Innovating Using The Daffodil Principle

Daffodil Principle

Want to know the secret to take ideas and make them real innovations? It is what I call the “daffodil principle” which I learned/stole from an article published by Jaroldeen Edwards. In one of the small mountain communities in the Sierra foothills, there is a church. If you take the time to pull off the […]

Inspiring Innovation: A 5 Minute Challenge

A New Short-Form Podcast: 5 Minutes To New Ideas

New Podcast 5 Minutes To New Ideas with Phil Mckinney

Inspiring innovation seems more like an art than any kind of skill or science. The sudden spark that results in an exciting new idea seems random – like it came out of the blue. Studies have shown what seems random was actually inspired by something your did, read or saw in the past. Inspiring Innovation […]

I got deep fried by these guys during an interview on the topic of innovation

Deep Fried Bytes

A few weeks past, I was interviewed by the hosts of the Deep Fried Bytes Podcast (Keith & Woody) on the topic of innovation.  The discussion covered everything from how anyone can learn innovation to the role innovation plays in your career. Keith and Woody also drill me about the book, Beyond The Obvious.  

Crossing the chasm has a new meaning in today’s world

Geoffrey Moore, the author of “Crossing The Chasm” and I have had the opportunity to spend time together in the past including him agreeing to be interviewed for the podcast (one of the most popular podcast to-date).  If you’re interested, here are links to the interview: Part 1 and Part 2. I came across this cartoon of Geoffrey’s […]