Managerial Leadership Training Tool: Using DTC Operator Innovation Planning

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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.

Thinking Differently. Enabling Innovation

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Competitive demands require quicker, more effective and innovative problem solving. Problem solvers are required to quickly provide solutions to increasingly complex problems, develop and design new and innovative products and processes – all while reducing research and development time and costs.

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

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Think Create Share – Team Building and Innovation Activity

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Sometimes we use the presentation concepts and discussion as a starting point for a TRIZ Structured Innovation Process.

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

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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.

Creativity to Innovation Workshop w/ Syracuse University

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Using a mixture of TRIZ, creative problem solving and brain based leadership models, the participants find solutions to existing organizational situations. I had to privilege of leading Creativity to Innovation at Syracuse University ; Creativity To Innovation Program Methodology.

8 Routine Causes of Psychological Constipation

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Corporate Team Building Processing Speaking Engagement Team Building Team Training creativity innovation problem solving psychological intertia TRIZDEFINITION OF PSYCHOLOGICAL INERTIA.

Photo Inquiry Friday: In what ways can we use and re-use existing resources?

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Creativity Experiential Theory Innovation resource maximization TRIZ trainingThe idea of using resources that you already have as building blocks to develop variations and growth, is something that amazes me.

Thinking Through Innovation With Canisius College

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Innovation and 21st Century Learning

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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.

Creativity To Innovation: Implementing Inventive Solutions

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Corporate Team Building Speaking Engagement creativity innovation problem solving creativity problem solving innovation workshop Process mapping TRIZ trainingCreativity to Innovation. View more presentations from michael cardus.

Dimension, Time, Cost Operator: Seeing Problems Differently

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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.

ASQ Buffalo Quality Conference 2013 :: Mike is Presenting

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Understanding and various uses of Nine Windows, a TRIZ inventive problem solving tool. ASQ Buffalo 2013 Quality Conference. October 15 Quality Conference. October 16 Quality Seminars. At the Millennium Hotel – Buffalo NY. Registration [link].

Two Team Building & Leadership Success Stories

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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.


Executive Managerial Leadership Coaching: Case Study

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Below is an actual Executive Coaching and Managerial Leadership Training + Development process I facilitated. Intervention: Mike developed, trained and coached all key personal that are the current managers that have been identified as needing this process. Mike continued to fine-tune and systemize training & development programs, plus offer continued consulting on how to implement the feedback from the focus groups.

Favorites of 2011: Photos of Teams

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From a workshop on TRIZ Innovation that I led for Syracuse University. The College at Brockport Physical Education Students and me, in a train-the-trainer program. With the end of the year approaching, this week is a great to share some of my favorites of 2011.


Building Critical Thinking Muscle: An L&D Mandate


A2 Beyond training, experiential learning sessions & workshops involving problem solving, thinking and writing helps. Don’t forget traditional problem solving tools –5Why, TRIZ, etc & go beyond. A4 a) Conflicting Cultural Hypocrisy- Open vs Closed; b)Training Program vs Change?


Photo Inquiry Friday: Main Useful Function?

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innovation problem solving leaderhship coaching team building & leadership TRIZ trainingMain Useful Function is the purpose or purposes for which the system was made.

Applying a Model for Small Business Continual Improvement

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6) Institute modern methods of training on the job. 11) Train your people to follow the procedures but also to propose improvements if they don’t work. 13) Institute a vigorous program of education and training. 18) Offer training to promote self-improvement.