Students Become the Teachers
Our Innovation Champions program is a comprehensive coach development program designed to scale lean innovation skills, develop a new mindset, and ignite entrepreneurial action.
We train and certify coaches to make business impact fast by supporting a new way of working: being customer-centric, moving fast, and acting bold.
We meet you where you are, leveraging existing skillsets, language, and desired aspects of culture that make this program your own.
Similar to Intuit’s Innovation Catalyst and GE’s Fastworks, Moves the Needle’s Innovation Champions program provides training, coach development and assessment, and an entrepreneur’s toolkit used to discover and create new customer value.
Build expertise in both lean innovation IQ (content intelligence) and coaching EQ (emotional intelligence)
Learn to use and teach proven innovation tools so anyone in the organization can discover new customer value
Learn to self-assess impact and progress; leaders learn to evaluate and support coaches
Earn certification that demonstrates ability to teach Lean Innovation to others
Leverage a standardized, customizable Train-The-Trainer (TTT) curriculum + entrepreneur’s toolkit to expand coaching network and scale lean innovation
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Blog posts and podcasts about leadership and innovation coaching. If you are looking to build a strong internal coaching bench, or want to improve your coaching skills, these are for you.
Recent studies suggest that enterprise leaders are struggling to find parallels between corporate and innovation strategy. This article explains how executives can play a bigger role in communicating strategy, setting expectations and goals for innovation, and ensuring those efforts are headed in the right direction.
This “ask me anything” style interview featuring Moves the Needle Co-Founder Brant Cooper and Aaron Eden tackles tough questions on the topic of innovation leadership and provides a unique perspective on why it’s important within an enterprise setting.
Building an internal coaching system allows organizations to scale lean innovation skills, develop a new mindset, and ignite entrepreneurial action. In this guide, discover everything you need to know about creating and scaling an internal coaching system so that you can realize your vision for growth and continuous innovation.
Every organization claims that their people are their greatest asset, but just because an organization offers many perks, does not mean that innovative talent will be enticed to stick around. Learn more about how companies can build a culture that really is a competitive advantage in this post.
Award-winning lean innovation coach and entrepreneur George Ankomah keeps his teams motivated through all obstacles and inspires them to consistently raise the bar for performance and success. Like all coaches, he must also keep growing personally and professionally and make sure his techniques and approach continue to be relevant and effective.
How does he do it? In the latest episode of our Innovation Coach Spotlight series podcast, George shares his coaching experience and tenets for personal and team success.
It’s no secret that Financial companies and banks are heavily regulated, highly fragmented. These factors make the journey to innovation more difficult. As the Innovation Manager for Rabobank, Koen Bosma is taking on this incredible challenge.
Jeremiah Gardner shares how organizations can foster and empower their innovation coaches to create sustainable innovation transformation from within.