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.  […]

Innovation Success

Innovation Culture Requires That We Get Along With Others S13 Ep6

David Packard's simple rule for getting along with others

Culture is hard and creating and maintaining an innovation culture is even harder. One of the challenges for creating a culture of innovation within an organization is our ability to get along with others. Innovation is about constant change which is uncomfortable and stressful. The result is that some individuals/groups will not respond and actually become quite negative […]

The 5 Innovation Leadership Hacks I Use S13 Ep5

Innovation is hard and innovation leadership is even harder

As the saying goes, hindsight is 20/20. As I look back over my career leading innovation teams and organizations, I wish someone had sat me down and shared some of the core fundamentals to innovation leadership. These “hacks” are part of my core rules that I attempt to follow. I’m not perfect and still stumble […]

How To Succeed Leading Innovation In Your Organization S12 Ep28

Real-world experiences in leading innovation

Leading innovation is one of the hardest roles I’ve ever had in my career. With that said, it is also one of the most exciting and satisfying which is what keeps me in the game. So what does it take succeed in an innovation leadership role? In this weeks show, I share some real-world experiences […]

What are the 3 things that every organization should do to be truly innovative? S11 Ep2

Guest: Tom Kuczmarski (@tkuczmarski)

It seems that every organization is looking for the secrets to make their teams more innovative. Is it hiring? Or is it office space design? In this weeks Killer Innovations Show, Thomas D. Kuczmarski, president and founder of Kuczmarski Innovation and co-founder (with journalist  Dan Miller) of the Chicago Innovation Awards, shares his thoughts on what […]

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What does innovation culture, going beyond the obvious, testing ideas and storytelling have in common?

Top 5 Shows From The Past 11 Years

As I get ready to layout the topics, guests and schedule for 2016 for the Killer Innovations radio show/podcast, I went back and looked at the most popular shows since we started in 2005 to see what you were most interested in. While there are now close to 200 shows that cover a wide range of topics related […]

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How do you create a culture of innovation?

Yes — there is a new podcast posted! Over the last year, I’ve spent a significant amount of time laying a foundation of core attributes so that a culture of innovation can flourish. Rather than talk in hypothetical, lets dive behind the curtain and see how this has come together.  As a refresher: Core attributes are […]

Do You Have A Culture Of Innovation?

Culture of Innovation Culture is one of those things that is hard to quantify.  When I ask executives about their culture, they are confident that they have a culture that encourages innovation.  In most cases, these same executives project their wishes for their culture and not the reality. Culture is enabled by people and their […]

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