Innovating Design And The Changing Role of Designers S12 Ep17

Guest: Seth Taylor (@stotion)

The role of designers and design thinking is impacting every product and service being created. The old days of a product being created and then tossed over the wall to a designer to “wrap it in plastic and make it look nice” are long gone. With the introduction of products like the iPhone and Tesla, customers […]

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Innovation of Design and Finding a Mentor

Dateline: Washington D.C. Segment 1: Innovation In Design Visit Frogdesign Segment 2: Finding A Mentor Segment 3: Killer Question of the Week http://media.libsyn.com/media/philmckinney/KI_20060211.mp3Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Play | Stitcher | RSS | More

A 5th Grade Innovator Whose Idea Could Save Kids Left In The Car S13 Ep20

Guest: Bishop Curry

What inspirations feed your ideas for innovation? In this case, seeing a news report on a tragic death of a 6 month old baby let a young entrepreneur to create an innovation that could save kids left in the car. Bishop Curry is headed into the 6th grade this fall. Its was a the tragic […]

The Truth And Disappointment Of Orphaned Innovations S13 Ep17

How Orphan Drugs and Orphan Innovations Could Impact People's Lives

Orphaned innovations are those great ideas that could have a significant and positive impact on peoples lives except the market is so small that you can’t raise the monies and the support to bring them to market. Orphan drugs is the pharmaceutical industry version of the orphan innovations. Orphaned Innovations In a previous live, I […]

Grassroots Innovation Using The Kickbox Process From Adobe S13 Ep16

Guest: Mark Randall, VP of Innovation and Chief Strategist at Adobe

Inside any size organization, getting everyone engaged on innovation can be daunting. Its not just as simple as saying that innovation is important. You need to show the organization how. At Adobe, Mark Randall reversed engineered his approach to grassroots innovation and structured into a process called Kickbox. He didn’t stop there. He and Adobe decided […]

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Creative Sprint: Six 30-Day Challenges to Jumpstart Your Creativity (Voyageur Press, 2017)

Challenge yourself to a new type of exercise with Creative Sprint!

This interactive workbook is filled with 30-day challenges designed to build your creative muscles. Follow along with prompts to get you drawing, journaling, taking photos, and making collages – doing anything creative that you choose to do!

Each sprint has a theme, like Think Small, Work with the Unexpected, and Embrace Limitations. Throughout the book you’ll find features focused on fellow sprinters, as well as inspirational quotes, and every sprint ends with a recap that encourages reflection.

How you use the book is up to you! Complete sprint after sprint, channeling your creativity into new challenges. Or pick up the book every couple of months if you feel like you need a jolt of motivation!

 

About the Author

Noah Scalin is a co-founder of Another Limited Rebellion, an art and innovation consultancy that develops creative potential in individuals, organizations, and communities. He is also the creator of the Webby Award winning Skull-A-Day project and the first artist-in-residence at the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Business. Noah is the author of five previous books on design and creativity and has traveled the world bringing his message of creative potential and design activism to everyone from incarcerated teenagers to Fortune 500 executives.

Mica Scalin, co-founder of Another Limited Rebellion, has been an innovator in the use of art and media for community engagement and creative development for over a decade. She has worked with independent artists and for Showtime, CBS, NBC and the groundbreaking non-profit JDub. From grassroots to broadcast, her passion lies in creating cultural experiences that make meaningful connections between people. She has a BFA in photography.

Order the book at: Creative Sprint: Six 30-Day Challenges to Jumpstart Your Creativity

For more on the book and its authors, visit CreativeSprint.co.

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, […]

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 […]