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New Video: American Society of Cataract & Refractory Surgery

Jeff spoke about innovation at the annual American Society of Cataract & Refractory Surgery conference.

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New Video: Talks at Google

In The Innovation Code, Jeff DeGraff (the “Dean of Innovation”), and Staney DeGraff introduce a simple framework to explain the ways different kinds of thinkers and leaders can create constructive conflict. They show you the four steps to normalize conflict, channel it, and develop something completely new, using tools, methods, examples, exercises, and assessments.

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New The Next Idea: The Next Idea’s parting words: Believe in your idea. It might just help move Michigan forward.

In late November of 2014, Michigan Radio’s Stateside began a series called The Next Idea. With support from the Michigan Economic Development Corporation and a team that included the University of Michigan’s “Dean of Innovation” Jeff DeGraff and Executive Producer Joe Linstroth, the project’s mission was to focus on innovation, creativity and ideas meant to move Michigan forward.

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Jeff's Blog Update

Air National Guard Senior Leadership Conference

Jeff spoke at the Air National Guard Senior Leadership Conference about building a culture of Innovation. Watch the video here.

American Society of Cataract & Refractory Surgery

Jeff spoke about innovation at the annual American Society of Cataract & Refractory Surgery conference. Watch the video here.

Talks at Google

In The Innovation Code, Jeff DeGraff (the “Dean of Innovation”), and Staney DeGraff introduce a simple framework to explain the ways different kinds of thinkers and leaders can create constructive conflict. They show you the four steps to normalize conflict, channel it, and develop something completely new, using tools, methods, Read more »

The Next Idea’s parting words: Believe in your idea. It might just help move Michigan forward.

In late November of 2014, Michigan Radio’s Stateside began a series called The Next Idea. With support from the Michigan Economic Development Corporation and a team that included the University of Michigan’s “Dean of Innovation” Jeff DeGraffand Executive Producer Joe Linstroth, the project’s mission was to focus on innovation, creativity and ideas meant to move Michigan forward. Read more »

Issues & Ale: Competition and collaboration in Michigan’s regional economy

For more than three years, The Next Idea has been talking to people who took their creative ideas and turned them into something tangible — a business, an invention, social change. Those out of the box ideas are essential to keep moving Michigan’s economy forward. But creative ideas often get stuck in Read more »

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Jeff spoke at the USAF Annual Conference last week about the importance of diversity in innovation.

Jeff spoke with the InterContinental Hotel Group this week about innovation.

Jeff is running an innovation workshop at Laurentian Bank this week.

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