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Creative Inspiration: Fuel for the Soul cooking class & dinner

We joined a magical journey into the culinary world with Chef Tiziana in her home located in Boise’s North End neighborhood. Each month she offers a fantastic new itinerary for globe-trotting via a series of intimate, instructional cooking classes. Jenny and I went for the tastes of Italy. The evening included not only the opportunity to prepare new recipes, but also to learn a plethora of cooking techniques. We shared a full 5-course meal with wonderful new friends. Details about their dinner events and cooking classes can be found at www.fuelforthesoulboise.com


A key best practice for productive ideation in N-of-8® groups: pre-workshop survey

I’ve been reviewing some of my best practices for N-of-8® groups. One method I use successfully to accelerate the ideation is pre-workshop interviews and surveys. Here are some details of one session a few years ago for an emergency room product. Our strategy objective was to “GET IT ON THE CART.”  So the driving questions were “how do we get it on the cart immediately post-approval?” and “how do we gain quick uptake within first 6 months?” Pre-session work This was a survey sent to meeting participants (medical, marketing, etc).  Everyone was asked to share their input for our two […]