James ‘Hondo’ Geurts on Taking the Navy into the Next Wave of Innovation

How do you manage over $100B in spending to innovate and not let that scale overcome your vision and approach to driving the most effective outcomes?  Can you balance speed and performance, short and long term innovation in parallel? Today’s guest on Killer Innovations stands at the forefront of these decisive decisions every day and […]

James 'Hondo' Geurts

7 Laws of Innovation and Benefitting from Coaching Insights

Laws of Innovation Why do some organizations have better innovation than others?  Over the years I have collected what I call the “7 Immutable Laws of Innovation.”  No single organization could be successful in all of these laws but there are always opportunities to improve.  Let’s get started with the laws of Innovation.   Law […]

Laws of Innovation

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 […]

Innovating The Way We Teach Leadership S13 Ep12

Guest: Joshua Spodek

When I was in college, the way we learned was lecture, reading and testing — with a little bit of lab work tossed in for good measure. When it comes to leadership, universities still teaches using this same model. The result is the struggle for graduates to understand the difference between management and leadership. To prepare […]

Can Large Companies Be Successful At Innovation? S13 Ep3

Yes! Here are the six actions they need to take

I came across a recent article where the Managing Director of Accenture Digital made the bold claim that large companies cannot do innovation. More accurately, Narry Singh said, “.. Corporate innovation does not work.” He goes on to claim that innovation at large companies do not work because “.. the firms are too slow to move – […]

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 […]

Innovators Secrets To Time Management S11 Ep40

Guest: Kevin Kruse (@

In this weeks show we discuss the  15 secrets successful innovators know about time management. As inventors, innovators and creatives, we struggle with prioritization given that we tend to be working on multiple ideas at the same time. I know I struggle. This weeks guest, Kevin Kruse, is a New York Times best selling author has […]

Time Management

Interview with Dan Prosser

Dan Prosser, as CEO of The Prosser Group, has over 40 years of experience as an entrepreneur CEO, speaker, teacher and mentor, coaching business leaders, entrepreneurs and micropreneurs to cultivate an uncommon approach to building an extraordinary competitive edge. Dan is the author of the Amazon Best-Seller for multiple weeks and one of the Top 30 Business […]

Dan Prosser Author of Thirteeners

Do you need innovation skills for a successful career?

It takes innovation leadership skills to win in the highly competitive world these days.  While most will try to rest on the traditional management and leadership skills to succeed in their careers as executives, its those that innovate their leadership skills for innovation that will achieve career success.  So what are the differences? Below is a brief summary of […]

innovation skills that lead to career success