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040 – Democratising Elite Performance Tools with Dr. Andy Walshe of Red Bull Stratos

Listen Now   “Don’t do it! Stay away from your potential. You’ll mess it up, it’s potential, leave it. Anyway, it’s like your bank balance – you always have a lot less than you think.” ~ Dylan Moran Let’s say that, in contrast to Dylan, we want to better understand ourselves and explore what we [...]

By | February 7th, 2017|Podcast|0 Comments

039 – Talking 100% Entrepreneurship & 0% Bureaucracy with Heiko Fischer of Resourceful Humans

Listen Now   “A company has a responsibility beyond making a profit for stockholders; it has a responsibility to recognise the dignity of its employees as human beings, to the well-being of its customers, and to the community at large.” ~ The HP Way, David Packard What do Europe’s most innovative video games company, a [...]

By | January 31st, 2017|Podcast|0 Comments

038 – Cutting Complexity with Lisa Bodell of Futurethink

Listen Now “In our age of complexity, simplicity is one of the most powerful ways to add value and stand above all the mediocrity and complacency.” ~ Lisa Bodell, When Simple Wins We all know that feeling of being overwhelmed by unproductive meetings, plagued by never ending email chains, and to do lists that continue [...]

By | January 24th, 2017|Podcast|0 Comments

037 – Reviving the Swiss Watch Industry: The Remarkable Story of Swatch with Elmar Mock

Listen Now Episode Summary Elmar Mock is the Founder of Creaholic, but he began his career as an engineer in a deteriorating watch industry. Elmar approached top-level management within his company with an insane idea, a new way to completely innovate the industry and improve sales. Everyone thought he was [...]

By | December 19th, 2016|Podcast|0 Comments

036 – Hacking Reality to Have a Great Day with Caroline Webb

Listen Now Episode Summary Caroline is the CEO of Sevenshift, a firm that shows people how to leverage behavioral science to improve their working life. Caroline is also the author of How To Have A Good Day, which has been published in 16 different languages, in more than 60 countries. [...]

By | December 12th, 2016|Podcast|0 Comments

035 – Mind+Machine Strategies That Enable Corporations to Develop New Innovation Capabilities with Marc Vollenweider

Listen Now Episode Summary Marc Vollenweider is the CEO of Evalueserve and has spent over 15 years guiding Evalueserve to become a global research, analytics and data management solutions provider. This is the second time Marc has appeared on the podcast; you can listen to his first interview here. Marc has recently written the book [...]

By | December 5th, 2016|Podcast|0 Comments

034 – The Space Between Hesitation and Commitment with Michael Gervais

Listen Now Episode Summary Michael Gervais is a high-performance psychologist who works in the trenches of high-stakes environments, he is a recognized speaker on optimal human performance, and he is the host of the Finding Mastery podcast. What can Michael teach us about success in the corporate world? Well, just [...]

By | November 28th, 2016|Podcast|0 Comments

Pre-suasion: How to Influence With Integrity with Robert Cialdini

Listen Now Episode Summary Professor Robert Cialdini has spent his entire career researching the science of influence. This has earned him an international reputation as an expert in the fields of persuasion, influencing, compliance, and negotiation. On this week’s episode, Robert discusses how to enlist the support of your senior managers prior to making an [...]

By | November 21st, 2016|Podcast|0 Comments

Creating Space

Welcome back to the Innovation Ecosystem. This week's post is going to be different. Rather than having a guest and having a discussion about change, and leadership, and innovation, as I've done in many of the previous episodes, I wanted, this time, to share with you some materials that I developed and gave, as part [...]

By | November 17th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

032 – Beautiful, Transformative Constraints, and Why They Are Core to Innovation and Inventiveness with Adam Morgan

Listen Now Episode Summary Adam Morgan founded the company Eat Big Fish, a firm that challenges the status quo and creates an environment of challenger thinking and behaviour. On this week’s episode, Adam discusses his latest book, A Beautiful Constraint, and explains how intrapreneurs can leverage their limits to come up [...]

By | November 14th, 2016|Podcast|0 Comments