Stephen Shapiro 2016-11-01T13:57:15+00:00

Project Description

Stephen ShapiroStephen Shapiro

It’s Time to Innovate the Way You Innovate

During his 15-year tenure with the international consulting firm Accenture, Shapiro established and led a 20,000 person process and innovation practice. In 2001 he left the management consulting world to write his first book, 24/7 Innovation.

He has since been featured in Newsweek, Investor’s Business Daily, Entrepreneur Magazine, O-The Oprah Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, and other prestigious publications. He is also the author of Goal-Free Living, The Little Book of BIG Innovation Ideas, and Personality Poker®.

His latest book, Best Practices Are Stupid, published by Penguin, was select as the “best innovation and creativity book of 2011” by 800-CEO-READ. He has presented his own tried-and-tested formula for success to hundreds of thousands of people in over 40 countries.

Among the dozens of leading organizations he has advised are Staples, GE, BP, NASA, The United States Air Force, Johnson & Johnson, Fidelity Investments, Pearson Education, Nestlé, and Bristol-Myers Squibb.

Topic Titles

Innovate the Way You Innovate: Instilling a Pervasive Culture of Innovation

Innovation Personality Poker: Creating High Performing Innovation Teams

The Performance Paradox: Increasing Human Performance

SpeedIdeating: Breakthrough Thinking at Breakneck Speeds

Process Innovation: Rethinking How You Do What You Do


Best Practices Are Stupid: 40 Ways to Out-Innovate the Competition

Personality Poker: The Playing Card Tool For Driving High-Performance Teamwork and Innovation

Goal-free Living: How to Have the Life You Want NOW!

24/7 Innovation: A Blueprint For Surviving and Thriving in an Age of Change

List of Past Clients

  • Nike
  • General Electric
  • Bristol-Myers Squibb
  • UPS
  • Pearson Education
  • Microsoft
  • Accenture
  • NASA
  • Dell
  • BP
  • Nestle
  • Lockheed Martin