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Tune in to listen to Kevin Kelly, Author and former Data Scientist at Google talk about topics like What kinds of things we usually tell Google that we wouldn’t tell our loved ones, the potential racism of AI and more!
Tune in to listen to Kevin Kelly, Senior Maverick at Wired magazine talk about topics like why there's never been a better time to start a business, if there will be jobs in the future, and more!
Tune in to hear Andy Molinsky, Professor of International Management and Organizational Behavior at Brandeis University's International Business School talk about topics like why fear can be our guide, the perils of self censoring, and more!
Tune in to this episode to hear Sean Ellis, CEO and founder of GrowthHackers.com talk about topics like growth hacking in traditional organizations, his definition of growth hacking, and more!
Listen in to hear Jordan Harbinger, former U.S. State Department Employee, and the co-founder of the Art of Charm talk about the importance of relationship development and other social interactions.
Listen to Massimo Pigliucci, Philosophy Professor at the City University of New York, talk about the intersection of philosophy and science and other related topics.
Tune in to hear what Drew Koven, the Managing Director of LDR Ventures has to say about the state of retail, common pitflalls that entrepreneurs take, along with other relevant topics.
Tune in to hear what Joel Gerschman, leading coach, author, and educator in business growth, along with Howard Finger, CEO of VinciWorks have to say about prioritising the important over the urgent, the importance of defining your core purpose, and other relevant topics.
Tune into this podcast to see what Brad Feld, co-founder of Foundry Group, Mobius Venture Capital, and Intensity Ventures, and Techstars has to say about the Australian startup ecosystem, depression in the startup ecosystem, and other similar topics.
In order to get the most out of a corporate hackathon and generate some quick wins that organisers and innovation champions will be able to use to build a case for subsequent initiatives and further development of ideas, taking the time to consider and prepare the following 13 things can make a world of difference.
Listen in to hear what Jeb Blount, Sales Acceleration Specialist, has to say about topics like why emotional intelligence matters in sales, how to align your selling process with your buying process, and much more.
Listen in to hear Emilie Wapnick, writer, career coach, blogger, and community leader, talk about topics like why we do our best and most rapid learning when we first dive into something new, how to handle multiple topics at once, and other similar topics.
It’s been well documented by the likes of Steve Blank and Clayton Christensen that if you want explore disruptive innovation in a large company, you have to redesign or create parallel processes, systems and values internally in order up to support behaviours critical to innovation - think moving fast and experimentation
Recorded in a hurry in transit at Kuala Lumpur airport, this Fast Fix Friday delves into 10 ways to get buy in from executives for corporate innovation initiatives and projects.
If you’re a corporate innovator or a startup entrepreneur, reliant on funding to get going, then you need to do one thing, no it’s not raise funding, it’s educate your prospective investors or ensure that they are already educated. What do I mean by that? Listen to find out.
In this episode, hear what Jon Acruff, the author of "Do Over: Make Today the First Day of Your Career", has to say about his own personal do-over, why it’s important to have a do-over advocate, and other similar topics.
In this podcast, we welcome back Evangelos Simoudis, a recognized big data expert and corporation innovation, to cover topics such as drivers of automotive disruption, the impact of urbanisation on vehicle ownership and use, implications for auto insurers, and other similar subjects.
A couple of days ago I posted an article called Why Design Thinking is Never Enough in HBR’s Linkedin group and it’s already pushing over 400 likes so clearly it resonates with people so I thought I’d repurpose it for the listeners of Future Square
In this episode, we cover 15 attributes of the corporate innovator and intrapreneur.
In this podcast, listen in to hear about what Jacob Morgan, best-selling author, speaker, and futurist has to say on topics surrounding how to balance freedom with organisational control, the negative impact of short-termism, and why expensive employee engagement programs fail.
We're all trained to think incrementally. To think in terms of 10% growth and to subscribe to platitudes like "Rome wasn't built in a day" and "one step at a time" and in the words of the great Zig Ziglar, anything worth doing is worth doing poorly until you can do it well. However, what we define as anything worth doing either puts us on a course to 10% better or a course to 10X better. So many people I know set instil limitations based on false beliefs.
It’s day 4 of our 5 day book promo and we're still going strong with over 1,500 downloads so far!
It's day 3 of our 5 day book promotion and we have just surpassed 1,000 downloads! Thanks to everybody who has supported the book and helped to spread the word thus far!
In today's episode of Fast Fix Friday, I discuss how an organisation's environment can be the difference between incremental thinking and breakthrough thinking and draw parallels between this and proliferation of soft, electronic artists in the inner city.
My new book is finally out and it’s going to be a big few days ahead as the team and I make our way through a huge backlog of promotional tasks, including this one! The Innovation Manager's Handbook v2 - Float Like a Corporate, Sting Like a Startup. draws from my experience working with startups and corporate innovation teams at Collective Campus and interviewing countless thought leaders as host of this podcast.
In today's episode we talk 3 common mistakes that corporate innovation teams make which comes from a list of 50 you can find in the book! www.futuresquared.xyz
Listen in to hear what Carrie Green, founder of the Female Entrepreneur Association has to say on how she got into business, what it's like starting business at a 20, and other topics surrounding female entrepreneurs and the power of visualisation.
I recently had the pleasure of interviewing Lawrence Levy, former CFO of Pixar Animation Studios. Levy worked closely with Jobs and the Pixar team to design and implement a roadmap that transformed what was a sleepy graphics art studio into one of Hollywood’s greatest success stories.
In this episode, hear what Tyler Cowen, American economist, academic, and writer, has to say about topics like the educational system, how technology is making us lazier, and much more.
Former Pixar CFO Lawrence Levy talks how to build a culture that balances financial objectives with creativity and innovation.
It’s no wonder that innovating in a large company can be hard.I’ve been there, I know what it’s like.
Peter Diamandis appears on Future Squared to talk all about exponentially growing technologies and an abundance mindset.
I was Hong Kong yesterday giving a talk at Li & Fung, one of the world’s largest supply chain companies when the topic of prototyping came up and how long internal teams should have to build and test an idea which got me thinking about Parkinson’s law and some of my favourite questions to ask.
Erik Wahl is an internationally recognized graffiti artist, author, philathropist and entrepreneur, Erik redefines the term “keynote speaker.”
Corporate innovators can learn a lot from the music industry. In this episode of Fast Fix Friday I unpack some key insights from legendary music producer, Rick Rubin, and explore how they apply to the world of corporate innovation.
Tune in to hear the Wharton dropout, Omar Zenhom, who created The $100 MBA talk about how to dig yourself out of rough patches, the importance of having a supportive partner, whether immigrants and their children make good entrepreneurs, and much more.
Our perceptions of the world are shaped by how we choose to see them, and often, our perceptions of ourselves too. In this episode of Fast Fix Friday, I talk feedback, and why you should be getting it often.
In this episode, I explore what's currently broken when it comes to Government startup engagement and some key things it could be doing to facilitate innovation instead of just regulate it.
Listen to Mark Waldman, neuroscience researcher and creator of NeuroWisdom 101 talk about maintaining mindfulness throughout your whole day, brain training strategies, the power of daydreaming, and much more.
Are open plan offices and clean desks conducive to innovation and productivity?
Your belief underpins your behaviour which in turn determines your results. Hear how to re-write your self limiting beliefs with new ones in order to live a more fulfilling and rewarding life.
As human beings we are hard-wired to the fight or flight response - we move towards that which will bring us joy and away from that which will bring us pain.
Barack Obama's former tech advisor talks the industries of the future.
This Sunday we’ll be bringing you an interview with Jamie Wheal, co-founder of The Flow Genome Project, alongside Steven Kotler who wrote some books I’m sure many of the listeners of this show will know such as The Rise Of Superman and of course Abundance, which was co-written with Dr Peter Diamandis who will also be on the show in coming weeks.
Flow Genome Project's Jamie Wheal on why creativity is not a skill but a state of mind and how to trigger that state!
It’s important to optimise the Return on Failure (RoF) in order to support management buy-in, optimise learnings and increase an organisation’s likelihood of success when it comes to innovation. SO how do we optimise RoF? Listen to this episode of Fast Fix Friday to find out!
Dr Parag Khanna returns to Future Squared to discuss Technocracy in America.
Interview with The Undercover Economist, Tim Harford, on his latest book Messy - the connection between mess and creativity.
So how then do organisations with regulators watching over their every move run experiments to test new ideas, a process fundamental to the science of innovation? Listen to this episode to find out!
This episode originally appeared on Invisage, Buzinga’s podcast. You might remember Logan from episode #85 of Future Squared where we talked all manner of things from app development to 14 day silent meditation retreats!
Today, I want to talk about sharing information, a topic inspired by the late 27 year old Aaron Swartz, a co-founder of Reddit
In this episode, I talk about blockers and enablers. Whatever your resolution, make sure you address these first if you want to make it to the end of 2017 amongst the 8% of people who achieved and kept their resolutions
I couldn’t help but reach out and invite Alex to appear on Future Squared to not only inspire other parents and their kids, but basically anybody out there who has made excuses in business and in life - age, lack of money and resources, no experience, no networks - these all come with very low barriers that can be overcome with, Alex tells us, nothing more than an internet connection, a laptop and the right attitude.
How do you prepare for a new year and maintain your mojo throughout? If you're looking to set your body and mind up for a big 2017 and stick to those new year resolutions, then you might learn a thing or two.
Paul Smith is one of the world’s leading experts on organizational storytelling. He’s a keynote speaker, storytelling coach, and author of the books Sell with a Story, Parenting with a Story, and the bestseller Lead with a Story already in its 8th printing and available in 6 languages around the world.
I've summarised some of our highlights for 2016 which could definitely not have been possible without all of you, so from all of us here at Collective Campus and Future Squared, we'd just like to say THANK YOU.
We explored many topics including the moral dilemma around self driving cars, legislation and infrastructure supporting the proliferation of self driving cars and my favourite question and the title of this episode, who pays when a self driving car kills?
Discover 10 rules for mastering recruitment and employee engagement.
If you want to 10x your business next year, I talk through 11 things you might want to think about in this episode of Future Squared.
I couldn’t help but do the rounds and ask people in attendance, most of whom are either building startups, are working with emerging tech or are navigating the tangled web of corporate innovation, what kinds of technologies get them most excited about 2017.
Listeners of this show will know that one of the projects we spend some time on is Lemonade Stand, a children’s entrepreneurship program we’ve run across Australia and more recently in Singapore
In this episode, we are joined by Susan David, PhD, a psychologist on faculty at Harvard Medical School, co-founder and co-director of the Institute of Coaching at McLean Hospital to talk about topics surrounding facing complexity and ambiguity, creating value through habits, and the power of labeling.
I discuss the ingenuity of the North Vietnamese and the number one characteristic that separates successful entrepreneurs and innovators from the pack.
Marc Levinson is an economist and historian specializing in business and finance. He was formerly finance and economics editor of The Economist, worked as an economist for 10 years at JP Morgan in New York, and served as senior fellow for international business at the Council on Foreign Relations.
Ryan Blair is a bestselling author as well as founder and CEO of Visalus, a nutrition company which today generates over a billion dollars in product sales.
This week's Fast Fix Friday musing comes from a conversation I had on my current trip to Singapore.
Ryan Blair is a serial entrepreneur and self-made millionaire who had nothing to lose and everything to gain. At just 21 years old, Blair founded his first company, 24/7 Tech, and by the age of 34, he has founded and sold numerous businesses for hundreds of millions of dollars.
Logan Merrick is a co-founder and strategic director of Buzinga App Development, Australia’s leading app development company building meaningful, game-changing apps for emerging tech businesses and innovative enterprises.
Justin Lokitz is an experienced strategy consultant and business designer who is responsible for the Business Models Inc. office in San Francisco and Silicon Valley, CA USA. He supports organizations by getting teams to think broadly and expansively about their own strategies and business models. Using his power to connect-the-dots, Justin has an impressive ability to get organizations thinking like start-ups and industry disrupters. What’s more through his expert facilitation skills, Justin has a proven track record of guiding organizations to ‘aha’ moments.
In this episode of Fast Fix Friday, I go an inch deep and a mile wide into some of the medical technologies and advances that are poised to extend the healthy human lifespan and effectively aim to prompt a conversation on what the potential implications of a considerably longer lifespan would be on different facets of our lives, be they economic, social, political or environmental.