Innovation Explorers

A podcast about driving innovation in large, complex organisations. Our aim is to provide you with useful methods, models and tools to enhance your innovation skills. Read more about us at

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Wednesday Jan 25, 2023

In this episode of Innovation Explorers we talk with Aric Wood, CEO of Xplane and author of the new book “The Strategy Activation Playbook.” 
We’ve all heard about various digital transformation or innovation initiatives that have failed spectacularly. Arik talks about the gap between strategy and actually getting organisations to work differently. If you’re trying to figure out how to create a vision for your innovation or transformation initiative and how to get your entire organization to do it (and want to do it), this podcast will help you.

Tuesday Jan 10, 2023

Studies show that 97% of employees are scared of making mistakes, which makes it very difficult to create meaningful innovation. How can we tackle this? Rich Nadworny shares his thoughts and gives some advice on how to handle all this fear in innovation processes. And, as a bonus, why we should beware of experts.

Wednesday Dec 14, 2022

What can innovators learn from Karate Kid? Johan Lager and Simon Mare joins the podcast to talk about the difference between the expectations many have on working with innovation and reality's often hard work.

Tuesday Nov 29, 2022

The culture within your organization has a major effect on how well any innovation initiative will succeed. What kind of culture do you need, and how do you create it? In this episode we speak with Karin Tenelius of Tuff Leadership who has been working with these questions for 30 years.

Tuesday Nov 15, 2022

When innovating, it's crucial to have a clear goal so that you put your resources to work in the right direction and that you can ensure you have a buy in from the organization. In this episode I interview Per Lundgren, who has been working on visions for a large number of organisations. 

Friday Oct 28, 2022

The 3 Box Solution is a great model for organisations to use to understand and clarify the need for innovation. Our customers love it, much due to the simplicity. Listen to Kalle Jegers, PhD, explain how to use it.

Thursday Aug 25, 2022

Why is innovation so hard in large organisation? Why do so many initiatives die? We discuss these issues together with Anna Viggedal, who has struggled with these issues for many years in large, international corporations.

Thursday Aug 25, 2022

We dive into the definitions of, and differences between ideas, inventions and innovation. Why is it important to understand the differences?

Thursday Aug 25, 2022

A brief introduction to Exploring Innovation. Who is this podcast for? What is our goal? Who are we?


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