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.

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 […]
July 12, 2021

Episode 051: One Year of Innovation Inside the Box

It’s time to celebrate here at Innovation Inside the Box! We’ve passed the 50 episode mark which is a big deal for a podcast. Over the […]
July 5, 2021

Episode 050: The Results Are In: New Inventions from the Multiplication Challenge

I gave you a challenge and you stepped up. In case you missed it, a few episodes back I discussed the multiplication technique. I also applied […]
June 28, 2021

Episode 049: Googling Your Own Mind: How to Search for Ideas Within

Creative people are those who have the ability to Google their own minds. What does that mean? Well, it all ties back to the SIT method […]
June 21, 2021

Episode 048: Fear Not: Some Practical Tips for Overcoming the Fear of Innovation

One of the biggest barriers to your creative output isn’t your ability to be creative but your fear of being creative. I’m sure you’ve experienced that […]
June 14, 2021

Episode 047: Analog Transfer – A Creative Gemstone

I love a good analogy. They help us explain things, make comparisons, and bring clarification to complex issues. I use them a lot in the classroom […]