Your Company Will Never Be Innovative
Until Your People Are
Everybody talks about innovation.
Very few understand it. Even fewer are any good at it.
Innovative thinking doesn’t
happen by accident
If your people are going to innovate consistently,
they need specialized knowledge, skills, and systems.
We help your people think and act
like innovators... every day
Innovation isn’t an occasional event. It’s a way of doing
business, at every level of your organization.
The Innovation Gap
In today’s rapidly-changing business world, if you aren’t continuously searching for new, innovative ways to disrupt your own business… someone else will disrupt it for you. But no matter how committed you might be to innovation, if the people actually doing the work aren’t thinking and performing like innovators every day, it will be difficult, if not impossible, to achieve your innovation goals.
SmartStorming transforms your team’s thinking, their way of working, and their approach to collaboration—so that they no longer just “do their job,” but are consistently developing new, better, more innovative ways of delivering value.We call it Everyday Innovatingsm—and when everyone in your company is doing it, you not only survive in this world of continuous change…you thrive.
SmartStorming Founding Partners Keith Harmeyer and Mitchell Rigie are authors, consultants, facilitators, and speakers with over 50 years combined experience and expertise on innovative thinking, creative problem solving, and idea generation.
Companies Powered By SmartStorming
"Our conference attendees walked away with a new perspective on the value of innovative thinking and how it applies to their careers and even their lives."
"We learned great idea generation approaches that were both fun and practical. The simple “rules” allowed us the freedom to come up with hundreds of ideas..."
"Your SmartStorming problem-solving presentation was a highlight of the event. The energy in the room was incredible...”
"Everyone came away with a lot of insights and valuable tools we can use in our upcoming brainstorms."
“Thank you for making us all so much better at our jobs and teaching me how to better inspire the folks around us.”
SmartStorming Services & Programs
Innovative Problem-Solving Consulting
SmartStorming will work with you and your leadership to identify the most effective solutions for optimizing your innovation team culture, process, and daily business activities.
- Culture and performance Assessments
- Innovative Thinking Skills Development
- Innovative-Focused Vision/Mission/Values Development
- Executive and Team Coaching
Innovative Thinking Diagnostic Assessments
Utilizing the world’s most advanced psychometric assessment and development tool for creative thinking ability, SmartStorming can help uncover your team’s leverageable creative problem-solving strengths, areas in need of improvement, and determine a customized plan for development.
- Diagnoses 12 individual factors of creativity in 4 dimensions: Idea generation, Personality, Motivation and Confidence
- Provides knowledge, confidence, and motivation necessary to think and act more innovatively
- Improved job performance; and greater flexibility in the face of change
Facilitated Business Solutions
You have challenges to tackle. We guide your team through the SmartStorming Process. You walk away with valuable, innovative solutions. Our Facilitated Business Solutions are the fastest, most effective way to improve your team’s problem-solving skills, while actually solving real challenges. We will…
- Partner with you to thoroughtly plan your event or session
- Expertly guide your team through the SmartStorming Process
- Teach practical, innovative-problem-solving skills and techniques that participants can immediately put to use
Skills Development Programs
Our intensive, hands-on skills development programs provide the knowledge, tools and techniques necessary for experiencing highly productive and rewarding problem-solving sessions, every day. Your team will learn to generate fresh, innovative business-building solutions whenever they are needed. Unique programs are available for…
- individual Contributors
Speaking, Keynotes & Event Programs
SmartStorming Partners Keith Harmeyer and Mitchell Rigie deliver powerful, highly-interactive programs designed to demystify theinnovation process, build confidence, and unleash your audience’s problem-solving genius
- Innovation Summits
- Conference Executive Events
- Sales Meetings more!
The SmartStorming Book
SmartStorming: The Game-Changing Process for Generating Bigger,
Better Ideas is the most comprehensive how-to manual and idea generation
toolkit ever published on the subject of innovative problem solving
and group brainstorming. It can help anyone learn how to consistently
plan and lead highly effective problem-solving sessions! The
- Complete SmartStorming instructional guide and desk reference
- Planners, worksheets and facilitation tips
- 20 innovative problem-solving techniques & tools
To learn more or to order your copy – and save 20%
Download our Free Report
7 Secrets for Supercharging Your Brainstorms
Register now for instant access to our eye-opening report, “7 Secrets for Supercharging Your Brainstorms”—including the SmartStorming Pre-Session Brainstorm Planner and detailed instructions for one of our most effective problem- solving techniques!