Pamay M. Bassey is an entrepreneur, author of the book My 52 Weeks of Worship, and earned her B.S. degree in Symbolic Systems from Stanford University. Currently, Pamay is the Global Head of Learning Platform and Professional Development at BlackRock. Pamay discusses how she went from employee to entrepreneur to intrepreneur on this week's episode.
David Bruno is the co-founder of YNOME, a transparent marketplace that rates your financial management providers and helps you assemble your own private bank. David is innovating the fintech industry and discusses how he builds trust and transparency in an industry that's notoriously very hush-hush and filled with regulations. Tune in for more on this week's episode!
Amantha Imber is the Founder of Inventium, a company that uses science-based innovation to help organizations unlock their growth. Amantha has worked with some of the biggest names in the industry such as Coca-Cola and Disney, and is the author of The Creativity Formula: 50 Scientifically-proven Creativity Boosters for Work and for Life. On this episode, Amantha discusses how to encourage a risk-taking company culture that isn't afraid to fail in the name of innovation, as well as what she personally looks for in a new hire.
FULL SHOW NOTES: http://innovationecosystem.com/the-science-of-innovation-with-amantha-imber/
James Breiding is the author of Swiss Made, a book on why Switzerland -a tiny country with few natural advantages- has become so successful in the world of banking, pharmaceuticals, machinery, and more. James discusses innovation in Switzerland and makes the point that when an entrepreneur comes up with a new and innovative method or product, there will be resistance from those who have accepted the status quo. Entrepreneurs as well as intrapreneurs need to have thick skin if they wish to disrupt the market.
Previewing Season Two of the Innovation Ecosystem Podcast and a sneak peek into a few of the conversations I've been having with upcoming guests.
Wrapping up Season One of the Innovation Ecosystem Podcast and reviewing the insights our many remarkable and thought provoking guests have given on leadership, innovation, and change in the world of business.
Robert Swan is a polar explorer, environmentalist, and the first man ever to walk unsupported to both the North and South Poles. He compares his icy experiences to boardroom maneuvers and his inspirational addresses have received the acclaim of discerning audiences worldwide. It is Robert's lifetime goal to work for the preservation of the Antarctic, as it is the last great wilderness on earth. Discover more about Robert and his mission on today's podcast.
Cris Beswick is a former product and industrial designer and has spent the last decade as a successful entrepreneur. He is now a globally recognized thought leader on strategic innovation and creating innovative organizations. Cris is also the author of Building a Culture of Innovation and discusses strategic ways leaders and entrepreneurs can apply an innovative framework into their company.
Gillian Zoe Segal is the author of Getting There: A Book of Mentors. In the book, Gillian interviews incredibly successful entrepreneurs, mentors and people like Warren Buffett, to discover their secrets to success and innovation. On today's show, she discusses some of the insights into the lives of these successful and driven people and talks on what truly makes them tick.
FULL SHOW NOTES: http://innovationecosystem.com/gillian-zoe-segal/
Gerard Adams is known as The Millennial Mentor and is a thought leader, serial entrepreneur, angel investor, and philanthropist. He co-founded the popular online news platform Elite Daily and sold it for $50 million to The Daily Mail. At only 30 years old, he has backed 9 companies and has made 7 figures in revenue. Discover his story in today's podcast.
FULL SHOW NOTES: http://innovationecosystem.com/gerard-adams
Kevin Kelly, Senior Maverick at Wired magazine, co-founded Wired in 1993 and served as its Executive Editor for the first seven years. His new book is called The Inevitable, where he discusses the 12 technological forces that will change our future. On today's show, he talks on how technology will shape organizations and why leaders need to adapt to a teaching mentality within the company.
FULL SHOW NOTES: http://innovationecosystem.com/kevin-kelly/
Scott Peltin is founder and chief performance officer of Tignum, a company that helps his executive clients achieve their full potential. He's worked with CEOs, C-level executives, professional athletes, and many top leaders to improve their performance and sustainability. Prior to founding Tignum in 2005, Scott worked on the front-line for over 25 years as a firefighter and as a captain, and later led his crews as a battalion and division chief in the Phoenix Fire Department.
FULL SHOW NOTES: http://innovationecosystem.com/scott-peltin
Colin Melvin is the Global Head of Stewardship for Hermes Investment Management as well as the Founder and Chairman of Hermes Equity Ownership Services. It is Colin's mission to innovate and create successful stewardship for large institutional investors, enabling them to be active engaged owners of the companies in which they invest. Colin describes why there's such a huge disconnect in this industry and what he and his team do to help change that.
FULL SHOW NOTES: http://innovationecosystem.com/colin-melvin/
David Allen is widely recognized as the world's leading expert on personal and organizational productivity. He is the author of Getting Things Done and has shown millions of people how to transform their overwhelming lives into a relaxed and more productive one. Listen to David's popular methodology and how it has helped successful leaders all over the world.
FULL SHOW NOTES: http://innovationecosystem.com/david-allen/
Shane O'Mara is Principal Investigator and Professor of Experimental Brain Research at Trinity College Dublin, and is currently Director of the Trinity College Institute of Neuroscience. He is the author of the book Why Torture Doesn't Work and discusses some of the neurological effects that stress can have on the human body. Listen in for more great insights from Shane.
FULL SHOW NOTES: http://innovationecosystem.com/shane-omara/
Whitney Johnson is the author of Disrupt Yourself and a contributor to the Harvard Business Review. Whitney is best known for her work on driving corporate innovation through personal disruption. She discusses the four things that help you know whether you're on the right or wrong S curve and shares examples of how to disrupt a constraint in a company environment. Tune in for more insightful advice from Whitney!
FULL SHOW NOTES: http://innovationecosystem.com/whitney-johnson/
Steven D'Souza is the Founder and Director of Deeper Learning.He is an international educator and the author of two books,Brilliant Networking and Not Knowing. Today, he discusses aleader's relationship with uncertainty and the unknown. He alsodives into how companies can embrace the concept of 'not knowing'and how to teach your staff to be more curious and engaged with theunknown. Find out more about this fascinating subject by listeningin.
FULL SHOW NOTES: http://innovationecosystem.com/steven-dsouza/
Larry Cunningham has written a dozen books, including The Essays of Warren Buffet, Berkshire Beyond Buffett, and Quality Investing. Today, he talks about what the Berkshire subsidiaries are doing correctly and why Warren Buffett is unique as a leader. Larry also shares insightful stories of various CEOs of companies behind Berkshire and how they're able to make their investments profitable.
FULL SHOW NOTES: http://innovationecosystem.com/larry-cunningham
Marc Vollenweider is the CEO of Evalueserve, a company that offers innovative and disruptive solutions to their clients' problems. Marc has a genuinely unique perspective on the changes taking place in various industries and offers a lot of advice, for leaders as well as those working for more traditional and regulated firms, on how they can successfully navigate through these disruptive waters.
FULL SHOW NOTES: http://innovationecosystem.com/marc-vollenweider
Christoph Goppelsroeder is the Chief Executive Officer and President at DSM Nutritional Products. Christoph talks on how a large organization can create the right space for innovation and sustainability. He believes in order to create impactful and disruptive innovation, you must understand precisely what it is that your company lives for.
01:50 - What is DSM?
03:15 - How does Christoph develop a long term plan in an ever-changing environment?
04:35 - What does the company live for? How do people see DSM?
05:10 - The three things that the company lives for are: safety, growing children, and sustainability.
13:25 - Do not delegate innovation. Don't push it down to your team.
14:15 - What kind of disruptive innovation has Christoph seen in his company?
18:05 - Christoph talks about project 'Clean Cow'.
22:15 - Who are the drivers of innovation in your country?
24:15 - How does Christoph encourage your team to be more innovative and creative?
30:15 - Collaborating with third parties was key to the growth of the organization.
30:35 - How does Christoph and his team reach out to third parties and collaborate with them?
34:15 - Celebrate your successes.
37:25 - Does Christoph have any daily rituals?
39:45 - What has Christoph changed his mind about recently?
41:00 - What advice would Christoph give his 25-year-old self?
FULL SHOW NOTES: http://innovationecosystem.net/chris-goppelsroeder
Steven P. MacGregor is an expert in executive health and performance. He has a PhD in Engineering Design and has trained with Olympic athletes, Tour de France riders, and Ironman champions. Steven has five elements to his framework – Move, Recover, Focus, Fuel, and Train. Steven explains to Roddy how he uses this foundation to help executives’ health and improve the overall workforce of an enterprise.
For full show notes, including timestamps, tweetables and a link to download a PDF of the transcription, please visit: http://innovationecosystem.com/steven-macgregor/
Emmanuel Gobillot has been described as 'the first leadership guru for the digital generation' and is a sought after speaker on leadership. He is also the author of three bestselling leadership books and offers a completely fresh perspective on how to tackle leadership successfully. On the show, Emmanuel gives a quick overview of his books, as well as answers key questions on how a leader can really help their team shine and what followers truly desire from a leader.
For full show notes, including timestamps, tweetables and a link to download a PDF of the transcription, please visit: http://innovationecosystem.com/emmanuel-gobillot/
Orit Wolf is an acclaimed international concert pianist, lecturer, and business consultant for innovative thinking and creative marketing. Orit talks on how she uses her music background to consult companies on innovation and inspire leaders to create a more creative work environment. Listen to Orit’s story and more on today’s episode.
For full show notes, including timestamps, tweetables and a link to download a PDF of the transcription, please visit: http://innovationecosystem.net/orit-wolf/
Dorie Clark is a marketing strategy consultant, professional speaker, and author of the books Reinventing You and Stand Out. Dorie says that since we live in a disruptive economy where careers and technologies are constantly changing, we have to look at how we market ourselves in a brand new way. Dorie shares valuable stories and insights on some of the people she has encountered who are fluid in this ever-changing work environment and also shares key tips on how you can get your points to be heard by the right people.
FULL SHOW NOTES: http://innovationecosystem.net/dorie-clark
Sydney Finkelstein is the Steven Roth Professor of Management. He is also an Associate Dean of Executive Education, at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College, where he teaches courses on leadership and strategy. Sydney has published 20 books including Why Smart Executives Fail, Think Again, and Superbosses. On today's episode, Sydney discusses what makes super bosses so unique in terms of how they lead and how they keep great talent.
02:15 - Do super bosses also have other talents?
03:15 - Super bosses know what kind of talent to look for.
06:55 - Is the pie big enough to be shared when talent wants to start their own business?
09:05 - Sydney shares an example of bosses being supportive of their employees.
11:35 - Trying to keep your talent is going to end up hurting you more than help you.
13:30 - Is it easy being a super boss in corporate company culture?
15:45 - Are organizations aware that they're doing something special with their company culture?
20:45 - There's a big change happening in our global economy where organizations are focusing much more on human relationships than on automation.
27:35 - Millennials want to have an engaging work life and provide impact.
28:05 - How can you be a super boss?
33:25 - You might not be able to do all of the 'super boss' action steps, but you can still do a lot of them.
37:30 - When you work with a super boss, there is no expiration date to that relationship.
FULL SHOW NOTES: http://innovationecosystem.net/sydney-finkelstein