Overcoming Impostor Syndrome to Create the Next Game-Changing Innovation

I was recently asked to give a talk at TEDx Boulder.  The talk was based on a speech I gave in D.C. a few months past.  Humans have a superpower. That superpower is the ability to convince ourselves that something is true when it is not.  Seventy-five percent of us have convinced ourselves that we are […]

Impostor Syndrome

9 Skills You Need To Become A World-Class CTO S12 Ep25

Skills To Succeed In The Executive Suite

Many have the dream of making it into the CxO (CEO, CFO, CIO, CTO, etc) suite. What skills and abilities does it take to be in position to become a world-class CTO? During the time I was CTO at Hewlett-Packard, what where the skills and abilities I had – and which are the ones I […]

Yes – You Were Born To Innovate Something Great.

It’s really astounding how many people I meet who tell me, “I’m not creative” or “I wasn’t born an innovator.” How many times have you told yourself this story? No matter how convinced you may be that you are not creative or you were not meant to change the world, I believe that EVERYONE is […]

Here Are The 3 Skills Needed For The Emerging Innovation Economy

A few years back, I was invited to participate in a meeting with leaders from the US Department of Education. Others in attendance at the meeting included university presidents, representatives from the teacher unions and a handful of others. All told, there was about 20 people in the room. The objective of the meeting was […]

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