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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)…

How To Stop Letting The Days Slip Away

Episode 1929

Listen now to this episode on Inside LaunchStreet:        iTunes | Stitcher Radio | Spotify With the combination of working from home, days blending together and this weird combo of living in Ground Hog day and warp speed, it’s easy to see why most of feel as if the days just slip away…

Indifference is the Enemy of Innovation

Episode 1928

Listen now to this episode on Inside LaunchStreet:      iTunes | Stitcher Radio | Spotify We’ve all heard different things being accused of being the enemy of innovation — perfection, consensus, analysis-paralysis, etc. However, one big enemy of innovation that often gets overlooked and forgotten is indifference. We are living in times when there…

Being Persuasive — The Art of Asking Good Questions with Merit Kahn

Episode 1927

Listen now to this episode on Inside LaunchStreet:        iTunes | Stitcher Radio | Spotify It’s one thing to have a great and innovative idea, but it’s a completely different ballgame to be able to communicate it and get buy-in for the idea. Whether you call it persuasion, getting buy-in, or plain old…