Innovation Crush smashes convention to bits by profiling some of the world's most daring projects and the people behind them. From marketing ideas to technology innovations, disruptive business models, personal development, and everything between, IC is a one stop shop for all the "who-to-know" and "what-to-know" you'll ever need to know. Hosted by long-time idea maker, Chris Denson, the show serves up a giant helping of some of the best minds around the world, all with a heaping side of occasional bad jokes. Listen. Enjoy. Repeat.
#244: MassChallenge: How Peloton & HubSpot Drive Growth
Recorded live in August 2020, MassChallenge presents an in-depth conversation on the latest trends in sales and marketing from industry leaders and innovation experts, Brian Halligan, co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of HubSpot, Carolyn Tisch Blodgett, former Head of Marketing at Peloton, and award-winning, best-selling author, Chris Denson of Innovation Crush as moderator. We discuss everything from pivoting your business, to hurdles behind growth, to diversity and inclusion initiatives, and reinventing how we engage with consumers. Give it a listen, and enjoy! Also, don't miss the MassChallenge Awards on October 22! The event will showcase the progress the startups have made during their program, feature industry-leading speakers on thriving during uncertainty, and award up to $2M in equity-free cash prizes to the top startups from the programs. More at: https://masschallenge.org/2020-awards
#243: Dr. David Rabin - The New Science of Tranquility
When it comes to mindfulness and emotional health, few have been more pioneering than Dr. David Rabin, a physician, neuroscientist, psychiatrist, psychedelics researcher, and now wearable technology entrepreneur.
#242: [REPUBLISHED] Hakeem Oluseyi - Becoming an Industry Mercenary
What happens when you grow up on both Fat Albert and Albert Einstein? You get Hakeem Oluseyi. As one of the world's foremost scientists, Hakeem wears many hats-- TV personality, professor, life coach, consultant, voice actor, philanthropist, and former chief science officer at the Discovery Channel, to name a few. As a kid, he grew up in some of the poorest neighborhoods in the country. As an adult he has traveled the world, spreading the gospel of the sciences. On Innovation Crush, Hakeem stops by-- alongside special guest co host and Emmy award winner, Pili Montilla-- to discuss personal branding, his early obsession with how the universe works, life balance, that one time he almost dropped out of Stanford, and even makes a special exclusive announcement. Social: @hakeemoluseyi @pilimontilla. Enjoy Apollo Neuro: www.apolloneuro.com/crush
#241: [Republished] Sugar Ray Leonard - Say Yes to the Yes
Sugar Ray Leonard is revered around the world as one of the greatest boxers who ever lived, dominating the ?80s with a fury in the ring like few have ever seen. Since his retirement from boxing, the boxer-come-entrepreneur has turned his public triumphs, personal tragedies, and unending drive into multiple businesses including a tell-all autobiography, a successful fashion line, a namesake ?Sugar Ray Leonard Foundation? for juvenile diabetes, and even motivational talks to individuals and corporations around the globe. On Innovation Crush, the champ talks about the power of saying yes, the importance of telling your complete story, battling addictions, and his personal mission to give back to the world.
#240: KC Ifeanyi - Fast Company Fridays (Ep. 4)
Fast Company editor, KC IFeanyi on how Hollywood distracts us with nostalgia, overcoming failure, advertising industry flaws, Oscar the Grouch, becoming award worthy and more.
#239: Scott Kajiya - Ventures in Curiosity
On this episode, Tabu.co co-founder Scott shares his wisdom and insights on life, business, and cannabis.
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I really love Chris’ style of interview. Relaxed, fun, with a moment where he gets to the heart of the guest. Well worth a listen.
Awesome show, highly recommend!
Chris and his guests provide some incredibly actionable and compelling content, spotlighting the absolute best tactics to help you grow both personally and professionally.
Highly recommend listening and subscribing to Innovation Crush if you want the knowledge AND mindsets to become a better leader and (more importantly) a better overall person!
Inspiring! The host guides his guests into a beautiful mix of personal stories, professional advice, and hilarious exchanges.