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The creativity of people gives rise to innovation

Tap into the potential of people
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Policy, process,
& procedure
 
hinder 
innovation

Remove or minimize all obstacles
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Performance declines over time without innovation

Build an ecosystem of innovation
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Our #1 priority at Designed for Innovation Consulting is your satisfaction. Which means we stand by our service 100%. Cancel a contract within 30 days of the project start or a workshop within 14 days and receive a money-back guarantee*.
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Leading by Design
Monthly Meetup

On the 4th Thursday of every month at 11 am EST leaders around the globe connect to talk about what it looks like to apply the innovative leadership principles of design thinking to the real-time problems their companies are facing.

Our Services

When things inside an organization aren't working, clients turn to Designed for Innovation Consulting. ​Karen brings clarity to confusion, a gift of synthesizing varying perspectives into a unified vision, and delivers innovative solutions that meet the needs of all.

 

Regardless of whether you choose custom workshops, executive services, or company-wide innovation initiatives, you'll achieve your goal and more. In every service, Karen delivers you'll experience improvements in the depth of your leadership bench, increased adaptability to today's pace of fast change, and improved, innovative capabilities to stay relevant in the marketplace.

Keep scrolling for an overview of each of the types of services. 

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Test the waters with custom workshops

Consulting is like taking up a new hobby. It can be scary trying something new. Will I like it?  What if it isn't a good fit? It's impossible to know all the answers, but you have this nagging feeling that if you don't give it a try that you'll regret it. So you choose to test the waters with the least risk possible. That's what our custom workshops are for. Giving you the opportunity to test the waters of before you dive in.

Services for Executive Teams

Innovation is starts at the top

Innovation is like mountain climbing. Best accomplished with a team.  The expedition leader doesn't give you a manual and a good luck pat on the back and send you off on the climb. On the contrary, the leader is climbing their mountain alongside their team members.

Our executive services give top executives the tools of innovation. Equipped to climb their mountains, they lead their teams in climbing theirs.

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The sky is awe-inspiring when every star is shining brightly

On a clear night, the starry sky is awe-inspiring. That is unless your view is obstructed by big buildings and glaring city lights. Inside an organization, our lights become dim when our people aren't shining their brightest. Our policies, procedures, and processes are an obstruction. And innovation is the focus of a single planet (aka department) and not the entire galaxy (aka organization). 

If awe-inspiring is your goal then our company-wide innovation initiatives are what you're looking for. 

What people are saying

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