4 Leadership Struggles I Had to Overcome

Many leaders act as if the point they’ve reached in their careers was easy to reach. This week on the Killer Innovations show, I will be discussing the various struggles all leaders face and how to counteract them. From my perspective, as I progressed throughout my career, I ran into many different struggles. These struggles […]

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Six Innovation Skills Everyone Needs

What are the innovation skills needed to be successful in creating new ideas and products? Many people often find themselves void of creativity in the innovation world. This stems from a deeper issue. On today’s show, we will go through in more detail what innovation skills separate those that have limited success to those that […]

Innovation Skills

4 Challenges Facing Innovation

What can derail the innovation journey?  Recently, I finished a 3.5-day Innovation Bootcamp. In the end, I was asked an interesting question with a different look and perspective of innovation, now and in the future. The participant asked what challenges are facing innovation. After answering the question for the group, I put more thought into […]

4 Challenges Facing Innovation

Steve Hellmuth on Innovating the New NBA Experience

Creating and continually innovating the entertainment experience to keep your customers on the edge of their seats is a monumental undertaking. Can the entertainment experience go to new levels? What cool innovations and technologies is the sports industry doing to make your time watching an event/ game more enjoyable? Today’s guest is always on the […]

NBA Experience

Scott McNealy on Controversy Generates Good Ideas

Is controversy good when it comes to innovating? Today’s guest is passionate about creating breakthroughs and states ‘If it isn’t controversial, it’s not a good idea’. Scott McNealy knows a few things about changing the game by challenging the status quo, disrupting platforms, products and services. Focusing on continually challenging an idea, model, platform, technology […]

Scott McNealy

Innovation Leadership and Going Beyond the Obvious

What are the unique skill sets needed for innovation leadership?  We all have a list of what good leadership skills are but what are the unique ones you need to be a true innovation leader?  Today on Killer Innovations, I will discuss what I have found to be the skills needed for successful innovation leadership. […]

Innovation Leadership

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

Innovation Leadership Skills: 6 Questions Great Leaders Ask Their Employees S14 Ep26

A key mission for an innovation leader is to motivate, support, and help your teams learn good innovation habits.  This should occur daily with each interaction. Modeling leadership habits and exhibiting leadership skills inspires employees to become leaders.  In today’s show, I share six questions I ask my employees. These questions encourage good habits and […]

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Innovation Leadership: Using Influence for Success S14 Ep24

Success in the innovation game requires strong innovation leadership.   But there is confusion about what defines leadership. To understand leadership, we need to boil it down to the essence – what it is and what it isn’t.  We need to identify a key leadership skill and determine how this skill can elicit success. There are […]