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The LaunchStreet Journey

Getting to know Tamara and why she became obsessed with innovation.

I am a strong believer that everyone should be obsessed with innovation, and that given the room and the ability to unleash it, everyone is and can be innovative in their own unique way. 

Pushing Through The Bottom Of The J-Curve

Episode 1939

Most of us start off the new year with some ideas or resolutions of things we want to achieve, improve, or change from the previous year. However, not a lot of us make it to the end of seeing our resolutions through an entire year. What’s stopping us? The reason for this — and the…

How Steve Taught Me He’s Not The Only One That Can Innovate

Episode 1938

I used to believe that being innovative or considered an innovator was only for the select few. You know the ones with the blue streaks in their hair, the funky glasses and cool shoes. Turns out, I was totally wrong. Steve showed me the hard way that innovation is for everyone, even me (and you). …

3 Keys To Human Performance

Episode 1937

Why do some people elevate to their highest level, and some people don’t? How can we all tap into our incredible ability to innovate and put it to work to perform at our maximum potential? In reading and researching the topic of human performance, I realized that the foundation to elevating human performance lies in…

How To Unleash Your Innovative Mind and Break Down Silos

Episode 1936

Have you ever worked with or met someone that is clearly on top of their game? They have the energy, the ideas and the voice to make things happen? That would describe today’s Everyday Innovator Spotlight, Kelly Foster. I write about her in depth in my book, Innovation Is Everybody’s Business, and I’m excited to…

Play To Your Potential

Episode 1935

Are you playing to your highest potential or are you just playing to the level of those around you? I was watching my football team the other day and had this startling realization: When my team plays a good team, they’re on fire. But when they play a weaker team, they make mistakes and mess…

Make 2021 The Year YOU Jump on 2

Episode 1934

Every year people make New Year’s resolutions and every year studies show that 85% or more of them never make it past February 15th. 95% never make it past March. So how about this year instead of making a list of resolutions you won’t keep, you join me in a challenge?! A challenge to Jump…

Mindset, Belief, Exposure

Episode 1933

Life is really about what we choose to think of as the possibilities for ourselves, and unfortunately, a lot of us are hindered by what we think we can see for ourselves. However, just by changing three things: mindset, belief, and exposure, we can open ourselves up to an ocean of possibilities. Mindset, belief, and…

Get Out of the Patterns, Behaviors, and Rules that are Holding You Back

Episode 1932

We all know that I am a big fan of using the rules to drive innovation because they force people to think differently about what’s right in front of them. There are so many examples, especially in recent times, where companies have innovated and taken their businesses to the next level by innovating around restrictions,…

How Questionable Leadership Helps You build A Team of High-Performing Innovators

Episode 1931

We both know you can’t innovate and win alone. You also can’t win, especially in complex times, with a team of mediocre players. In this Everyday Innovator spotlight episode I’m going to share how Jeff uses “questionable leadership” to develop a team of high-performing innovators that have the tools and confidence to tackle anything that…

Why Your Brainstorms Don’t Work And What To Do About Them

Episode 1930

Brainstorms, ideation sessions, strategy meetings (whatever you call them)…Brainstorms can be a powerful tool in your innovation toolbox, if done right. Sadly, most are ineffective and produce subpar results. Most feel like a waste of people’e time. In this episode I’m going to break down why your brainstorms suck and three simple (and a bonus)…