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Green Connections Radio - Insights on Innovation, Sustainability, Clean Energy, Leadership, Entrepreneurship, and Careers w Top Leaders, Women

One of the '6 Best Podcasts for Business Travelers' per USA Today -- engaging, enlightening and informative interviews with high-performing innovators and leaders in clean energy and sustainability. Topics: Innovation, leadership, policy, consumers, women, entrepreneurship, the arts and careers.
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Nov 11, 2015

The #1 cause of many business failures is: Being blind to threats and opportunities. So what are we missing – and how do we stop the blindness?  

Find out how our blind spots keep us stuck -- and how to see new, contrary ideas -- in this engaging interview, Green Connections host Joan Michelson talks with TED Talk phenom Margaret Heffernan, author of "Willful Blindness: Why we ignore the obvious at our peril," serial tech entrepreneur, former BBC journalist and consultant to top CEOs worldwide. Find out here how we get in our own way and what we can do to keep our eyes open to threats and opportunities.

The book was a finalist for the prestigious Financial Times/Goldman Sachs Best Business Book award.

Nov 4, 2015

Reducing energy and water use in big businesses is a "big pivot" that requires and/or affects all their stakeholders -- and requires innovative solutions. It can even change their business model.

Listen here to the Global Head of GE Ecomagination Deb Frodl tell Green Connections host Joan Michelson about how they chose eight huge multinationals to collaborate with to find innovative solutions and how they work.

It may give you ideas for your own needs.

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