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5 Minutes To New Ideas is a podcast for the creative mind with a short attention span. Each episode will challenge you to create ideas by asking unique, funny & sometimes crazy questions.

With this short-format show of 5 minutes, you can spend more time innovating and less time listening.

The shows host, Phil McKinney, is an award winning innovator whose technologies and products are used by 100's of millions of people everyday. He is the host of the award winning podcast, Killer Innovations, and author of the aware winning book, Beyond The Obvious.

This show is produced and distributed by The Innovators Network.

 

May 16, 2019

As it says in Psalm 90:10, we are allotted threescore and ten years to do with as we please. Of that, we will spend the equivalent of twenty-three years and four months of it asleep. We will work nineteen years eight months practicing our religion and ten years and two months in recreation. We will spend six years and...


May 9, 2019

Your idea was rejected. Criticized. Dumped on. You were told to give up.

I have yet to find anyone who likes to have their ideas rejected. But if you want to succeed in innovation, you have to put yourself and your ideas out there which means you will get rejected. You have no other choice. The alternative is to avoid...


May 2, 2019

Want to know the secret to take ideas and make them real innovations? It is what I call the “daffodil principle” which I learned/stole from an article published by Jaroldeen Edwards.

In one of the small mountain communities in the Sierra foothills, there is a church. If you take the time to pull off the road and...


Apr 18, 2019

Twelve words. Millions of 11-year-old boys, and now young girls, learn it when they join Boy Scouts. It was something that I had to memorize in order to earn my first step along the way to my Eagle Scout medal.

Each weekly meeting started with everyone saying them aloud. We were expected to follow them at all times....


Apr 11, 2019

I really enjoy getting behind this microphone. It is my personal creative outlet that is separate from the day job. What was it that got me to start back in 2005?

Like all things, I got inspired. My inspiration was when my mentor, Bob Davis, lent me my first self-help set of cassette tapes created by Earl Nightingale....