You are what you listen to: The two point five | Conversations Connecting Innovators Podcast.

Innovators from around the globe share the highs and lows of an innovator's life, their motivation, and creative passions as well as their favorite methods, tools, conferences and ideas. The 2.5 podcast is hosted by Innovation Coach Klaus Reichert in Baden-Württemberg in the Southwest of Germany - Read more

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Zingerman’s Ari Weinzweig

The great Ari Weinzweig about vision, anarchy and building systems, food, persistence, starting, writing, running, reading and growing together – not necessarily in that order.

Ari Weinzweig
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David Elderton – creative experimenter and builder, about e-bikes, e-boats, e-cars, all solar houses and sharing of ideas and experiment results

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. 

David Elderton
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The 2pt5 1st Anniversary Episode

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!

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Yacht builder Michael Goddaert – about forward thinking in yachting, charging ahead together with friends and impatience in the innovation process

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.

Michael Goddaert Domani Yachts
(c) Michael Goddaert Domani Yachts
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The Apple iPhone team about the overnight success that was two years in the making

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.

Apple iPhone team
Steve Jobs introducing the iPhone in 2007
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