Alibaba Group and Ant Financials are companies founded by Jack Ma. In this interview at WEF 2015 in Davos, he talks about his values, career, personal development and perseverance in a very personal way.Read more
David Elderton is a creative experimenter and builder. He lives on an island near Vancouver in Canada working in the e-bike business delivering high quality custom e-bikes all across Canada. He is also in the progress of building his second electric boat. As he is experimenting and playing with ideas a lot, there is also many results. He shares them on open platforms and thus also helps others to get ahead with their projects.Read more
August 30th marks the anniversary of The 2pt5 innovator podcast. One interesting conversation per month. Work on the concept started much earlier. My first note in Evernote about the podcast is from August 2016. So a project long time in the making. But it is a side project to my job as innovation coach, so that’s okay. The podcast is a chance to grow, an adventure, a labor of love. Enjoy!Read more
Eric has built a road legal electric car based on a VW Passat. He has driven it for more than 10 years and for over 90k miles. That was more than ten years ago, when EV wasn’t “the thing”. And he built it in his own garage using his knowledge and drive for experiments.Read more
Innovation coach & teacher Tamara Carleton about teaching a sustainable innovation practice, about helping innovation pros as a coach with vision, data and easy to use methods. And about food as an important factor for innovation teams.Read more
The episode with two epiphanies 🙂 about innovation & startups. Who could ask for more!Read more
David Nebinski, Podcaster Extraordinaire: his Portfolio Career Podcast just passed the hundredth episode, which is a great chance to talk about showing up and doing the work.Read more
Michael Goddaert is the founder of Domani Yachts in Belgium. Together with a group of like minded friends he is charging ahead to build truely special sailboats and electric boats.
From the ground up they are designed with electric drives which implies different thinking from past boat building. As the company is growing they are also thinking beyond the boat and look into services and complimentary business models around electrification in watersports – see the elegant boats Domani Yachts is building yourself.Read more
The Apple iPhone team had to work hard with lots of iterations to create the „overnight success“ people believe it was. The “Project Purple“ took over two years to get the iPhone launched.
They started out with many iterations of the iPod acting as a mobile phone. The initial idea was the observation of the product team that nobody seemed to be happy with their smartphone at the time.Read more
Jen Zeuner and Anne Keller have found a home in Fruita, Colorado, USA, a rural town of appr. 12.000 people in the Rocky Mountains. They have built their home on great Pizza and Mountain Biking. And they have built a large community.Read more