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CFI Radio Hour - A Practical Approach to Innovation

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Dee McCrorey, Chief Risk Guru of Risktaking for Success LLC knows that innovation takes more than talk. During the Coach for Innovation show, Dee and her guests - industry experts, innovation catalysts, niche coaches, and social innovators - share insider tips, tools, and practical techniques for leveling the innovation playing field.

Dee McCrorey, Chief Risk Guru of Risktaking for Success LLC knows that innovation takes more than talk. During the Coach for Innovation show, Dee and her guests - industry experts, innovation catalysts, niche coaches, and social innovators - share insider tips, tools, and practical techniques for leveling the innovation playing field.
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Dee McCrorey, Chief Risk Guru of Risktaking for Success LLC knows that innovation takes more than talk. During the Coach for Innovation show, Dee and her guests - industry experts, innovation catalysts, niche coaches, and social innovators - share insider tips, tools, and practical techniques for leveling the innovation playing field.

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408-426-8946


Episodes

Sustainable Innovation: 10 Rules for Corporate Survival

4/12/2010
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Robert Brands, Innovation Coach and author of Robert's Rules of Innovation (Wiley, March 2010) http://www.robertsrulesofinnovation.com/ joins Dee McCrorey for a "down from the rafters" discussion on sustainable innovation. Robert will share ten critical rules that corporate leaders and business professionals must apply now if they expect to fast track their way to success post Great Recession. Creating and sustaining innovation takes guts. Although not for the faint of heart, it is do-able...

Duration:00:58:08

Before You Sign that Contract! 7 Copyright Essentials for Collaboration

3/15/2010
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One thing this Great Recession has triggered besides the loss of jobs is the beginning of new partnerships and creative collaborations. Alan Korn, http://www.alankorn.com/ a Berkeley, California-based attorney specializing in art, entertainment, intellectual property and business law, joins Dee McCrorey for a candid discussion on copyright essentials, terminating a collaboration and avoiding unintentional collaborations.

Duration:00:59:41

Jobs, Jobs, Jobs: The Reinvention of America's Microbusiness for the New World of Work

3/1/2010
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Guest Dawn Rivers Baker, microbusiness trend spotter, researcher, publisher and editor of the MicroEnterprise Journal joins Dee McCrorey for a discussion on how the Great Recession is changing the landscape for existing and new microbusiness owners. With more than 6.3m U.S. workers out of work for 27 weeks or longer many are deciding to join the ranks of the micropreneur. Will they become part of the microbusiness fabric or a temporary response to unemployment? What longer-term impact could...

Duration:01:01:57

Powerful Visualization: 5 Exercises to Reduce Your Job Search Time by Half

10/5/2009
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Losing your job, and unemployment, are among life's most traumatic events. With the average time for finding a new job in the U.S. approaching 25.1 weeks, people are definitely feeling the stress. But did you know that how you react to the loss of a job will make or break your search for new employment? Dr. Lynn Joseph, considered an expert in the area of job-loss recovery will share five exercises from her groundbreaking job-loss program and visualization system.

Duration:00:31:34

Fast Track Innovation: Five Actions for Pacing It Right

8/17/2009
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Innovation is essential to business and workplace success, but despite its importance, persistent shortcomings exist in creating it. Today's economic meltdown has raised the bar for organizations--create more innovation at a faster clip. Join me and social anthropologist, Mike Alvarado, President of Going Evergreen, as we walk you through five actionable steps that will fast track you and your team to new heights of innovation.

Duration:00:55:54

The Organizational Sweet Spot: Engaging the Innovative Dynamics of Your Social Networks

5/25/2009
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Social media and Web 2.0 technologies continue to extend the reach of organizations in building powerful online networks. But social systems are organic, not mechanistic, composed of vibrant, constantly evolving, self-regulating networks--the human DNA that holds it all together. Charles Kalev Ehin, PhD Emeritus Professor of Management at The Gore School of Business and author of The Organizational Sweet Spot joins Dee to discuss practical tips on how companies can tap the true power of...

Duration:00:57:29

The Evolving Enterprise: Creating a Healthy Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

3/23/2009
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Creating a healthy entrepreneurial ecosystem begins with disciplined and courageous leaders capable of looking beyond their organization’s status quo to one that will differentiate their company for decades to come. Join Dee and her guest Rev. Dr. Lorraine Cohen, CEO and founder of Powerfull Living; an organization dedicated to business development, leadership, and personal transformation for a discussion on how leaders can reinvent their organization from a command and control environment...

Duration:00:50:49

The Evolving Enterprise: Bridging Innovation in the Age of Connectedness

3/21/2009
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We continue our 7-part series on The Evolving Enterprise with guest Wendy Beecham, CEO of the Forum for Women Entrepreneurs and Executives. Since joining the organization in 2007, Wendy has transformed FWE&E by applying similar strategies gleaned from her 25 years of corporate experience in a variety of leadership roles including senior vice president of a division at LexisNexis Group and managing director of London-based Sweet & Maxwell Group, a legal division of the Thomson Corporation.

Duration:00:55:58

The Evolving Enterprise: Harnessing the Power of the Micro-Supplier

10/20/2008
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Ron P. Wacks, CEO, Microbusiness Strategies Group of Companies and President Emeritus, American Association of Microbusinesses joins me for a rich discussion on how the evolving enterprise can leverage the power of the microbusiness supplier.

Duration:01:31:03

The Evolving Enterprise: Making a World of Difference at Work

9/29/2008
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How do you discover the unique attributes of your company in order to make a real difference at work and in the world? Kate Roberts, principal of The Wired Woman (www.thewiredwoman) and former partnership strategist for Cisco Systems, joins us for the first in a series on The Evolving Enterprise. Kate will share practical ways that companies and individuals can capitalize on growth opportunities through partnership alchemy--enabling success in both business and social arenas.

Duration:00:59:01

Innovation Mindset: What Olympic Athletes Can Teach You About High Performance

8/9/2008
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The focus on peak performance is a given with the opening of the Summer Olympic Games in China. Dr. Adrienne Leslie-Toogood, Director of Sport Psychology/Mental Training at the Canadian Sport Centre Manitoba (CSCM) gave us insight earlier this year into the mental training used with Olympic athletes and how we can apply the same self-discipline for personal and professional breakthroughs.

Duration:00:51:15

Microbusiness Innovation: When Small Means Big Business

7/14/2008
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Join me and guest Dawn Rivers Baker, editor and publisher of the MicroEnterprise Journal and the self-proclaimed Socrates of the small business blogosphere as we highlight US and international microbusinesses and explore what it takes to innovate and compete in today's marketplace. We'll also discuss creative ways that microbusinesses can successfully partner with big business to fund ongoing innovation.

Duration:00:59:11

Innovation and the Entrepreneurial Society

6/26/2008
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Dr. David Audretsch, award-winning economist and the author of the book The Entrepreneurial Society joined me in Feb 2008 for an in-depth (90 min), spirited discussion about the links between entrepreneurship, government policy, innovation, economic development and global competitiveness.

Duration:01:27:06

Innovation at Work: Fostering Corporate Entrepreneurship in India

6/25/2008
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Heena Verma is leading the charge in India by laying the foundation for a new entrepreneurial workplace culture in her country. This entrepreneurial "blend" could become the new competitive advantage as innovation becomes the true differentiator of companies worldwide, and one that could create a level playing field for India well within a decade.

Duration:00:47:57

Grassroots Innovation: The Art of Invention

6/24/2008
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Andrew Krauss is the president of one of the nation’s largest and most successful inventor associations, Inventors Alliance, since 1993. He has coached and mentored thousands of inventors through the invention and marketing process Andrew is also the co-founder of InventRight with Successful Inventor Stephen Key, a company whose education and mentoring helps every day inventors level the playing field.

Duration:00:55:41

Collaborative Innovation: Leveraging Strategic Partnerships for the Global Playing Field

3/31/2008
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Collaborative innovation is rapidly becoming a key differentiator for organizations and enterprises. Strategic alliance experts Robert Porter Lynch, founder of the global Association of Strategic Alliance Professionals, Norma Watenpaugh, and Brian Handley will share insider tips on playing the strategic alliances game card as competitive advantage.

Duration:02:01:36

Collarity's Levy Cohen on Discovery and Innovation - Business Framework, Lifetime Passion

3/3/2008
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A passion for discovery drives serial innovator Levy Cohen’s success roadmap. His latest entrepreneurial venture – Collarity – is redefining how web publishers, marketers, and advertisers monetize search and social mapping. Think connections based on anonymous user activity and less on socializing a la your Facebook community and you get the picture. We turn the discovery lights on Levy to learn more about how he keeps the innovation fires burning.

Duration:00:52:24

Innovation Mindset: What Olympic Athletes Can Teach You About High Performance

2/18/2008
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The focus on peak performance is a given with the Olympic Games in China only a few months away and two years before the 2010 Vancouver Olympic Games. Dr. Adrienne Leslie-Toogood, Director of Sport Psychology/Mental Training at the Canadian Sport Centre Manitoba (CSCM) will give us a glimpse into the mental training used with Olympic athletes, and how we can apply the same self-discipline for personal and professional breakthroughs.

Duration:00:59:33

Total Success: Mastering the Basics

1/28/2008
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Dr. Joe Capista is the multi-millionaire dentist and author of the book What Can a Dentist Teach You about Business, Life and Success? His practical Total Success formula and life philosophy took him from a below average student growing up in a blue collar working class neighborhood to becoming one of the most successful business owners in his industry.

Duration:01:01:19

Why Can’t We Just Get Along? Bridging Cultural Communication Gaps in the Workplace

1/20/2008
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TIME CHANGE! The ability to quickly connect and build bridges with people of different cultures is increasingly becoming a specialized and desired skill in the world of business as companies look to innovate around the world. Join me and this week's guest, Melba Schertler, NLP Coach and Master Practioner, of International Communication Coaching (www.ICC-training.com) as she shares her expertise and practical tips for turning cultural bridges into leadership and business assets.

Duration:00:45:15