Posts tagged "Breakthroughs"

Don’t just look to other companies for inspiration, look in your backyard… Here in the United States, it’s Memorial Day Weekend. A time when we are outdoors enjoying nature. Maybe this is a great time to find some new innovations. Expertise is often the enemy of breakthrough thinking. The more you know about your company, […]

It is so difficult to see our own blind spots, which is why clients hire me to help illuminate theirs. Of course that’s stating the obvious since if we could see them they wouldn’t be blind spots! So let’s call them “missed opportunities that are right in front of our noses” – or MOTARIFOON. Sadly […]

We continue with the “Shift” part of the FAST Innovation Model (Focus, Ask, Shift, Test). In the last few videos I shared why expertise is the enemy of innovation. Today I provide a powerful examples of innovation in action, along with a useful concept for driving breakthrough thinking. Be sure to watch the previous videos! Transcription: In the […]

We continue with the “Shift” part of the FAST Innovation Model (Focus, Ask, Shift, Test). In the last video I shared why expertise is the enemy of innovation. Today I provide two scientific studies that prove this to be true. Be sure to watch the previous videos! Transcription: In the last video, I talked about expertise being the enemy of […]

We continue with the “Shift” part of the FAST Innovation Model (Focus, Ask, Shift, Test). In today’s video I share why expertise is the enemy of innovation. Yes, it really is! Be sure to watch the previous videos! Transcription: In the last video, I talked about toothpaste solution coming from a laundry detergent solution. We talked about, how do […]

Today is the first video in the “Shift” part of the FAST Innovation Model (Focus, Ask, Shift, Test). In this video I share a fun example that provides a different approach to finding breakthroughs. Hint: your years of expertise may not be helping! Be sure to watch the previous videos! Transcription: Today, we move to the […]

3 weeks ago we had all of our belongings boxes and shipped from Boston to Florida. The movers still haven’t arrived and we don’t know where our items are and we don’t know when they will arrive. I find this incomprehensible. Domino’s Pizza can tell me where my pizza is in the cooking process, who […]

I love it when companies are able to find solutions to problems in non-traditional places. I was recently at a conference where someone said that Apple was having difficulty making the clear, colored plastic that adorns the iMac. None of the plastic manufacturers could find a solution that could make the product hard and durable […]

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