Strengtening Innovation Systems and Culture: Helpful Guidance from Stoking Your Innovation Bonfire by Braden Kelley

Stoking Your Innovation Bonfire by Braden Kelley (John Wiley & Sons, 2010) is a highly readable, helpful book about the practical side of innovation, including guidance on building a culture and processes that support innovation in a corporation. Braden Kelley writes with the benefit of not only having many years of experience in supporting innovation,

2011 Consumer Trends: How will we shape innovation?

From healthier choices to improved relationships, we all want the things we buy to make our world a better place.  How are we as consumers going to shape the coming year for companies striving for innovation success?

There are dozens of consumer trends we’re watching for 2011, and soon you’ll see some brand new lists of projections from the futurists and news articles about how corporations need to adjust and embrace these new trends.

One particularly interesting list I found on Consumertrendwatching.com covers everything from pricing, coupons and country of origin to how kind we are to our customers.  Check it out and let me know which ones resonate with you: