Winning in the emerging innovation economy S12 Ep42

New ideas are a growing economic driver for society

Innovation is everywhere – in our pockets, in our cars, in our work and in our home. Where do these new ideas come from? New ideas are the foundation of our future and growing economic driver of society. This emerging innovation economy, which value ideas over anything else, is quickly overtaking the information/knowledge economy that […]

Innovation-Economy

Treat Your Life Like A Startup S12 Ep41

Guest: Dr Anna Akbari

Many make the mistake of thinking that their lives are going to work out as planned. It never does. What would happen if you treated your life like a startup? The guest for this weeks show, Dr. Anna Akbari, discusses her book, “Startup Your Life: Hustle And Hack Your Way To Happiness.” As an entrepreneur, […]

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6 High Impact Innovations I’m Most Excited About S12 Ep40

Examples of human ingenuity to look at problems and opportunities in unique and different ways.

This time of year, I take a moment and look at innovations that were announced in the last year whose impact will be significant in the next 12 to 24 months. This year’s list contains some intriguing innovations that are less about “new tech” and more about human ingenuity to look at problems and opportunities […]

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Top 8 Reasons Why Your Ideas Don’t Get Backed S12 Ep39

How to avoid the common mistakes that sidetrack your innovation efforts

It can be extremely frustrating when your ideas can’t seem to secure support or backing. Why? Is it the idea or is it you? In this weeks show, I share some of my personal lessons learned along with the collection of frustrations and lessons learned from my mentoring and coaching clients on the challenges of securing […]

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3 Pieces of Innovation Advice For Entrepreneurs S12 Ep38

Guest: Tyler Reynolds - Co-Founder and CEO of Trinity Mobile Networks

Getting innovation advice from actual innovators is invaluable. In this weeks, show, we hear from Tyler Reynolds, the CEO and Co-founder of Trinity Mobile Networks. Tyler and his co-founder,  Stephen Hall, are innovators who were inspired to innovate a solution to a problem they themselves had. During the show, Tyler shares how the idea behind Trinity […]

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9 Daily Questions That Will Improve Your Career Success Forever S12 Ep37

I have a morning routine where I run down a set of daily questions that help me stay on track and focused on the right things. These question have come about over my years of learning the hard way. The inspiration for the questions came from Ben Franklin who asked himself two questions ever day. […]

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The Insider’s Guide to Innovation by M&A S12 Ep36

Is Innovation by Acquisition a Strategic Advantage?

There is an explosion in companies who are securing innovation by M&A (mergers and acquisitions). In the last 36 months, 57% of M&A deals were based on innovation. When companies find themselves behind the market, “innovating by acquisition” becomes a quick way to catch-up through the work of others. At the same time, if an […]

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6 Limiting Beliefs That Are Killing Your Creativity And What You Can Do About It S12 Ep35

Don't Let Your Limiting Beliefs Derail You

Limiting beliefs are those that constrain you in some way. Just by believing them, we do not think, do or say things because this limiting belief inhibits us. Our limiting beliefs originate from self doubts that then become “rules” we apply to our everday activities. In extreme cases, limiting beliefs can sabatoge our hapiness, our […]

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Why Large Company Experiences are the Secret Ingredient S12 Ep34

Guest: Barry Rudolph CEO of Velocidata

While many companies recruit for start-up experience, large company experiences can be a secret ingredient to success. The ability to call on executives who have the experience of understanding scale, managing remote staff, complex manufacturing, global markets, selling to large organizations and much more is invaluable. In today’s show, we discussed: Barry’s career at IBM and the […]

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