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Stephen delivers powerful customized keynote presentations to groups around the world. Designed to engage and challenge, his speeches push audiences to question their standard approach to innovation.



Stephen works with business leaders and their teams to implement powerful innovation models that yield higher innovation ROI with less risk. His approach leverages the talent already within your organization.


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Stephen on ABC News

Stephen speaking to ABCNews. In a candid interview with Tory Johnson, Stephen shares insights from his book Best Practices are Stupid. (6:00)

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How to Fool Penn & Teller
How to Fool Penn & Teller
One of my favorite TV shows is Penn & Teller’s “Fool Us.” Each week, aspiring magicians perform their best trick, hoping to fool P&T. Anyone who succeeds wins the right to perform […]


Best Practices are Stupid

The award-winning Best Practices are Stupid offers forty counter-intuitive yet proven strategies for boosting innovation.

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Personality Poker

Based on Stephen’s highly interactive card game, Personality Poker creates high-performing innovation teams.

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Goal-Free Living

In Goal-Free Living, Stephen shares the eight secrets to living life free from the constant pressure of goals.

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