42 episodes

Innovators on Tap is a podcast that encourages you to challenge the status quo, think about what’s possible, and pursue the impossible.

Innovators on Tap Chuck Swoboda

    • Entrepreneurship
    • 5.0, 64 Ratings

Innovators on Tap is a podcast that encourages you to challenge the status quo, think about what’s possible, and pursue the impossible.

    The Customer Doesn't Know

    The Customer Doesn't Know

    For episode 8 of season 2, we explore how the customer doesn’t really know what they want, how to use customers to identify problems but not come up with solutions, and why you shouldn’t complain about problems because problems are the definition of business.

    • 13 min
    There Is No Box

    There Is No Box

    On episode 7, we explore how the term “think outside the box” came to be, how to avoid the trap of thinking there is a box, and the importance believing anything is possible, getting rid of your backup plans, and being comfortable with different perspectives.

    Tim Ferriss Podcast w/ Jim Collins: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VCN8MQ4NWy8

    David Foster Wallace "This is Water": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ms2BvRbjOYo

    • 14 min
    Innovation Is Messy

    Innovation Is Messy

    For the 6th episode of Season 2 of Innovators on Tap, we explore why innovation is messy, how disorganized environments often inspire creativity, the power of getting your hands dirty, and why making it personal is an incredibly effective motivational tool. 

    • 12 min
    BONUS: The Power of Social Innovation w/ Keith Stanley and Rana Altenburg

    BONUS: The Power of Social Innovation w/ Keith Stanley and Rana Altenburg

    This episode is a replay of a previous episode with Keith Stanley and Rana Altenburg about the Near West Side Partners. We are replaying the episode due to the clear and urgent calls for social change that have happened over the past month and particularly the last week. This episode has a brand new update from Keith on the current state of the Near West Side Partners. Enjoy!

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    We sit down with Rana Altenburg, President, and Keith Stanley, Executive Director, of the Near West Side Partners to discuss the origin story of this group driving change in the Near West Side of Milwaukee, the successes and learnings from the endeavor so far, and the tension that exists while guiding change.

    • 26 min
    Find A Way To Win

    Find A Way To Win

    For the 5th episode of Season 2 of Innovators on Tap, we explore the importance finding a way to win by examining the philosophies of Serena Williams, the Wright Brothers, AirBnB, Netflix, and Apple.

    • 16 min
    Embrace The Brutal Truths

    Embrace The Brutal Truths

    For the fourth episode of Season 2 of Innovators on Tap, we explore the importance of the brutal truths, why the debate condition is much more effective than traditional brainstorming, and how you can become more comfortable with radical candor.

    • 12 min

Customer Reviews

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64 Ratings

64 Ratings

Raiford G ,

Innovators On Tap

This podcast is a great listen! Host Chuck Swoboda utilizes his unique experience as innovator, disrupter and leader to produce a stimulating, insightful and conversational discussion. Looking forward to the next episode!

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Amazing

I really like the way this podcast is edited and promoted.

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