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ARTICLE | Lifting the Blinders on Innovation

Articles, Community Innovation, Galen MacLusky

This article by Galen MacLusky discusses how taking the time to explore why you want to innovate can help you expose potential pitfalls that otherwise may have been missed. Look into three different community innovation drivers and the various risks that accompany each. With each risk, Galen provides some common questions that can help you uncover where a focus on innovation may take you away from your goals.

Galen MacLusky

By Galen MacLusky

Galen is a Consulting Director of the Tamarack Institute’s Community Innovation Idea Area. He is passionate about working with community organizations to help build and scale new ideas that deepen their impact. An experienced design, innovation, and co-creation consultant, at the core of his work are approaches that help organizations engage with those who are impacted by their services and test new programs and services with minimal investment. Over the past five years, Galen has used these approaches to help Fortune 500 companies and non-profit organizations across North America reinvent the services and programs they provide.

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