Politics of Innovation: How Should Politicians Think About Innovation? S14 Ep16

The pressure is intense in the U.S. government to get innovation efforts underway.  “Beltway bandits” riddle proposals with “innovation” in hopes of securing contracts.  Politicians believe it will solve all the problems. This politics of innovation doesn’t always bring about impactful innovation.  What can governments do to generate meaningful innovation? How should politicians think about […]

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6 High Impact Innovations I’m Most Excited About S12 Ep40

Examples of human ingenuity to look at problems and opportunities in unique and different ways.

This time of year, I take a moment and look at innovations that were announced in the last year whose impact will be significant in the next 12 to 24 months. This year’s list contains some intriguing innovations that are less about “new tech” and more about human ingenuity to look at problems and opportunities […]

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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Seeing The Big Picture To Innovate

The ability to keep perspective while continuously innovating is a challenge. We tend to get ourselves hyper focused and risk overlooking really great ideas. So who do keep the big picture perspective while still staying focused to create innovations that have impact? Segment 1: Seeing The Big Picture To Innovate Key Skills: Boundry Crosser:  Success […]

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