ASQ Innovation TC News You Can Use - October 2021 - Release 1

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October 2021
Featured Events
October 25th - 27th
October 28th -
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Thought Leadership
In this edition we bring you the following exciting News You Can Use:
Innovating Globally,
Implementing Locally,
Succeeding Collaboratively
Meet Your 2022 Innovation Leadership Team Slate
2022 Leadership Slate
Thanks to our Nominations Chair, Mr. Dan Jones, for a well-orchestrated nominations and elections cycle. The ASQ Innovation TC Nomination Committee is excited to announce the following slate of member leaders for 2022! We are confident that the Innovation Technical Community will be in good hands with these member leaders.
  • Chair: Mr. Larry Miller
  • Chair-Elect: Ms. Rebecca Mott
  • Secretary: Dr. Imran Rana
  • Treasurer: Ms. Krystle Ziegler
Please join us in extending your congratulations to the new 2022 team!
Innovation Tidbits Worldwide
Innovation is crucial to the
success of any organization.
Share your thoughts in our myASQ Community and let us know what you want more of!
ASQE Ascend
Workshop Event
The ASQE Ascend Virtual Workshop series is an exclusive Organizational Membership benefit for Primary, Secondary, and Executive Member contacts to join in the conversation about pursuing excellence through quality, inspired by the Insights on Excellence (IoE) research. The 2021 Ascend Workshop series provides an opportunity for quality leaders to engage with the valuable learning provided by the Insights on Excellence (IoE) research. Each session combines relevant thought leadership and key takeaways from the report with structured networking opportunities to allow participants to learn from quality leaders across industries.
The ASQ Innovation TC Chair, Dr. Rhonda Farrell, and Secretary, Dr. Imran Rana, participated as Table Captains at the last and final workshop of the year, Leveraging Technology in a Targeted Way, helping to facilitate the break-out sessions and identifying the major themes, commonalities, and unique observations.
Mark your Calendar Innovation Fall Line-up
Thursday, October 28, 2021
7:00 – 8:00 p.m. Eastern
Presenter: Ms. Therese Costich
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Description: Disruption affects all of us personally and professionally. The way organizations, and we as individuals, embrace and approach the disruption will ultimately shape and determine our future, especially in this ever-changing world of digital evolution.

Disruption can prompt technological and cultural impacts in addition to innovation. As a result, these impacts breed new consumer behaviors, which consequently inspire novel approaches to marketing, selling, leveraging analytics for root cause analysis, ongoing continuous improvement, and real-time awareness of operational excellence and business performance. If organizations are going to survive any form of disruption, being able to make decisions at the speed of thought based on business performance and the fast changes in market conditions are not only critical, but essential.
Click here to learn more about the presenter and webinar.
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Tuesday, November 16, 2021
5:00 – 6:30 p.m. Eastern
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Description: Attend and get SPARKED to kickstart, integrate, and cultivate innovation within your professional life, your teams, and your organization.
  • Application of innovation techniques to enhance leadership approaches and deepen cultural fabric
  • Harness innovation to enhance ideation, creativity, and drive better program, product, and service outcomes
  • Utilization of innovation tools and techniques to deepen value realization

Tuesday, November 16, 2021
6:30 – 7:00 p.m. Eastern
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Description: Join us for this meeting to get a quick year in review (2021), a quick look forward (2022), and some tools for your Innovation Toolbox to drive engagement and change.
This meeting follows the Spark Session and uses the same registration link.

Thursday, November 18, 2021
7:00 – 8:00 p.m. Eastern
Presenter: Ms. Margaret Johnson
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Description: Do you find yourself repeating the Same Old Stuff (SOS) personally or professionally? It’s time to break the cycle and feel and be WOW (Well on the Way). Here is your guide to busting assumptions, unleashing creativity, and taking risks so you can make the move!

Learning Objectives:
  • Define and bust assumptions regarding creativity and possibilities
  • Through a creativity exercise, tap into the value offered by individuals at all levels to problem solve and innovate
  • Define and utilize the steps for leaders to reduce idea smashing behavior and create a culture of adventurous, creative, risk-taking individuals
Click here to learn more about the presenter and webinar.
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Thursday, December 16, 2021
7:00 – 8:00 p.m. Eastern
Presenter: Ms. Leslie Martinich
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Description: Research shows that the very best leaders are those who can manage their difficult star performers. And innovation is tightly coupled with star performers. In this presentation, Leslie Martinich brings new insights and opportunities to turn teams into innovation powerhouses.
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HQ News of Note
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  • NextGen Student Branch Support Sub-Committee
  • NextGen Mentoring Sub-Committee
  • NextGen Global Advocacy Group Sub-Committee
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