Innovate BETTER.

Brand SMARTER.

Grow SUSTAINABLY.

We help brand-driven organizations accelerate sustainable growth through better innovation.

We Are

LODESTONE INNOVATION

Battle-Tested Innovators equipped to help solve your innovation Capability, Capacity, and Culture challenges.

Where innovation success andmomentum begins...

There’s an energy and excitement that is created from innovation teams doing cool, challenging, and successful innovation. It permeates and uplifts the broader organization to believe in the possibilities.

As a team, we have deep, firsthand experience in every facet of the innovation journey. We respond to the unique needs of each client, drawing from our own hard-earned lessons. When we can partner, mentor, and transfer that knowledge to grow successful businesses and help grow cultures of innovation, we get excited too.

We've grown with these partners.

We've grown with these partners.

The Solutions You Seek

We are your partners to advance the work and quality at any point along the innovation journey – doing and coaching to bring new ideas to market and help to cultivate the innovation skills and culture needed to grow your business sustainably.

Go Wide and Deep to Set a Clear Direction
Set the Direction
  • Situation Assessment
  • Foresight and Trend Review
  • Consumer Discovery
  • Brand Assessment
  • Innovation and Brand Strategy Development
  • Innovation JumpStart™
  • ReimagineX™
Observe and Connect to Discover Fresh Ideas
Generate Solutions
  • Deep Insights Discovery
  • Quantitative and Qualitative Research
  • Segmentation
  • Idea Generation and Screening
  • Brand Architecture
  • Platform Compass™
Optimize and De-Risk to Develop for Market
Create Attraction
  • Risk-reducing, progressive testing and development - RAPID™ Innovation Launch
  • Product/Market Fit Assessment
  • Brand Identity and Guide
  • Commercialization and Supply Chain Development
  • Culinary support (for F&B)
Succeed with the Skills to Find New Horizons
Organizational Activators & Culture
  • In-Process Coaching and Training
  • Innovation Process Playbook Development
  • Project Portfolio Management (PPM)
  • Enabling Systems (PLM) Assessment
  • Change Management
  • Culture of Experimentation
Observe and Connect to Discover Fresh Ideas
GENERATE SOLUTIONS
  • Deep Insights Discovery
  • Quantitative and Qualitative Research
  • Segmentation
  • Idea Generation and Screening
  • Brand Architecture
  • Platform Compass™
Succeed with the Skills to Find New Horizons
ORGANIZATIONAL ACTIVATOR & CULTURE
  • In-Process Coaching and Training
  • Innovation Process Playbook Development
  • Project Portfolio Management (PPM)
  • Enabling Systems (PLM) Assessment
  • Change Management
  • Culture of Experimentation

From Aspiration to Market. Again and again.

Our Innovation Difference

We’ve been in your shoes.

As proven business leaders, we understand the challenges faced by innovation teams and bring perspectives and solutions forged from the crucible of experience.

Building brand platforms is the ultimate measure of success.

Transforming product ideas into brand platforms requires building  deep and powerful consumer connections. We identify consumer insights that drive brand architectures for platform expansion and long term growth.

Solutions for every stage.

You are unique and deserve comprehensive, customized partners that provide targeted solutions to optimize resources and minimize risk from start to success.

Our Innovation Difference

We’ve been in your shoes.

As proven business leaders, we understand the challenges faced by innovation teams and bring perspectives and solutions forged from the crucible of experience.

Building brand platforms is the ultimate measure of success.

Transforming product ideas into brand platforms requires building  deep and powerful consumer connections. We identify consumer insights that drive brand architectures for platform expansion and long term growth.

Solutions for every stage.

You are unique and deserve comprehensive, customized partners that provide targeted solutions to optimize resources and minimize risk from start to success.