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9/22/15 - HelloTractor, "Endless Encores" (Jehiel Oliver and Ken Goldstein)

Host Dave Robertson first welcomes Jehiel Oliver, Founder and CEO of HelloTractor, which has been called the "Uber for tractors." He talks to Dave about working to disrupt farming practices across Africa: making a profit AND a social impact.

Then, how do you repeat success? Dave's second guest is Ken Goldstein, Former Chairman and CEO of, former VP and Managing Director of Disney Online, and author of the new book "Endless Encores: Repeating Success Through People, Products, and Profits," who explains how to align yourself and your company for endless innovation.

Host Dave Robertson is joined first by Jay Samit, digital media expert and CEO of SeaChange International. He's also the author of "Disrupt You!: Master Personal Transformation, Seize Opportunity, and Thrive in the Era of Endless Innovation," and they discuss how to discover new markets and expand the potential of existing businesses.

Dave's second guest is Jill Dyché, VP of Best Practices at SAS and author of "The New IT: How Technology Leaders are Enabling Business Strategy in the Digital Age." She talks about how to create a physical work environment to promote innovation.

In this extended interview originally airing August 18, Host Dave Robertson speaks with Dan Ward, Author of "The Simplicity Cycle: A Field Guide To Making Things Better Without Making Them Worse," who explains how we can find the balance between simplicity and complexity.

Direct download: Dan_Ward_Extended-MP3.mp3
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Host Dave Robertson spends this episode talking to Robbie Bach, Microsoft's Former Chief Xbox Officer and the author of "Xbox Revisited: A Game Plan for Corporate and Civic Renewal."  He talks to Dave about his time at Microsoft and how the Xbox System became one fo the most powerful gaming sysems in the world.

Direct download: 9-1-15_-_Robbie_Bach_XBox-MP3.mp3
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