In this searching examination of the personal and interpersonal practices (rather than events) that fuel breakthrough thinking, Jeremy Utley will share insights from his bestselling book, Ideaflow: The Only Business Metric That Matters (co-written with Perry Klebahn). Having taught the subject of innovation for the last 13+ years at Stanford, he has seen the topic become over-hyped, yet remain an under-nourished capability. This is true not only on the personal level, but also on the team and organizational levels. This dynamic session will set the record straight on some foundational mindsets and practices that fuel not just repeatable innovation, but also drive satisfaction and engagement at work and in life as well.
Jeremy Utley is a world-leading expert on creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship. His courses at Stanford have been experienced by nearly a million students over the last 13 years. His new book, Ideaflow: The Only Business Metric That Matters, was an instant best seller and named a “Must Read” by the “Next Big Idea Club.” As a dynamic and engaging speaker, Jeremy translates his research into the history of invention and discovery into transformative learning experiences.
Jeremy is an Adjunct Professor at Stanford’s School of Engineering and d.school, where his research and teaching focus on creating real-world impact with the tools of design. As the Founder Stanford’s Masters of Creativity series (former Director of Executive Education), he’s a “front row student in the world’s coolest classroom,” and shines a spotlight on the ways every single one of us can emulate creative masters and grow in their own journey of becoming.
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