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The Creative Life Podcast : Creativity, Innovation and Inspiring Ideas | James Taylor

In 'The Creative Life' podcast, James Taylor reveals all of his creativity and innovation strategies and techniques so you can unlock your creativity and live 'The Creative Life'. As a leading creativity coach James teaches and interviews creative leaders on subjects including; how creativity works, the creative process, what is creativity, how to generate ideas, creativity exercises, creativity research, creative block, creative personality types, theories of creativity, creative thinking, educational creativity, divergent thinking, organizational creativity, creative cultures, and innovation. His work builds on other leading creativity experts including Julia Cameron, Sir Ken Robinson, Michael J Gelb, Eric Maisel, Scott Barry Kaufman, Twyla Tharp, Richard Florida, Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, Steven Pressfield, Tina Seelig, Josh Linkner and many others. James Taylor shows us how we can all learn to be more creative.
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Now displaying: April, 2019
Apr 23, 2019

Gary Pisano is one of the world's leading researchers in the fields of innovation, strategy, manufacturing, and competitiveness. He is the Harry E. Figgie Professor of Business Administration and the Senior Associate Dean For Faculty Development at the Harvard Business School. His latest book Creative Construction shows how large companies can construct a strategy, system, and culture of innovation that creates sustained growth.

In this episode, we cover:

2:06 – Innovation in big companies
5:06 – Innovation like a muscle. Large companies have weak muscles and need a workout.
6:35 – Innovation culture – Psychological safety but brutally candid (flyting)
6:51 – Amy Edmondson
11:59 – Ed Catmull
13:33 – Innovation system – The power of synthesizers
16:22 – AI as boundary crossers
21:57 – Innovation strategy – Disruptive, Routine, Architectural, Radical
24:47 – Neopolitan pizzas
25:02 – Does everything need to be innovative

Resources mentioned in this episode:

gpisano.com
Book: Slow Food Guide
Album: Abbey Road by The Beatles
Tool: Waze

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Apr 16, 2019

Greg Kieser is the founder of Supersystemic.ly, a Brooklyn-based think-tank and angel investment firm dedicated to increasing humanity’s readiness for the emergence of superintelligent entities through the study and spread of “supersystemic” perspectives and innovations. Kieser previously oversaw a portfolio of technology initiatives at an NYC-based poverty-fighting foundation. His new book, Dear Machine: A Letter to a Super-Aware/Intelligent Machine sets a course for symbiosis with superintelligent machines. Learn more at www.supersystemic.ly/dear-machine/

In this episode, we cover:

1:57 – Complex systems
2:55 – An optimistic view of superintelligent machines
4:14 – Letters to a machine
7:44 – UBI
11:50 – AI and a period of strife
15:59 – The ethics of AI
16:54 – Write what you know

Resources mentioned in this episode:

supersystemic.ly
Tools: Gmail
Book: The Selfish Gene by Richard Dawkins
Album: Spotify Discover

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Apr 9, 2019

Christian Terwiesch is a professor in Wharton’s Operations and Information Management department and co-director of Penn’s Mack Institute for Innovation Management. He also holds a faculty appointment in Penn’s Perelman School of Medicine. Christian launched the first Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) in business on the Coursera platform and by now, well over half a million students have enrolled in the course. His latest book Connected Strategy, co-authored with Nicolaj Siggelkow, identifies the four pathways for turning episodic interactions into continuous relationships.

In this episode, we cover:

3:33 – The 3 Types of Innovation
5:40 – Innovation in Healthcare
6:12 – MOOC’s
9:16 – Respond-to-desire
10:43 – Curated offering
11:39 – Coaching behaviour
17:39 – Automatic execution
20:10 – The power of big data
25:03 – Innovation in the classroom
26:44 – The process driven approach to innovation

Resources mentioned in this episode:

Herbert Grönemeyer
twitter.com/Terwiesch
coursera.org/instructor/~1349478
terwiesch.com
Tool: YouTube
Album: Herbert Grönemeyer
Books: Product Design Development: amazon.com/Product-Design-Development-Karl-Ulrich/dp/0073404772
Connected Strategy Book: amazon.com/Connected-Strategy-Continuous-Relationships-Competitive/dp/1633697002

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Apr 2, 2019

Jamie Metzl is a technology futurist, geopolitical expert, novelist, entrepreneur, media commentator, and Senior Fellow of the Atlantic Council. In February 2019, he was appointed to the World Health Organization expert advisory committee on developing global standards for the governance and oversight of human genome editing. Jamie previously served in the U.S. National Security Council, State Department, Senate Foreign Relations Committee and as a Human Rights Officer for the United Nations in Cambodia. His latest book is called ‘Hacking Darwin: Genetic Engineering and the Future of Humanity. Ray Kurzweil calls the book “an outstanding guide to the most important conversations of our lives – how we humans will hijack our evolutionary process and transcend the limits of our own biology”.

In this episode, we cover:

2:57 – Renaissance man
3:54 – What is your craft?
5:14 – Being a voracious learner
8:37 – Dolly the Sheep
9:22 – Transhumanism
11:10 – China vs USA (technology ecosystems)
15:13 – Quality culture of responsible science
17:59 – Is sex for reproduction becoming extinct?
21:59 – Charles Darwin’s 8th Edition
22:39 – Running for public office
23:49 – Crashing

Resources mentioned in this episode:

jamiemetzl.com
Hacking Darwin book
Tools: Apple iPhone
Book: The Earth Shall Weep by James Wilson
Album: Thriller by Michael Jackson

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