Real-life

Innovation
Simplified

Expertly facilitated Customized Workshops with instantly applicable innovation outcomes.

DR. SIMONE AHUJA
Best-selling Author & Keynote Speaker
Fortune 500 Innovation Strategist
HBR Contributor & Business School Advisor

Real-life

Innovation
Simplified

Expertly facilitated Customized Workshops with instantly applicable innovation outcomes.

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Organizations have achieved unprecedented employee engagement  and innovation impact  with Simone.

Simone Is:

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    A top speaker for Fortune 500 live and virtual events

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    A bestselling author and groundbreaking innovation researcher

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    The co-developer of Jugaad Innovation; a frugal & flexible innovation methodology

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    The CEO of Blood Orange: a global innovation strategy firm for the Fortune 500 and beyond

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    A Harvard Business Review Contributor/MIT Innovation Advisor

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    A Thinkers50 nominee

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    A member of the FastCompany Executive Board

About Simone Ahuja

Organizations have achieved unprecedented employee engagement  and innovation impact  with Simone.

Simone Is:

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    A top speaker for Fortune 500 live and virtual events

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    A bestselling author and groundbreaking innovation researcher

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    The co-developer of Jugaad Innovation; a frugal & flexible innovation methodology

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    The CEO of Blood Orange: a global innovation strategy firm for the Fortune 500 and beyond

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    A Harvard Business Review Contributor/MIT Innovation Advisor

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    A Thinkers50 nominee

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    A member of the FastCompany Executive Board

About Simone Ahuja

Workshops Topics & Outcomes

Workshop One
Simone talking to a participant in her innovation workshops for companies

In this fun, highly engaging, and customized working session, Simone helps intrapreneurs get unprecedented clarity on advancing innovative ideas. Together, intrapreneurs map out their personal Intrapreneur’s Code roadmap using a battle-tested evergreen innovation tool. Simone guides the cohort through course definition and correction. This clear and confidence-building process helps minimize risk and maximize the learning that leads to the greatest innovation impact and business growth.

Your intrapreneurs will:

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    Get clear on the problems they can solve now that have the highest impact on your customers and business

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    Have clear tools and a process that allow them to advance innovation sustainably, and have real business impact

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    Develop idea experiments that will make a competitive difference for your organization

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Workshop Two
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Frugal (Jugaad) Innovation to Do More with Less

Based on her books (international bestseller Jugaad Innovation and Disrupt It Yourself), Dr. Simone Ahuja will help your teams build a jugaad mindset - one that aims to create high value with few resources for as many people as possible. She shares simple tools that, coupled with this mindset, help your intrapreneurs take decisive action now. Building the skills of a fast and frugal entrepreneur creates the foundation for creativity, self-empowerment, and inclusive innovation that will help your business build a sustainable pipeline of innovative ideas and talent.

In this course, you'll learn to:

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    Test solutions to problems in low risk, high impact ways, using resources you already have

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    Reframe resource constraints as an opportunity to achieve breakthrough growth

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    Learn the power of “failure,” and reframe it as learning

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Workshop Three
Moonshot

Building Your Intrapreneurial Moonshot

In this fast-paced and fun working session, Simone helps teams advance big-ticket innovation that connects to your organization’s business goals. Together, your cohort of intrapreneur shoots for the moon and maps out a clear and actionable roadmap to get there. They’ll gain innovation, optimism, and confidence through hands-on experience and easy-to-use tools. Simone will guide your teams to ensure that action steps are high impact and learning is captured and shared, so your teams build agility and a consistent approach to growth through internal innovation.

In this course, you'll learn to:

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    Experience the dramatic “10X” mindset shift when taking decisive actions towards a “moonshot”

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    Put together a concrete roadmap with clear, actionable steps that will help you achieve your moonshot

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    Learn a simple process to design simple, low-risk innovation experiments that have a big impact

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Workshop Four
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Blasting Through Barriers to Intrapreneurship

Are you moving too slow? Not enough time? Not connected to end-users? Simone will unpack intrapreneurial barriers and map out specific strategies to navigate them in this interactive and fast-paced half-day session. This workshop will help you bond as a team and shift focus from barriers to solutions so your teams can drive better, faster, and even cheaper innovation.

In this course, you will:

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    Emerge with a list of systemic innovation strengths and barriers in your organization

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    Identify incentives to innovation barriers, including specific innovation metrics.

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    Use a simple framework to anticipate future barriers so you can address them before they arise and accelerate your speed to innovation impact.

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Books

Disrupt It Yourself
Jugaad Innovation Think Frugal, Be Flexible, Generate Breakthrough Growth

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