By: Mark Bidwell
In this episode we are joined by Tamara Kleinberg, serial innovator, keynote speaker, creator the Innovation Quotient Edge (IQE) Assessment and founder of LaunchStreet, a leading platform for individuals and organisations seeking to innovate. A few topics covered include lessons Tamara has learnt throughout her 20-year career advising companies such as Disney, General Mills, RICOH, P&G, J&J on how to create innovative cultures; why she so firmly believes that everyone has the possibility to be an innovator and the implications of this for leadership in large, established organisations; and walking through Tamara’s IQE Assessment the only tool designed to decipher a person’s natural innovative strengths and create the right environment for them to thrive.
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Tamara Kleinberg is a catalyst for innovation, founder of LaunchStreet, and creator of the Innovation Quotient Edge Assessment. Tamara’s life is about breaking through the status quo for measurable results. As the founder of a thriving business, GoToLaunchStreet.com – the online education, resource and community platform to help people innovate and differentiate in an oversaturated world, Tamara knows what it takes to drive growth and innovation daily in an ever-changing market-place. As the creator of the Innovation Quotient Edge (IQE) Assessment, Tamara has developed the only tool able to measure people’s natural innovation strengths and deliver insights and tools for performing at their peak, bringing more innovative ideas to the table, and being a high value player. When companies like Disney, General Mills and RICOH want to up their innovation quotient, they call Tamara. She has run multi-million dollar businesses and launched a few of her own, learning from her successes and, most importantly, her failures. Tamara has been featured on the TODAY SHOW, EO FIRE Podcast, the New York Times, Denver Business Journal, NBC 9News and on radio stations across the country. She is a sought after keynote speaker and author. As a kid in computer camp, Tamara won the “I’ll try anything once” award – a motto she still lives by.
Mark Bidwell has extensive experience catalyzing and driving change in a variety of marketing and leadership roles at market-leading companies such as BP Oil, The Hay Group, and Syngenta, where I lhe the creation and development of a $2bn Specialty Crops business unit. Mark’s initial exposure to disruptive innovation involved launching London’s first home-delivery supermarket, followed by introducing the first web-based consulting product to European clients in 1995, which formed the basis of a business that today generates revenues approaching $150m.
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