Over the years, we have accumulated a large body of experience and knowledge about how organizations work. Through our partnerships with leaders and managers we have learned that creating something new is about leveraging strengths coupled with releasing the human spirit of creativity and entrepreneurism in individuals and teams.


Idea Connection Systems® is driven by a set of underlying values that shape how we work with each other and with our partners.

We believe that Idea Connection Systems® must behave as partners in our client’s business to help them achieve the greatest level of success. This requires that we have a personal relationship with our clients based on mutual trust and respect and have personal ownership in the program. Many of our client relationships turn into bonds of long-term friendship.

Those who share the passion for Understanding Human Dynamics

Idea Connection Systems® was founded in 1988. Our beginnings come from an intense desire to bring a clearer understanding of how innovation happens within organizations. Central to understanding innovation and its impact on any organization is to truly understand and embrace the human element of an organization. Idea Connection Systems® works with our clients to implement innovation systems, which assist them to leverage and integrate all their potential talent within in the organization.

Leadership is all we do. But our approach is distinct. We work with you to discover your priorities and customize our unique leadership solutions to best fit your needs. Our innovative solutions are steeped in extensive research and experience gained from working with: ~3,000 organizations annually; ~60,000 leaders annually, at all levels; and leaders in more than 160 countries, across 6 continents. CCL is consistently ranked by the Financial Times as a top provider of executive education in the world. We deliver results that matter – sustained impact for you, your business, and the world. CCL believes global responsibility is important to carry out our mission in a globally responsible manner.

At Idea Connection Systems®, our mission is to serve and partner with our clients in their creation of new. This directly reflects our core values, and constantly serves as a source of insights and wellspring of possibilities. Innovekt® is the “Innovation Systems Division”  of Idea Connection Systems®,  headed by ISPI™ Certified Practitioner and Innovation expert,  Philip L. (Phil) Donihe.

Innovekt® partners with and serves with clients by assisting them with the creation, sustaining and optimization of an innovation system that is customized and works for them.

At Lead Peak Performance we believe that people are truly alive, and their souls ignited, when they are striving to reach their visions, progressing from Peak to Peak. Once we’ve achieved success, if we become complacent, our internal fire begins to diminish. Only when we are striving to reach that next Peak will our internal flame be reignited, thus igniting the internal flame of those on our teams, in our organizations, in our communities and all those we encounter. Our Leadership Team is dedicated to helping you move beyond success to ever better Peak Performance.

To help you achieve ever better Peak Performance Results, we are experienced leaders working with you to continuously ignite the flame within yourself, your teams and your organizations.


Idea Connection Systems® is a trusted global consulting firm focused on providing instruments and services that leverage the unique human elements and dynamics within organizations to make innovation processes, systems, and results possible. Idea Connection Systems® was founded in 1988 from an intense desire to bring a clearer understanding of the key to making innovation happen within organizations. Central to understanding your organization’s innovative potential and its impact on any engagement is to truly understand and embrace the human element of the collective individuals. For over 30 years, Idea Connection Systems® has worked with clients to implement innovation systems; dissecting, understanding, and interpreting human dynamics to affect implementable and tangible change for organizations. This insight into human behavior is what empowers companies to leverage their different strengths, which shows them how to leverage, integrate, and optimize their potential talent within in the organization. In turn, they will then gain the understanding and guidance to implement and sustain new systems, strategies, and team structures to create new success.