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Killer Innovations with Phil McKinney

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Rank #184 in Management category

Business
Education
Management
Self-Improvement
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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

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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: 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 #2: 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 #3: 9 Common Questions About Innovation S13 Ep31

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Over the years, I noticed that I seem to get a similar set of questions from the participants at my talks, workshops, and innovation boot camps. What this tells me is that there are a set of common questions about innovation that are on everyone's mind. Here are the 9 common questions on innovation that I get. How do […]

Oct 03 2017

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Rank #4: Innovation Outside Silicon Valley S13 Ep34

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During some recent travels, I started noticing the comments and suggestions that “being part of Silicon Valley must be exciting”. As I paid more attention, it came across as almost hero worship of Silicon Valley and the companies its has launched. It's like people believe that innovation outside Silicon Valley is a rare if not […]

Oct 24 2017

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Rank #5: Innovation Leadership and Going Beyond the Obvious

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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. […]

Sep 03 2019

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Rank #6: 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 #7: 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 #8: 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 #9: An Innovative Parking Solution That Predicts Where You Can Park S13 Ep46

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Have you ever circled around a busy city block searching for parking? You know how frustrating it can be. If you run a business that depends on drivers finding a parking space, parking becomes mission critical. Is there an innovative parking solution that addresses this problem? This weeks guest, Jeremy Leval, discusses the parking challenge and how Parknav addresses it. He shares his journey […]

Jan 16 2018

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Rank #10: Competing for Fuel Efficiency Innovation S14 Ep19

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There’s been an explosion of innovation competitions in recent years.  They highlight the fact that innovation can come from non-obvious sources.   These competitions bring together smart people – usually industry outsiders – to tackle a problem.   The annual Shell Eco-marathon Americas took place this year in Sonoma, California.  In today’s show I welcome three members […]

Jul 17 2018

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Rank #11: 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 #12: PLATO: The Creation of the Online Community and the Orange Glow S14 Ep3

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If we were to trace the roots of what we do online, what would we assume about the creation of the online community?  Whether it’s taking college courses or Facebooking, when did it start. The 1990s with the internet. Was that the start of online video games, chat rooms, blogging, online courses? Most of us […]

Mar 27 2018

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Rank #13: 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 #14: Skipping College To Start A Business S13 Ep19

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What would you think if your child, grandchild, niece or nephew came to you and said that they were skipping college to start a business? Almost a year ago, I interviewed Nick Titus who was soon to be a High School Senior about his science fair project that was quickly becoming an innovation that could impact […]

Jul 12 2017

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Rank #15: 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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Rank #16: Goals and the Journey to Fully Living S14 Ep17

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Did you ever set a goal or New Year’s resolution only to abandon it?  Do find your life lacks purpose? Do you doubt your ability to accomplish amazing things?  Today’s show features Tal Gur, blogger, author, motivational speaker. Tal’s goal, or one of many, is to inspire you to set goals and achieve them. The […]

Jul 03 2018

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Rank #17: Device Innovation: Enabling IoT Standards

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Behind all things smart, from homes and buildings to vehicles, is IoT.  What will open up new worlds for the future? Open IoT standards.  John Osborne II is Chairman of the Board at Zigbee Alliance.  He is also Vice President of IoT, sales and marketing at LEEDARSON.  He talks with me about device innovation and […]

Apr 09 2019

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Rank #18: Emerging Solutions: Service Innovation S14 Ep2

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For large companies, does innovation happen tucked away in a lab?  How does a professional services company innovate?  I delve into these questions with Michael Whitaker (“Whit”) of ICF.  He dispels misguided concepts about service innovation. The unique challenges of this industry demand a unique process.  Whit shares his process for innovation at ICF. A […]

Mar 20 2018

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Rank #19: Being Content is the Enemy of Innovation S14 Ep11

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Being content may be a positive emotion in some senses.  Not so with innovation. If you are ready to rest on your laurels after a triumph or a stressful circumstance, get ready.  Major change could be looming around the corner. Let me explain why I believe being content can be the enemy of innovation. First, […]

May 22 2018

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Rank #20: Startup meets BigCo – the Confluence of Innovation in Cincinnati S14 Ep9

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When civic and business leaders have a meeting of the minds, amazing things can happen.  Cincinnati is home to several major corporations and health care organizations. The demand is high for tech innovation.  This midwestern city has created a unique approach to draw in the best talent.  Cintrifuse is the confluence of innovation in Cincinnati. […]

May 08 2018

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