In the video below, Robert delivers a keynote based on his bestselling book Managing the Future: 10 Driving Forces of Change. Robert says “The world is changing out there. Survival is not guaranteed.” and “We have to innovate how we innovate.” Check out the rest of Robert’s talk to find out what he means by the ‘opportunity mindset’ and its implications for business.
Robert B. Tucker is president of The Innovation Resource (TIR), and an internationally recognized leader in the field of innovation. Formerly an adjunct professor at the University of California, Los Angeles, Robert has been a consultant and keynote speaker since 1986.
His pioneering research in interviewing over 50 leading innovators was published in the book Winning the Innovation Game in l986. Since then, he has continued to publish widely on the subject, including his international bestseller Managing the Future: 10 Driving Forces of Change for the New Century, which has been translated into 13 languages. In Driving Growth Through Innovation he identified the emerging best practices of 23 innovation vanguard companies. And in his latest work, Innovation Is Everybody’s Business, Robert Tucker interviewed 43 innovation-adept individuals from multiple industries and all levels of organizations, and teaches the personal skills necessary to become an innovator in this hyper-competitive world.
As one of the thought leaders in the growing Innovation Movement, Tucker is a frequent contributor to publications such as the Journal of Business Strategy, Strategy & Leadership, and Harvard Management Update. He has appeared on PBS, CBS News, and was a featured guest on the CNBC series The Business of Innovation.
The Innovation Resource, based in Santa Barbara, California, is a consulting firm devoted exclusively to assisting companies seeking to improve top and bottom line performance via systematic innovation.
Robert is a much sought after keynote speaker at conventions, company management meetings, and industry conferences. Clients include over 200 of the Fortune 500 companies as well as clients in Europe, the Americas, Asia-Pacific, and Australia.
Robert’s speaking topics:
- Thinking Ahead of the Curve
- Driving Growth Through Innovation: How Leading Firms Are Transforming Their Futures.
- Innovation is Everybody’s Business
- Innovation Boot Camp: Strategies, Tools & Techniques for Breakthrough Results
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