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Brainstorming Tools For Innovation – Open Ended Questions

Brainstorming tools – it’s in the questions you ask. Hey Tamara here. I was working on a new innovation when this question came in and I thought it was so relevant to what I was even working on, that I had to take a break, come outside on this beautiful day and answer it. So…


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How to Persuade People – What’s In It For Them

Want to know how to persuade people?  Hey Tamara here. I thought I’d take a break from work to answer a question that you submitted to me. The question is: How do I get my clients out of their old way of thinking and into the new? Now this question was submitted around clients, but…


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How To Get People To Listen To You – Feel The Pain Equals See The Possibilities

How to get people to listen to you? Hey Tamara here. I wanted to take a break to answer one of the great questions that came into The Shuuk, we get them all the time and encourage you to ask them, love them.  Alright, so this question is kind of a doozie but I’m going…


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How To Build Organizational Innovation – Get Rid Of Lip Service and Get The Tools

How do you build organizational innovation? Hey Tamara here. First of all, go check out Colorado Maker Hub if you are an inventor, a garage tinkerer, this is absolutely one of the great communities for you. We love partnering with these guys. So I got a question in today that’s funny, it’s actually was funny…


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Culture of Innovation With My Team – Know innovation profiles

  How do I create a culture of innovation with my team? You know, a lot of you asked me: How do you create a culture of innovation? And here’s the thing that I want you to keep in mind. It’s not always the most boisterous, the most colorful, that are most innovative. I know…


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Getting Unstuck – Creative Thinking Techniques

  How do I get unstuck? So, today’s question is an interesting one and that is: I am bottlenecked –  what are ways of getting unstuck? Well thanks Kyle for asking. Now, I could provide a ton of solutions, resources, tools for getting your product made and for getting unstuck. But here’s actually what I…


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Disruptive Business Examples – Who’s Not Being Innovative?

  Hey Tamara here. Alright today’s question I’m kind of excited about because it’s the opposite of what people normally ask me and allows me to go on a little bit of a rant. So the question I got is: What are disruptive business examples out there that are not being innovative? Alright so I…


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What To Do With New Invention Ideas – Get It Out Of Your Head

  Where Do I Start With My New Invention Idea? Hey community, so I was just percolating on a new idea and the first question I had to myself and I know some of you have is: Where do I start with this idea? Do you ever have that where you’ve got this thing, you…


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To Create The Future You Must Let Go Of The Past

I just got back from 3 glorious weeks of vacation and I wanted to say.. Hello…I’m so happy to see you again! For a while there my life consisted of hot sand, the shockingly clear waters of Lake Tahoe and the roar of the boat engine.   Why am I sharing this with you?  …


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What the US Army Taught Me About Innovation: Camouflage, Robots and 8,000-Calorie Meals

  Let’s face it, when you think of innovation, the government and in particular the Army don’t come to mind. So you can imagine my surprise when someone from the US Army Research Laboratory called me about coming out to do a keynote speech for women’s history month and spend the day touring the “labs.”…