Kyle Nel is the CEO and co-founder of Uncommon Partners, a consulting and training firm that specializes in business transformation. Recognized on the 2015 Advertising Age 40 Under 40 list, Kyle previously held positions in market research with Lowe’s and the Walmart Global Insights Group. He also launched a disruptive technology startup accelerator and incubator in Bangalore, India.
Kyle joins today’s show to share insights from the new book he co-authored with Nathan Furr and Thomas Zoega Ramsoy, Leading Transformation: How to Take Charge of Your Company’s Future. Listen in to hear his tips for getting people to think outside the box, why he recommends bringing in partners you normally wouldn’t consider working with, and what it really takes to generate new, disruptive ideas that create change.
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On Today’s Episode We’ll Learn:
- What incrementalism is and why it’s a bad thing.
- Why asking customers what they want makes it hard to think of anything new and disruptive.
- How to get people to take in new information and do something with it.
- Why certain groups are resistant to change.
- The problem with large successful companies.
- Why Kyle has been booed a number of times in his presentations.
- The various projects he was involved in with Lowe’s.
- What brainstorming is good for—and what it isn’t good for.
- The difference between “little t” and “big T” transformations.
- Suggestions for people who want to think outside the box and come up with new ideas.
- What kinds of people to bring in to help create newer, bigger ideas.
- Recommended tools for figuring out what people want.
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