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The Innovation Show

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  • A Global weekly show interviewing authors to inspire, educate and inform the business world and the curious. Presented by the author of "Undisruptable", this Global show speaks of something greater beyond innovation, disruption and technology. It speaks to the human need to learn: how to adapt to and love a changing world. It embraces the spirit of constant change, of staying receptive, of always learning.
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Episodes
  • The Entrepreneurial Mindset Part 3 with Rita McGrath
    Apr 12 2024

    In this extensive session with Rita McGrath, Aiden explores the timeless insights of McGrath's book on embodying an entrepreneurial mindset in businesses. McGrath emphasises the importance of continuous innovation, exploiting new opportunities, and building new competencies to stay competitive. The conversation covers key concepts like the significance of key ratios, creating new competence, understanding consumption chains, and the necessity of political savvy within corporate innovation. McGrath also introduces practical tools and frameworks for evaluating opportunities, managing resources, and adapting execution strategies. The dialogue includes examples like Amazon's innovation in delivery systems and Procter & Gamble's ventures, illustrating the application of these concepts in real-world scenarios. McGrath provides advice on overcoming common challenges in innovation, such as attracting the first few customers and navigating corporate politics effectively.

    00:00 Welcome & Introduction to Timeless Business Frameworks

    00:36 Exploring the Entrepreneurial Mindset and Innovation

    02:03 Key Ratios: The Secret to Competitive Advantage

    06:15 Stratification Mapping: Unveiling Business Asymmetries

    08:39 The Art of Championing Innovation Within Corporations

    15:16 Navigating Corporate Politics for Innovation Success

    23:13 Asset Parsimony: Thriving with Limited Resources

    25:40 Real Options Reasoning vs. Net Present Value

    31:24 Exploring the Ecosystem of Options

    31:56 The Future of Remote Work Technologies

    32:31 Investing in Positioning Options

    33:51 Scouting and Stepping Stones: Navigating Uncertainty

    35:09 Leveraging RFID Technology: A Case Study

    38:05 Resource Allocation and Organisational Structures

    42:17 Competitive Insulation and the Direct-to-Consumer Boom

    46:22 Adaptive Execution and Discovery Driven Growth

    54:22 Understanding Customer Consumption Chains

    58:20 Concluding Remarks and Additional Resources

    Find Rita: www.RitaMcGrath.com

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    1 hr and 1 min
  • The Entrepreneurial Mindset Part 2 with Rita McGrath
    Apr 7 2024

    In part 2 of The Entrepreneurial Mindset, Rita McGrath, discusses the concept of the entrepreneurial mindset and the power of consumption chain analysis for businesses seeking to differentiate and innovate.

    Rita illustrates how understanding each step of a customer's journey, from need identification to product disposal, can unveil numerous opportunities for innovation and competitive advantage.

    She shares insightful examples ranging from grocery shopping to the historical battle between Betamax and VHS, highlighting the importance of aligning each step of the consumption chain to customer needs and preferences.

    She also touches on the significance of resegmenting markets and reconfiguring industries to capture new opportunities, using examples from automobile insurance and manufacturing.

    The episode offers a deep dive into how companies can apply these concepts to drive growth, challenge assumptions, and transform their competitive landscapes.

    00:00 Welcome & Recap of Part One

    00:30 Diving Deeper into Consumption Chain Analysis

    01:12 Exploring Customer Choices and Consumption Chains

    02:30 The Importance of Understanding the Customer Journey

    05:41 Learning from Failure and the Power of Networks

    08:53 Innovative Case Studies: Progressive Insurance and Beyond

    13:18 Resegmenting Markets for Competitive Advantage

    19:05 Reconfiguring Markets: Evolutionary to Revolutionary Changes

    23:52 The Five Whys Technique and Citibank's Strategic Move

    30:10 Closing Thoughts and Where to Find More

    Find Rita: www.RitaMcGrath.com

    Find Valize: www.

    Find Aidan McCullen for Keynote talks on Innovation, Transformation and Change: www.AidanMcCullen.Com

    More on the Innovation Show: www.TheInnovationShow.IO

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    31 mins
  • The Entrepreneurial Mindset Part 1 with Rita McGrath
    Apr 5 2024

    Harnessing the Entrepreneurial Mindset for Innovation and Growth

    This script delves into a conversation with Rita McGrath, author of 'The Entrepreneurial Mindset,' exploring principles for thriving in rapidly changing environments. McGrath shares her personal journey from industry to academia, emphasizing the importance of understanding practical business applications. The script covers themes such as the importance of an entrepreneurial mindset in recognizing and acting on business opportunities, detailed methodologies for product differentiation, and strategies for business model innovation. McGrath discusses her work on attribute mapping and quizzing as tools for identifying customer needs and creating blockbuster products. The narrative extends to strategic management under uncertainty, leveraging insights from evolutionary economics, and the challenge of disruptive innovation. The script concludes with McGrath highlighting software solutions, like Sparc Hub, designed to facilitate the operationalization of these concepts within organizations.

    00:00 Unlocking the Entrepreneurial Mindset: A Guide to Innovation
    01:15 From Political Campaigns to Digital Transformation: Rita McGrath's Journey
    08:10 The Evolution of Strategic Management and the Birth of Disruptive Innovation
    14:42 Embracing the Entrepreneurial Mindset for Future Success
    18:22 Crafting the Entrepreneurial Frame: Setting the Stage for Innovation
    31:57 Exploring Autonomous Technology in Military Operations
    32:40 The Future of Autonomy: Removing Humans from the Equation
    33:21 Redefining Transportation and Ownership in an Autonomous World
    33:38 Opportunity Inventory: Identifying What's Ready for Innovation
    33:58 The Human Factor in Innovation and Transformation Efforts
    34:25 Designing Blockbuster Products and Services
    34:50 Attribute Mapping: Aligning Offerings with Customer Needs
    35:38 Understanding Customer Behavior Beyond Demographics
    37:08 The Power of Non-Negotiables, Discriminators, and Exciters in Product Design
    38:29 The Evolution of Product Features: From Exciters to Non-Negotiables
    45:41 Staying Ahead of High-Impact Trends and Competitive Changes
    50:54 Quizzing Methodology: Uncovering New Opportunities for Differentiation
    54:33 Closing Remarks and Where to Find More Information

    Find Rita: https://www.ritamcgrath.com

    Find Valize: https://www.valize.com

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    56 mins

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