A Sherpa's Guide to Innovation

A Sherpa's Guide to Innovation

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Are you looking to better understand and apply innovation theories, methods and tools? Do you need to think about your business or industry in a different way? Join the Sherpas as they conduct spirited conversations and tell compelling stories to gui…


E49: Industry Integration and Serendipitous Collisions with Mike Biselli
Aug 8 • 37 min
Episode 49 features Mike Biselli, a healthtech entrepreneur and community-building pioneer with a bold vision for reimagining healthcare. Learn about how Mike planted a flag in the ground and determined to create a built environment that would foster…
E48 Part 2: Designing for Cultural Competency and an Inclusive Workforce
Jul 26 • 28 min
Our world is becoming increasingly complex and wonderfully diverse. How can organizations keep pace with this expanding diversity and assemble an inclusive workforce? Episode #48 - Part 2 features André Blackman and Touré McCluskey of Onboard Health, an…
E48 Part 1: Designing for Cultural Competency and an Inclusive Workforce
Jul 26 • 32 min
Our world is becoming increasingly complex and wonderfully diverse. How can organizations keep pace with this expanding cultural diversity and design with cultural competency? Episode #48 Part 1 features Kinneil Coltman, Vice President and Chief Diversity…
E47: A Passion for Product – Tom Schlegel of Radio Flyer
Jul 10 • 39 min
Ben & Jay talk to Tom Schlegel, Chief Innovation Officer of Radio Flyer, the iconic 102-year old company that’s on a mission to bring smiles to kids of all ages. During his 16 years at Radio Flyer, he has been a key leader in the evolution of the company…
E46: An Abundance Mindset with Robin Glasco
Jun 6 • 46 min
Get ready to shift your mindset from scarcity to abundance in this episode of A Sherpa’s Guide to Innovation featuring Robin Glasco, co-founder and Managing Partner of Bambü Global Healthcare Advisors.
E45: Reframing Healthcare with Zeev Neuwirth, MD
May 23 • 56 min
Ben & Jay have the privilege to talk with Atrium Health colleague Dr. Zeev Neuwirth, Senior Medical Director of Population Health about his exciting new book Reframing Healthcare
E44: Designing for People with Intermountain Healthcare’s Todd Dunn
May 9 • 44 min
Episode #44 features a man we admire from an organization we admire: Todd Dunn, Director of Innovation at Intermountain Healthcare.
E43: Turning Information into Innovation – Health Datapalooza Conference Recap
Apr 25 • 44 min
Perspectives from Atrium Health teammates who attended the 10th anniversary Health Datapalooza conference on March 27-28 in Washington, DC.
E42: Karen Dillon – Bringing Great Theory to Life
Apr 11 • 40 min
Ben & Jay have the unique pleasure of speaking with Karen Dillon, NYT best-selling author and former editor of the Harvard Business Review, about her being in “the front seat of the Clay Christensen experience” through years of collaboration with Clay and…
E41: #SXSW2019 – Human Connections, Analogous Learning & 147 Cheeses
Mar 28 • 45 min
Listen to Lindsay, Jay, Sally, and Ben recap the SXSW2019 sessions they attended, their tried and true success strategies for navigating SXSW, some of the overarching conference themes, the piles of delicious food they sampled, and the applications to…
E40: Efosa Ojomo Turns Theory Into Hope – The Prosperity Paradox
Mar 14 • 43 min
Ben & Jay are honored to speak with Efosa Ojomo, Global Prosperity Lead at Clayton Christensen Institute and co-author of The Prosperity Paradox with Dr. Clayton Christensen and Karen Dillon.
E39: #HIMSS19 – Caped Crusaders, Precision Medicine and #pinksocks
Feb 28 • 29 min
We have Dr. Jean Wright (Chief Innovation Officer), Emilie Pandullo (Investment Fund Director), and Michael Johnson (Director, Innovation) in the studio to relive their HIMSS experience.
E38: Niyum Gandhi - Population Health in the City that Never Sleeps
Feb 21 • 48 min
In this episode, we welcome Niyum Gandhi, Executive Vice President and Chief Population Health Officer at Mount Sinai, to discuss health system transformation, and how he tackles it in one of the most diverse cities in the world.
E37: Dr. Rasu Shrestha – Passion, Purpose & A Plan
Feb 7 • 29 min
Get to know the dynamic Dr. Rasu Shrestha as he reflects on experiences and influences that have shaped his approach to leadership and innovation, and his exuberance as he anticipates guiding strategy for Atrium Health.
E36: Healthcare Disruption & Precision Innovation with Rebecca Fogg
Jan 31 • 34 min
Rebecca Fogg, Senior Research Fellow of the healthcare practice at the Christensen Institute, joins the Innovation Sherpas from across the pond to talk disruption, air ambulances, Jobs to Be Done, and why she switched from consumer financial services to…
E35: Catalyzing an Environment for Innovation
Jan 17 • 28 min
Our human-centered design Sherpas Elizabeth Benfield Watson and Sally Baek are joined by a special guest, John Tartt, AVP of Enterprise Risk Management of Atrium Health, to talk about the Innovation Engine’s Catalyst Program.
E34: A Sherpa Holiday Podcastpalooza!
Dec 20, 2018 • 19 min
Ben & Jay do a short recap of the last year of A Sherpa’s Guide to Innovation, highlighting some memorable moments.
E33: Objectively Creative & Subjectively Analytical - Design Strategist Lee Fain
Dec 6, 2018 • 45 min
Join Design Strategist Lee Fain as he takes us on a storytelling adventure using the Hero’s Journey to a new world of creativity, frameworks, prototyping, and customer discovery.
E32: Disrupt to Improve vs. Disrupt to Destroy
Nov 23, 2018 • 36 min
Your disruptive innovation Sherpas are back to discuss how the theory may be playing out in healthcare. Will Behrmann, Jay Gerhart and Ann Somers Hogg cover a lot of ground on the complex and ever-changing healthcare landscape. Is disruption truly…
E31: Sherpa Showdown: Fast Company Innovation Festival vs. Impact 2018
Nov 8, 2018 • 37 min
Two great conferences – two Innovation Engine Sherpas facing off to extol their virtues!
E30: The (Cult)ivation of Failure: ILN 2018 InPerson Meeting Highlights
Oct 25, 2018 • 40 min
ay takes the show on the road for the Innovation Learning Network’s InPerson Meeting (absolutely not a conference) in Sacramento, California, hosted by The Shop at VSP.
E29: On the Road with Ann Somers & Elizabeth – Mayo Transform 2018
Oct 12, 2018 • 36 min
Join Innovation Sherpas Ann Somers Hogg and Elizabeth Watson in a continuation of their Twitter barrage sharing their experiences and highlights from their recent attendance at Mayo Clinic’s Transform 2018 Conference in Rochester, Minnesota.
E28: The Sherpas Make Time to Sprint with Jake Knapp!
Sep 27, 2018 • 42 min
Join your Sherpas as Ben & Jay give you a play by play of a recent Design Sprint bootcamp taught by author Jake Knapp himself!
E27: Coonoor Behal of Mindhatch – At the Intersection of Improv & Innovation
Sep 13, 2018 • 42 min
Ben & Jay have a lively conversation with Coonoor Behal, founder of Mindhatch, a creative consultancy that blends design thinking, organizational improv and innovation facilitation.
E26: Bob Moesta – Following Language & Energy Through Time & Space
Aug 16, 2018 • 55 min
Welcome to the Bobcast - we’re thrilled to have our Jobs to be Done sensei, Bob Moesta, sharing his innovation wisdom across a wide range of topics.
E25: Digital Innovation, Experience Enablement, and Customized Optionality
Aug 2, 2018 • 50 min
Get your gear ready for this episode on digital innovation, courtesy of Skookum’s own Jason Rome and Michael Ifkovits, along with our summer intern and technophile Nkechi “NC” Nwoko.
E24: Futurespeak with Zayna – People-Powered, Digical & More!
Jul 19, 2018 • 45 min
Dr. Zayna Khayat, Future Strategist with SE Health joins Ben & Ann Somers on a wide-ranging conversation about the future of health and how to drive innovation.
E23: “Yes, And” Now for Something Completely Different!
Jul 5, 2018 • 23 min
Your Sherpas enter unexpected territory when Jay has a transformative improv adventure at The Second City in Chicago – Improv & Innovation.
E22: Design Thinking: Tales from the Wild
Jun 22, 2018 • 37 min
We again welcome Innovation Provocateur David Phillips of Faster Glass to join our own Sherpa Elizabeth Benfield Watson to hear their insights on learning, teaching and practicing Design Thinking.
E21: Special Edition: ILN Spring 2018 Highlights – We’re All In This Together
Jun 7, 2018 • 41 min
Your on-the-spot correspondent Ben Tingey captures live reflections and insights from a star-studded Innovation Learning Network roster.
E20: HLTH 2018 - Quinoa and Carrots, Unlikely Pairings, & “Activated” Employers
May 24, 2018 • 40 min
Lindsay Deneault, Michael Johnson, and Emilie McKenna give an insider perspective on the mind-blowing inaugural HLTH conference
E19: Risky Business – Business Model Innovation & Evolution
May 17, 2018 • 48 min
Your Innovation Engine Sherpas welcome Dr. Derek van Bever, Senior Lecturer and Director of the Forum for Growth and Innovation at Harvard Business School to the studio.
E18: Developing an Innovation Ecosystem – Collecting & Connecting the Dots
May 4, 2018 • 40 min
In a milestone episode, Ben brings our first two guests from outside Atrium Health into the Sherpa studio, Amy Chiou (former Executive Director of Queen City Forward) and David Phillps (founder of innovation consultancy Faster Glass).
E17: Startups, Plug and Play, and Swiss Army Knives
Apr 26, 2018 • 40 min
Your Innovation Engine Sherpas are proud to host Dr. Matt Hanley, Chief Medical Officer – Metro Group at Atrium Health, Lindsay Deneault, and Michael Johnson (Commercialization and Technology Sherpas at the Innovation Engine) discuss the interplay between…
E16: Disruptive Innovation: From the Classroom, to the Bedside, to the Home
Apr 12, 2018 • 40 min
Your Innovation Engine Sherpas are proud to host two Atrium Health senior leaders to discuss how they are applying their learnings from Clay Christensen’s HBX Disruptive Strategy course and their perspectives on disruptive innovation in healthcare.
E15: Special SXSW Edition – Welcome to the Jungle…And the Future
Mar 22, 2018 • 38 min
Join the Innovation Engine Sherpas as they provide a behind the scenes tour of the SXSW conference, recently held in Austin, TX.
E14: Proactive Health Part 2 - Creating a New Frontier
Mar 2, 2018 • 32 min
Your Innovation Engine Sherpas welcome back Dr. Greg Weidner in a “How We Built This” episode on Proactive Health - primary care, reimagined.
E13: Proactive Health Part 1 - Cool Doesn’t Get it Done, Progress Does
Feb 25, 2018 • 27 min
Your Innovation Engine Sherpas welcome Dr. Greg Weidner to describe how Proactive Health is reimagining the primary care experience.
E12: An Exponentially Fine Lens - Amazon, Berkshire & JP
Feb 11, 2018 • 40 min
Your Innovation Engine Sherpas explore the new Amazon-Berkshire Hathaway-J.P. Morgan Chase venture through the lens of Aggregation Theory.
E11: How Do You Make a Sherpa?
Jan 28, 2018 • 42 min
Are innovators born or made? Your Innovation Engine Sherpas get up close and personal about their innovation career journeys.
E10: Mr. Magoo, Field Trips & Sparks of Curiosity
Jan 11, 2018 • 37 min
Your Innovation Sherpas kick off 2018 showing how Intentional Serendipity helps you find new ideas and perspectives.
E9: Jobs to be Done - It’s Not About Us, It’s About You
Dec 13, 2017 • 34 min
Your Innovation Sherpas continue their series on Jobs to be Done. Why is this theory so well suited to the healthcare industry?
E8: Jobs to be Done - Start with the Why
Dec 6, 2017 • 31 min
Your Innovation Sherpas start a multi-episode series on Jobs to be Done. Why does this theory resonate so well? What jobs arise in your life?
E7: The Sky is Falling? Or Not?
Nov 3, 2017 • 39 min
Your disruptive innovation sherpas are back to sort out the kerfuffle (and scuttlebutt) around Amazon, Apple and Google causing all kinds of disruption in health care.
E6: Special Edition - Health 2.0 Fall Conference, Let’s Disruptivate!
Nov 3, 2017 • 30 min
Our start-up and tech sherpas share their experiences at Health 2.0 11th Fall Conference in Santa Clara
E5: Special Edition - Dr. Jean Goes to Holland #ILN17
Oct 24, 2017 • 34 min
Dr. Jean Wright, Chief Innovation Officer of Carolinas HealthCare System, fearless leader of #InnovationEngine, describes her experience at the Innovation Learning Network (ILN) 2017 on-site meeting in Nijmegen, Netherlands.
E4: Special Edition - Mayo Clinic Transform 2017 Conference Highlights
Oct 18, 2017 • 40 min
Ben and Jay share their experience at the Mayo Clinic Transform 2017 conference - Closing the Gap Between People & Health.
E3: Not for the Faint of Heart
Oct 17, 2017 • 33 min
Your Sherpas discuss how incumbents disrupt themselves (successfully or not so much) and the concept of Dual Transformation
E1: Is There Still a Travel Agency Industry?
Oct 16, 2017 • 20 min
Your Sherpas dive into Airbnb to apply low-end and new-market disruption theory.
E2: Coaches, Clinics and Spitting Into a Tube
Oct 16, 2017 • 26 min
Your Sherpas talk about several disruptions within the healthcare industry.
B. Behind the Scenes with the Sherpas
Oct 10, 2017 • 7 min
Ben and Jay go deeper into why the Innovation Engine is doing this podcast, some of their podcast influences and early learnings in the development process.
A. Teaser Trailer - Sherpas?
Oct 8, 2017 • 7 min
Ben and Jay introduce listeners to the Innovation Engine, why they should hire this podcast and what they should expect.