Robin Dunbar

EP 248 Robin Dunbar on Friends: Understanding the Power of our Most Important Relationships

Friends matter to us, and they matter more than we think. The single most surprising fact to emerge out of the medical literature over the last decade or so has been that the number and quality of the friendships we have has a bigger influence on our happiness, health and even mortality risk than anything else except giving up smoking. Robin Dunbar explains why.

EP 234: The Art of Ideas with William Duggan

William Duggan is an expert on creativity from Columbia business school. He shares how great ideas don’t just happen. Innovation springs from creative thinking—a method of the human mind that we can study and learn.

Alex Osterwalder

EP 224: The Invincible Company: How to Constantly Reinvent Your Organization with Alex Osterwalder

Practical new tools for measuring, managing, and accelerating innovation, and strategies for reducing risk when launching new business models. Serving as a blueprint for your growth strategy, The Invincible Company explains how to constantly stay ahead of your competition.

Thomas J Anderson Money Without Boundaries

EP 220: Money Without Boundaries, How Blockchain Will Facilitate the Denationalisation of Money with Thomas J. Anderson

These foundational ideas are not new and not unique. A privately controlled, market-based currency striving for zero risk is arguably the holy grail of multiple influential thinkers and Nobel laureates and the basis for many monetary and investment theories. What is new is that advancements in capital markets, when combined with new technologies, make it possible for society to facilitate old ideas in new ways.