Posts Tagged ‘risk’

Mark Dowds, Brainpark

July 19, 2011

Mark Dowds had a comfortable job as a consultant when he decided to pursue his dream of creating software tools to foster collaboration and efficiency in the workplace. Friends thought he was crazy. It was a little crazy. So why

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Jonas Ridderstrale

Jonas Ridderstrale, Funky Business Forever

July 12, 2011

Today’s guest is Jonas Ridderstrale, the Swedish author of the international bestseller Funky Business Forever: How to Enjoy Capitalism. As Tom Peters says, this book is the antidote for bland thinking and bland writing. It’s provocative, challenging and has been

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Derek Sivers

Derek Sivers, CD Baby

June 7, 2011

If you work in the music biz, you’ve heard of Derek Sivers, a musician and founder of CD Baby. CD Baby was started in 1997 to sell Derek’s own CD and then became a hobby to help out his friends.

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Mike Robbins, Be Yourself

May 31, 2011

Some of us were sort of born into the world of self-development and coaching. But for Mike Robbins, his first calling was baseball. He was the standup pitcher at Stanford University, and led the team to a Pac-10 Conference Championship.

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Brenda Zimmerman, Getting to Maybe

November 26, 2010

How do we change the world? How do we make the impossible happen? These are the questions addressed by Brenda Zimmerman, associate professor at the Schulich School of Business at York University in Toronto, a partner at Change-Ability and co-author

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Gamal Aziz, President & CEO of MGM Mirage Hospitality

September 15, 2010

Gamal Aziz  is the President and CEO of MGM Mirage Hospitality in Las Vegas. Under Gamal Aziz’s leadership, profits at the hotel have doubled and revenues increased from $700 million to $1.2 billion in the space of 3 years. Pretty

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Mark Pearson, Pear Press

August 26, 2010

Today I’m talking to Mark Pearson, publisher and president of Pear Press. I came across Mark Pearson because I was interested in a book he published by John Medina, a N Y Times bestseller, Brain Rules: 12 Principles for Surviving

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