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Rank #108 in Management category

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An award winning podcast and nationally syndicated radio show that looks at the innovations that are changing our lives and how their innovators used creativity and design to take their raw idea and create a game-changing product or service.

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An award winning podcast and nationally syndicated radio show that looks at the innovations that are changing our lives and how their innovators used creativity and design to take their raw idea and create a game-changing product or service.

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So good...so clearly important

By In asia - Oct 30 2019
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The most important part of innovation

The Problem Statement and Beyond

By Rocky Top Okie - Jul 06 2019
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Informed and considered ideas and methods. Just right audio bite sizes for thought and use.

iTunes Ratings

59 Ratings
Average Ratings
50
2
4
1
2

So good...so clearly important

By In asia - Oct 30 2019
Read more
The most important part of innovation

The Problem Statement and Beyond

By Rocky Top Okie - Jul 06 2019
Read more
Informed and considered ideas and methods. Just right audio bite sizes for thought and use.
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Killer Innovations with Phil McKinney - A Show About Ideas Creativity And Innovation

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An award winning podcast and nationally syndicated radio show that looks at the innovations that are changing our lives and how their innovators used creativity and design to take their raw idea and create a game-changing product or service.

Rank #1: 4 Reasons Every CEO Needs An Innovation Coach S13 Ep44

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Lets face it. Innovation is hard work and requires leadership support if an organization is going to be successful at it. Thus every CEO needs an innovation coach who can come alongside and help the CEO achieve innovation success. Why does an organization success with innovation fall in the lap of the CEO? Because the […]

Jan 02 2018

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Rank #2: Behind The Scenes Look At Getting The Innovation Timing Right S13 Ep35

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Have we become addicted to innovation? I love the next new thing as much as anyone as evidenced by all of the stuff I've accumulated. As an innovators, the challenge is how to get the innovation timing right to satisfy the market and stay ahead of the competition. The pull on companies to create the […]

Oct 31 2017

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Rank #3: Innovation Driven Entrepreneurship S13 Ep32

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In a recent discussion with some colleagues, we found ourselves discussing the current state of the US and global economy. Why has the economic recovery been so slow which has caused the middle class income to stagnate? In my opinion, its because the companies and jobs we are creating are not delivering high value products or services. […]

Oct 10 2017

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Rank #4: Katherine Radeka on Challenges of Innovation in a Large Organization

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This week on Killer Innovations, I am joined in the studio by Katherine Radeka.  Katherine is the founder of Rapid Learning Cycles Institute.  She has a new book coming out on October 1st called “High Velocity Innovation.” Katherine started her career at HP and then went on to carry on Dr. Ellen Wards legacy as […]

Sep 24 2019

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Rank #5: Innovation KPIs: Six Categories to Measure Success S14 Ep5

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Today’s show addresses questions from listeners on innovation KPIs.  I’m back in Colorado after clocking 12,000 miles in the mobile Innovators Studio.  On the road, I talked with interesting innovators and analysts.  Taking a break from interviews, I’d like to answer your questions on measuring innovation success. There are hundreds of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) […]

Apr 10 2018

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Rank #6: My Secret to Sourcing Innovation S13 Ep28

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When it comes to sourcing innovation, most focus on trying to come up with a clever technical or business hook. Over years of experience of both innovation success and failures, I've uncovered three areas of focus for sourcing innovation that will have significant impact. Before jumping into the three areas of focus, there is a basic […]

Sep 12 2017

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Rank #7: Real Innovation in Artificial Intelligence S14 Ep1

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I’m searching for real innovation in Artificial Intelligence (AI).  A surfeit of AI products leaves me skeptical. Not to rain on anybody’s parade, but the term appears on countless products.  Even so, some companies do the work of real innovation in AI. Charting AI Territory DeviceBits is one such company.  This start-up charts a unique […]

Mar 13 2018

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Rank #8: CES 2019: Tech Trends that Amaze and Simplify S14 Ep46

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Cars that walk.  TVs that roll up.  From rising stars to tech titans, the atmosphere at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2019 has been high energy.  To consider what’s fueling that energy, I talk to the host of CES, Consumer Technology Association (CTA).  Joining us in the Mobile Studio is Rachel Horn, CTA Communications Director. […]

Jan 22 2019

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Rank #9: Safi Bahcall on Loonshots: Creating & Nurturing Crazy Ideas

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Have you created a Loonshot? Have people dismissed or laughed at your Loonshot? Safi Bahcall takes us through how to manage Loonshots—a big goal, an audacious idea which has a lot of enthusiasm and support, but may be viewed as crazy. What if you nurtured these crazy ideas that are dismissed and written off. Loonshots […]

Oct 08 2019

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Rank #10: How to Build Innovation Confidence S14 Ep44

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The work of innovation culminates in execution.  But getting there is a journey with hurdles to overcome.  You need innovation confidence to face corporate antibodies, deal with setbacks, and keep innovating.  Today’s show focuses on how to build innovation confidence.  Innovation confidence will help get your ideas off the ground and on track. Gifted or […]

Jan 08 2019

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Rank #11: Donald Rattner on Design of a Place and its Effect on Creativity

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Does architecture have an effect on how we think, feel, and act?  Donald Rattner has researched and explored environmental psychology and come to the conclusion that it does.  This fact plays into our daily lives, affecting how we act and feel at the office and in our personal lives.  This week on Killer Innovations, Donald […]

Oct 01 2019

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Rank #12: Innovation Leadership: The Role of the CEO, Board, and the Innovation Advisory Board

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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 […]

Apr 30 2019

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Rank #13: What Technologies Are On The Innovation Horizon For 2018? S13 Ep47

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What technologies are on the innovation horizon for this year? I had a chance to sit down with acclaimed Silicon Valley tech analyst, Bob O’Donnell, at the The International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), to discuss the highlights of the show and where tech innovation is headed. Bob shared that many of the products on view […]

Jan 23 2018

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Rank #14: Innovation Leadership Skills: 6 Questions Great Leaders Ask Their Employees S14 Ep26

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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 […]

Sep 04 2018

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Rank #15: Innovation Strength: Acquiring Innovation/ Avoiding the Biggest Risks to Innovation

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What is the strength of innovation in your organization?  In this week’s Killer Innovations, we explore avenues to building innovation strength.  Innovation from Mergers and Acquisitions can be a fast track to innovation.  What are the pros and cons to this innovation path? We also look at the five biggest risks to innovation.  Your company’s […]

Jul 16 2019

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Rank #16: Discovering the Roadmap to a Better Future S14 Ep10

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Ever wish you could travel the world discovering better ways of doing things?  The next best thing – read the book. Author Mark Stevenson is an innovation explorer.  He’s visited remote parts and populous cities worldwide. This ‘reluctant futurist’ searches for people whose innovations are making a positive impact.  In the process, he’s discovering the […]

May 15 2018

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Rank #17: 4 Ways to Sniff Out a Bogus Innovation S14 Ep40

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We’ve all heard these larger than life claims made about some innovation.  If it’s too good to be true, it probably is. Bogus innovations cause serious damage.  They hurt consumers, employees, investors, and the innovator community as a whole. But how do you know if it’s fake?  There are telltale signs that should cause you […]

Dec 11 2018

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Rank #18: Four Steps to Better Brainstorm Problem Statements

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So, you are about to pull together a team of eight to twelve people into a brainstorming session; do not make the mistake that 90% of us make…no area of focus.  Most teams will be given the challenge of to “quickly come up with a product idea.” The results can be predicted; poor to none […]

Jun 11 2019

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Rank #19: Creative Inspiration Outside of Work

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Everyone is creative.  Yet some people seem more creative than others.  What do those people have that others might lack?  What’s the secret to creativity? This week we talk about finding creative inspiration outside of work.  I’ll share my thoughts on what makes people creative. We’ll also hear Kym McNicholas interview Tania Katan.  Tania has […]

Apr 23 2019

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Rank #20: Creating Customer Value through Cost Innovation S14 Ep22

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Often when we think about innovation, it’s high tech or a game changing breakthrough.  Today, we look at innovation through a different set of glasses. Rather than innovating a product or service, “costovation” innovates on the business model.  Stephen Wunker talks about innovating behind the scenes, creating customer value through cost innovation. New Markets Advisors […]

Aug 07 2018

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