Through conversations with business leaders across a multitude of industries, this podcast offers creative approaches to the burning questions of our time. Comprised of original interviews conducted in The Aquarium – a dynamic live-broadcasting space that animates C2 events – the program delves into leading-edge ideas and new ways of doing business.
Cooking up an empire : Ep.14
How do you make people give a damn? We’re wrapping up Season One with ways to build the best possible ecosystem from your networks and fans. It features powerhouse video game producer Jade Raymond (Assassin's Creed, Star Wars...), who shares her insights after building two studios from scratch and CEO Of Eataly, Nicola Farinetti, who explains how he’s bringing Italian culture global with a network of fine food outlets that are totally breaking the traditional franchise model.
Finding impact : Ep.13
On this episode, we unpack impact with three business leaders who show us how to become transitional agents to help institutions evolve and fix broken systems. Angela Tran Kingyens, a principal at Version One ventures, shares her recipe for impactful investments. Barak Obama’s former CTO Michael Slaby explains how to use tech (and the Tinder for food waste) to solve intractable problems, and father of microcredit Prof. Muhammad Yunus is a shining example of selflessness in action.
Storytelling your way into anything : Ep.12
There’s good reason why storytelling is an obsession of the creative class. More than a marketing buzzword, this narrative tool has the power to open hearts, minds and wallets… and it helped get a 3D printer into space. In this episode, learn how to tell your story in ways that make people give a s*** (and why you should try sci-fi on the c-suite). Featuring sound maestro and composer at Man Made Music Joel Beckerman and behavioural scientist-turned-Executive Director of Lowe’s Innovation Labs Kyle Ne
Simulate it 'til you make it : Ep.11
Dr. Rajesh Aggarwal is spearheading a healthcare revolution — and he’s using ballerinas, Second Life and the power of positive deviance to do it. The former director of the Steinberg Centre for Simulation and Interactive Learning at McGill University is a proponent of using life-like scenarios and approaches totally outside of one’s industry to enhance skills and promote the importance of teamwork. In this episode, he gives us a few ways to use “make pretend” to make a big difference in your busin
Changing by design : Ep.10
How do we change our ways? With takeaways from two drastically different designers, we explore methods to creating the futures we want. Monika Bielskyte, co-founder of ALLFUTUREEVERYTHING, talks about how to make sure we don’t drag old media habits into the new AR/VR space. And award-winning product, interior, installation and architectural designer Dror Benshetrit talks about how to shape attitudes and environments.
Decentralize or die : Ep.9
We explore decentralization, disruption and blockchain with a rockstar of the open-source software movement, Brian Behlendorf. The Executive Director of Hyperledger is attempting to build this next layer of the internet and believes there is a huge opportunity to put trust back into our broken systems.