9m Innovation Consulting

 Building Creative Cultures

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Innovation & Creativity Consulting



9m Conculting's innovation model is more than a process, but a strategy that will help guide your organization into becoming a market leader.

It is a research-based methodology that has been validated in the field.

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Our Approach

Beginning with culture, 9m diagnoses the current environment and impediments to innovation. Next, the focus moves to customize facilitated events that focus on creative pinnacles in areas that range from strategic planning and business development to problem-solving and product development. With creation comes disruption and 9m shifts its attention to change management planning by guiding clients through a change simulation model. Lastly, 9m helps execute the creation process applying a comprehensive agile project management approach.

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Why Us?

 9m Consulting is not made up of knowledgeable salesmen, but of experts in the innovation domain, our focus is on the issue and not on the 2nd sale in trying to create a continuous revenue stream. Our methods vary from competitors as our models originated on a research based construct and have been validated in the field while focusing on the participants' experience. Each service is personalized toward each organization instead of applying a standardized template, 9m uses guiding principles to design the optimal product for the team. 

Our Services

Cultural Assessment

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 Disruptive change cannot occur without an understanding of the roots of the organization. 9m will evaluate the operational model, office set-up, team interactions, and leadership behaviors using a variety of approaches. The end product is an assessment report with specific strategies to enhance innovation performance. This typically takes three weeks to perform the assessment and to compile the findings. 

Innovation Facilitation

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 The creative spark is a pinnacle moment when the lightning bolt of clarity reveals itself. 9m has dedicated 20-years of research and practice on understanding how to enable that moment in others. With research-backed methods and facilitation mastery, 9m will design and facilitate a personalized experience for your team that will unlock the insights and concepts needed to create a disruptive change. This typically takes one to five days in a live session. 

Change Management

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 With each great creation comes the need for disruptive change. 9m will guide the client through the change management process using a simulation to help identify risks, issues, and opportunities that will be experienced. The product is a change management plan and typically takes three days to perform the facilitation and development of the plan. 

Project Management

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 Once you’ve identified the roadmap of where you want to go, 9m’s signature planning model, GTP, will manage that journey. An agile project model that establishes an aligned planning structure connecting an organization’s concept and vision to its weekly deliverables, the process is centered on team planning which elicits organizational wide engagement, accountability, and ownership. The product is a facilitated innovation planning session, the designed project management plan, and the facilitation & consulting of the first month of the project. 

Consulting Approach

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We believe in a unique and customized consulting experience for each and every client.

Each company is unique. One-size-fits-all approaches will never help your business reach its full potential. We deliver custom solutions, tailored to you--your industry, your culture, your one-of-a-kind challenges 

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9m began as a volunteer project in 2009 working with students and young professionals in the community bringing a unique method of professional development by aligning goals with personality preferences and developing career maps using a project management philosophy.

In 2011 9m moved its base of operations to Boise, Idaho and officially became a for-profit company. Focusing on the 4 key competencies of innovation, 9m specializes in cultures, the creative process, change, and planning. While based in the Pacific Northwest market, 9m continues to serve the world.

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