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056 - I Don't Care if it's Disruptive or Sustaining Innovation. What the Hell Do I Do Now? - with Greg Satell

9/12/2017
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In this episode, we are joined by Greg Satell, an entrepreneur, author, speaker, and innovation advisor. Greg has been published in The Harvard Business Review, Forbes, Fast Company Inc., The Times of London, and Business Insider, and has just published his first book, Mapping Innovation. Previously, Greg spent 15 years in media businesses in Eastern Europe - from Poland to Moscow to Kiev and from small business journals to large news organizations and lifestyle brands. His work as an...

Duration: 00:39:39


055 - Hollywood or Bust: New Business Ideas from Other Worlds with Hanne de Mora

8/29/2017
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In this episode, we are joined by Hanne de Mora, Co-Founder and Chairperson of management consultancy organisation a-connect, to talk about innovation of the future of the world of work. Hanne is also a member of the Board of Directors for AB Volvo and the Supervisory Board for IMD Business School. What was Covered Key Takeaways and Learnings

Duration: 00:41:36


054 - Back in the Game: EA's Near Death Experience with Andy Billings

8/15/2017
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In this episode, Andy Billings, Vice President of Profitable Creativity at Electronic Arts, joins us. Andy is co-founder of Electronic Arts University, an internship program for graduates to begin careers in gaming, and is also an Innovation Advisor for the think tank, Singularity University, as well as to some of the largest corporate organisations within the USA. What Was Covered Key Takeaways and Learnings

Duration: 00:40:51


053 - Scrappy Intrapreneur Transforming Customer Experiences with Kyle Nicholas McCray

8/1/2017
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In this episode, Kyle Nicholas McCray, Director of Innovation at American Pacific Mortgage Corporation, joins us to discuss his experience as an intrapreneur and innovator within an established financial business. We cover with Kyle his early career at Apple, his time as an entrepreneur and how that led him to set up Scrappy Labs, an innovation lab within APMC dedicated to exploring new and innovative products and services to revolutionize the relationship between the company and a new...

Duration: 00:47:08


052 - Meaning Makers: How Top Leaders Use Stories with David Pearl

7/11/2017
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In this episode, we are joined by award-winning author, David Pearl, to discuss his career as a creative confidante and personal development advisor to a number of the world’s top CEO’s and organisations. David is a respected public and keynote speaker and is the founder of Pearl Group, Opera Circus, Lively Arts and Impropera, as well as the non-profit organisation, Street Wisdom. Full show notes available at www. http://innovationecosystem.com/podcast/meaning-makers-David-Pearl/

Duration: 00:37:39


051 - A failure to communicate: how the absence of common language risks your digital future with Michael Mueller

6/27/2017
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In this episode, we are joined by Michael Mueller, partner and co-founder of Acrea, an innovative management consultancy which focuses on helping companies thrive in the digital age. Michael started his career at McKinsey after which he went on to hold a number of senior IT management roles within the banking industry. More recently he has developed his entrepreneurial career by founding a startup B2B travel company. What Was Covered Key Takeaways and Learnings

Duration: 00:46:07


050 - Hacking flow: How to Make Outperformance a Habit

6/13/2017
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Steven Kotler is a bestselling author and award-winning journalist, and the Cofounder and Director of Research at The Flow Genome Project, a research organisation dedicated to understanding the peak human performance state of Flow. Today he joins us to discuss how to hack Flow and how it can improve business performance. What was covered st Key Takeaways and Learnings www.innovationecosystem.com

Duration: 00:46:45


049 - Innovating a 2000 Year Old Product with Annalisa Gigante

5/30/2017
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In this episode, Annalisa Gigante, former Head of Innovation and R&D at LafargeHolcim, joins us. With over 25 years of experience her expertise includes management, HR, strategy, marketing and innovation. She is currently a Board member of ZIS. What was covered How Annalisa’s experience in different industries throughout her career has given her the opportunity to see parallels in business innovationAnnalisa’s unique approach on handling project failures and how to regain momentum as an...

Duration: 00:48:10


048 - Solving Wicked Problems: My Quest for Sustainable Agriculture

5/16/2017
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In this episode Pam Marrone, a serial entrepreneur, having founded, built and sold two biopesticide companies, joins us. She is currently the CEO and founder of Marrone Bio Innovations Inc, a Nasdaq listed company at the forefront of the drive towards sustainable agriculture. This purpose drove my work at Syngenta, and is central to that of Terramera, the Vancouver-based agtech company that I am on the Board of. In our discussion we cover: Key takeaways and learnings include:

Duration: 00:38:08


047 – Lessons from Season 3 and the Difficulties Innovators Face

3/27/2017
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In this episode, Mark briefly shares his key takeaways from season 3 followed by a special sneak peak at his interview for Nick Skillicorn's Innovation and Creativity Summit coming up next week. Listen in as Nick interviews Mark about his intrapreneurial and entrepreneurial experiences and his key advice for corporate innovators at all levels.

Duration: 00:35:40


046-Shapeshifting Companies of the Future with Dr. Bob Johansen of Institute for the Future

3/20/2017
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In this episode we are joined by Bob Johansen who has been helping organisations around the world prepare for and shape the future for nearly forty years. Bob is a distinguished fellow at Institute for the Future where he utilises his extensive training in the social sciences and experience with top leaders of business, government, and nonprofit organisations to encourage thoughtful consideration of the long-term future. He is also author of a number of books exploring potential futures...

Duration: 00:49:38


045 - Deciphering Innovator Archetypes with Tamara Kleinberg of LaunchStreet

3/13/2017
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In this episode we are joined by Tamara Kleinberg, serial innovator, keynote speaker, creator the Innovation Quotient Edge (IQE) Assessment and founder of LaunchStreet, a leading platform for individuals and organisations seeking to innovate. In this episode we cover: The lessons Tamara has learnt throughout her 20 year career advising companies such as Disney, General Mills, RICOH, P&G, J&J on how to create innovative cultures.Why she so firmly believes that everyone has the possibility...

Duration: 00:49:23


044 - Combining Startup and Corporate with Jenny Fielding of Techstars

3/6/2017
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In this episode we are joined by Jenny Fielding Managing Director at Techstars a global venture capital fund for innovative tech startups. Jenny has extensive experience in both the startup and corporate worlds and a strong passion for “marrying startups with corporates” to create innovation and cultural shifts. In this episode we cover: Jenny’s extraordinary success scaling and exiting her first startup Switch-Mobile in three yearsHow she moved a legacy organisation like BBC into the...

Duration: 00:41:55


043 - Vaccines, Scientific Breakthroughs and Mopping Floors with Dr. Jessica Flechtner of Genocea

2/27/2017
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Pondering the cure for cancer, developing vaccines for genital herpes, seeking that next big scientific breakthrough and mopping a basement floor is a day in the life of this episode’s guest Dr. Jessica Baker Flechtner, Chief Scientific Officer and Biosciences Pioneer at Genocea Biosciences. Jessica joined innovative biotech startup Genocea in 2007, soon after the company was founded, and played an essential role in progressing the small company through startup phase to going public. At...

Duration: 00:52:08


042 – The Benefits of Experiential Learning for Leaders with Rocket Scientist Josh Spodek

2/20/2017
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Do you stop and smell the roses every once in awhile ? Do you remember what a raisin really tastes like? Do you take the time to listen to what your inner monologue are really saying? Today’s guest Josh Spodek has made it his job to remind leaders to do just that. Labelled by Forbes and ABC News as a “Rocket Scientist”, Josh is nothing short of a serial overachiever. He has found success across many fields and disciplines such as science, invention, entrepreneurship, art, leadership,...

Duration: 01:04:20


041 - Exploring the Power of Pause with Leadership Thought-Leader and Korn Ferry Senior Partner, Kevin Cashman.

2/13/2017
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Kevin Cashman is Senior Partner at Korn Ferry, specialising in CEO & Executive Development and Keynote Speaking. Kevin has been in the industry for slightly over 30 years, and has seen leadership principles grow and evolve. He has advised thousands of senior executives and senior teams, in more than 60 countries, so here’s why he believes you need to take a pause, and ask questions, in order to cultivate an innovative company culture.

Duration: 00:53:20


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

2/7/2017
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Dr. Andy Walshe is a globally recognised leader and expert in the field of elite human performance. He has spent more than 20 years researching ways to “Hack Performance” in sport, culture, military and business to create a deeper understanding of the “Human Potential Construct”. Andy’s ultimate vision is a world where we have established a known recipe for elite performance and thus can equip some of our greatest minds with the tools they need to succeed and improve the world. Andy’s...

Duration: 00:48:20


Talking 100% Entrepreneurship and 0% Bureaucracy with Resourceful Human's Heiko Fischer.

1/30/2017
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Heiko Fischer is the CEO and Founder of Resourceful Humans. The company’s motto is 100% Entrepreneurship and 0% Bureaucracy. How does Heiko incorporate this motto into his company and the companies he consults with? Find out on this week’s episode.

Duration: 00:54:40


038 - Cutting Complexity with Lisa Bodell of Futurethink

1/22/2017
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In today’s episode, futurist and simplification guru Lisa Bodell and our host Mark Bidwell reconvene to share more essential tools for leaders and teams to simplify their work environment from her second book Why Simple Wins (check out our book review on Amazon here); they explore insights into how companies like SAP, Southwest Airlines and Syngenta are putting simplification principles into action; and get a sneak peak at her favourite tool “killing complexity” that you can try out for...

Duration: 00:43:02


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

12/19/2016
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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 crazy and his co-workers distanced themselves from him, but that turned out to be a good thing. Today’s topics include: ● His experience and frustrations as a young inventor in the dying watch industry and the...

Duration: 00:40:04

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