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

5 Questions Every CEO Should Answer About Innovation

For the first time, we are recording a show in the mobile studio in Austin, Texas. Once we get past COVID, we plan to travel a lot more and visit different innovators in various areas of the country. This past week, I interviewed three CEOs of billion-dollar companies for a virtual event online. I asked them […]

Questions

6 Innovation Metrics (KPIs) Every Organization Should Use

This week, we look at an old show that has recently come up. It is a show I did in February of 2012 about innovation metrics. We’ll discuss the core set of innovation metrics that every organization should use. Bad Metrics Before we get started, I want to address one thing: bad metrics. They are […]

Innovation Metrics

7 Must Have Features of Your IMS – Idea Management System

This week, we will continue the discussion on the FIRE framework and expound upon it. We will discuss a technology that will enable your FIRE framework, known as an Idea Management System (IMS). Idea Management System The Idea Management System supports everything from the focus, ideation, and ranking, to managing your funnel for the execution […]

Idea Management System

Innovation Lean Canvas – A One Page Innovation Plan

This week’s show is a follow-up to the Execution show where I did a one minute intro to the Innovation Lean Canvas. If you haven’t listened to that episode, make sure to click here. The innovation lean canvas is a structure that we teach in all of our Disruptive Ideation Workshops. It is an innovation […]

Innovation Lean Canvas

Execution – Turning Ideas Into Innovations

On this week’s show, we will wrap up the series of shows on the innovation framework known as FIRE. We will discuss the part of the innovation framework known as execution. Execution is composed of making your best ideas into something real. Execution I have used the FIRE (Focus, Ideation, Ranking, Execution) framework for more […]

Execution

How to Select the Best Ideas

This week’s show is a continuation of the series I’ve done on the innovation framework FIRE. We have discussed focus and ideation in previous shows. We will discuss the part of the innovation framework known as ranking, which helps you prioritize the best ideas you or your team generate. Ranking Innovation is about challenging an […]

Best Ideas

Innovation and The Creative Mindset

This week’s guest is also an innovation guru, and has been around for years. Jeff DeGraff, known as the “Dean of Innovation,” is a business professor at the University of Michigan, He is an author and a respected thought leader on innovation. We will discuss social responsibility and his new book, “The Creative Mindset.” Jeff’s […]

The Creative Mind

Innovation in 5G Capabilities

Our guest this week comes from a similar industry as mine. We share many mutual connections. Mo Katibeh, the EVP-Chief Product & Platform Officer of AT&T Business, joins us to discuss 5G innovations. He’s on the show to discuss about what is real versus what is hype when it comes to innovation in 5G capabilities, […]

Innovation in 5G