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11/25/14 - Jim Brenner, Ty Montague, Saikat Chaudhuri, Michael Schrage

Host Dave Robertson talks first to Jim Brenner, Founder and CEO of Broad Cove as well as President and CEO of Ecohomes Liberia, who describes how his company is transforming the housing system in Africa. Dave's second guest is Ty Montague, author of "True Story: How to Combine Story and Action to Transform your Business," who talks about what it takes to be a great company.

Dave's next guest is Saikat Chaudhuri, Adjunct Associate Professor of Management and Executive Director of the Mack Institute for Innovation Management here at Wharton, who talks about some of the latest trends in the tech sector and how to effectively bring ideas to market.  Finally, we hear from Michael Schrage, author of "The Innovator's Hypothesis: How Cheap Experiments are Worth More than Good Ideas," who is also a Research Fellow at the MIT Center for Digital Business. He discusses cost-effective ways to bring innovation to your business.

Direct download: InnovationNavigationPodcast_11-25-14.mp3
Category:Innovation Management -- posted at: 5:00am EDT

Episode 6 - Jon Shaeffer, Drew Boyd, Lindon Leader

In this compilation episode, Dave speaks with Jon Shaeffer, Director of New Media for the Minor League Baseball team Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs about the challenges of innovating in a business where your core product cannot change.  Next Drew Boyd, co-author of "Inside the Box: A Proven System of Creativity for Breakthrough Results" tells us about how thinking "outside the box" may not be as helpful as it seems.  Finally, Dave interviews Lindon Leader, the graphic designer behind the FexEx logo, and its famous hidden arrow.

Direct download: InnovationNavigationPodcast_6.mp3
Category:Innovation Management -- posted at: 5:00am EDT

In this compilation episode, Dave speaks with Dan Lin about the production and challenges of The Lego Movie.  Next, Daniel Lamarre sheds light on the creative process of Cirque Du Soleil.  Finally, Bill Kelley tells us about the history and innovations behind Jelly Belly.

Direct download: InnovationNavigationPodcast_5.mp3
Category:Innovation Management -- posted at: 6:00am EDT

Innovation Navigation 11/4/14 - David Owens, Steve Blank, Michael Raynor

In this "best of" episode, host David Robertson chats with three terrific guests.  The first is David Owens, Professor for the Practice of Management and Innovation at Vanderbilt University and the Author of "Creative People Must Be Stopped: 6 Ways We Kill Innovation."  Next, Dave talks to Steve Blank, Silicon Valley serial entrepreneur and academic.  Finally, he speaks to Michael Raynor, Director at Deloitte Services.

Direct download: InnovationNavigationPodcast_11-4-14.mp3
Category:Innovation Management -- posted at: 6:00am EDT

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