The Devil’s Advocate

Phil McKinney
6 min readDec 22, 2022

Innovation is often lauded as the key to success in business. After all, staying ahead of the competition is hard if you’re not constantly coming up with new ideas and ways to improve your products or services. But is every idea you come up with a good thing? Is there such a thing as being too innovative?

To keep yourself honest, you may consider appointing a devil’s advocate.

Phil McKinney

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