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"The only way you survive is you continuously transform into something else. It's this idea of continuous transformation that makes you an innovation company.” -Ginni Rometty, CEO of IBM. Organizations that understand this thrive. Those that don’t, quickly become obsolete. In this podcast we’ll interview leaders responsible for igniting and scaling entrepreneurial action within their organizations so that you can drive the change your organization wants and needs.
||CleanBeyond the Hype: Winning with Customer Experience||World class companies are winning...and they are losing. By now, we’ve all heard all of the buzzwords: Product Experience, Marketing Experience, User Experience, but what about Customer Experience? Understanding Customer Experience and how to...||11/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanKeys to Successful Coaching with George Ankomah||Award-winning lean innovation coach and entrepreneur George Ankomah keeps his teams motivated through all obstacles and inspires them to consistently raise the bar for performance and success. Like all coaches, he must also keep growing personally and..||10/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow Dunkin' Brands Created a Diverse Innovation Team||Understanding the key to finding the next growth opportunity for your company means you need to start with the right people. However; knowing how to build an inclusive team that best represents your customer takes time, energy and expertise. As the...||10/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFootball to Finance - Putting a Spotlight on Innovation in the Enterprise||It’s no secret that Financial companies and banks are heavily regulated, highly fragmented. These factors make the journey to innovation more difficult. As the Innovation Manager for Rabobank, Koen Bosma is taking on this incredible challenge. In...||9/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow to Create a Built to Last Innovation Program in the Enterprise||How can design thinking and lean methodology could help grow your company? This week, Dan Kaiser shares insights and important perspective that he has gained during his successful launch of the CUNA Innovation Center. In the latest episode, Dan shares..||9/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBreaking Down Barriers: Key Areas for Growth in Healthcare||In this week’s podcast, Roy Rosin demystifies barriers to growth and how key behaviors can break down these barriers in large, successful healthcare companies. As Chief Innovation Officer for Penn Medicine, he shares unique insights about his role...||8/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow to Create World Class Coaches from Within with Jeremiah Gardner||In our very first episode of the Innovation Coach Spotlight Series, we caught up with Jeremy Gardner to some key questions about how organizations can foster and empower their innovation coaches to create sustainable innovation transformation from...||8/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanExploring The Corporate Startup with Dan Toma||In this Episode, MTN co-founder Aaron Eden hosts entrepreneur and intrepreneur, Dan Toma. As an entrepreneur, Dan has been involved with high-tech startups globally. Over the last few years he’s been primarily focused in the enterprise...||8/2/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPreparing Your Company For an Enterprise Transformation with James Carbary and Aaron Eden||In this episode, MTN Co-Founder Aaron Eden is interviewed by James Carbary of Sweet Fish Media on their B2B Growth podcast. We narrow in on how marketing professionals can support innovation transformation in their own organizations. Key areas of...||7/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Tables Turn - An Interview with Moves the Needle Co-Founder, Aaron Eden||In today’s episode, the tables turn and my frequent co-host and MTN Co-Founder, Aaron Eden, is the interviewee. We cover many of the most pressing topics that come up time and time again when folks try to drive innovation within their organization....||5/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanUsing Comic Books to Build Leadership Buy-In with Kyle Nel||In today’s episode, my co-host, Aaron Eden, and I are really excited to have our guest, Kyle Nel. Kyle is the Executive Director of Lowe's Innovation Labs and has a very unique approach toward innovation which was fun to explore in this episode....||5/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanInnovating the Core Business and IT Function with Ryan Staggs of HCA||We’re really excited today to have our guest, Ryan Staggs. Ryan is the Assistant Vice President of Integration & Mobility Services at the Hospital Corporation of America. Ryan’s work revolves heavily around increasing innovation within the the...||5/2/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEnding Hunger using Lean Innovation with Vanessa Moore from the San Diego Food Bank||In today’s episode, we’re really excited to have with us Vanessa Moore, the VP of Programs and Operations at the San Diego Food Bank. They are striving to end hunger in their area by serving over 370,000 individuals every month. Not too long ago,...||4/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanInnovation within Compliance Departments and Legal Services with Stephen Poor||As an intrapreneur, dealing with compliance can certainly be a hurdle to overcome. In today’s episode, Moves the Needle CEO Brant Cooper and I are excited to have Stephen Poor talk about how compliance departments can better enable innovation and...||4/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanInnovation Practices within a $20 Billion Defense Company||John leads the empowered innovation program within BAE, which is a nearly $20 billion multinational defense, security and aerospace company. In the episode we dive into how they’ve organized their innovation strategy into 4 operational...||3/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRecruiting and Retaining Millennial Talent||Millennials play a vital part in the workforce of today and tomorrow. Yet per HBR's article, What Do Millennials Really Want at Work? The Same Things the Rest of Us Do, ‘it’s likely that companies pursuing millennial-specific employee...||3/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLean Innovation within a Non-Profit and Social Impact Context||In this episode, we’re really excited to have Cholpon Rosengren, Director of Family Support at United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona, on the show together with my co-host and leader of our Non-Profit and Social...||2/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLessons Learned Doing Mergers & Acquisitions||Usually we're focused on helping you create innovation from within, yet M&A’s play an integral role in a well rounded innovation strategy. In today’s podcast episode we’re excited to switch things up and focus on lessons learned doing...||2/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Interpersonal Side of Innovation with Tony Cooper and Kyle McCray||When trying to transform organizations to become more innovative, it’s easy to forget about the interpersonal side and get caught up in the process. In today’s episode we dive into just that: how can you better understand your colleagues’...||1/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBest of 2016||Today’s episode may be our best one yet (and no, I don’t say that every time). In this episode, we go through some of the most powerful snippets from all of our podcasts in 2016. In it we have clips from the Operations Lead at Spotify, an...||1/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHost Chat #1: Practical Tips, Tactics and Stories with Brant Cooper and Aaron Eden||Today’s episode is hands down one of my favorites as it’s filled with practical tips, tactics and stories to building a more entrepreneurial organization. It’s our first time doing a host chat, where I’m joined by the Moves the Needle...||12/20/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean100 Startups in 100 Days with Intuit Innovation Leader, Bennett Blank||In today’s episode, Aaron Eden and I are really excited to have Intuit Innovation Leader, Bennett Blank join us as Aaron and Bennett talk us through their journey of 100 Startups in 100 Days at Intuit. We also dive into how 100 Startups in 100 Days...||12/6/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBeing an Effective Intrapreneur featuring Simeon Sessley||In today's episode we're honored to have our guest and Moves the Needle executive advisor Simeon Sessley. Prior to becoming the Director of Strategic Programs at World 50, Simeon played a paramount role in the development of GE Fastworks internal...||11/22/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanM&As as a Catalyst to Cultural Change and Growth with Zakaria Ghassouli, People, Finance & Strategy Director at Avito||Ghassouli, People, Finance & Strategy Director at Avito, talks us through how he proactively used the M&A he went through with Avito as an opportunity to create a better culture after taking the passive approach began to lead to some...||11/8/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanScaling Innovation and the Product Lifecycle Framework with Sonja Kresojevic, VP of Product Lifecycle at Pearson||In today’s episode we’re excited to have Sonja Kresojevic, the VP of Product Lifecycle at Pearson. In the episode we cover: - How teams leverage the product lifecycle framework to focus on the right things at the right time. - How Pearson funds...||10/24/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMetrics and Values for Scaling Innovation with Bennett Blank, Innovation Leader at Intuit||In this episode, we’re honored to have Bennett Blank, Innovation Leader at Intuit, talk about how Intuit has spread innovation thinking throughout the entire organization. Bennett is a Lean Startup in the Enterprise veteran so you’re in for a...||10/11/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCreating an Entrepreneurial Culture in the Public Sector with Kelly McAdoo, City Manager of City of Hayward||In this episode, we interview Kelly McAdoo, the City Manager of the City of Hayward. We cover lots of ground, including deep dives into topics like: How Kelly has been driving impact through creating an entrepreneurial culture within a bureaucratic...||9/27/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCreating an Ambitious Culture and Fending Off Disruption with Neal Cross, CIO of DBS||In this episode, Aaron Eden (MTN Co-Founder and COO) and I interview Neal Cross, the Chief Innovation Officer of DBS. DBS is a bang headquartered in Singapore that generated $11 billion in revenue and $4.5 billion in profit last year. They know the...||9/13/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow Giants are Banding Together to Innovate with Jason Harris, Dir. of Corporate Marketing at UI Labs||In this episode we’re excited to have Jason Harris, Director of Corporate Marketing & Communications for UI LABS. UI LABS is a first-of-its-kind innovation accelerator, addressing problems too big for any one organization to solve...||8/30/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow Spotify Continues to Innovate with Simon Marcus, VP of Ops at Spotify||In our first episode, we're thrilled to interview Simon Marcus, the VP of Operations at Spotify. As part of the leadership team at Spotify, Simon has played a pivotal role in the development of Spotify Rhythm, Spotify's internal innovation program....||8/12/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
Informative & Actionable
I find the information in this podcast to be both informative and highly actionable. I appreciate the long form format of the conversations and look forward to seeing more episodes released soon. I would recommend that anyone interested in lean innovation and/or intrapreneurship subscribe.
Innovation in the enterprise
Great resource for people tasked with driving innovation at their company.
This is a much-needed podcast for anyone within the enterprise trying to figure out their own playbook for Innovating. To hear those kinds of honest answers to tough questions and get that glimpse of challenges and how Simon works through them by Spotify continuing to experiment and refine their approach based on learning was outstanding. Look forward to hearing the next one.