Specialties: Innovation, Creative thinking, Creative Collaboration, Innovation Leadership, Innovation Culture, Sustained Innovation Culture, Building Innovation Culture, Building Innovative Teams, Leading Innovation Teams, Improving employee creativity, Creative Problem Solving
Bob Eckert is Founder and current CEO at New & Improved. His focus is on helping organizations harness and develop the innovative brainpower of their people to deliver new and improved results. He has been globally impacting the creativity/innovation world for more than 30 years. A sought-after trainer, speaker and facilitator, Bob uses his organizational design experience to make change efforts stick. Fast Company calls him an “Innovation thought leader” and he has been quoted in publications such as Forbes and Inc.com. He has written extensively about innovation leadership in numerous articles and his two books, Demystifying Innovation Culture Efforts and More Lightning, Less Thunder: How to Energize Innovation Teams. Bob is also a Certified Tree Farmer, and a Wilderness Guide at Adirondack Adventure Base.
Worked with: Google, Disney, Coca-Cola, American Express
My inspiring life lessons: If you improve creative thinking and problem-solving skills in just one area of your life (work, family, community, volunteerism) you will automatically improve in any other area of your life.