Ideas + Innovation Culture = Innovation Success

Innovation is all about translating ideas into real products, real services and real solutions.   Ideas without execution are a hobby.  Is your organization in the business of innovation?   This week’s show boils it down to a simple equation.  Ideas + Innovation Culture = Innovation Success.  The process starts with ideas and the management of them.  […]

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Why Do We Back The Wrong Ideas? S13 Ep33

When it comes to looking and selecting the right ideas to get behind, we all suffer from biases and blind spots. When you look at the success rate for venture capitalists, the only expect to have one hit out 10. So, why do we repeatedly find ourselves backing the wrong ideas and what can we do […]

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Skipping College To Start A Business S13 Ep19

Guest: Nick Titus with Myonic.Tech

What would you think if your child, grandchild, niece or nephew came to you and said that they were skipping college to start a business? Almost a year ago, I interviewed Nick Titus who was soon to be a High School Senior about his science fair project that was quickly becoming an innovation that could impact […]

7 Must-Haves For A Killer Innovation Pitch S11 Ep50

In this weeks Killer Innovations radio show, we pick up on a series we started in early February to take you from a blank page to brainstorming to a killer idea.  Now you need to create and deliver your innovation pitch. As background, those shows covered: How to create and use predictions to create an […]

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Innovation Execution – Translating Ideas Into Real Products

As I’ve said a thousand time, ideas without execution are a hobby and true innovators are not in the hobby business. True competitive advantage comes from those that can take an idea and turn it into a real innovation that has impact. Innovation execution is a core ability that organization must build and support if […]

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Can Better Questions Help You Discover Breakthrough Ideas?

Can better questions be a catalyst that lead your and your teams to better ideas? Better ideas lead to breakthrough game-changing innovations. The current method … simple questions get simple answers Better questions get better ideas Explore beyond the obvious – SCAMPER Idea Quota Characteristics of the best killer ideas The ideation session has a […]

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Trend Safari – Traveling the world in search of emerging trends

Over the years, I’ve used my travel around the world to be an inspiration for new ideas. As I look back, there are a few tricks and processes I’ve developed to capture and share the results of a trend safari. Segment 1: Trend Safari – How do I discover emerging trends? Why? – Find trends before […]

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