Ever wonder why some ideas make it from concept to reality – while other promising ideas just fizzle? Or how to be an agent of change for a daunting challenge? So did we – and that’s why we hosted Invent the Future, a show with on-air guests who have created breakthroughs in their business or community.
Airing 2001-2003, we learned from innovators who are shaping 21st century success. Here are just a few of more than 100 guests who appeard with us…
- Chet Huber, president of Onstar Corp.
- Burt Cabanas, chairman and CEO of Benchmark Hospitality
- Vern Harnish, founding partner of entrepreneurship organization Gazelles
- Jack Covert, president of 800-CEO-Read
- Ann Price, founder of Motek, “the best company to work for anywhere” according to Fortune Small Business
- Tom Kelley, general manager of IDEO and author of The Art of Innovation
- Chic Thompson, creativity expert and author of What A Great Idea!
- Joyce Wycoff, founder of the Innovation Network and author of Mindmapping
- Gary Lynn and Richard Reilly, authors of Blockbusters
- Steve Shapiro, driving force behind the Innovation Road Tour
- Bob Sutton, Stanford prof, author of Wierd Ideas that Work
- Seth Godin, Fast Company editor, author of Permission Marketing and Idea Virus
- Watts Wacker and Ryan Matthews, futurists,authors of The Deviant’s Advantage
- Peter Block, author of Stewardship and The Answer to How is Yes
- Cali Yost, author, president of Work+Life Fit, Inc.
Stretching your Personal Self
- Sarah Susanka, architect, author of the Not So Big House series
- Joann Davis, author of The Best Things in Life Aren’t Things
- Rich Ramsey, career coach, managing director of Lee Hecht Harrison
- Steve Adubato, journalist, author of Speak from the Heart
Social Change Agents