Dimension, Time, Cost Operator: Seeing Problems Differently

Mike Cardus

Corporate Team Building Creativity Innovation Organization Development Power Point Problem Solving Speaking Engagement Team Training create-learning team building and leadership DTC Operator michael cardus TRIZ triz toolsI have written about DTC Operator before here and here. Plus I just gave a talk about Innovation Tools and made the PowerPoint below. Innovation Tool: DTC Operator from Michael Cardus.

Managerial Leadership Training Tool: Using DTC Operator Innovation Planning

Mike Cardus

Working with a team of 5 Executive Directors from a company that employs ~2000 people we identified a gap in the Managerial Leadership Training , Mentoring and coaching of employees prior to being promoted to a Manager Level within the company. One Solution Step was to create an internal Managerial Leadership Process, starting with the Managers and eventually being used in every level of the company.

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Thinking Differently. Enabling Innovation

Mike Cardus

Corporate Team Building Innovation Leadership Leadership Agenda Leadership Coaching Management Manager Training Multi-Generational Training Organization Development Power Point Problem Solving Products Solution-Focused Speaking Engagement Successful Teams Team Building Team Building Activity Team Training enabling innovation solution focuced think outside the box TRIZ Competitive demands require quicker, more effective and innovative problem solving.

Blocks to Creativity and Innovation. Tools to Release Creativity and Innovation

Mike Cardus

Creativity Innovation Leadership Leadership Coaching Management Manager Training Power Point Problem Solving Team Building Team Training creative problem solving innovation blocks innovation workshop TRIZ trainingBlocks to Creativity and Innovation. Tools to Release Creativity and Innovation from Michael Cardus. When you face a challenge , and have to solve a problem you need to figure out how to fix-it.

How to Think Differently to Drive Results–Creativity and Innovation Learning Series

Mike Cardus

Using a mixture of inventive problem solving, creative problem solving and brain-based leadership models, participants will find solutions to existing organizational situations that change how they think about a particular product/service and organizational processes. Buffalo NY Creativity Innovation Leadership Problem Solving Products Rochester NY Speaking Engagement Team Building Team Building New York Western New York buffalo museam of science.

ASQ Buffalo Quality Conference 2013 :: Mike is Presenting

Mike Cardus

Understanding and various uses of Nine Windows, a TRIZ inventive problem solving tool. Buffalo NY Corporate Team Building Creativity Innovation Leadership Leadership Coaching Management Manager Training Multi-Generational Training Organization Development Problem Solving Speaking Engagement Team Building Team Building New York Team Training Western New York ASQ Buffalo NY ASQ conference michael cardus speaking quality leadership quality speaker quality teams TRIZ training

Quality Tools to Discover Solutions: Nine Windows. Published on ASQ Site

Mike Cardus

I serve on the ASQ Human Development & Leadership Division Board as the Education Chair, ASQ Buffalo NY Section as the Community Liaison. Innovation Problem Solving ASQ Human Development & Leadership nine windows triz toolsASQ The Global Voice of Quality , published one of my articles ‘Quality Tools to Discover Solutions: Nine Windows’ in the Idea Creation Tools and Problem Solving Tools , Knowledge Center.

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Thinking Differently. Enabling Innovation. :: Buffalo Business First Event

Mike Cardus

Join us as Michael Cardus, founder of Create-Learning Team Building & Leadership Inc. Buffalo NY Corporate Team Building Creativity Innovation Problem Solving Speaking Engagement Western New York buffalo business first organization development TRIZ I am really excited to be offering this workshop through Buffalo Business First and Canisius Center for Professional Development. Thinking Differently. Enabling Innovation. Empower yourself and attend this workshop!

5 Whys; Kind-of Useful for Technical Problems. Trouble for Team Problems

Mike Cardus

Creativity Innovation Leadership Management Problem Solving Team Building 5 whys health care team building manufacturing team building quality teams quality tools solution focused TRIZThe 5 Whys is a question-asking technique used to explore the cause-and-effect relationships underlying a particular problem. The primary goal of the technique is to determine the root cause of a defect or problem. wikipedia.

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Creativity to Innovation Workshop w/ Syracuse University

Mike Cardus

Using a mixture of TRIZ, creative problem solving and brain based leadership models, the participants find solutions to existing organizational situations. College Generation Y School Activities Speaking Engagement Team Training creativity innovation problem solving creative problem solving innovation workshop Syracuse NY TRIZ trainingI had to privilege of leading Creativity to Innovation at Syracuse University ; Creativity To Innovation Program Methodology.

Thinking Through Innovation With Canisius College

Mike Cardus

Using a mixture of inventive problem solving, creative problem solving and brain based leadership models the participants will find solutions to existing organizational situations and develop the steps to incorporate these innovations into their work. SChool design thinking innovation buffalo ny TRIZCanisius College’s Center for Professional Development and I are offering. Thinking Through Innovation.

Quality Tools to Discover Solutions: Nine Windows

Mike Cardus

Nine windows is often used in TRIZ (The theory of inventive problem solving) to explore solutions to a problem in a context of past present and future. Nine-Windows in human system i.e. team building & leadership, can be used as a planning tool. Processing Speaking Engagement Team Building creativity innovation problem solving creativity training buffalo ny innovation training nine windows quality tools team building & leadership buffalo ny TRIZ

Innovation and 21st Century Learning

Mike Cardus

Contact us and make your team and leadership better. Buffalo NY creativity innovation Power Point problem solving School Activities Speaking Engagement Successful Teams creativity training buffalo ny innovation workshop TRIZ trainingInnovation & 21st Century Learning. View more presentations from michael cardus. I had the honor of giving a speech to Nardin Academy sharing some insight and lessons on Innovation and how it is or is not connected to 21st century learning.

Photo Inquiry Friday: Main Useful Function?

Mike Cardus

Once people, organizations, leadership can chart and explain the Main Useful Function of what they do, to those they do it too-then insights into innovation and improvement can be made. innovation problem solving leaderhship coaching team building & leadership TRIZ trainingMain Useful Function is the purpose or purposes for which the system was made.

navigating personal and team complexity SOLVEDcards

Mike Cardus

Thinking through TRIZ (theory of inventive problem solving). Innovation Leadership Development Organization Development Solution-Focused coaching questions navigating complexity sense-making solvedcards VUCA work complexityEvery day I feel a sense of control, and the loss of control, then some control, then I talk to a manager or a team I’m working with … and we all are at different points while still being together.

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Executive Managerial Leadership Coaching: Case Study

Mike Cardus

Below is an actual Executive Coaching and Managerial Leadership Training + Development process I facilitated. During these focus group meetings the leadership was able to hear what is needed for continued success and progress within the organization. Developed managerial leadership skills and techniques that range from; Authoritative “I” style to 100% agreement “we” style; with the best time for usage and application.

Two Team Building & Leadership Success Stories

Mike Cardus

To read more success stories check out Team Building Stories and the Exponent Leadership Stories. Team Building & Leadership Success Stories. Developing a leadership training program and increased trust in the competence of leadership. Working with an organization that employs over 2000 employees that was in need of a Managerial Leadership Training Program for their Director Level Staff. Below are two short success stories.

Favorites of 2011: Photos of Teams

Mike Cardus

12/29/11 – Team Building & Leadership activity (simulation). From a series of Team Development and Leadership workshops I led for the Simon School, University of Rochester. From a workshop on TRIZ Innovation that I led for Syracuse University. From a multi-day leadership program, our last day in on the ropes-course. images Leadership Team BuildingWith the end of the year approaching, this week is a great to share some of my favorites of 2011.

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Building Critical Thinking Muscle: An L&D Mandate

QAspire

Don’t forget traditional problem solving tools –5Why, TRIZ, etc & go beyond. a) Leadership to Demonstrate open culture to challenge status quo b) L&D to Drive c) People to be naturally inquisitive! It is the leadership teams role. senior leadership and middle management – Tanmay Vora.

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Applying a Model for Small Business Continual Improvement

Deming Institute

Leadership. 2) Implement a leadership model that balances your four type of competences of the leadership team (spiritual, intellectual, emotional and physical). DMAIC methodology 8 hidden costs Triz. Guest post by Luciana Paulise, see part 1 of these thoughts: Applying Deming Principles at Small and Medium-sized Enterprises. How to apply the model.