Archives from April 2017

David Robertson on the Power of Little Ideas

Business-changing innovations don't have to be huge.

April 28, 2017 / Podcast # 17-17

David Robertson

What do LEGOs and lingerie have in common? More than you probably think. David Robertson, author of the new book The Power of Little Ideas, is here to talk about how both LEGO and Victoria’s Secret (and others) made small changes that made them the leaders of their industry while still staying true to their core product.

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Michael Hoefflinger on Becoming Facebook

The Social Network movie was not completely accurate.

April 21, 2017 / Podcast # 17-16

Michael Hoefflinger

It seems like everyone has a Facebook account these days and that’s no accident. Michael Hoefflinger, former marketing exec at the social media giant, knows first hand what it was like to sit in meetings with Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg and watch their straegies to grow the business. He joins us to talk about his new book Becoming Facebook, published by AMACOM, and the keys to Facebook’s meteoric success.

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Ken Gronbach on Population as a Market Trend

Looking to birth rate to predict the future.

April 14, 2017 / Podcast # 17-15

Ken Gronbach

Robots will not replace us. Ken Gronbach is a demographer who has been proven right in the past and is here to assure us that automation is the future and also there will be enough jobs for humans. The world of work will change but there will always be a place for creative thinking.

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Steven Kotler and Jamie Wheal on Optimizing Your Consciousness

How to unlock your creative side.

April 7, 2017 / Podcast # 17-14

Steven Kotler and Jamie Wheal

Ecstasis is an ancient Greek word that refers to non-ordinary states of consciousness. While not all methods of achieving ecstasis are work friendly, having access to higher thought processes to solve problems creatively is a skill any employer would be happy to encourage. Steven Kotler and Jamie Wheal, authors of the new book Stealing Fire, are here to talk about how to tap into these resources and also why so many CEOs keep going to Burning Man.

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