What is Innovation?

Innovation is a  term often abused through advertising, marketing, and business meetings. Innovation means to introduce something new. A more expansive definition of innovation is — the result of a multi-stage process whereby organizations, teams, and individuals take an idea and transform it to make an improved product, service, or process to compete in the […]

CES 2021 – A Virtual Innovation

The Consumer Electronics Show 2021 (CES) will be fully digital due to COVID-19. The show will be available online and in seventeen different languages, a virtual innovation to say the least. If you are registered, you get thirty days to view all of the available content. Karen Chupka, the Executive Vice President of CES, joins […]

Virtual Innovation

Innovation Books | My Library of Inspiration

Building a library of inspiration in your innovation studio is what ensures you have a ready source of ideas. This inspiration library can come in the form of a collection of innovation books. I am a visual learner, so reading books is where I often find my inspiration. I am going to walk you through […]

Innovation Books

How I Turned my Podcast into a Book and Radio Show

This episode is the last of Killer Innovations as a radio show. Not an easy decision, but as part of our drive for innovation, we believe this is the best decision. We will discuss the show’s history, my book and radio show deal, and what Killer Innovations will look like moving forward. Making the Switch […]

Radio Show

How I Learned to Be an Entrepreneur

This week’s topic is an extension of a show I did a few weeks ago about my innovation self-confidence. Entrepreneurship is a huge part of innovation at any level. We will discuss my learning experiences as an entrepreneur. What were the steps that made me a successful innovator throughout my career? Beginner Entrepreneur Entrepreneurship consists of […]

Entrepreneur

Innovation Coaching and Innovation Mentoring – What Is The Difference?

The topic this week is one that I have touched on over the years in various ways. People reach out to me all the time asking about this.  Coaching, as well as mentoring, often get placed in the same category. In reality, they are different. We will discuss the differences between innovation coaching and mentoring […]

nnovation Coaching

How I Built My Innovation Self-Confidence

People are always asking me how I made it to the point I’m today in my career. While I can’t cover my career’s full extent, I want to share some valuable learning experiences. This week, we will discuss how I built my innovation self-confidence and what I learned early on in my career that shaped the future […]

How I Built My Innovation Self-Confidence

Why 80 Percent of Innovation Consultants Are Not Worth the Money

This show might come off as controversial to those who are innovation consultants. However, these are my personal views on the subject. Consultants can have a significant effect on an organization for better or worse. We will discuss innovation consultants and why I believe 80% of them are not worth the money. Innovation Consultants A […]

Innovation Consultants

Walt Disney’s Plus It Approach To Better Ideas

Innovations can happen in any industry and a variety of different ways. We are going to take a deeper dive into part of the FIRE framework known as ideation. We will focus on combining individual ideation and team ideation. On this week’s show, we will discuss Walt Disney’s “Plus it” approach and how it changed the […]

Disney Plus It

Medical Innovations Amidst a Global Pandemic

Throughout the show’s history, we’ve done interviews with medical professionals and those pursuing innovations in the medical field. This week’s guest created a breakthrough product used during this global pandemic. Clive Smith, the CEO and founder of Thinklabs joins us on the show. We will discuss a medical innovation and what he’s doing to disrupt […]

Medical Innovation