200 episodes

The InnovaBuzz Podcast explores the minds of innovators, entrepreneurs and creatives. You’ll learn about values, strategies, tactics and mindset from some of the world’s most successful entrepreneurs. 

Join internationally recognised transformational marketing strategist, speaker and podcaster, Dr Jürgen Strauss, as he chats with awesome guests who are committed to innovation, service and modern marketing. 
Each episode is a conversation with inspiring people who make wonderful contributions to our knowledge in these areas and spark curiosity and ideas to pursue.

Gain insight into what makes them ‘tick’, what ‘lights them up’, why they do what they do and what inspiration and value they add to their world. 
The InnovaBuzz Podcast is designed for smart businesses that want to stay on top of innovation in order to compete in today's market place! 

Subscribe now so you never miss an episode! 

Past guests have included Michael E Gerber, Kevin Kelly, Marcus Sheridan, Ian Altman, Gill Hicks, Gino Wickman, Paul Colligan, Andrew Davis, Jeffrey Madoff, Mark Schaeffer, Steve Blank, Nir Bashan, David Goldsmith, Tim Storey.

InnovaBuzz Dr Jürgen Strauss

    • Business
    • 4.9 • 26 Ratings

The InnovaBuzz Podcast explores the minds of innovators, entrepreneurs and creatives. You’ll learn about values, strategies, tactics and mindset from some of the world’s most successful entrepreneurs. 

Join internationally recognised transformational marketing strategist, speaker and podcaster, Dr Jürgen Strauss, as he chats with awesome guests who are committed to innovation, service and modern marketing. 
Each episode is a conversation with inspiring people who make wonderful contributions to our knowledge in these areas and spark curiosity and ideas to pursue.

Gain insight into what makes them ‘tick’, what ‘lights them up’, why they do what they do and what inspiration and value they add to their world. 
The InnovaBuzz Podcast is designed for smart businesses that want to stay on top of innovation in order to compete in today's market place! 

Subscribe now so you never miss an episode! 

Past guests have included Michael E Gerber, Kevin Kelly, Marcus Sheridan, Ian Altman, Gill Hicks, Gino Wickman, Paul Colligan, Andrew Davis, Jeffrey Madoff, Mark Schaeffer, Steve Blank, Nir Bashan, David Goldsmith, Tim Storey.

    Kasten Spethmann, What Entrepreneurs can learn from Athletes – InnovaBuzz 535

    Kasten Spethmann, What Entrepreneurs can learn from Athletes – InnovaBuzz 535

    Our guest in this episode is Kasten Spethmann, of Your Startup Life. Kasten is a retired professional windsurfer, a recovering Venture Capitalist, a non-conforming, near death surviving, adventure seeking, lifelong learning, nomad entrepreneur that now coaches founders (with a focus on athletes that want to become entrepreneurs), with tactical advice, tough love and experiential insight with the hope that she inspires others to break societal expectations, stop sacrificing their true identity/calling and live by their own rules as they build exceptional businesses.
    In our conversation Kasten talked to me about
    Why athletes make good entrepreneurs and what entrepreneurs can learn from athletes.
    Why it’s important to differentiate between what you do and who you are.
    Building a career or business around your dream life.

    Maxine Cunningham in https://www.innovabiz.com.au/podcast/maxine-cunningham-innovabuzz-306/ (episode 306) introduced us to Kasten.
    Listen to the podcast to find out more.

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Elle Ballard, The Value of Cross-Cultural Communities – InnovaBuzz 534

    Elle Ballard, The Value of Cross-Cultural Communities – InnovaBuzz 534

    Our guest in this episode is Elle Ballard, a certified Leadership and Personal Brand Coach, best-selling Author, and Speaker and founder of the Women of the World Network, where she is building a legacy of powerful women and making a positive mark in the world to benefit all humanity. When Elle came to the U.S. she had to start everything from scratch while supporting her family at the same time. She completed her MBA in Marketing and built a successful marketing career. She left the corporate world to pursue her true passion of impacting and helping people realize their true potential. Despite all the challenges she faced, she always wanted to maintain her authenticity and who she is, this is a core reason for creating the Women of the World Network. Elle believes in developing diversity-aligned and happy women leaders who then positively impact future generations.
    In our conversation Elle talked to me about
    The value in a community of like-minded people where you can share and talk openly about any issues in a safe environment.
    How running virtual meetings online has enabled rapid geographic growth of the Women of the World Network.
    Why it’s vital to take time away to recharge so you come back to regular activities fully re-charged, re-energized and joyful.

    Lynn Howard in https://www.innovabiz.com.au/podcast/lynn-howard-innovabuzz-467/ (episode 467) introduced us to Elle.
    Listen to the podcast to find out more.

    • 54 min
    Craig Lomax, Caring: The Core of Great Leadership – InnovaBuzz 533

    Craig Lomax, Caring: The Core of Great Leadership – InnovaBuzz 533

    Our guest in this episode is business and leadership coach, Craig Lomax. Prior to his career as a coach, he co-founded and directed Rock-N-Water, an adventure camp in California, for thirty years. Craig coaches high performers who want the results with less anxiety and more life.
    In our conversation Craig talked to me about
    The core of great leadership is really caring about the people you are serving.
    Why comparison to others may lead to insecurity or arrogance.
    Celebrating small wins is important to health and well-being, to growing and developing.

    Arliss Dudley-Cash in https://www.innovabiz.com.au/podcast/arliss-dudley-cash-innovabuzz-452/ (episode 452) introduced us to Craig.
    Listen to the podcast to find out more.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Mike Wittenstein, Understanding Your Customers' Experience with Active Storytelling – InnovaBuzz 532

    Mike Wittenstein, Understanding Your Customers' Experience with Active Storytelling – InnovaBuzz 532

    Our guest in this episode is Mike Wittenstein, the founder and managing partner at Storyminers. Mike shepherds mid-market companies to higher operating results and profitable exits using Storyminers’ unique combination of Story, Strategy, Experience Design, and Technology. His robust story-driven process helps bring clarity to their stories, strategic plans, brands, reorganizations, customer experiences, and game plans.
    In our conversation Mike talked to me about
    Telling engaging stories in a way that places the customer at the centre
    Conscious capitalism, adaptive enterprise, regenerative agriculture and making decisions to benefit all
    Customer experience journey mapping with sketches

    Jess Dewell in https://www.innovabiz.com.au/podcast/jess-dewell-innovabuzz-511/ (episode 511) introduced us to Mike.
    Listen to the podcast to find out more.

    • 1 hr 8 min
    Amit Lakhwani, How to Stand Out in Social Media Marketing – InnovaBuzz 531

    Amit Lakhwani, How to Stand Out in Social Media Marketing – InnovaBuzz 531

    Our guest in this episode is Amit Lakhwani, co-founder and managing director of Global Vision Technology, a marketing company focused on driving growth through core principles of innovation. Amit is also co-founder of AppuSocial, a social media scheduler for authentic engagement. AppuSocial can save 10+ hours of time for any Small Business Owner or Social Media Manager
    In our conversation Amit talked to me about
    Best practice tips for social media marketing
    How to stand out by early adoption of new features
    Ways to improve engagement on your social media posts

    Listen to the podcast to find out more.

    • 50 min
    Farzad Rashidi, Earning Backlinks through Partnerships – InnovaBuzz 530

    Farzad Rashidi, Earning Backlinks through Partnerships – InnovaBuzz 530

    Our guest in this episode is Farzad Rashidi, the lead innovator at Respona, the all-in-one digital PR and link-building software that combines personalization with productivity. He also runs the marketing efforts at Visme, where he helped the company gain over 12 million active users and pass 2M monthly organic traffic.
    In our conversation Farzad talked to me about
    Building backlinks through partnerships and adding value
    Using technology to personalize outreach and begin relationships
    How to earn PR mentions in publications

    Listen to the podcast to find out more.

    • 54 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
26 Ratings

26 Ratings

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Informative and insightful

I’m enjoying listening to your show. The range of topics combined with your thoughtful interview style is commended.

ThomasTRT ,

Deepening your knowledge with a cohort of global experts

Jurgen from Innovabuzz attracts the best leaders in the business and gets them to reveal their unshared tips, tricks and tools in a warm conversational style. It’s a fascinating curation of experts offering profoundly deep insights. A must listen to anyone working in innovation or hoping to work in the field.

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Mandatory Listening for Every SME Leader!!!

If you are an SME business owner or leader, you owe it both to yourself and your company to subscribe to and regularly listen to the InnovaBuzz podcast.

This is a great podcast which is truly about BUSINESS INNOVATION ie the ways you can make new introductions and/or improvements within your company to drive performance. Jurgen covers a wide array of topics that are critical to stay on top of….everything from business and marketing strategy to customer journeys to customer service, products and technology. Not only does this podcast cover an array of subject areas and how to innovate, Jurgen has a nice mix of subject matter experts as well as innovators and entrepreneurs who have “been there and done that” who can provide real insights and perspectives …wins as well as losses…highs as well as lows. Jurgen’s interview style is highly conversational and engaging making it a great experience for the guests as well as his listeners.

Look forward to listening and learning more from you

Regards
Michael Haynes

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