In his book, Barking Up the Wrong Tree, Eric reveals the science behind what actually determines success and—most important—how you can achieve it. Eric also has a popular blog by the same name as his book that shares science-based answers and expert insight on how to be successful.
We often need to help others we work with understand why change is required. It is a skill we can learn and my quest calls it Change Intelligence. Chad McAllister interviews Barbara Trautlein who wrote the book on the topic, Change Intelligence: Use the Power of CQ to Lead Change That Sticks. Read about it here or listen to the podcast.
FirstBuild is a creation of GE Appliances. They established an open community with access to world-class engineering and design talent for exploring ideas and creating home appliances. To learn more about how FirstBuild works and what makes it successful, I spoke with Taylor Dawson, their Product Evangelist.
Have you noticed leaders in your organization sound and look different from other employees? It’s not always true for all organizations, but leaders often talk differently — they are optimistic when they speak, they ask insightful questions, and they tend to focus on what is most important.
"How can we improve?" is a conversation taking place at nearly every organization. Innovators and product managers have the right perspective that is needed. They are uniquely equipped to make the move from building better products to building a better organization.
I love hearing how companies are creating successful products that provide customers value, which is the topic of this episode. Gordon Stannis, the Director of Design and Strategy at Twisthink shares their approach to developing innovative solutions for their Fortune 500 clients. Gordon started his work as an industrial designer and then moved into product ...
I spoke with Kawasaki Motors' Senior Manager of Corporate Research and Product Management, Dave Oventhal, to learn from their experience. We discussed the four steps for how product managers and innovators can help build a more effective innovation ecosystem in their companies.
History can be a great tool in solving day-to-day problems encountered in innovation. After spending nearly 20 years at IBM, Scott Bowden is now traveling the globe to investigate and share how historic innovations provide lessons for the modern-day innovation practitioners – you and me.
Lean Startup or Stage-Gate? More often organizations are not choosing one or the other but taking the “and” option and integrating both into their product processes. The challenge is how to get them to play nice with each other and gain the benefits of each without losing something in the process.
Adding change management tools to our product management toolbox is wise, which is why I interviewed the creator of the Change Planning Toolkit. He also wrote the book, Charting Change: A Visual Toolkit for Making Change Stick.