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Join us! Day of Innovation is August 28!
 
Day of Innovation Rocked!

Wow, what a day! Thank you to everyone that attended Day of Innovation last week at the Hilbert Circle Theatre. We are inspired by the hundreds of thinkers and doers that joined us from Central Indiana and across the state.

Stay tuned for more details Day of Innovation. Kat Gentner's infographics from each talk will be posted, we'll have video highlights from Engage Video, an image gallery by Jeremy Houchens and more. 
 
Lessons from Day of Innovation
Jeffrey "Skunk" Baxter:


"Problem solvers are everywhere. Take advantage of diversity."

"Without trust, innovation slows down. Trust your gut. Trust your partners."

"Reassemble the building blocks for new solutions."
The Secret of Innovative Companies

The secret isn't what you think. In rejecting the limiting belief that innovation is R&D's job alone, leaders of highliy innovative companies work hard to instill "innovation is everyone's job" as a guiding organizational mission.

In the world's most innovative companies, senior leaders like Jeff Bezos (Amazon), Marc Benioff (Salesforce) and A.G. Lafley (Procter & Gamble) didn't just delegate innovation; their own hands were deep in the process.

Read more from Innovation Management.
 
"Be better than yesterday. Embrace that every moment in the future is an opportunity to be wiser and more versed than the moment that just passed."
Matt Cheuvront


"The task is not so much to see what no one yet has seen, but to think what nobody yet has thought about that which everybody sees"
Arthur Schopenhauer
Instant Trend Expert
Strangers are vital to learning, innovation, collaboration and business and personal growth. At Centric, we believe events that bring together leaders and practicioners from different backgrounds and industries are what truly drives Indianapolis as a globally recognized center of innovation. Here are some upcoming events we are excited to partner with:

Forbes Reinventing America
On November 13, Forbes, in partnership with Indiana Governor Mike Pence, will host Reinventing America: The Innovation Summit. This Summit will convene hundreds of the nation's top innovators to discuss how they're changing the way they do business - and the world around them. Use promo code CentricIndy for a reduced partner rate when you register.


Midwest UX 2014
October 23-25. This regional conference will meld Indy's vibrant design, development and start-up communities with international experts. Discover and engage in workshops and speaker-led sessions to explore and create new experiences for products, services and our local community.

TEDx Indianapolis 2014
October 21. TEDxIndianapolis is a self-organized, local platform to share big, TED-like ideas. Exploring the theme Get Outside IN, this year's TEDxIndianapolis speakers will be taking on Big Ideas related to arts, education, innovation, technology, healthcare, humanity and more.
 
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