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Transform your career with breakthrough innovation and design skills.

Transform your ability to create change, impact, and revenue.

Fluid Hive’s Breakthrough Innovation System delivers tools to guide you, a simple way to launch innovation projects, and a way to help people do their best work in less time.


It’s 1-2-3 easy:
#1 Breakthrough Innovation Tools

#2 Breakthrough Innovation Projects

#3 Breakthrough Innovation Workshops 


Ready to drive innovation, achieve tangible results, and quickly experience success?

Order Fluid Hive’s Breakthrough Innovation Tools.

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Step One: Order Fluid Hive’s Breakthrough Innovation Tools, a guide that shows you where to start, what to do, and how to do it.

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Our Breakthrough Innovation System helps you:

Become a leader who sees and resolves challenges that derail innovation projects.

Use a complete set of tools and design skills for launching more valuable innovation projects.

Build your expertise into our tools as you learn how and when to use them.

Lead people solving complex challenges.

Go from struggling to start to seeing a clear path to the results you need.

Develop a personal innovation system that grows with you.

Begin your innovation project, even when you don’t know where to start.

Work through innovation challenges that derail projects.

Design and innovation skills and tools you need for successful projects.

Fluid Hive helps you transform your career with breakthrough innovation.

Through carefully designed and engaging online resources, Dawan helps you lay the foundation for new ways of thinking and solving.

Our step-by-step learning and tools are crafted to elevate your success as a designer and innovator.

See how we help you sprint from learning to application.

Fluid Hive’s Breakthrough Innovation System gives you everything — everything you need to create more valuable projects, launch them and bring people together to solve them.

And we make it easier. Dawan was frustrated by excellent courses that left him to figure out how to apply everything.

So, he designed Fluid Hive Practice Tools as course resources for you. Each Practice Tool turns your step-by-step learning into step-by-step action.

Watch this video to see a few of the Fluid Hive Practice Tools and learn more about them from Dawan.

Expert Help When You Need It — Design Thinking 101 Podcast!

The Breakthrough Innovation System was influenced by Dawan’s 6 years of exploring design and innovation with the worlds greatest design leaders, innovators and thinkers.

Learn insights that from people who have successfully built their design skills, launched many successful innovation projects, and lead large and small innovation teams.

Each episode delves into different topics that connect back to creating services and solutions by thinking and solving like a designer.

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Design Ethics with George Aye — DT101 E136

This is the inaugural DT101 Live!, with guest George Aye. George co-founded Greater Good Studio with the belief that design can help advance equity. Previously, he spent seven years at global innovation firm IDEO before being hired as the first human-centered designer...

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Join Dawan in his Design Skills Workshops!

How to Become an Innovation Designer

A unique introduction to design thinking for innovation teams.

16 July 2024, 1:30 PM ET, 90 minutes, Notify Me!

Innovaiton Smart Start Workshop

08 August 2024, 1:30 PM ET, 90 minutes, Notify Me!

Complimentary workshops for teams needing to develop, practice and learn design skills for creating innovative products, services and solutions.

Live, interactive, practical experiences led by Dr. Dawan Stanford.

Transform your career with breakthrough innovation skills.

Use Fluid Hive’s Breakthrough Innovation System to create change, impact or revenue in three steps. 

#1 Breakthrough Innovation Tools, a guide that shows you where to start, what to do, and how to do it. 

#2 Breakthrough Innovation Projects, an online course teaching you a simple way to launch innovation projects that get results. 

#3 Breakthrough Innovation Workshops, an online course giving you the ability to  help people do their best work in less time as you create new solutions.

Order Breakthrough Innovation Tools and take your first transformation step today!

Inspiration, Tools & Tales in Your Inbox

Dawan shares his ideas, methods, and frameworks paired with Fluid Hive’s question-fueled approach to learning to help you start thinking and solving in new and creative ways.

Your Ask Like a Designer Studio connects you with people interested in thinking and solving like a designer.

Enjoy invitations to free, live Studio events. Receive articles, Design Thinking 101 podcast updates, tips, tools, templates, workshop information, and more to help you create and perform!

Dawan Stanford, JD, PhD

Dawan Stanford, JD, PhD

President, Fluid Hive