Tag Archives: innovation

We Read It So You Don’t Have To: Innovators Dilemma

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Life is busy.

There’s no time to read. 

Or view YouTube videos.  

Or even listen to podcasts. 

So Maddie, the 8 year old entrepreneur an Bix, the Master Scrum Master, give you a thorough overview of Clayton Christensen’s masterwork, the Innovators Dilemma.  

It is perhaps the most influential business book of our age.  It was the centerpiece of the late Dr. Christensen’s career.  It’s important cultural icon.

And, of course, Bix hasn’t read it.  

And Maddie has read it too well. 

Cast:

  • Zoe Anastassiou – Maddie, the 8 Year Old Entrepreneur
  • Ron Bianchi – Bix the Master Scrum Master
  • Skippy – Himself

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Governance for Kids (Because kids are all you’ve got)

hwms.coverart Evelyn the Business Manager and Rohit from IT preview the upcoming season of the Podcast, How We Manage Stuff. Well, that is what is supposed to happen. Rohit gets obsessed with Googling the phrase “My Bad” and things start to fall apart after that. Yet, in spite of a nasty text, the pair tell you about the stories and ideas for the next episodes of the podcast. [17205] Cast:

Evelyn the Business Manager: Margaux Amie

Rohit from IT: Noah Masur

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It’s called “Brexit” but It’s not About Brexit (Series I)

hwms.coverart There was a reason for this title.  We talked about it in the writers room. But that reason is gone.  It was just another step towards Audio Drama. You want to be innovative do something new and think that you can just change directions on a dime. But that’s the problem. Novelty is not innovation. Without a structure to support it, a new idea won’t advance your goals. So we turn the cast loose to wrestle with this problem. Some success. Some problems. A couple of hosts disagreeing about a new idea. A little CEO who may be realizing that contract is not enough. [16430]Facebooktwitterredditpinterestlinkedinmail

Learning from Seattle Series I)

hwms.coverart Didactic.  That was the challenge with the early series.  We felt that we needed to teach even though the fictional characters were starting to take the lead. We move from city to city but what do we learn from our visits? This podcast looks at one corner in Seattle and asks what it teaches us about our model of innovation, a model that is based on:
  1. Vision
  2. Iteration and Refinement
  3. Socialization
  4. Small Group Decisions
The city has a few things to teach us, though perhaps not in the way that we might expect. [16407]Facebooktwitterredditpinterestlinkedinmail