The Innovation Driven Growth podcast is hosted by fintech pioneer, entrepreneur and author, David L. Peterson, and features interviews, insights, and ideation focused on how to unleased our inherent creativity to produce Innovation Driven Growth. Each episode is about igniting strategic innovation in work and life—no matter your skill set or job title.
20. IDG interview Kevin Sasser Director of Sales and Marketing in ArgosRisk
Today's guest is Kevin Sasser. He is a Director of Sales and Marketing at ArgosRisk-- a company that is innovating the identification and reporting of businesses. Kevin believes the entire business ecosystem is interconnected. And for many businesses, it is critical to know all about what's going on downstream with their best customers, as well as upstream with their suppliers. Argos Risk provides those data on daily basis and has many innovative features for its clients. Kevin enhances that is the most critical area of an operation of a business is articulating best practices around third-party risk. He has some great takeaways, so join us in conversation.
19. Stepping Out of Your Comfort Zone – Part 2 with Linda Baskin
Today David is examining a couple of options related to innovation. One is a flash of inspiration, the true genius that just spontaneously happens. And second is an experimental, iterative innovation. David is going to tie all this together with the art world and help you, the innovator answer the question: Are you Picasso, or Cézanne?
David will also have the help of his guest, Linda Baskin, who is an emerging artist and artistic director of Bodazza Studios.
18. How Sun Can Help You Save Money on Your Utility Bills - with Aviv Shalgi
Aviv Shalgi—a CEO of Solar Simplified has been thinking a lot about harnessing the power of solar and bringing it back to consumers by providing guaranteed discounts and negative amounts on power bills and credits. Aviv's startup has an innovative way of connecting local solar farms with people who want to promote and support renewable energy. Even he started his company at the pandemic peak, Aviv is a great example of how good ideas build revenues even in difficult situations.
17. Getting Out of Your Comfort Zone
Getting out of your comfort zone is not easy but is very important. It boosts your self-esteem, brings you joy, and affects others around you. Becoming more skilled or experienced in something is a way to face your fears and grow. David chose to get out of his comfort zone and he is preparing to play background music for his sister Linda at her upcoming art show in Dayton, Tennessee on March 27th. David also shares tips and steps that can help you get out of your comfort zone. Grab a pen, you will need it.
16. IDG Interview with Ryan Green, CEO of Gridwise
David's guest today is Ryan Green, the CEO of Gridwise. Ryan shares his story on innovation within a gig economy and his path in creating an app for supporting ride-share and delivery drivers by helping them maximize their income.
15. Values of Mistakes in Innovation Processes
What is the value of mistakes in innovation and why people do not innovate more? They teach us to be the best in everything from the early days in our lives, but being a successful innovator means that you have to fail multiple times in order to get an excellent product or idea. Innovation really means that you're not afraid to fail, so let's talk about the values of mistakes.
Long time fan
David has been a great mentor and coach for me professionally over the years. Excited to hear his thoughts on innovation and growth through this podcast. As always, there is sure to be some humor along the way!
Informative and thought provoking!
This podcast is full of interesting information and challenges me to think in creative ways. Excellent guests and interesting topics presented in a casual and conversational way! Definitely worth a listen for entrepreneurs, professionals, students, artists, and anyone that wants to improve creative thinking and problem solving.