In today’s episode, my co-host, Aaron Eden, and I are really excited to have our guest, Kyle Nel. Kyle is the Executive Director of Lowe’s Innovation Labs and has a very unique approach toward innovation which was fun to explore in this episode. They leverage a narrative-driven approach that uses story (and comics) as a strategic tool to map out the future for Lowe’s that they are working to bring to life. They then work backward to build that future, rapidly testing technology prototypes to solve everyday problems.
Ryan Staggs is the Assistant Vice President of Integration & Mobility Services at the Hospital Corporation of America. In this episode, we dive into how Ryan increases innovation within the IT department and making it more nimble and responsive.
The San Diego Food Bank strives to end hunger and serve over 370,000 individuals every month. Not too long ago they went through one of our Lean Innovation Bootcamps tailored for Non-Profit and Social Impact organizations.
Co-host Amelia Klawon, one of the leaders of our Non-Profit and Social Impact organization programs and services, discusses their results and how they changed the way the organization functions when it comes to creating new value.
As an intrapreneur, dealing with compliance can certainly be a hurdle to overcome. In today’s episode, Moves the Needle CEO Brant Cooper and I are excited to have Stephen Poor talk about how compliance departments can better enable innovation and how law firms can be more innovative.
Stephen is the Chairman of Seyfarth Shaw, an international law firm comprised of over 900 lawyers.
In the episode, we dive into how they’ve organized their innovation strategy into 4 operational buckets and how they not only identify new products but innovate on the core business.
We also talk about how they have done a fantastic job getting rid of the distance between the end customer and new product development teams amongst other things.
Millennials play a vital part in the workforce of today and tomorrow. Yet per HBR’s article, “What Do Millennials Really Want at Work? The Same Things the Rest of Us Do, ‘it’s likely that companies pursuing millennial-specific employee engagement strategies are wasting time, focus, and money.’
This episode features a recording from a live webcast discussion between Aaron Eden and Marilyn Gorman!
In this episode, we’re really excited to have Cholpon Rosengren, Director of Family Support at United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona, on the show together with my co-host and leader of our Non-Profit and Social Impact programs and services Heather Hiscox.
Usually, we’re focused on helping you create innovation from within, yet M&A’s play an integral role in a well-rounded innovation strategy.
In today’s podcast episode we’re excited to switch things up and focus on lessons learned during mergers & acquisitions.
When trying to transform organizations to become more innovative, it’s easy to forget about the interpersonal side and get caught up in the process.
In today’s episode we dive into just that: how can you better understand your colleagues’ preferred styles of communication and leadership, so you can work together in a way that they’ll be most receptive.
Today’s episode may be our best one yet (and no, I don’t say that every time).
In this episode, we go through some of the most powerful snippets from all of our podcasts in 2016. In it we have clips from the Operations Lead at Spotify, an Innovation Leader at Intuit and much more.
Today’s episode is hands down one of my favorites as it’s filled with practical tips, tactics and stories to building a more entrepreneurial organization. It’s our first time doing a host chat, where I’m joined by the Moves the Needle Co-founders, Brant Cooper and Aaron Eden.
In today’s episode, Aaron Eden and I are really excited to have Intuit Innovation Leader, Bennett Blank join us as Aaron and Bennett talk us through their journey of running a series of Lean StartIN (Lean Startup workshops inside Intuit).
In today’s episode we’re honored to have our guest and Moves the Needle executive advisor Simeon Sessley. Prior to becoming the Director of Strategic Programs at World 50, Simeon played a paramount role in the development of GE Fastworks internal coaching community.
M&As as a Catalyst to Cultural Change and Growth with Zakaria Ghassouli, People, Finance & Strategy Director at Avito
During M&As, it can often be challenging to effectively integrate two cultures. In today’s episode, Zakaria Ghassouli, People, Finance & Strategy Director at Avito, talks us through how he proactively used the M&A he went through with Avito as an opportunity to create a better culture after taking the passive approach began to lead to some problems.
Scaling Innovation and the Product Lifecycle Framework with Sonja Kresojevic, VP of Product Lifecycle at Pearson
In today’s episode we’re excited to have Sonja Kresojevic, the VP of Product Lifecycle at Pearson. In the episode we cover:
– How teams leverage the product lifecycle framework to focus on the right things at the right time.
– How Pearson funds different early stage projects based on stage specific criteria and metrics.
– How Pearson has scaled lean innovation throughout the business and created a culture that enables innovation.
In this episode, we’re honored to have Bennett Blank, Innovation Leader at Intuit, talk about how Intuit has spread innovation thinking throughout the entire organization. Bennett is a Lean Startup in the Enterprise veteran so you’re in for a treat.
Creating an Entrepreneurial Culture in the Public Sector with Kelly McAdoo, City Manager of City of Hayward
In this episode, we interview Kelly McAdoo, the City Manager of the City of Hayward. We cover lots of ground, including deep dives into topics like:
– How Kelly has been driving impact through creating an entrepreneurial culture within a bureaucratic organization.
– How City of Hayward has been able to drastically shorten the scoping process for new projects using Lean Innovation.
– How City of Hayward is redefining the way public sector entities should function in the 21st century.
In this episode, Aaron Eden (MTN Co-Founder and COO) and I interview Neal Cross, the Chief Innovation Officer of DBS. DBS is a bank headquartered in Singapore that generated $11 billion in revenue and $4.5 billion in profit last year. They know the finance landscape is changing rapidly, and as a result are on an inspiring journey towards not only creating an innovation group within the bank, but turning the entire bank itself into an innovation group.
How Giants are Banding Together to Innovate with Jason Harris, Dir. of Corporate Marketing at UI Labs
In this episode we’re excited to have Jason Harris, Director of Corporate Marketing & Communications for UI LABS. UI LABS is a first-of-its-kind innovation accelerator, addressing problems too big for any one organization to solve on its own. The challenges we are addressing in manufacturing and smart cities are at the intersection of digital convergence: computing, big data, and the Internet of Things (IOT).
In this episode we interview Simon at Spotify and cover:
– How The Library Corporation coped with the disruption of library’s
– Why the part time initiative model isn’t conducive to innovation
– How The Library Corporation introduced Lean Startup into their organization
– How Spotify manages “bets,” strategic decision making and execution with Spotify Rhythm