Innovation Bootcamp – How To Win In The Emerging Creative Economy

To win in the highly competitive markets of today, we need to win in the emerging creative economy. Key to this success is helping our teams re-discover their natural ability to be highly creative. Today’s show is the audio from a keynote speech I gave at the Business Alliance Bootcamp for growing companies and entrepreneurs […]

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Five Ways to Generate New Ideas

When it comes to the process of generating ideas, the default answer is to host a brainstorming session.  Are there other ways to generate new ideas that are not dependent on traditional brainstorming?  Today on Killer Innovations, I am going to share with you five that I use. Mind Mapping and Wishing  Mind mapping is […]

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How to Create A Disruptive Ideation Workshop

Many people believe when it comes to innovation, you’ve either got it or you don’t.  But innovation is a skill that can be learned, practiced and perfected. One area of innovation is ideation.  Generating quality ideas is key to keeping the innovation funnel full.  How do you get started in innovation if your team doesn’t […]

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Smart Ideation to Scale Your Business S14 Ep18

Great ideas come and go, but what makes an idea into something bigger?  How do you develop your idea into a product that will attract venture capitalists and scale your business?  Is the idea sustainable beyond one or two seasons of growth? Can the idea bloom into a niche market and then cross pollinate?    Patrick […]

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How To Run A Next Generation Brainstorming Session S11 Ep47

Most organizations use the traditional approach to host brainstorming session with their teams. If they took the time to evaluate the impact, they would recognize that there are some inherent weaknesses in the way brainstorming have been done in the past. Is there a next generation brainstorming approach? In this weeks show, we share with you how […]

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Ranking Your Ideas – How to make sure you are working on the best ideas

Success is not defined by the ability generate a large number of ideas. Success is to find the best ideas to focus your limited time and resources on. Through a process of ranking your ideas, you can find those ideas that will justify your time and energy. Ranking Your Big Ideas The purpose of ranking […]

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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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Get Focused On Your Search For Breakthrough Innovations

Segment 1: Having A Focus For Your Innovation Search Where to focus? Moving into new competitive arenas Expansion into new geographies Improvement in industry structure Innovation in value delivery system Innovation in products and services New or existing customers What customer segments that should be the focus of the innovation? YUPPIES YUFFIES MOBY/DOBY WOOFS SKIPPIES […]

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