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FastForward Radio is digital skills acelerator Digital FastForward's podcast. We deliver training and consulting on design thinking, technology innovation, and lean startup strategies. Digital FastForward: The Digital Innovation Excelerator.

FastForward Radio Podcast Clay Richardson

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FastForward Radio is digital skills acelerator Digital FastForward's podcast. We deliver training and consulting on design thinking, technology innovation, and lean startup strategies. Digital FastForward: The Digital Innovation Excelerator.

    High Performance x Innovation = Consistent Results

    High Performance x Innovation = Consistent Results

    • 13 min
    3 Innovation Leadership Lessons Learned from My Dad

    3 Innovation Leadership Lessons Learned from My Dad

    I had a chance over the summer to spend a lot of time with my dad. I learned that he wasn't doing well, we found out that he had cancer. Knowing that he was sick really prompted me to start spending much more time with him and just asking him a lot of questions.
    My conversations with my dad led me to learn three big innovation leadership lessons. I want to share these lessons with you as the foundation of how to continue leveling up as an innovation leader.

    • 23 min
    Develop Your Visualization Skills To Conquer Uncertain Times

    Develop Your Visualization Skills To Conquer Uncertain Times

    With persisting talk of inflation and recession, many of our colleagues and clients are anticipating a slowdown period in which innovation takes a back seat to cost-cutting and downsizing. These pullbacks may test the nerve of many innovation leaders, but I’m here to tell you: there has never been a better time to lean into the challenges ahead.
    Listen now to learn the three steps you can take to prepare. 

    • 14 min
    Your New Superpower? Letting Go Of Control Over Design Sprints

    Your New Superpower? Letting Go Of Control Over Design Sprints

    One of the most powerful tools in the Innovation Leaders’ quiver is the design sprint.
    Design sprints are compressed agile development cycles (quite typically a few days or weeks) in which stakeholders identify problems, then rapidly brainstorm and build out prototype solutions in order to validate ideas before investing heavily into developing them.
    Embrace letting go of control over your design sprints to discover your new superpower as an Innovation facilitator.

    • 15 min
    Break Through These Low Code Barriers To Speed Innovation

    Break Through These Low Code Barriers To Speed Innovation

    One of the top challenges business leaders face when trying to accelerate digital transformation is expanding low code adoption throughout their enterprise. Large scale implementation is a powerful way to get more people involved with digital transformation and supercharge your innovation programs company-wide. However, some of the biggest obstacles business leaders face stem from misconceptions about what low code is and how it should be implemented. In fact, many of the notions that make people hesitant to roll out low code programs are just plain wrong. Subscribe to Digital FastForward for more innovation and design thinking tips and best practices, and find us at digitalfastforward.com.
    Complementary strategy session: https://meetings.hubspot.com/clay59/innovationstrategy
    5-Day Innovation Challenge: https://programs.digitalfastforward.com/5-day-innovation-challenge
    Innovation eXcelerator Coaching Program: https://digitalfastforward.com/innovation-coaching/
    Low-Code Transformation Programs: https://lowcode.digitalfastforward.com/
    Innovation Nation Online Community: innovationnation.group

    • 13 min
    Learn These Mental Toughness Routines To Avoid Innovation Fatigue

    Learn These Mental Toughness Routines To Avoid Innovation Fatigue

    As innovation leaders, we live in a space of “comfortable discomfort.” It is routine for us to be in a constant state of failure, which is how we refine and move forward through the innovation process. It is part of the job, but let's not discount the toll this can take on our minds. One of the most important skills we can acquire to avoid this innovation fatigue and personal burnout is mental toughness. In the context of creativity and innovation leadership, mental toughness is the habit of following through on ideas even when it's hard.
    Subscribe to Digital FastForward for more innovation and design thinking tips and best practices, and find us at digitalfastforward.com.
    Complementary strategy session: https://meetings.hubspot.com/clay59/innovationstrategy
    5-Day Innovation Challenge: https://programs.digitalfastforward.com/5-day-innovation-challenge
    Innovation eXcelerator Coaching Program: https://digitalfastforward.com/innovation-coaching/
    Low-Code Transformation Programs: https://lowcode.digitalfastforward.com/
    Innovation Nation Online Community: innovationnation.group

    • 13 min

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