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Segment 1: Seeing The Big Picture To Innovate
Boundry Crosser: Success will come to people with a very wide and multi-disciplinary backgrounds
Metaphor Maker: Using methaphors to capture the connections/similarities and therefore the vision
Pattern Watcher: The abilty to pick out meaningful trends from the flood of information
Segment 2: Killer Question Of The Week
Create metahpors by:
1) Answer the following the question:
“What are the assumptions that define the industry?”
2) Look for metaphors by:
Comparing the assumptions with other industries.
Retired HP CTO, Author, Speaker, Innovation Mentor, Columnist at Forbes. Phil McKinney has held technology and innovation leadership positions in a number of leading companies and has been profiled in media outlets. His first book, Beyond The Obvious, was released February 2012.
The Killer Innovation podcast and seminars/workshops are about helping innovators get better at innovating. A killer innovation is a significant and highly profitable departure from current offerings or practices that would be difficult to duplicate. It’s a game changer!