4 Ways to Deal with FOBO (Fear of a Better Option)

Making hard decisions can bring the most seasoned leaders to their knees, no matter how calm they look on the outside.  The fear of a better option (FOBO) can paralyze decision-making. It is also the enemy of innovation.  In this show I talk about 4 ways to deal with FOBO. FOBO versus FOMO What is […]

4 ways to deal with FOBO

How Should We Define The Ethical Boundaries of Technology?

Guest: Joe Toscano, founder of BEACON

Ethical lapses in some tech companies have grabbed headlines in recent years.  Tech is changing daily, touching every aspect of our lives. It’s time to define the ethical boundaries of technology.  Without focus on ethics in technology, there will be huge unintended consequences.    On today’s show, Joe Toscano, joins me.  Joe is founder of BEACON […]

ethical boundaries of technology

How to Forecast and Survive Cycles of Innovation

The latest innovation of today can quickly be replaced with the next best thing tomorrow.  Whether you’re a newcomer to innovation or the seasoned innovator, there’s something every innovator should know.  How to forecast and survive cycles of innovation.  This week Ray Zinn, longest serving CEO of a publicly traded company in Silicon Valley, shares […]

Cycles of Innovation

Innovation Leadership: The Role of the CEO, Board, and the Innovation Advisory Board

Leadership support for innovation is critical to an organization. Any leader knows how to spell innovation.  But few senior leaders understand what is involved or how hard it is unless they have come from an “innovation background.”  What are some essentials of innovation leadership? In today’s show we discuss the role of the CEO and […]

Innovation Advisory Board

Creative Inspiration Outside of Work

Everyone is creative.  Yet some people seem more creative than others.  What do those people have that others might lack?  What’s the secret to creativity? This week we talk about finding creative inspiration outside of work.  I’ll share my thoughts on what makes people creative. We’ll also hear Kym McNicholas interview Tania Katan.  Tania has […]

Using Innovation to Grow the Intangible Economy

Guest: Steven Hill, Global Head of Innovation at KPMG

With major shifts in the global economy, businesses need to be ready.  Amid a slowdown of growth, companies that thrive are using innovation to grow the intangible economy.  Steven Hill is the Global Head of Innovation at KPMG. He joins us to talk about the intangible economy and what companies need to know. Scale and Investment […]

intangible economy

Device Innovation: Enabling IoT Standards

Behind all things smart, from homes and buildings to vehicles, is IoT.  What will open up new worlds for the future? Open IoT standards.  John Osborne II is Chairman of the Board at Zigbee Alliance.  He is also Vice President of IoT, sales and marketing at LEEDARSON.  He talks with me about device innovation and […]

Device Innovation

Creating Motion and Gesture Control with Style

Guest: Nadia Giuliani, Chief Operating Officer of Next Industries

Apply technology designed for one use to a whole new product.  Then expect the unexpected. Tech that detects motion on bridges and other large structures is the backdrop.  Chief Operating Officer Nadia Giuliani joins the show from CES 2019. She shares the latest product from Next Industries: Tactigon Skin.  It transforms the controller, creating motion […]

creating motion and gesture control

Innovations Using Edge Computing

Guest: Antonio “Pelle” Pellegrino, Founder and CEO of Mutable

Making creative ideas into tangible products takes time.  Anything that can optimize the process will give the advantage.  Developing the next evolution of cloud computing is Mutable, which offers public edge cloud.  This translates into low latency, increased security and maximum efficiency. Antonio “Pelle” Pellegrino is Founder and CEO of Mutable.  Pelle joins me to […]

Innovations using edge computing