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September 22, 2015

Prime Time Innovation: Why Audiences Can’t Get Enough of “Shark Tank” and Other Entrepreneurial Reality TV Shows

Move over rose wielding bachelors and cha-chaing celebutantes, reality TV has crowned a new ratings darling: ABC’s “Shark Tank”. The show’s premise is simple: it’s essentially a business pitch competition where entrepreneurs pitch their business ideas on live TV to a panel of investors known as the “sharks”. Rapid-fire deals are negotiated on the spot… Read More

August 19, 2015

Corporate Survival Book – The Importance of Innovation

In today’s “innovate or die” environment, existing businesses should innovate more than ever to stay on top Even in this age of technological advancements and startup culture, real innovation is a rare thing to find. Martin Zwilling, an American business executive, entrepreneur, and author, recently published an article on titled, How Great Entrepreneurs Spell Continuous Innovation featuring excerpts from the classic corporate survival book, Robert’s Rules of… Read More

August 18, 2015

The Path to Leading by Example

No matter what industry you’re a part of, chances are you’ve had to deal with seemingly unreasonable demands and double standards from your direct supervisors, bosses, and clients. Perhaps, you’ve been contacted after-hours to make adjustments to your company’s impending press release the next day. Or your work environment has grown increasingly tense because your… Read More



Innovation Speaker Robert F. Brands is Principal of Brands & Company, LLC., the Founder of Innovation Coach, "Helping leaders deliver profitable growth through sustained Innovation", and the creator of Robert's Rules of Innovation®.

With a stunning track record of applying innovation techniques and strategies in top-level executive positions for companies such as Rexam Plastics, Airspray and Kohler, Robert Brands is a subject expert on bringing innovation to market. For decades, Robert has consistently delivered on his pledge "to bring at least one new product per year to market", resulting in double digit profitable growth and shareholder value.

Author and creator of Robert's Rules of Innovation, Robert Brands does Innovation and Leadership speaking engagements around the world in which he shares his years of experience creating and improving innovation and product development processes. With topics like "Innovate to Thrive" and "Results Driven Innovation", Robert covers the details of his Robert's Rules of Innovation® as well as how to be a proven practitioner of innovation, clear steps for implementation, and the value of hands-on experience. His message applies to all companies seeking to start or improve their innovative processes.

You will learn how to continually create and sustain the innovative concepts your business needs to stay ahead in the game. Innovation Speaker Robert Brands will teach you about the four areas that require ongoing innovation within a company: Finance, Process, Offering and Delivery. From the new product development process all the way through the net result and reward, Innovation Management Consultant Robert will share ideas gleaned from real life experience. You will leave with the desire and knowledge to innovate which will result in greater growth and profitability for your company.

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