Shannon Lucas Innovation Show

Move Fast. Break Stuff. Burn Out. with Shannon Lucas

Catalysts feel a deep sense of drive toward a better future state. We can’t help but see potential change and set it in motion, wherever we are. We’re energized and we’re driven by it.

We welcome author of Move Fast. Break Shit. Burn Out.: The Catalyst’s Guide to Working Well, Shannon Lucas, welcome to the show.

Priming Rust

Priming the Organisation For Change

The more painful, longer, more frustrating way is the only way. It takes time, it takes persistence, it takes hard work. When we prime the organisation for change, then the new reality will stick and the gloss will stay in place…temporarily.

Scott D Anthony

Eat, Sleep, Innovate with Scott D. Anthony

The world’s biggest untapped source of energy isn’t the wind, water, or sun. It is inside existing organisations, which are brimming with innovation energy. Today that energy is largely constrained and contained. You need to release, harness, and amplify it. Today’s book will show you how.

Mummy

Keeping a Corpse from Stinking. (For Now)

Necromones are fatty acids in insects associated with decomposition and are a strong signal for members of the same species to stay away—possibly to protect others from catching a contagion. Like animals, humans have putrefaction volatiles that act as necromones. This ability to sense death, decomposition or disease is important, it serves the survival of a species. This Thursday Thought poses the question, can you sense when an organisation is dying?

Blue Footed Booby

The Booby Trap: Respecting Rituals for Corporate Change makers

The Blue-Footed Booby has evolved to no longer build a nest in which to lay their eggs. The modern Booby lays eggs on the ground. Therefore, this ritual is decorative, it serves no practical purpose, it is a remnant of their evolutionary ancestor.So what has this got to do with corporate culture and corporate innovation? Quite a lot, I believe.

Tendayi Viki Innovation Show

Pirates In The Navy with Tendayi Viki

Tendayi Viki shares how for innovators inside established companies, making a distinction between being a pirate and joining the navy is a fallacy. We have to figure out a way to become pirates in the navy!

Elephant-V-Ymir

The Harryhausen Effect – Fear Drives Resistance

Working in corporation change is fraught with many challenges. One of these challenges is ostracisation and rejection of the change agent by the corporate immune system. It is useful to understand why this resistance can be expected. Many change makers struggle with this apparent rejection by their colleagues and with the inevitable frustration due to the glacial speed of progress. The reasons for such phenomena are as manifold as the obstacles one must overcome. However, for this Thursday Thought, let’s consider a core reason why change is so difficult: the fear of the unknown.