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90 Seconds of Innovation

161 episodes - English - Latest episode: 8 days ago - ★★★★ - 2 ratings

Welcome to 90 Seconds of Innovation from the founders of the Innovator’s Advantage!

Innovation experts Dr. Evans Baiya and Ron Price answer your burning questions about innovation, giving you tips, tricks, and hacks to help you think about innovation differently. 90 Seconds of Innovation will change the way you understand and implement innovation at your company—and give you The Innovator’s Advantage.

For entrepreneurs, start-up investors, inventors, and business leaders alike, tune in to challenge your thinking and imagination and get the results you want.

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How Can I Maximize Happiness and Productivity During the Hectic Holiday Season? (Part 3)

November 21, 2023 17:51 - 1 minute - 2.65 MB

Encouraging vacation time throughout the year is an essential way to maintain employee energy. Don't let your employees neglect rest time during the holidays and throughout the year.

How Can I Maximize Happiness and Productivity During the Hectic Holiday Season? (Part 2)

November 21, 2023 15:34 - 1 minute - 3.22 MB

Employee well-being is crucial for the success of your organization—so be sure to protect it, especially during more hectic seasons.

How Can I Maximize Happiness and Productivity During the Hectic Holiday Season? (Part 1)

November 13, 2023 17:57 - 1 minute - 3.32 MB

Any hectic season can strain a team, but the holidays are a particularly busy time for many, personally and professionally. Take these tips to improve happiness and productivity throughout the year.

How Can I Measure Innovation Performance?

October 24, 2023 16:32 - 1 minute - 3.16 MB

You can—and should—include innovation as part of your employee's performance evaluations.

How Can I Get Ideas from the Introverts on My Team?

September 19, 2023 17:27 - 1 minute - 3.08 MB

The introverts on your team have a wealth of ideas that can move your organization forward. You just need to know how to best ask for them.

How Can I Encourage Innovation at Every Level of My Organization? (Part 2)

September 19, 2023 17:27 - 1 minute - 2.77 MB

There are endless ways a leader can encourage innovation throughout their organization. Here are a few tips.

How Can I Encourage Innovation at Every Level of My Organization? (Part 1) Edited

September 18, 2023 14:25 - 1 minute - 3.01 MB

If you want to create a culture of innovation in your organization, you have to encourage innovation at every level.

How Can My Team Help Me Find the Next Big Thing?

September 05, 2023 18:19 - 1 minute - 2.49 MB

If you're looking for the next big idea, you should look no further than the people on your team. Creating a culture of ideation will provide you with a wealth of ideas from your team.

How Can I Get My Team to Continuously Create New Value?

August 21, 2023 17:40 - 1 minute - 2.69 MB

Don't neglect your employees' ideas or perspectives. Include them by building a company culture that supports constant improvement, and you'll create a team that will transform your company by regularly generating new value.

My Team is Intimidated by Innovation—What Do I Do?

August 07, 2023 19:30 - 1 minute - 2.71 MB

Innovation intimidation is a fairly common occurrence. But there are also easy ways to dispel it so that your people can experiment, learn, and innovate without restraint.

How Can I Create Space for Innovation?

July 24, 2023 16:48 - 1 minute - 2.86 MB

Don't fall prey to common excuses for avoiding innovation. Instead, focus on the ways that you can create space for innovation in your daily life.

How Can I Ideate for the Future with My Team?

June 19, 2023 16:06 - 1 minute - 1.27 MB

How many times do you have an idea that you don't think is good enough to share with your team? The IA Team examines why you should never be afraid to share your ideas, even the lackluster ones.

How Can I Plan for the Future?

June 05, 2023 15:41 - 1 minute - 1.28 MB

Do you have enough ideas to plan for the future? The IA Team shares how to use scenario planning to grow your idea bank and your futuristic thinking skills.

How Can I Become A Futuristic Thinker?

May 22, 2023 16:13 - 1 minute - 1.27 MB

Get comfortable thinking about the future—or get left behind. The IA Team shares a few quick habits that you can put into practice to grow your futuristic thinking skills.

What is a Compliant Communication Personality?

April 24, 2023 17:02 - 1 minute - 3.39 MB

Discover two more communication personality types and determine how to best work with every person on your team. Which do you most identify with—dominant, influential, compliant, or steadiness?

Am I an Influential Communicator?

April 10, 2023 18:19 - 1 minute - 2.53 MB

Influential communicator personalities are all about stories and new ideas. The Innovator's Advantage Team dives into this type of communication style and how to best engage them in the workplace.

How Can I Communicate with Dominant Communicator Personalities

March 24, 2023 15:27 - 1 minute - 2.86 MB

Do you know someone who is very direct, logical, and thrives in fast-paced environments? They might have a dominant communication personality. The Innovator's Advantage Team breaks down the traits of this communicator and offers advice on how to best talk with them.

How Can I Communicate Better with Everyone on My Team?

March 13, 2023 16:51 - 1 minute - 2.93 MB

As Dr. Evans Baiya always says, "Everyone is an innovator—we simply innovate in different ways." The same applies to how everyone on your team communicates. The Innovator's Advantage Team introduces two ways to discover the individual communication styles of your team members and the importance of this knowledge.

Choosing Power Over People: Enemies of Innovation (Series Ep. 12)

February 27, 2023 17:36 - 1 minute - 3.22 MB

In the final episode of this series, Ron Price examines the 12th enemy of successful innovation: choosing power over people.

Only Making Big Bets: Enemies of Innovation (Series Ep. 11)

February 13, 2023 17:38 - 1 minute - 3.12 MB

Making only big bets can actually hinder your innovation progress. Instead, consistently look for small opportunities. In this series, Ron Price examines the 12 enemies of successful innovation. Number 11 is making only big bets.

Avoiding Ambiguity: Enemies of Innovation (Series Ep. 10)

January 30, 2023 19:32 - 1 minute - 2.75 MB

In this series, Ron Price examines the 12 enemies of successful innovation. Number 10 is avoiding ambiguity.

Failing to Embrace Risk: Enemies of Innovation (Series Ep. 9)

January 16, 2023 18:45 - 1 minute - 3 MB

Not all risk is bad. In fact, failing to embrace risk at all is another enemy of successful innovation. In this series, Ron Price examines the 12 enemies of successful innovation.

A Lack of Structure: Enemies of Innovation (Series Ep. 8)

January 02, 2023 21:03 - 1 minute - 3.11 MB

Innovation is not simply random lightbulb moments. You must overcome the eighth enemy, a lack of structure, to be successful in innovation. In this series, Ron Price examines the 12 enemies of successful innovation.

Taking a Top-Down Approach: Enemies of Innovation (Series Ep. 7)

December 12, 2022 17:39 - 1 minute - 2.94 MB

Even though most organizations use a top-down approach, it's actually an enemy of successful innovation. In this series, Ron Price examines the 12 enemies of successful innovation.

Focusing on Technology: Enemies of Innovation (Series Ep. 6)

November 28, 2022 16:44 - 1 minute - 2.85 MB

Technology is not innovation. It's a common innovation misconception, which is why focusing on technology is enemy number six of successful innovation. In this series, Ron Price examines the 12 enemies of successful innovation.

Forcing Metrics: Enemies of Innovation Ep. 5

November 14, 2022 17:26 - 1 minute - 3.32 MB

As leaders or managers, we often hope to reach our desired metrics. But forcing those metrics can actually lead to failed innovations and delayed progress. In this series, Ron Price examines the 12 enemies of successful innovation. Enemy #5 is forcing metrics.

Discouraging Creativity: Enemies of Innovation Ep. 4

October 31, 2022 17:24 - 1 minute - 3.52 MB

Much like innovation, creativity should happen at every level of your organization. In this series, Ron Price examines the 12 enemies of successful innovation. Enemy #4 is discouraging creativity.

A Lack of Urgency: Enemies of Innovation Ep. 3

October 13, 2022 19:30 - 1 minute - 2.46 MB

To combat this enemy of innovation, a critical balance is required. In this series, Ron Price examines the 12 enemies of successful innovation. Enemy #3 is a lack of urgency.

Making Assumptions: Enemies of Innovation Ep. 2

September 29, 2022 17:38 - 1 minute - 3.29 MB

You know what they say about assuming. In this series, Ron Price examines the 12 enemies of successful innovation. Enemy #2 is making assumptions.

Making Assumptions

September 29, 2022 17:38 - 1 minute - 3.29 MB

You know what they say about assuming. In this series, Ron Price examines the 12 enemies of successful innovation. Enemy #2 is making assumptions.

Lack of Clarity

September 19, 2022 15:04 - 1 minute - 2.01 MB

Innovation is not for the clouded mind. In this series, Ron Price examines the 12 enemies of successful innovation—starting with a lack of clarity.

Lack of Clarity: Enemies of Innovation Ep. 1

September 19, 2022 15:04 - 1 minute - 2.01 MB

Innovation is not for the clouded mind. In this series, Ron Price examines the 12 enemies of successful innovation—starting with a lack of clarity.

Innovation Doesn't Work in My Industry

August 22, 2022 11:36 - 1 minute - 3.1 MB

In the final episode of this series, Dr. Evans Baiya addresses different corporate excuses and mindsets that hinder our ability to innovate successfully—even when you believe innovation cannot happen in your industry.

I Know What My Customers Need

August 08, 2022 13:27 - 1 minute - 3.05 MB

In this series, Dr. Evans Baiya addresses different corporate excuses and mindsets that hinder our ability to innovate successfully. Don't assume you always know what your customers need.

I Need More Big Ideas

July 25, 2022 17:27 - 1 minute - 2.49 MB

In this series, Dr. Evans Baiya addresses different corporate excuses and mindsets that hinder our ability to innovate successfully. There's a misconception that hinders our ability to innovate—that we should always wait for the one big idea.

I Don't Have Time to Innovate.

July 11, 2022 16:19 - 1 minute - 2.49 MB

In this series, Dr. Evans Baiya addresses different corporate excuses and mindsets that hinder our ability to innovate successfully. He hears this excuse across the world: "I don't have time to innovate."

It's Not My Job to Innovate (Innovation Excuses Ep 1)

June 20, 2022 16:12 - 1 minute - 2.79 MB

In this series, Dr. Evans Baiya addresses different corporate excuses and mindsets that hinder our ability to innovate successfully. One of the most common excuses? "It's not my job to innovate."

How Do I Manage My Ideas?

May 16, 2022 20:31 - 1 minute - 3.2 MB

Dr. Evans Baiya breaks down the three things needed in your innovation economy: an Idea Factory, an Idea Bank, and an Idea Portfolio.

How Do I Encourage a Culture of Ideation?

May 02, 2022 16:38 - 1 minute - 1.5 MB

Dr. Evans Baiya discusses the importance of a culture of ideation within your organization.

How Do Innovation and Strategy Work Together?

April 18, 2022 16:25 - 1 minute - 1.06 MB

Is your organizing growing, or becoming irrelevant? Dr. Evans Baiya argues that innovation and strategy must work together to create value for customers.

What Makes Innovation Successful?

April 04, 2022 16:02 - 1 minute - 1.16 MB

Dr. Evans Baiya shares that many major innovation projects fail, and that there is a secret ingredient for success: people.

What Exactly is Innovation?

March 22, 2022 15:41 - 1 minute - 1.36 MB

Dr. Evans Baiya explores the definition of innovation and why it matters.

What Goes on in Our Brains When We Have Purpose?

March 07, 2022 18:19 - 2 minutes - 4.27 MB

What goes on in our brains when we have purpose? Innovation and neuroscience expert Tanja Yardley dives in to the benefits of purpose and how we can strengthen those muscles.

What Part Does Purpose Play in Innovation?

February 21, 2022 16:35 - 1 minute - 2.79 MB

Purpose plays a huge part in innovation—and, unlike social media leads us to believe, it isn't lofty or unachievable.

Why Do I Need Grit as an Innovator?

February 08, 2022 17:32 - 1 minute - 2.58 MB

Innovation and leadership couch Tanja Yardley says grit is a necessary skill for any leader or innovator—but how does it effect the way we work, and how can we develop this skill?

Why Should I Have a Growth Mindset?

January 24, 2022 17:43 - 1 minute - 2.94 MB

Humans evolved to focus more on the negative input our brains receive, in order to stay safe. But we can work to reverse this negative bias, focus on the positive, and become more creative with a growth mindset.

Why Should I Let My Mind Wander?

January 10, 2022 17:04 - 1 minute - 1.29 MB

Neuroscience expert and innovation coach Tanja Yardley shares that most of us don't allow our minds to wander—to the detriment of creativity. Instead, she says we should take advantage of times not usually meant for the creative process to come up with more and better ideas.

Teaser: Why Should I Let My Mind Wander?

January 03, 2022 17:27 - 23 seconds - 353 KB

New episodes of 90 Seconds of Innovation are coming your way! Have an innovation question and want to be featured in a future episode? Tweet your question to @ebaiya. Don't forget to like and subscribe wherever you listen to your favorite podcasts.

How Does Curiosity Contribute To Flow State?

December 13, 2021 16:06 - 1 minute - 1.18 MB

Tanja Yardley dives deeper into taking advantage of our different curiosities to achieve a creative and innovative state of mind.

How Can I Jumpstart Creative Thinking

December 06, 2021 17:08 - 1 minute - 1.49 MB

Leadership and innovation coach Tanja Yardley offers a few tips to jumpstart creative thinking—most importantly, relax, be curious, and have fun.