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Corporate Unplugged puts the light on impact makers in business. In an informal and seriously playful way, Vesna Lucca is talking to people transforming business – entrepreneurs, leaders, activists, and other heroes from the business world, celebrities as well as hidden gems. It is a stripped-down dialogue with people from all over the world who share their dreams, experiences and what they would never give up. Listen, get inspired and share! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Corporate Unplugged puts the light on impact makers in business. In an informal and seriously playful way, Vesna Lucca is talking to people transforming business – entrepreneurs, leaders, activists, and other heroes from the business world, celebrities as well as hidden gems. It is a stripped-down dialogue with people from all over the world who share their dreams, experiences and what they would never give up. Listen, get inspired and share! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Corporate Unplugged puts the light on impact makers in business. In an informal and seriously playful way, Vesna Lucca is talking to people transforming business – entrepreneurs, leaders, activists, and other heroes from the business world, celebrities as well as hidden gems. It is a stripped-down dialogue with people from all over the world who share their dreams, experiences and what they would never give up. Listen, get inspired and share! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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English


Episodes

Rebecca Henderson

7/13/2021
Rebecca Henderson is The John and Natty McArthur University Professor at Harvard Business School, a research fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research, and also a fellow of both the British Academy and of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Rebecca is an expert on innovation and organisational change. Her research explores how much the private sector can play a major role in building a more sustainable economy. In this podcast: Links: Reimagining CapitalismRebecca...

Duration:00:45:15

Jason Lippert

6/29/2021
Jason Lippert is the President and CEO of LCI Industries (LCII) listed on the New York Stock Exchange. LCII is a global manufacturer of components and engineered solutions for recreational vehicles, marine and transportation industries, with over 90 divisions and 14,000 team members worldwide. The key objective at LCII is to provide a positive experience for all of their customers, and at the heart of the company’s core values lies a culture of caring, which is transforming the company and...

Duration:00:36:10

John Caswell

6/15/2021
John Caswell created Group Partners as an antidote to the frustrations and missed opportunities of the leaders in the business world. He saw the lack of creativity and thoughtfulness forced on businesses through legacy processes, investment in the wrong objectives, and generally, how easy it was to solve the wrong problems really well. And above all, he saw how these things were all the better for being brought to life visually.In this podcast: - The best way to have a vision - Perpetual...

Duration:00:48:46

Raj Sisodia

5/6/2021
Raj Sisodia has been on a mission to bring caring, humanity and healing to business and capitalism since 2007. He is a preeminent thought leader in the rapidly growing movement to redefine the purpose and role of business in society. He is co-founder and co-chairman of Conscious Capitalism Inc, and has published over 100 academic articles and 12 books including Conscious Capitalism, Everybody Matters and The Healing Organisation. His work has been featured in many media outlets such as Wall...

Duration:00:50:02

Richard Sheridan

4/20/2021
Richard Sheridan is a successful entrepreneur, CEO, Chief Storyteller and co-founder of Menlo Innovations, a software design and development firm with an unexpected effect on their clients. 20,000 people from all over the world have visited Menlo over the past two years to understand what lies behind their magic culture. So no wonder Menlo has received numerous prestigious Business Excellence and Culture Awards. He's also an author of two best selling books: Joy, Inc, and Chief Joy...

Duration:01:00:46

Stefan Ytterborn

3/30/2021
Stefan Ytterborn is an experienced entrepreneur, he’s the founder and CEO of CAKE. And after more than three decades as an influential force in design and product development, he is now four years into his newest successful venture - CAKE. It's an electric motorbike company that wants to help the world on the journey to a zero emission society.In this podcast: - Why CAKE is the opposite of motorbike culture - The global rise of IKEA - Being purposeful without expecting payback - Take a break...

Duration:00:23:21

Kristof De Spiegeleer

3/16/2021
Kristof De Spiegeleer is a humanist and serial entrepreneur. And for the past few years, he's been laying the foundation for a decentralised internet, building the next generation of IT infrastructure, and leveraging the power of blockchain. He believes that respect and transparency is the basis for solid business, and that doing good for the world and providing return for investors can coexist.In this podcast: - What is ThreeFold and who is it for - How to become a farmer of internet...

Duration:00:36:13

Bob Chapman

2/9/2021
Bob Chapman imagines a world where every person matters. He plans to change the world to achieve this.Bob is chairman and CEO of Barry-Wehmiller, a global $3 billion capital equipment business with more than 12,000 team members. He was recently named the number three CEO in the world in an Inc. magazine article. And Bob is very intentional about using his platform as a business leader to build a better world. Bob was recently asked the question - what do you do, and his reply highlights...

Duration:00:53:59

Bosun Tijani

1/26/2021
Bosun Tijani is a Nigerian British entrepreneur. He is the co-founder and Chief Executive of Co-Creation HUB, a pan-African hub for innovation. He drives the application of innovation and social capital for a better society across Africa. With a presence in 5 cities across Africa (Lagos, Nairobi, Abuja, Kigali and Ijebu Ode). CcHUB works closely with stakeholders - including entrepreneurs, technologists, civil society, government and private sector to identify and nurture novel solutions to...

Duration:00:38:56

Marie Ringler

1/12/2021
Marie Ringler is a member of Ashoka's Global Leadership Group and leads Ashoka's work in Europe. She founded Ashoka's Austrian office in 2011 and soon took over as Regional Director for Central and Eastern Europe. Ashoka envisions a world in which everyone is a changemaker; a world where all citizens are powerful and contribute to change in positive ways. Ashoka supports over 4,000 leading social entrepreneurs from all over the world, mobilising a large global community of changemakers, to...

Duration:00:49:15

Amy Edmondson

12/29/2020
Amy Edmondson is the Novartis Professor of Leadership and Management at the Harvard Business School, studying human interactions that lead to the creation of successful companies for the betterment of society. She's been recognized by the Thinker's 50 Global ranking of management thinkers since 2011 and has received numerous top rankings and awards. She studies psychological safety and organizational learning.In this podcast: - The ugly and beauty in transformational change - Why don’t all...

Duration:00:24:39

Katarina Graffman

12/15/2020
Katarina Graffman holds a PhD in cultural anthropology, and is a pioneer of consumer anthropology in a commercial context. She’s worked with clients such as IKEA, Volvo, Bloomberg, Swedish radio and BBC among many others. She’s there to help them understand consumer behaviour, preferences, and such like. But what is the real driver behind their eagerness to understand more about culture?In this podcast: - How big business uses cultural anthropology - Consumer behaviour misconceptions - How...

Duration:00:38:56

Virginia Salas Kastilio

12/1/2020
Virginia Salas Kastilio is a hyper connector and serial entrepreneur who was named one of Inc. Magazine's top 26 Women to Change the World. She's an internationally acclaimed speaker, marketer and activist and having built multiple empires, she is currently helping "reconnect" humanity and bring consciousness into the mainstream through The I Trust You Movement (after previously disputing the social media landscape through her agency, Gini.TV). In this podcast: - Self mastery and I Trust You...

Duration:00:53:30

Oren Lyons

11/17/2020
Chief Oren Lyons is a Native American Faithkeeper of the Turtle Clan of the Seneca Nations of the Iroquois Confederacy, the Haudenosaunee Peoples. He’s a member Chief of the Onondaga Council of Chiefs and the Grand Council of the Iroquois Confederacy. He's Professor Emeritus at University of Buffalo, New York and he has a doctorate law degree from Syracuse University. Oren is an accomplished artist, environmentalist, author, and founder and principal partner of One Bowl Productions, a...

Duration:00:59:57

Nina Siemiatkowski

11/10/2020
Nina Siemiatkowski is the founder and CEO of Milkywire, a platform that brings people who want to improve our world closer to the people in the field who are working to protect and restore our planet. Milkywire is a crowdfunding platform that lets you connect with and support grassroots NGOs that fight climate change, preserve wildlife, protect and clean the oceans, and so much more. Every week the organisations on Milkywire share videos and photo updates so that anyone can follow their...

Duration:00:46:13

Tim Leberecht

10/15/2020
“In the wake of this pandemic, it's this impossible stretch between on the one hand restoring normalcy and making sure that the operations continue, and at the same time thinking ahead, looking forward and really adjusting to the new reality that we're going to experience in the wake of this crisis.”And what will this new reality look like for you? A more beautiful business that allows more human-centred growth strategies? Then Tim Leberecht, the German-American championing a more humanised...

Duration:00:40:08

Laurent “Larry” Leksell

10/6/2020
Laurent “Larry” Leksell is the co-founder of Elekta, a global company that is pushing the boundaries of radiation therapy to provide access for advanced, high-quality cancer care. While studying at the Stockholm School of Economics, Larry jumped into entrepreneurship with his father who had a passion in cancer research. Larry now sits as a chairman and principal shareholder of Elekta while he fulfills his passions of philanthropy, entrepreneurship and art.In this podcast: - Founding Elekta...

Duration:00:40:56

Markus Lehto

9/8/2020
Markus Lehto is a Utopian, an expert generalist. He’s also the co-founder of Joint Idea and Lifeworks Labs and the co-founder of the global community - Love Mafia. Born in Canada with Finnish traditions and culture, life took him on a path across the world as a professional in consulting, investment banking and real estate development. He's based in Istanbul and is pursuing entrepreneurial ventures in design and architecture, investment, community building, learning and tech development. In...

Duration:01:06:29

Zakaria Bekkali

7/14/2020
“Business leaders should be ready to be challenged by young people. I feel we have ended up in this patriarchal system with CEOs and leaders who do not want to be confronted by the young generations.”Meet Zakaria Bekkali, a 22 year old with a wise head on young shoulders. Zak is a graduate student at the London School of Economics and Political Science where he’s been awarded a postgraduate excellence scholarship for a Master of Public Administration with a specialisation in social impact....

Duration:00:43:57

Maria Konnikova

6/30/2020
Maria Konnikova is a New York Times best-selling author, journalist and psychologist who in 2018 while researching her newest book, The Biggest Bluff, became an international poker champion and the winner of over $300,000 in tournament earnings, inadvertently turning herself into a professional poker player. In this podcast: - The role that luck plays in our lives - What Maria has learned about life from playing poker - Why we shouldn’t take life for granted - Where she gets her inspiration...

Duration:00:46:08