Podcast #20 – Brad Barbera: How to learn to love chaos but hate confusion

In today’s episode of the Idea to Value Podcast, we talk to Brad Barbera, author of “Keep Innovation Simple”, Innovation Strategist and holder of the first patent for low-fat mayonnaise.

Topics covered in this episode:

  1. Is there a perfect formula for innovation which works for all companies? (03:00)
  2. Why you need to be careful about applying best practice from other companies (04:30)
  3. How you can keep innovation simple (06:45)
  4. What affects an individual’s capability of being innovative (07:45)
  5. Why you should develop a mindset of “Respectful Irreverence” (10:30)
  6. You need to have some grit to get through the tough times of innovation (12:30)
  7. Why some companies want to downgrade their innovativeness, and why it is hard to change (13:15)
  8. Why the simple things are so hard, but the most important (14:00)
  9. The difference between complexity and complication (16:30)
  10. The importance of π pi-shaped innovators (18:30)

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