100 episodes

In OutsideVoices Mark Bidwell talks to remarkable and compelling leaders from the worlds of business, exploration, arts, sports, and academia. In these conversations he explores topics of fundamental importance to many of us today, both in work and in life, topics ranging from leadership and performance to creativity and growth.

OutsideVoices with Mark Bidwell Mark Bidwell

    • Management
    • 4.8, 41 Ratings

In OutsideVoices Mark Bidwell talks to remarkable and compelling leaders from the worlds of business, exploration, arts, sports, and academia. In these conversations he explores topics of fundamental importance to many of us today, both in work and in life, topics ranging from leadership and performance to creativity and growth.

    Innovating a 2000 Year Old Product with Annalisa Gigante

    Innovating a 2000 Year Old Product with Annalisa Gigante

    Annalisa Gigante is the former Head of Innovation and R&D at LafargeHolcim. With over 25 years of experience, her expertise includes management, HR, strategy, marketing and innovation. She is currently a Board member of ZIS.

    • 45 min
    Accidental CEO with David Novak

    Accidental CEO with David Novak

    In this episode, we are joined by David Novak, former CEO and Founder of Yum! Brands which includes Pizza Hut, Taco Bell, and KFC. David is the author of several books including Taking People With You and his biography The Education of An Accidental CEO. Most recently, David has co-founded oGoLead, a digital leadership training platform that aims to change the world by building better leaders.

    • 26 min
    Back in the Game: EA's Near Death Experience with Andy Billings

    Back in the Game: EA's Near Death Experience with Andy Billings

    In this episode, Andy Billings, Vice President of Profitable Creativity at Electronic Arts, joins us. Andy is co-founder of Electronic Arts University, an internship program for graduates to begin careers in gaming, and is also an Innovation Advisor for the think tank, Singularity University, as well as to some of the largest corporate organisations within the USA. 

    • 38 min
    Nicholas Thomas: The Return Of Curiosity

    Nicholas Thomas: The Return Of Curiosity

    The word “curiosity” seems to be appearing increasingly frequently in the world of business. Someone with a very distinctive perspective on the topic is Professor Nick Thomas, a historian and anthropologist, and author of a book entitled "The Return Of Curiosity."

    • 36 min
    Fighting The Good Fight Against Bias with Dolly Chugh

    Fighting The Good Fight Against Bias with Dolly Chugh

    In this episode, we are joined by author and social scientist, Dolly Chugh, to discuss her book, The Person You Mean to Be: How Good People Fight Bias, which studies how implicit bias and unintentional ethical behavior affects our everyday decision making. Dolly is a Professor of Management and Organizations at New York University, has won several awards for excellence in teaching and ethics, and is a monthly columnist for Forbes.com.

    • 38 min
    Ignoring the Siren Call of Sameness Creates Lasting Value with Scott Page

    Ignoring the Siren Call of Sameness Creates Lasting Value with Scott Page

    In this episode, we are joined by Scott E. Page, a Professor of Complex Systems, Politcal Sciences, and Economics at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Scott is an external faculty member at the Santa Fe Institute and is an author and speaker who has worked with Google, Bloomberg, Blackrock and NASA. Today, he discusses his latest book, The Diversity Bonus.

    • 51 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
41 Ratings

41 Ratings

Kage233 ,

Phenominal content for thought leaders

So many amazing guests and Mark really pulls the best information out of them. This podcast is bingeworthy and actionable! I love it!

ErikBison ,

Innovation Ecosystem is leading the way!

Innovation Ecosystem shares actionable insights on how to become a better leader (and innovating with purpose and values). I highly recommend listening and subscribing if you want the knowledge AND mindsets to become the best leader you can possibly be (and grow your business and live your best life as a result)!

J. Barshop ,

Awesome show, highly recommend!

Mark and his guests share actionable and inspiring lessons to become a better business leader and (more importantly) a better overall person.

Highly recommend listening and subscribing to The Innovation Ecosystem if you want the knowledge AND mindsets to take your business to the next level (and reach your overall goals as a result)!

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