In this Ferris Wheel episode of The Design Your Thinking Podcast, I speak with Chad McAllister who is the host of The Everyday Innovator podcast, about Innovation and how it plays a key role in making products.

Who is Chad McAllister?

Chad McAllister is the host of The Everyday Innovator podcast, author of Turning Ideas into Market-Winning Products, and founder of Product Innovation Educators. He is a Top 40 Product Management Influencer.

What will you learn?

  1. Who, in Chad’s mind, are the most unorthodox people in the product innovation space?
  2. Who Chad thinks are the most impressive, lesser-known teachers in the product innovation space?
  3. What makes Chad different from other innovators, and who have had the biggest influence on him?
  4. How successful people and startups that Chad has coached have been in being able to replicate the results?
  5. The biggest mistakes Chad sees product teams and startups make when it comes to innovating products. What Chad sees as a waste of time in what they do today?
  6. What are Chad’s favorite books & resources on innovating products? If people had to teach themselves to innovate, what Chad suggests they do?
  7. Chad’s 4-8 week coaching plan for you and me to do product innovation right
  8. Should Product Managers always Innovate?

Useful Links

Chad McAllister’s Podcast – The Everyday Innovator Podcast

Access the Product Mastery Roadmap

General Electric’s Innovation Lab and co-creation community – First Build

Book – What Customers Want: Using Outcome-Driven Innovation to Create Breakthrough Products and Services by Tony Ulwick

Episodes based on Influencers and Experts Chad referred during the conversation

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