This episode explores a special material called gallium nitride (GaN) that is not only a super efficient semiconductor, but is also changing the tech industry and is destined to disrupt the established silicon industry. GaN tech could save 10% of the electricity consumption in the US alone. And consumers can already purchase products using this high-tech material. To further explore this fascinating material, I interview the multi-award-winning professor Martin Kuball.
In this episode we talk about the best innovator on the planet - nature and how we can learn and apply its ingenious solutions to solve some of the most challenging problems we humans face. We also explore some fascinating examples from the animal and insect kingdom and see how successful companies have applied these nature-inspired designs into their products.
I talk to award-winning Prof. Stephen Krashen, one of the most prolific and most cited scholars in the language education about his groundbreaking theory of language acquisition.
We’ll look at the untapped potential of autism and some of the misconceptions and challenges surrounding it, as well as where people on the spectrum outperform neurologically typical individuals.
This episode explores why organizations rise and fall, by interviewing the authors of The Illusion of Invincibility: The Rise and Fall of Organizations Inspired by the Incas of Peru, trying to answer the fundamental challenge that every organization has: How do established companies continue to stay competitive and innovate within an ever-changing environment?
In this episode we explore what makes Norway’s prisons the most humane, and innovative prisons systems in the world, how Norway went from a nation of pillaging Vikings full of violence, murder and revenge and to a country where peace and forgiveness came to triumph, how we, as a society, reconcile the need for retribution and punishment for heinous crimes and the need for reintegration of criminals back into society and much, much more.
How is almost everyone around misusing the term “disruption” and how have they been misapplying it for years? Why Uber is not disruptive and how to you really determine if an idea or startup has any disruptive potential at all? This, and more in the episode.
In this episode we will explore: - Why companies are focusing on the wrong thing when it comes to “digital transformation. - Why the over-reliance on technology can massively hurt your company... ...and more.
This episode #000 includes: what this podcast is all about, and what you, as a listener can expect from this podcast, what my background is and what qualifies me, as the host, to speak about these topics, and finally what you should NOT expect from our podcast?