Crisis Innovation: How Technologies Are Currently Shaping Societies With Mike Steep

TTL 648 | Crisis Innovation

Crisis Innovation: How Technologies Are Currently Shaping Societies With Mike Steep

Technology does have some pros and cons, but innovation has brought light to its goodness. Today, Dr. Diane Hamilton chats with Mike Steep, a prominent keynote speaker and author and the Founder & Executive Director of the Disruptive Technology & Digital Cities Program at Stanford. Mike talks about the goal of their technology program and touches on innovation and how it leads to the success of any company in the world. He also explains how other companies like Apple have innovated and improved revenues while others went down in a spiral. Join Dr. Diane and Mike as they further tackle privacy, globalization, communication, and so much more.
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TTL 646 | Delivering Exceptional Customer Service

Bringing Technology To Education With Dr. Peter Hirst and Delivering Exceptional Customer Service With Micah Solomon

With the vast technological access we have today, a bigger room for experimentation opportunities has opened up. Talking about the great and exciting things in the world of technology and bringing that information through his educational programs is Senior Associate Dean for Executive Education at MIT Sloan School of Management, Dr. Peter Hirst. In this episode, Dr. Hirst shares with Dr. Diane Hamilton his journey from London to MIT along with the latest about artificial intelligence and access to information. Known for his innovative executive education programs for individuals and companies, Dr. Hirst lets us in on how he develops, designs, and delivers the programs out there.

One of the main issues businesses and organizations grapple with is customer service. Top authority on customer service, Micah Solomon, sits down with Dr. Diane Hamilton to share how we can overcome this problem and create great customer experience. Author of the book, Ignore Your Customers (And They’ll Go Away), he lets us in on how he delivers turnaround customer service to organizations, starting with its culture, and cites some great examples of big companies who do exceptionally with their customer service.
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TTL 602 | Innovation And Technology

Getting Things Done Through Innovation And Technology with Scott Amyx and Predicting The Future Through The Past with Michael Yorba

In this episode, learn some great takeaways from innovation expert, keynote speaker, and futurist Scott Amyx of Amyx Ventures and Michael Yorba, the CEO and Chairman at WFN1 News Corporation. Scott talks about some success myths and shares the reasons why he wrote his book Strive.  He shares the key tips on how he gets people to focus on succeeding and getting things done, especially when dealing with global issues. He also dives into the fourth industrial revolution, including ways on how innovation and technology impacts jobs, today’s generation, and the environment.

Michael Yorba shares an interesting concept in market pattern recognition, which involves looking at the past to forecast the future. As interesting as cryptocurrency and blockchain may seem, he compares learning both to learning markets or astrology. Talking about technology, Michael explains how it can impact relationships and generations to come with regards to money management, job creation, and personal growth.
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TTL 599 | Technology Addiction And Curiosity

Combatting Technology Addiction: Taking Control Of Your Screen Time with Adam Alter

Every day, we are flooded with tech products that are designed to be engaging. To stand out, creators need to make their products more compelling. While that’s a win for creativity and innovation, there’s actually a dark side to it. Adam Alter, New York Times best-selling author and marketing professor at New York University’s Stern School of Business, investigates this dark side and shares his discovery on the impact of technology on our health, level of curiosity, and perception of reality. Catch his tips on how you can take control of your screen time before it becomes an addiction so you can spend your time with the things that truly make you happy.
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How to Build C-Suite Connections:  Five Steps to Creating a Show             

I meet many people who want to sell their speaking and consulting services to businesses.  The hard part, for many, is how to reach the decision-makers at the top.  Many try writing books, blogging, speaking for free, holding webinars, creating video content, and a variety of other things to provide value. It all works, to some extent, but I have found the most valuable way for me to network is through interviewing on my show.  The interesting thing is, I initially had and still have no intention of using it for anything other than learning about some very fascinating people.  However, because my show has been so successful, people often ask me how I created it.  Therefore, I would like to share some of the things needed to create a show.

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TTL 575 | Predicting The Future

Predictive Analytics: How Technology Can Predict The Future with Rebecca Costa

For the last two decades, there has been no stopping of progress for humankind. But as technology continues to move forward, can we finally be able to predict the future? Rebecca Costa, a prominent global expert on the subject of fast adaptation, talks about predictive analytics which strings together millions and billions of data points to identify patterns and predict the future of our society. This is the great challenge we face in our generation because the more complex technology becomes, the more vulnerable our society gets. Find out more about predictive analytics and how predicting the future is an excellent way to monitor and prevent adverse outcomes.

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TTL 557 | Neuro-Insight

Neuro-Insight: Making The Subconscious Conscious with Pranav Yadav

Neuro-Insight, a neuromarketing and neuro analytics company that uses unique brain-imaging technology to measure how the brain responds to communications, pioneers the link between brain activity and consumer behavior, making the subconscious conscious. They help their clients optimize a particular message to showcase and to have maximum impact in the market. Pranav Yadav, the CEO of Neuro-Insight US, takes a deep dive into what their company does in the field of advertising and marketing. Pranav shares the importance of their invented technology in the research process and how lighting up the brain reveals the emotional process of your personal interests.

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TTL 314 | Cannabis

The Future Of Business, Technology, And Society with Brett King and Deconstructing Cannabis with Danielle Davenport

In this digital age, it’s hard to predict what things are going to come up next with all the trends and innovations coming in. There are actually a group of people who looks at trends and tries to extrapolate those trends to see what will be happening in the future, and they are called futurists. World-renowned futurist, speaker, international bestselling author, and media personality Brett King covers the future of business, technology, and society. He joins us to talk about the four major disruptors and what’s changing right now in financial services and technology.

 

There’s a lot of hype around cannabis. Growing up around it, Danielle Davenport pretty much have been in cannabis her whole life. Danielle is the CEO of the Global Foundry Group, a global professional services firm focused on cannabis, agricultural businesses, and other verticals. She shares her unique perspective around the controversial psychoactive drug and the things she found out about it in her research.

Curiosity: The Inspiration for Innovation, Resilience, and Sustainability

In an age of distraction, with market volatility, and constant uncertainty, organizations face challenges to their ability to maintain a resilient workforce. Issues that impact sustainability in innovation include the environment, society, and economics. In constantly changing times, taking the ground most traveled and embracing the status quo is no longer a viable option. Truly resilient organizations must embrace robust transformation. Lengnick-Hall described organizational resilience as, “the capacity to act robustly in the face of environmental turbulence and to adapt to the ongoing environmental changes.” Organizations must look to ideas never considered when developing innovation that is resilient and sustainable.   That is where curiosity can play an important role.

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TTL 289 | Be Iconic

How A Mental Health App Can Make The Difference with Bea Arthur and Making A Brand Become Iconic with Calvin Stovall

For Bea Arthur, psychology and technology make the difference, literally. As Columbia University-trained psychotherapist and entrepreneur who is leading the modern mental health movement, she managed to marry her field with her love for technology and created the first mental health app called The Difference. She talks about her personal journey towards creating the application and helping to end the stigma around mental health.
Creating a brand that lasts in the people’s mind is what makes it iconic. Delving deeper into that is Chief Experience Officer and Iconicity Enthusiast for ICONIC Presentations, LLC, Calvin Stovall. Calvin defines what it means to be truly iconic and reach this level of success. He talks about the need to stay relevant and what holds people back from becoming iconic. He also lays down the four Ps of “iconicity” – purpose, people, passion, and perseverance.

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