Category: Innovation

Cecily Sommers Separates What Changes, What Doesn’t And What’s Next From Her Book Think Like A Futurist

Cecily Sommers is a futurist with an unorthodox background in medicine and dance, combined with experience in brand strategy and product development. We discuss what changes, what doesn’t and what’s next from her new book Think Like A Futurist.

Doc Searls Presents A Vision Of The New Age Of Consumerism In His Book The Intention Economy

Doc Searls believes we’re entering a new era of consumerism—one in which demand will drive supply far more directly, efficiently, and compellingly than ever before. We discuss his ideas contained in his latest book The Intention Economy.

Paul Polack Explains How To Defeat Poverty Through Extraordinary Solutions From His Book Out Of Poverty

Paul Polak revolutionized how to help people lift themselves out of poverty. He developed an ingenious, affordable irrigation system that improved the lives of millions.

He shares with us what works to resolve poverty when traditional approaches fail from his book titled Out of Poverty.

David Kord Murray Introduces The Term “Adaptive Management” From His Book Plan B

David Kord Murray is an authority on Innovation. He wondered how large scale projects like the Apollo moon missions and top notch companies like Facebook and Walmart adapted their plans to be successful. We discuss his book Plan B to find out what he learned.

Gina Amaro Rudan Helps Listeners Uncover Their Practical Genius

Gina Amaro Rudan created an alternative perception about being a genius. She concludes we’re all geniuses. We discuss how to unleash that genius from her book Practical Genius.

Michael Raynor Provides The Innovator’s Manifesto To Businesses That Want More Innovation

Michael Raynor is a director at one of the world’s largest consultancies. He’s also a co-author with Clayton Christensen on The Innovator’s series of book. We discuss guidelines to be more innovative from his latest book, The Innovator’s Manifesto.

Andy Brown—Futurist—Writes About The Greatest Show In Town

Andy Brown is an inspirational author, creativity coach and dreamer. He gives us new information to change our perspective away from material things to see a new reality. We discuss his latest book The Greatest Show In Town.

Bill Fischer Teaches Us How To Find The Best Ideas And Make Them Happen From His Book, The Idea Hunter

Bill Fischer teaches us how to find the beset ideas and make them happen from his book on creativity and innovation titled The Idea Hunter.

Andy Stefanovich Teaches Us To Look At More To Become More Innovative

Andy Stefanovich is the chief curator and instigator at Prophet—a global strategic brand and marketing consultancy. We discuss his proven approach to innovate in today’s business world from his book titled Look At More.

Peter Sims Explains Why It’s Best To Innovate Through Little Bets

Peter Sims has looked at the creative process in companies ranging from Amazon to Pixar. He’s discovered the linear problem solving and fear of failure we’ve been conditioned to embrace actively thwarts creativity. He shows us how to make Little Bets to generate breakthrough ideas.

Bill Frank’s Guests

Here is the lineup of guests for Guests For October 5, 2013

Guests For October 5, 2013

My guests this week are Bob McCord, founding member of VREG, talking about Ventura's budget woes; healthcare expert Sally Pipes exposing the flaws of Obamacare as the Insurance Exchanges open for business; and Stuart Crain, CEO of TVTalk discussing how his app will revolutionize television viewing. Read More

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