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Hosted by Captain Kevin Smith, Throttle-Up is a weekly exploration of critical thinking and complex problem solving from a real-world perspective - including politics, national security, military readiness, design, creativity and innovation, and the emergence of "cognitive systems". Captain Smith is a real-world operator formally trained in solving complex, critical problems. According to the Future of Jobs Report (World Economic Forum) real-world critical thinking and complex problem solving is now the most important set of skills that we can possess. How does one acquire such skills? There is no easy answer, but Throttle-Up can certainly help.

Throttle Up Radio with Captain Kevin Smith Throttle Up Radio with Captain Kevin Smith

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Hosted by Captain Kevin Smith, Throttle-Up is a weekly exploration of critical thinking and complex problem solving from a real-world perspective - including politics, national security, military readiness, design, creativity and innovation, and the emergence of "cognitive systems". Captain Smith is a real-world operator formally trained in solving complex, critical problems. According to the Future of Jobs Report (World Economic Forum) real-world critical thinking and complex problem solving is now the most important set of skills that we can possess. How does one acquire such skills? There is no easy answer, but Throttle-Up can certainly help.

    Throttle-Up® Episode: July 13 & 14, 2024

    Throttle-Up® Episode: July 13 & 14, 2024

    Tip-of-the-Spear - Part XX: The Meta-Crisis. This week's question for Captain Smith is "what is it and what can we do about it - the meta-crisis?"

    • 53 min
    Throttle-Up® Episode: July 6 & 7, 2024

    Throttle-Up® Episode: July 6 & 7, 2024

    Tip-of-the-Spear – Part XIV: Outcome Projection. Why is outcome projection so important? It has been said that in a highly dynamic combat engagement, what is most important is not what is happening right this moment, but what is coming the next moment or what it is becoming. Captain Smith discusses whether this concept is covered … Continue reading "Throttle-Up® Episode: July 6 & 7, 2024"

    • 53 min
    Throttle-Up® Episode: June 15 & 16, 2024

    Throttle-Up® Episode: June 15 & 16, 2024

    Tip-of-the-Spear – Part XVIII: Not the Plane, but the Pilot. In the Top Gun movie it was repeated several times that “it is not the plane, but the pilot”. In this episode of Throttle-Up Radio Show Captain Smith discusses what this means.

    • 53 min
    Throttle-Up® Episode: June 1 & 2, 2024

    Throttle-Up® Episode: June 1 & 2, 2024

    Special Edition: The Meta-Crisis. This week Captain Smith explains what the meta-crisis is; and he addresses what this means from his life purpose perspective.

    • 53 min
    Throttle-Up® Episode: May 25 & 26, 2024

    Throttle-Up® Episode: May 25 & 26, 2024

    Tip-of-the-Spear – Part XVII: The Life and Times of a First Generation Sonic Warrior. Join Captain Smith as he discusses what this meant for him.

    • 53 min
    Throttle-Up® Episode: May 18 & 19, 2024

    Throttle-Up® Episode: May 18 & 19, 2024

    Tip-of-the-Spear – Part XVI: For sonic warriors, the critical operational concern at hand is “how effective are we?”. Since he is a sonic warrior, Captain Smith is in a unique position to address this issue. Listen in to how he answers this important question.

    • 53 min

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