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Innovation Summer School – Check out these great Events happening this week!

Join Us for These Really Cool Innovation Summer School End of July Events. One for you in the business world, the other just as fun, AND you can bring your kids. In both sessions, have a way cool time doing amazing science type stuff, at some of the most awesome places around.   For Business…
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Congrats to Michael Washington Attorney AND Innovation Engineering® Black Belt

Attorney AND Innovation Engineering Black Belt Michael Washington Our team at The Innovation Garage® is thrilled to congratulate Michael Washington on the recent completion and award of his Innovation Engineering Black Belt! Michael is an advisory board member with us and attorney practicing here in North East, Ohio… AND one of the very first attorney’s to become a certified black…
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Meet The Innovation Garage Advisory Board

We are pleased to announce the advisory board members of The Innovation Garage! We are thrilled, honored and humbled to have them help us learn, grow, get smarter AND be available to assist in delivering further value to our clients. Their backgrounds and total experience (over 125+ years) are global and to say the least, diverse.…
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Drive Out Fear and Increase Your Profit Growth by 1200%

“Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.” – Dale Carnegie Fear is everywhere.  Every company we visit. Every Non Profit. Every School. Every Classroom. Every Education session. Big Company. Small Company. Publicly traded. Mid…
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The Ultimate Collaboration, Innovation and Revenue Growth Engine

In todays global multinational corporations, Procurement is viewed as focused only on cost. If Procurement saves money, they are doing what they are supposed to do. That’s a great mindset. If it was still 1995. Let’s challenge the assumption. Let’s think differently. What if Procurement becomes the innovation engine for the Global Organization? How? Migrate away…
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The Innovation Garage and Ideas on Procurement

Special Thanks to our friend Susan Avery at for the great interview and article! The Innovation Garage and Ideas on Procurement By Susan Avery February 18, 2015 at 1:07 PM Our Contributing Editor Nikita Saharia Chaturvedi caught up recently with Craig Demarest of R.J. Reynolds to talk about ISM-Carolinas Virginia and its spring conference…
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Increasing Speed to Market – Focus on Development and Execution

“Ideas are Easy, Execution is the Hard Part.” Guy Kawasaki The History books and the patent portfolios of many great and in some cases, no longer existing global companies are filled with tremendous innovations, that never made it to market. The innovations were held close to the vest, in secret, keeping the idea tightly guarded.…
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Got Strategy, But No Momentum? 3 Things You Can Do.

We all know the scenario. Weeks, months, maybe even a full year of planning, debate, re-planning, more debate and then finally… consensus. We have THE PLAN! It’s a 1, 3 or 5 year Strategic Plan that ensures our organization will revitalize and grow. A sure thing. Leather bound binders are put together to demonstrate how…
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