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The CNO's Rapid Innovation Cell is an organization of 15 junior officers and enlisted. Its goal is to empower and enable emerging Naval leaders to rapidly create, develop and implement disruptive solutions that tackle warfighter needs while advocating for, and inspiring, deckplate innovation throughout the Fleet. This podcast chronicles their projects and highlights innovation efforts throughout the Fleet.

The CNO's Rapid Innovation Cell is an organization of 15 junior officers and enlisted. Its goal is to empower and enable emerging Naval leaders to rapidly create, develop and implement disruptive solutions that tackle warfighter needs while advocating for, and inspiring, deckplate innovation throughout the Fleet. This podcast chronicles their projects and highlights innovation efforts throughout the Fleet.
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The CNO's Rapid Innovation Cell is an organization of 15 junior officers and enlisted. Its goal is to empower and enable emerging Naval leaders to rapidly create, develop and implement disruptive solutions that tackle warfighter needs while advocating for, and inspiring, deckplate innovation throughout the Fleet. This podcast chronicles their projects and highlights innovation efforts throughout the Fleet.

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Episodes

37: CRIC Director CDR Ben Salazar

9/7/2014
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Managing CNO's maniacs is not an easy job, but somebody has to do it. Join CDR Ben Salazar and me as we talk about some of the back room difficulties and successes of the CRIC, what NWDC actually stands for, and what to expect for the next round of CRIC accessions.

Duration:01:00:03

36: Question and Answer Session

8/17/2014
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I take a minute to answer listener questions-thank you for your help in making this episode possible! Join the CRICx on Facebook: www.facebook.com/groups/thecricx

Duration:00:26:44

35: Robotics with Paul Scharre of CNAS

8/10/2014
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What's the difference between the Army's approach to using unmanned aircraft vs the Air Force's? Why does it matter? Join robotics expert Paul Scharre and me as we discuss these issues and why it is going to take a major change in mindset to get the most use of our drones. For more info on Paul: http://www.cnas.org/ScharrePaul Follow us on Twitter: @navycric Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/NavyCRIC Sign up for the CRIC e-newsletter: http://ow.ly/xSY4U Tell two friends and...

Duration:00:53:09

34: Connecting People with Lyndsay Westby-Gibson

8/2/2014
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At the center of the Naval Warfare Development Command and its innovation mission is a connector who seems to know everyone in the innovation world. My guest today is Lyndsay Westby-Gibson, who has helped connect me with innovators and great guests in the past. We talk about what's going on over on the East Coast, and why MCPON is visiting NWDC later this month (we like to think it's because he loves the podcast). Links mentioned: Athena East Registration page:...

Duration:00:31:56

33: Question Everything with LT Jason Knudson

7/27/2014
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Today's episode waxes philosophical as returning guest LT Knudson and I discuss innovation in a bureaucracy and how to change the way we think about the Navy. Ask the tough questions. Don't be afraid to fail. Make a difference. Follow us on Twitter: @navycric Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/NavyCRIC Sign up for the CRIC e-newsletter: http://ow.ly/xSY4U Tell two friends and leave an iTunes review to help us grow: bit.ly/CRICiTunes

Duration:01:13:47

32: 5 Sales Techniques to Increase Your Influence

7/20/2014
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Today's show is just me, talking about how to use sales techiniques to increase your influence at work. Good ideas are fine, but without the ability to convince others to adopt them, you'll be useless. How do you answer the question, "sell me this pen"? The answer, and four other great sales techniques, is in this podcast. Links mentioned: Shark Tank: http://youtu.be/UnQ5cr6G78g?t=14m12s How to Talk to Anyone: http://www.amazon.com/How-Talk-Anyone-Success-Relationships/dp/007141858X

Duration:00:22:04

31: Innovation in the Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) World

7/13/2014
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LT Deward Cummings, EOD Officer, shares with us how he managed to create a low cost solution to prevent Explosive Remnants of War (ERW) from harming local populations. Check out LT Cummings' website: www.erw-cps.com/ Follow us on Twitter: @navycric Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/NavyCRIC Sign up for the CRIC e-newsletter: http://ow.ly/xSY4U Tell two friends and leave an iTunes review to help us grow: bit.ly/CRICiTunes

Duration:00:47:08

30: Celestial Navigation Revised with LT William Hughes

7/6/2014
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LT Hughes takes a few minutes out of his Independence Day weekend to talk to us about the idea he had on USS Benfold that was pitched (and accepted) to CNO, how to get your message out there, and what life as a JO was like on the most innovative ship on the waterfront. Follow us on Twitter: @navycric Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/NavyCRIC Sign up for the CRIC e-newsletter: http://ow.ly/xSY4U Tell two friends and leave an iTunes review to help us grow: bit.ly/CRICiTunes

Duration:00:28:29

29: Deckplate Entrepreneurship with DC1 Nisha Witt

6/29/2014
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DC1 Nisha Witt shares with me her budding company and how she found a way to apply a decades old technology to help improve our smartphones' battery life. Check out Nisha's website: ecoaesoptech.com and connect with her! Follow us on Twitter: @navycric Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/NavyCRIC Sign up for the CRIC e-newsletter: http://ow.ly/xSY4U Tell two friends and leave an iTunes review to help us grow: bit.ly/CRICiTunes

Duration:00:34:52

28: Navy Retention with CDR Guy "Bus" Snodgrass

6/22/2014
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CDR Snodgrass stops in to discuss why he wrote his viral 24 page white paper on Navy retention, offers insights on what is keeping people in as well as pushing them out. Which communities have the toughest time retaining folks? Check out this episode and find out! Follow us on Twitter: @navycric Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/NavyCRIC Sign up for the CRIC e-newsletter: http://ow.ly/xSY4U Tell two friends and leave an iTunes review to help us grow: bit.ly/CRICiTunes

Duration:00:51:32

27: From Troubleshooter to Innovator with FC2 Mike Owen

6/15/2014
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FC2 Mike Owen of USS Benfold and I discuss his winning Athena project, maintenance, and what it's like to work with SPAWAR scientists. Follow us on Twitter: @navycric Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/NavyCRIC Sign up for the CRIC e-newsletter: http://ow.ly/xSY4U Tell two friends!

Duration:00:28:21

26: Crowdsourcing Wargames with Chris Kona and LT Matt Hipple

6/8/2014
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This week's podcast is a crossover with CIMSEC.org and a blog post by Chris Kona on his CRIC project. My guests are Chris Kona and LT Matt Hipple, and it's all about gaming: war- and video-. Find out which games are great to learn about battle, and which are garbage! Looking for Chris's game? Tweet us @navycric or him @Chris_Kona . PLUS: Join the CIMSEC Steam group and play Red Dragon with us!

Duration:00:49:10

25: Veterans Administration and the EVA app with LT Diptee

6/1/2014
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Returning guest LT Darryl Diptee updates us on the progress of his EVA app, discusses some health care laws dating to the mid 19th century that are harming our Vets, and exploiting your social network for maximum reach. The CNO's Rapid Innovation Cell is an organization of 15 junior officers and enlisted. Its goal is to empower and enable emerging Naval leaders to rapidly create, develop and implement disruptive solutions that tackle warfighter needs while advocating for, and inspiring,...

Duration:00:39:36

24: The Future of Drones with Kelsey Atherton

5/25/2014
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Popular Science blogger Kelsey Atherton and I discuss drones in real life and in science fiction, some of their wilder uses in the next few years, and how they might have changed the Civil War. The CNO's Rapid Innovation Cell is an organization of 15 junior officers and enlisted. Its goal is to empower and enable emerging Naval leaders to rapidly create, develop and implement disruptive solutions that tackle warfighter needs while advocating for, and inspiring, deckplate innovation...

Duration:00:39:56

23: History of Naval Innovation with LCDR Claude Berube

5/18/2014
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Naval Reservist and Academy Professor Claude Berube talks about the original naval innovation group, the Naval Lyceum, and its legacy today. We also discuss intellectual curiousity and why it is important to vigorously debate with others outside one's comfort zone. The CNO's Rapid Innovation Cell is an organization of 15 junior officers and enlisted. Its goal is to empower and enable emerging Naval leaders to rapidly create, develop and implement disruptive solutions that tackle...

Duration:00:38:36

22: Enlisted Innovator Saves Millions with AT1 Rich Walsh

5/11/2014
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AT1 Walsh was quickly pulled from the ranks of the CRICx to the CRIC. Our talk explains the project and its importance, why supply may not be as bad as we think (at least according to Rich), and even CPO 365 training. Stick around after the outtro...there's a pretty good story at the end you won't want to miss. The CNO's Rapid Innovation Cell is an organization of 15 junior officers and enlisted. Its goal is to empower and enable emerging Naval leaders to rapidly create, develop and...

Duration:01:00:22

21: Crowdsourcing Innovation with Pete Stephens

5/4/2014
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Pete Stephens, Director of Program Management for Local Motors, talks about micromanufacturing, collaborative manufacturing processes, and working with the Army's Rapid Equipping Force. The CNO's Rapid Innovation Cell is an organization of 15 junior officers and enlisted. Its goal is to empower and enable emerging Naval leaders to rapidly create, develop and implement disruptive solutions that tackle warfighter needs while advocating for, and inspiring, deckplate innovation throughout the...

Duration:00:27:17

20: Augmented and Virtual Reality with LT Josh Steinman

4/27/2014
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LT Josh Steinman and I discuss augmented reality (AR) vs virtual reality (VR), current uses of AR in the Fleet and how Google Glass is an inexpensive way to experiment at the deckplate level. For questions on the May 17-18 meetup in Colorado mentioned in this episode, send a tweet to @navycric . The CNO's Rapid Innovation Cell is an organization of 15 junior officers and enlisted. Its goal is to empower and enable emerging Naval leaders to rapidly create, develop and implement disruptive...

Duration:00:26:11

19: How to Win a $250 Million Wargame with Lt Gen Paul van Riper, USMC (Ret)

4/7/2014
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CRIC Marine Officer Capt Jerome Lademann interviews retired Lieutenant General Paul Van Riper, USMC, about critical thinking, innovation and how he disrupted the most expensive military exercise ever in 2002. A critical thinker with over 40 years of military experience, Lt Gen Van Riper is a living example of disruptive thinking leading to positive, tangible results in war fighting. Do not miss this rare interview with a living legend! The CNO's Rapid Innovation Cell is an organization of...

Duration:00:37:43

18: More 3D Printing and Life Hacks with LT Benjamin Kohlmann

3/16/2014
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LT Kohlmann returns to talk about his panel at SXSW, simple diet hacks and 3D printing in the Fleet. The CNO's Rapid Innovation Cell is an organization of 15 junior officers and enlisted. Its goal is to empower and enable emerging Naval leaders to rapidly create, develop and implement disruptive solutions that tackle warfighter needs while advocating for, and inspiring, deckplate innovation throughout the Fleet. ET1(SW) Jeff Anderson is a member of the CNO's Rapid Innovation Cell. The...

Duration:00:25:05