168. 5 tech concepts every Business Leader needs to know Sep 13, 2023

To succeed in the Digital Age, traditional business skills are no longer enough. Business Leaders need a new skillset: Digital Leadership.

This doesn't mean learning to code or taking a Python course. (Thank God!)

Instead, it means learning how to collaborate effectively with developers and data...

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167. Four top tech books for Business Leaders Sep 06, 2023

Listen to this episode to get Sophia Matveeva's recommendations to hone your digital mindset.

In this episode, you'll hear the top lessons from each book and why they matter.

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164. Use Design Thinking to solve ANY problem Aug 16, 2023

"You can design your work life as an employee or a business owner. Design thinking is for people like you, whether you receive the paycheck or sign the paycheck," Bill Burnett, Stanford School of Design.

In this episode you will learn how to use Design Thinking to make decisions and move towards...

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159. Power mistakes by founders, corporate leaders & investors Jul 12, 2023

Technology has disrupted power dynamics, and led otherwise smart and rational people to suspend disbelief, lose control and destroy value.

To have a truly successful career, you need to understand power dynamics: when to hold on to control and when to cede it.

In this episode, you will hear:

  • How...
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157. Tech trends and rumors from the advertising Oscars Jun 28, 2023

Tech and advertising are intertwined: ads is where Big Tech makes most of its money. Learn about the biggest trends in tech from the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity.

You'll hear about developments and trends at Twitter, Meta and TikTok, as well as see what overhyped tech is behind us and what...

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156. Why most digital transformations fail Jun 20, 2023

According to McKinsey, 70% of digital transformations fail to meet their goals. And yet, these multi-million dollar projects remain a priority for every major CEO. 

In this episode, you'll learn from Matthew Domo about why these projects fail and what to focus on to make them succeed. (Clue:...

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155. How generative AI is changing business and the economy Jun 14, 2023

ChatGPT reached 100 million users in just 2 months after launch, and generative AI has already changed how many professionals do their jobs today. But, how has it already changed business and how will it impact the economy?

In this episode, you will hear from Professor Avi Goldfarb, co-author of...

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154. How to price your app Jun 07, 2023

There is no template for pricing apps or Software as a Service products, because each product is always a solution to a problem. Some problems are more important than others, and some are harder to solve.

But, you can use frameworks to decide what price to launch and how to iterate. 

In this...

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151. Design Thinking for career and venture growth May 17, 2023

Design Thinking, first developed at Stanford, is the strength behind tech companies like Airbnb and Snap. Great design was the foundation of Apple and Steve Jobs's obsession.

Design Thinking is a methodology for making decisions, and knowing when to pivot and when to preserve.

You can design...

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145. Why AI makes us boring + what to do about it Apr 05, 2023

Humans invent technology and then technology changes humans. It was ever thus.

The biggest technological trend today is artificial intelligence. if you want to be an insightful leader in the Digital Age, you do need to understand what AI is doing to us, so you can reap the benefits and minimize...

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144. When tech destroys value Mar 29, 2023

Some technologies lose businesses money and put off their customers. So why do businesses use them?

The technical term is shiny object syndrome! We waste money and make bad decisions when we forget that technology is a tool, not an end in itself,.

The role of a true Digital Leader is to discern...

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140. Three lessons for innovators from Running Lean Mar 01, 2023

Most products brought to market fail. Tech Entrepreneur Ash Maurya says this is "not because we can't complete what we set out to build, but because we waste time, money, and effort building the wrong product."

Maurya is the author of Running Lean: Iterate from Plan A to a Plan that works, and...

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