An inspiring and exciting speaker, Jennifer Kenny may be booked for meetings, conventions and offsites. The following are examples of some of her most popular presentations.
The Building Blocks of an Innovation Mindset
For teams wishing to coalesce around advanced innovation
In this talk Jennifer Kenny introduces the concept of innovation as the adoption of “new practices in community.” She demonstrates how co-ordination, co-invention and knowledge creation increase innovation capacity. Attendees will learn how to facilitate tech transfer and the process of moving knowledge from tacit to explicit to practice and why it’s not enough to just understand technology to innovate, and what it means to build innovation practices as a team.
The Innovators Path to Mastery: How not to be a blind squirrel
For individuals and teams wishing to increase their innovation capacity
We practice technical capabilities, but do you consider innovation an ongoing practice area? In this talk Jennifer will introduce the idea of innovation as a deliberate practice and show teams how not to leave innovation success up to change and ‘blind squirrel’ luck. Jennifer introduces the concept of deliberate practice as popularized recently by Angela Duckworth in the book ‘Grit’ and show how that applies to practicing innovation
For leaders and teams seeking innovation in complex organizational environments.
By applying systems and design thinking, leaders and teams can turn organization complexity to their advantage – but they’ll need to learn how to frame their organizations as Complex, Adaptive Systems. Jennifer Kenny demonstrates how to harness complexity to increase the innovation drive of teams, moving them from feeling overwhelmed to Autonomy, Mastery and Purpose.
How to make your strategy executable. Moving beyond wishful thinking
For leaders and teams seeking to realize strategic goals
Creating a good strategy requires intelligence, but building an Executable Strategy requires intelligence, humility and commitment. In this session, Jennifer Kenny reveals why bridging the gap between strategy formulation and day-to-day implementation is a struggle for 61% of leaders, and why only 44% of leaders believe their companies are good at implementation.