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#190 The Story of Henry Ford and Thomas Edison's 10 Year Road Trip

Founders

What I learned from reading The Vagabonds: The Story of Henry Ford and Thomas Edison's Ten-Year Road Trip by Jeff Guinn. Sign up to listen to the rest of this episode and gain lifetime access to all full length episodes. What other people are saying: “Without a doubt, the highest value-to-cost ratio I’ve taken advantage of in the last year is the Founders podcast premium feed. Tap into eons of knowledge and experiences, condensed into digestible portions, for roughly the cost of a takeout meal. Highly, highly recommend. “Uniquely outstanding. No fluff and all substance. David does an outstanding job summarizing these biographies and hones in on the elements that make his subjects so unique among entrepreneurs. I particularly enjoy that he focuses on both the founder’s positive and negative characteristics as a way of highlighting things to mimic and avoid.”“I just paid for my first premium podcast subscription for Founders podcast. Learning from those who came before us is one of the highest value ways to invest time. David does his homework and exponentially improves my efficiency by focusing on the most valuable lessons.”“I haven’t found a better return on my time and money than your podcast for inspiration and time-tested wisdom to help me on my journey.“I’ve now listened to every episode. From this knowledge I’ve doubled my business to $500k a year. Love your passion and recommend your podcast to everyone.”“Founders is the only podcast I pay for and it’s worth 100x the cost.”“I have listened to many podcasts on entrepreneurship (HIBT, Masters of Scale, etc.) and find Founders to be consistently more helpful than any other entrepreneurship podcast. David is a craftsperson, he carefully reads biographies of founders, distills the most important anecdotes and themes from their life, and draws commonalities across lives. David’s focus is rightfully not on teaching you a formula to succeed but on constantly pushing you to think different.”“I highly highly recommend this podcast. Holy cow. I’ve been binge listening to these and you start to see patterns across all these incredible humans.”“After one episode I quickly joined the Misfit feed. Love the insight and thoughts shared along the way. David loves what he does and it shines through on the podcast. Definitely my go-to podcast now.”“It is worth every penny. I cannot put into words how fantastic this podcast is. Just stop reading this and get the full access.”“Personally it’s one of my top 3 favorite podcasts. If you’re into business and startups and technology, this is for you. David covers good books and I’ve come to really appreciate his perspective. Can’t say enough good things.”“I quickly subscribed and it’s honestly been the best money I’ve spent all year. It has inspired me to read biographies. Highly recommend.”“This is the most inspirational and best business podcast out there. David has inspired me to focus on biographies rather than general business books. I’m addicted.”“Anyone interested in business must find the time to listen to each any every Founders podcast. A high return on investment will be a virtual certainty. Subscribe and start listening as soon as possible.”“David saves you hundreds of hours by summarizing bios of legendary business founders and providing valuable insight on what makes an individual successful. He has introduced me to many founders I would have never known existed.”“The podcasts offer spectacular lessons on life, human nature and business achievement. David’s enthusiasm and personal thoughts bring me joy. My journey has been enhanced by his efforts.”"Founders is the best self investment that I've made in years."Get lifetime access to Founders now!

31mins

10 Jul 2021

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Thomas Edison Drinks Prison Toilet Wine

Cup of Joes

Haven't recorded in a while so we got together and talked about a little bit of everything.

45mins

5 Jul 2021

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THE DAILY DROP. EPISODE # 30 .A super special treat. Excerpts from my five hour miniseries called: THE THOMAS EDISON OF HEALTH TECHNOLOGY IN THE 2020's (Special guest Steven N Blair)

THE NEW SCIENCE OF PHYSICAL HEALTH.

I have a super special treat for listeners to the Daily Drop in this episode.Very soon we are going to be releasing a five-hour streaming mini-series called the Thomas Edison of Health Technology in the 2020s. If you have any interest in how to track your personal physical health status and drive down your risk from the number one and number two cause of sickness and death in the world using future technology, then you need to listen to the excerpts inside the daily drop episode today and tomorrow. I'm going to give you just a little taste of the miniseries before it comes out.Click this link if you're interested in getting a hold of the miniseries and I'll email you the details before it gets released to anybody else.https://forms.gle/fRmfUpn14m7enY3aALIFE INSIDE YOUR BODY.“Thomas Alva Edison, whose understanding of the scientific world led to what is being called the greatest revolution in human history. In his 84 years, Edison acquired a record number of 1,093 patents. The most famous of his inventions was the incandescent light bulb (1878), which would reshape indoor lighting and forever separate light from fire.He also developed the phonograph (1877), the central power station (1881), the motion-picture studio (1892), and system for making and showing motion pictures (1893), and alkaline storage batteries (1901). Edison improved upon Alexander Graham Bell's telephone. He was one of the first to explore X-rays. He was one of the first inventors to apply the principles of organized science and teamwork to the process of invention, working with many researchers and employees. He established the first industrial research laboratory.” I want you to stop and think for a moment what kind of a world would we live in today if it wasn't for Thomas Alva Edison?So what stopped him from continuing on to contribute so much of his gifts to the world?“Edison died of complications of type 2 diabetes on October 18, 1931, in his home, "Glenmont" in Llewellyn Park in West Orange, New Jersey.”He became so busy Inventing new things for the world he lived in -  he never paid attention to the life inside his body. The Paradox is this, it stopped him from living any life at all.The driving question of this mini-series is:“Who is going to get us out of the mess that we are in with our physical health?”Come and find out the answer to this question and a whole lot more when you meet my very special guest, who is the CEO, Founder and Chairman of a Billion Technology company from England. He has been called the first Internet billionaire from the United Kingdom. He holds a PhD in silicon photonics and his company of about 250 employees is about to revolutionize the world and the life inside your body.

22mins

26 Jun 2021

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#207 Great.com Talks With... Thomas Edison Center at Menlo Park

Great.com Talks With...

One of the most well-known names throughout history, Thomas Edison’s legacy stretches deep into the fibre of our everyday lives. There are many lessons to be learnt from this tireless creator. Thomas Edison Center at Menlo Park is dedicated to sharing the fascinating history of Thomas Edison’s work to uplift and inspire generations to come.  In this special episode, we learn how Edison triumphed over failure to achieve his goals.  Want to support the Thomas Edison Center? https://www.menloparkmuseum.org Find the episode on Great.com: https://great.com/great-talks-with/thomas-edison-and-the-importance-of-persistence-after-failure

44mins

8 May 2021

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Thomas Edison, Censorship, and Wasseypur

Quiz Time India

This week on the podcast we have Dr. Ashvini Natu. She is an original punekar. Now in Mumbai where she works as a Consultant Histopathologist. Her busy schedule prevented her from quizzing but she started quizzing actively again as quizzing went online during covid..She is the host of the podcast 'In Historia Medicinae - A brief history of medicine'. The show is about interesting episodes in history of medicine.We spoke of brand wars in medicine, journalists fighting Censorship, mythology and of course Bollywood..You can now support the podcast at Indian listeners: www.instamojo.com/@studio41International listeners: www.paypal.me/studio41podCheck out our newsletter: Dis-Content - The NewsletterAvailable on Substack and ScrollStackThe intro/outro music is by Angelique Jacquet.Follow the Quiz Time India podcast on Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/quiztimeindia/Facebook.- https://www.facebook.com/QuizTimeIndia/This is a Studio41 podcast.Follow us on Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/podcaststudio41/Twitter - https://twitter.com/PodcastStudio41Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/podcaststudio41/

50mins

2 May 2021

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Simon Bolivar vs Charles Darwin and Nelson Mandela vs Thomas Edison

Battle Ground History

Today, we finish up the first round in the Rebels, Rogues, and Scholars bracket. We begin with the liberator of South America, Simon Bolivar, who goes up against the evolutionary pioneer, Charles Darwin. Our second match is between the man who helped bring down apartheid in South Africa, Nelson Mandela, and one of the most prolific inventors in world history, Thomas Edison. Find out who moves on the the second round.Support the show (http://www.battlegroundhistory.com)

33mins

18 Apr 2021

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Thomas Edison: the Greatest Inventor in History

The Hero Show

“I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.” —Thomas Edison Subscribe in Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you’re listening right now. If you’d like to suggest a heroic figure to be covered on the show, send an email to Jon@ObjectiveStandard.org. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/objectivestandard Twitter: https://twitter.com/ObjStdInstitute LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/objectivestandardinstitute/ Also check out: Heroes, Legends, Champions: Why Heroism Matters by Andrew Bernstein: https://amzn.to/2MdGbY8

1hr 5mins

19 Mar 2021

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Thomas Edison, MeToo, Bonfire of the Vanities, and Consumer Behavior - What Happens Next - 3.7.2021

What Happens Next in 6 Minutes

Co-Hosts: Larry Bernstein, Patrick Allitt, and Todd Benson. Guests include Ernest Freeberg, Christine Rosen, David Grazian, Julie Salamon, Michael Duda, and Leslie Ghize.

2hr 1min

7 Mar 2021

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Ep. 120 - The inspiration of Thomas Edison

Ohio Mysteries

Thomas Edison's long list of inventions touched every layer of our lives - from the lightbulb and electric industry, to movies, TV and music. In many cases, he was motivated by his own profound deafness - a condition that medical experts still debate. www.ohiomysteries.com feedback@ohiomysteries.com www.patreon.com/ohiomysteries www.twitter.com/mysteriesohio www.facebook.com/ohiomysteries Music: Anything, by Tyrone Hornbuckle. Find more at https://www.facebook.com/tyrone.hornbuckle Additional music: Audionautix- The Great Unknown. The Great Phospher- Daniel Birch.  Also: Home, by Whitesand - https://youtu.be/ZEZDlyetasc​

35mins

8 Feb 2021

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Was Thomas Edison Really a Mexican?

Mexico Unexplained

Some evidence suggest that the famous American inventor wasn't American at all.

24 Jan 2021

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