Interviews and news with Chicago's biggest players in technology, design, and venture capital.
The Mission Economy
18 Coffees (https://18coffees.com/) is building the backbone of the mission economy through consulting, content, and community. Caleb Gardner joins us from his walk-in closet to discuss how his team is helping pair creatives and business leaders with clients to provide mission-driven companies a stronger strategic footing.
Caleb’s career has spanned from consulting with Fortune 100 CEOs to running President Obama’s Twitter account, including respected companies such as Bain & Company, Edelman, and OFA. As a thought leader in digital innovation, Caleb has been a featured speaker at Social Innovation Summit, SXSW, INBOUND Marketing Summit, among others, and he has been quoted in WIRED, Strategy Magazine, NBC News, BBC Radio, and others.
S3:3 - Cognitive vs Affective Empathy
Joining us from Cyprus, Dr Theano Kalavana is an author and professional development and leadership coach. She discusses the differences between cognitive and affective empathy and how they apply to leadership and team communication. To learn more about Dr Kalavana check out her website at http://mindthreading.com.
Creating An Empathetic Brand
Author of The Empathy Edge and Founder at Red Slice, Maria Ross join us to talk about her 3-year journey in researching the data behind making empathy actionable. "If we want to create a more empathetic world, why not start in the place where we spend the bulk of our time: our work.” She talks about how to build an empathetic brand, leadership, culture and how to effectively start delivering it.
Empathy - Interpersonal, Organizational, End-User
"Organizations that champion empathy will be the leaders in every category". We kick off season 3 of Bytes Over Bagels introducing this season's theme: Empathy. Don Bora, John Ostler, and Steve Polacek join us from Eight Bit Studios to discuss how their 10-year journey in the website and mobile consulting space went from why they started: to create a great studio for collaboration and work-life balance, to today, why does Eight Bit exist? They discuss their team's approach to empathy, the different approaches to the research, and the reasons behind pivoting this very podcast, Bytes Over Bagels into helping to answer those and more questions.
Making transportation smarter, safer and more useful
Who knew driving data could be so useful? Gary Hallgren shares how Arity is changing the insurance game with data. Right out of college, Gary's been in transportation, starting at the DOT of Minneapolis. Join us to hear how he's now helping Arity improve driving for all of us.
Anonymity and honest opinions
Kaben Clauson, Founder of True Public, slid right into entrepreneurship wanting to find a better way for companies to get real, accurate data. As he points out, there had to be a better way to get authentic data from a population. Join us as he shares his insights and tells us how he learned to build a power surveying tool.
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