continental breakfast and a full lunch are included

The Conference Center at OCLC Hotel Patrtnerships

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Ignite Innovation

This seminar will ignite your organization’s innovation efforts. Fast-paced, intense, packed with case studies, poignant examples and anecdotes, you’ll finish ready to have a transformative impact.

The Seminar

Identify and launch the right innovative ideas on an accelerating trajectory; one that hurdles common sticking points. An emphasis on people and leadership skills will provide you with the additional tools necessary to transform ideas into success.

You'll learn high-impact, empirically-based innovation patterns and practices that you can immediately employ. Applying them will deliver innovations that range from new product and service development to process improvement. Along the way, we’ll debunk common innovation paradigms that aren’t effective, while looking to history to find ones that are.

The Ignite Innovation seminar is limited to a maximum of 12 participants. Reserve your seat today!


You'll Learn To ...

Surface remarkable ideas that spur action

Apply powerful innovation patterns uncovered through research into both game-changing breakthroughs and behind-the-scenes successes

Keep honing your innovation skills for years after you’ve completed the seminar and learn how to teach others

Develop an organizational culture where everyone contributes

Mitigate the innovation-corrupting role of cognitive bias

Avoid common pitfalls like using an ideation-centric process

More effectively connect with people:

  • Get buy-in
  • Effectively react to challengers

Develop the leadership skills essential for successful innovation

Leverage agile methodologies and lean process to turn ideas into value

Develop new insight into the people you are serving - a powerful tool for innovation

Employ effectual principles to turn ideas into action

Leverage the power of practice to cultivate a mindset that fosters innovation

And much more! You'll finish energized and ready to impact your organization and those it serves..

Who Should Attend?


  • Executives
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Technologists
  • Project Managers
  • Researchers
  • Product and Service Developers


  • Healthcare
  • Non-Profit
  • SaaS
  • Technology
  • Government
  • Insurance
  • Science
  • Education
  • Retail
  • Manufacturing

Organization Size

The seminar material is tailored for organizations with 5 or more employees.

Upcoming Seminar Locations

Watch for upcoming seminar dates in the following cities:

  • Chicago, IL
  • Cincinnati, OH
  • Dublin, OH
  • Pittsburgh, PA
  • Toronto, ON, CA

On-site and custom seminars by arrangement Contact Rick for details.