Innovation Inside the Box Podcast

Innovation Inside the Box features structured creativity and innovation strategies for leaders who want to think differently, be more innovative, implement change and, grow. The conversations you’ll hear will help you apply innovation methods to services and processes, overcome resistance to ideas, and create a culture of innovation.

Drew Boyd is a global leader in creativity and innovation, international public speaker, award-winning author and innovation blogger, and university professor who has worked with clients such as GE Aviation, Johnson & Johnson, L’Oreal, Stryker, Danaher, Kaiser Permanente, Eli Lilly, Underwriters Lab, Procter & Gamble, Cincinnati Bell, and Toyota. He teaches teams, businesses and governments how to solve tough problems to create a culture of innovation and a flowing pipeline. Drew reframes the innovation process in a way that makes people more—not less—creative.

September 20, 2021

Episode 60: Elephants and Mice – Creative Lessons from Nature

Do you remember being told as a kid that elephants are afraid of mice? Well, I hate to break it to you, but that’s not true. […]
September 6, 2021

Episode 59: You’re More Creative Than You Think – If You Persist!

Today, I’ve got some bad news and some good news. Good news first: you’re probably more creative than you think you are! So what’s the bad […]
August 30, 2021

Episode 58: Overcoming Your Fear of Creativity

Fear of failure is one of the biggest barriers to creativity. However, if you struggle with fear, don’t despair. There are strategies for dealing with it. […]
August 23, 2021

Episode 57: Creating Mind-Blowing Concepts for Toilet Paper with Attribute Dependency

Today’s topic is toilet paper. Yes, you read that right. We’re talking about toilet paper on the podcast. I promise there’s an explanation: I want to […]
August 16, 2021

Episode 56: Think Inside the Umbrella – Four Thousand Years of Innovation

Today, instead of innovating inside the box, I want you to think inside the umbrella. Believe it or not, the umbrella is a great example of […]
August 9, 2021

Episode 055: Saving Bees with Structured Creativity – The Task Unification Technique in Action

You may not realize it, but there is a very important part of our food chain that is under duress. One-third of the food we consume […]
August 2, 2021

Episode 054: I have a great idea! Now what?

Have you ever said the following? “I’ve got this great idea! If only I could explain it to you…” I’m willing to bet you have. A […]
July 26, 2021

Episode 053: My Apologies to the Wheel – Is it Creative?

A few episodes ago, I talked about what I considered the world’s greatest invention. And in that episode, I made some disparaging comments about the wheel. […]
July 19, 2021

Episode 052: People Systematically Overlook Subtractive Changes

Less is more. We hear this phrase all the time, and it gives us this sense that taking things away or reducing complexity is a good […]