Dec 7, 2017
Welcome to the What’s Next! podcast with Tiffani Bova.
Today’s guest is Josh Linkner. Josh is a five-time tech entrepreneur and hyper-growth CEO, two-time New York Times Bestselling author, top-rated keynote speaker, and founding partner of Detroit Venture Partners.
Josh lives at the intersection of tech and advertising. In this episode, he and Tiffani explore how this intersection includes hacking, reinvention, and creativity. They also share ways that you can use traditions to be more innovative.
In this episode:
4:50 – How a small jazz ensemble is a perfect metaphor for business
6:53 – How Josh defines reinvention and what people can learn from reinventing
8:52 - What can people do to start reinventing their business?
9:40 – A simple, but powerful question Josh poses to help you change your daily traditions
10:55 – What inspired Josh to write Hacking Innovation
12:55 – Is hacking just duct taping a problem together?
14:10 – Do new startups need to have a hacker mentality?
16:02 – Josh’s definition of creativity and how innovation fits into creativity
20:52 – What to do if the organization isn’t willing to riff off of the bottom-up or external innovation
22:01 – What leaders can do to harness innovation and tap into the holistic creative minds of the organization
32:00 – Is it the responsibility of all people to think about what’s next?
Running Time: 33:45
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