Innovate or Disappear. Olivier Laborde on leadership and innovation within large business (MDE256)

Olivier Laborde is one of those unusual breeds of operational executives in a large well-known multinational who has also published a book, an award winner no less, Innovate or Disappear (in French, Innover ou Disparaître, published by Dunod May 2017). I … Continue reading

The Future of Blogging Is Dynamic and Filled With AI – But It Will Be Hard Work

I recently spoke on a panel, invited by Bernie J Mitchell, about the future of blogging, with marvelous co-panelists Katie King and Lucy Hall, and moderated by Andy Bargery.  The questions and flow of the conversation led to several key conclusions. First, blogging is far … Continue reading

Converting From a Commercial to a Social Enterprise, A Real Life Case with Phillip Ullmann at Cordant Group (MDE255)

Phillip Ullmann is the Chief Energiser (CEO) of Cordant Group, a £850MM family-owned international company offering integrated services including recruitment, security, cleaning and technical electrical services. In this interview, we discuss how Phillip has led the company from a commercial … Continue reading

Building Blocks And Social Media Communities With LEGO – James Poulter (MDE253)

James Poulter is the Senior Social Media Manager at LEGO, working on strategy and innovation for the beloved group. In this interview, we discuss the LEGO mission, how that plays out in the social media strategy, what are some of … Continue reading

Steve Brazell, the Hitman talks about the best ways to break through the noise and build a great brand (MDE252)

Minter Dialogue with Steve Brazell Steve Brazell is known as and running Your Hitman. He is also founder of Limelight, the world’s first patent-pending on-line brand builder, and Whetstone — the first on-line re-branding tool developed for the Department of Defense. … Continue reading

How Purpose Can Drive The Entrepreneurial Spirit and Success with Alex Tonelli (MDE251)

Minter Dialogue with Alex Tonelli Alex Tonelli is a serial Silicon Valley entrepreneur, having been among other ventures, co-founder of Funding Circle USA, the immensely successful peer to peer lending network. He’s now founder and CEO of Vocate, an online … Continue reading

Home61 in Miami Florida – A Great Example of Tech+People in Action with Olivier Grinda (MDE250)

Minter Dialogue with Olivier GrindaOlivier Grinda is a repeat entrepreneur, based in Miami, who is co-founder and CEO of Home61, building up a disruptive real estate business that promises the “greatest real estate experience that you can find in Miami.” … Continue reading

Is Customer Centricity Really The Answer? Stan Phelps Says Not (MDE249)

Minter Dialogue with Stan PhelpsStan Phelps is a keynote speaker, Workshop Facilitator at PurpleGoldfish, and best-selling author (Purple Goldfish). He’s also a Forbes Contributor, faculty member on ANA’s School of Marketing and serves as an adjunct instructor at Rutgers Business … Continue reading

How To Get Yourself and Your Team Out of The Comfort Zone with Andy Molinsky (MDE248)

Minter Dialogue with Andy MolinskyAndy Molinsky is Professor of International Management and Organizational Behavior at Brandeis University’s International Business School. He is also the author of two books, Global Dexterity and most recently REACH, A New strategy to help you step outside … Continue reading

How Can Data And Social Drive Your Business with Cathy Huyghe (MDE247)

Minter Dialogue with Cathy HuygheCathy Huyghe is a writer and media professional, with a special interest in wine and the spirit of hospitality. Cathy is author of Hungry for Wine and speaks and writes on subjects ranging from wine and gastronomy … Continue reading