A graphic about sharing ideas so they can attract the team to create exciting innovations.

One of the biggest mistakes we make in life is convincing ourselves that our ideas are unique and ours alone. We rationalize keeping our ideas to ourselves because we are afraid that others will steal them, or worst — we believe our ideas aren’t good enough.

Our ideas are precious…

Solving the right problems through creativity and innovation

Why do innovators focus time and energy on developing solutions before they’ve identified the problem? Innovation starts by spending time to understand the problem before solving the problem.

“If I had an hour to solve a problem, I’d spend 55 minutes thinking about the problem and five minutes thinking about…

Ideas inspire people to change how we do the things we do. But ideas by themselves are just an inkling of what could be. Ideas that remain ideas forever eventually become ideas of the past, things we once thought could change the world. But never did.

No one ever changed…

Why are we so afraid of being bored — to have that time of stillness? We feel compelled to fill that silence with something. We fill it with screen time or with emails or with phone calls or cat videos.

Those moments of silence can be unnerving, but our brains…

As humans, we have a unique superpower. That superpower is our ability to convince ourselves that something is true — when it’s not. We act stupidly.

Stupidity is a more dangerous enemy of the good than evil. — Dietrich Bonhoeffer, a German theologian

Sometimes stupidity makes people act against their…

Phil McKinney

// Author of Beyond The Obvious // Host of Killer Innovations podcast // Pres & CEO of CableLabs // Retired HP CTO // All opinions are mine //

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