Awaken the Sleeping Giant: 5 Drivers of Innovation in Any Environment 

Any firm, no matter how large or small, whether it’s been around for 100 years or 10 years, needs to think about how to get to what’s next.  You don’t have to be Steve Jobs to have the next great idea or create the next great product.  What you need is a culture with the five key drivers that spark innovation and take those ideas to reality.  This engaging, interactive session explores the five key drivers of innovation in any environment and shows you how to use that business event we all hate – meetings – to drive innovation.

In this session, participants will learn:

  • The big and small ideas that create innovation
  • The five drivers of innovation that any company can build into their culture
  • How to format meetings for innovation conversations 

Edith Onderick-Harvey is a Consultant, Speaker, and Internationally Recognized Leadership and Talent Development Expert.  As president of Factor In Talent, Edith works with growing entrepreneurial firms, Fortune 1000 companies, and mission-driven organizations to accelerate leadership and performance.  Her work has been called best in class and cutting edge.  Edith’s insights have been featured in The New York Times,, HR Executive, Yahoo Finance, CLO Media and  She has recently published research on leadership in the next decade.  Her work with Harvard University is featured in The Conference Board publication “Evidence-based HR in Action.”  She has written articles for the American Management Association and The CEO Refresher.

Date and Time:  
November 19, 2013
6:00 - 9:00 PM


Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research, 220 Massachusetts Avenue, Room 132, Cambridge, MA

Members: $35; Non-Members: $55, Workshop and Annual Membership: $120
Entrepreneurial Series: $120 for members, $180 for non-members, and $200 for the series plus an annual WEST membership. 

A light dinner will be served.

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