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25 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Adam Hansen. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Adam Hansen, often where they are interviewed.

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25 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Adam Hansen. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Adam Hansen, often where they are interviewed.

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30. Adam Hansen

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The Iowa Idea: Adam Hansen

“The brain is a great goal-seeking instrument.”

In this episode of The Iowa Idea Podcast, I sit down with Adam Hansen. Adam is a Principal and VP of Behavioral Innovation at Ideas To Go, Inc. and a career-long innovation leader, and student. He is co-author of Outsmart Your Instincts: How The Behavioral Innovation Approach Drives Your Company Forward. Adam serves client teams’ innovation needs across the Fortune 200 in consumer-packaged goods, healthcare, and finance. Adam and I talk about innovation, cognitive biases, the importance of models – without being slavish to the model, and ways that we might overcome our biases to improve innovation outcomes. We talk about Adam’s journey to innovation and the connection to music and practice. I enjoyed Adam’s comment that “you have to like something enough to be willing to suck at it.” If you’re looking for ways to be more innovative, pay attention to the DREAM acronym that Adam describes in the interview.

It was an honor to have Adam join the podcast. I really appreciated Adam’s insights and passion for innovation and the importance of replacing bad behavior in organizations with more positive behavior to enable innovation. Thanks to Adam for joining me. I hope you enjoy the episode.

About Adam

Adam Hansen is a Principal and VP of Behavioral Innovation at Ideas To Go, Inc. and a career-long innovation leader, student and devotee. He is co-author of Outsmart Your Instincts: How The Behavioral Innovation Approach Drives Your Company Forward. Adam serves client teams’ innovation needs across the Fortune 200 in consumer-packaged goods, healthcare, and finance. Prior to his time at Ideas To Go, Adam led innovation teams in and consulted with Mars, American Harvest, Procter and Gamble, and Bayer and received his MBA in product management at Indiana University. He has served on the board of the Product Development and Management Association and as an innovation and strategy expert with select causes in education and public health care.

Credits

Episode produce by Spark Consulting Group (www.inspiredbyspark.com) in Iowa City, with support from Executive Podcast Solutions (https://www.executivepodcastsolutions.com/)

The Iowa Idea Podcast music written and performed by Paisley Bible (https://paisleybible.bandcamp.com/).

Aug 11 2020 · 1hr 2mins
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Adam Hansen Talks Innovation and Metacognition

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Our guest this week is friend of the podcast, Adam Hansen. Adam’s company, IdeasToGo is an Innovation Consulting firm that helps Fortune 200 companies think outside the box and come up with unique, relevant solutions to their problems. What makes Adam such a fascinating guest is his uniquely human approach to innovation. Whereas much of the eduDiscourse around innovation involves the latest apps and gadgets, Adam is much more interested in the innovative tools that make us human—metaphors, metacognition, and a deep desire to make sense of our world. To his mind, innovation is all about human potential. Although his day job has him focusing on innovative projects and products, Adam is also deeply passionate about behavioral innovation—finding ways we can leverage the skills and methods for innovation and applying them to our own lives so we can overcome barriers we face in our personal life. With that in mind, this episode contains tools, both personal and professional, that we hope will help you become better sensemakers and innovators at home, school, or the office. Enjoy!

Jun 23 2020 · 52mins
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Adam Hansen on The Last Dance, 3D printing, and gains on and off the bike (Ep. 36)

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Adam Hansen of Lotto Soudal is the latest guest on the Turbo Talks. He shares how life in lockdown was quite enjoyable for him (1:33), his love for Michael Jordan's 'The Last Dance' documentary (5:38), his testing and training approach during lockdown (13:01), 3D printing activities (23:40), where future gains are to be made in cycling (30:41), and he looks ahead to the shortened 2020 race season (49:34).
Jun 12 2020 · 56mins
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Talking Luft! with Adam Hansen. Ep 4.

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I’ve delved into the depths of some pretty interesting topics like nutrition and motion analysis with Adam, and it’s certain he sure knows his stuff, so it was great to have more of a casual chat and hear about Adam himself both off and on the bike.

How does he wear his cycling cap? What’s his drink of choice? Favourite session on the bike? And what’s his cheat meal?

If you’ve listened to my episodes with Adam you’ll know he always has an interesting answer for any question.

Head back and listen to my episode from last week with Adam on The Cycling Podcast, we get into some really interesting topics from composites to nutrition to motion analysis and stressing less.

And if you still need more Hansen, check out my two episodes with him in the archives from 2018 and 2019.

But for now, enjoy us Talking Luft!

Cheers,

Mitch

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Apr 29 2020 ·
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40: Life in the Peloton – Adam Hansen

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Mitch Docker is back with the Lotto-Soudal pro rider Adam Hansen.

In this conversation, recorded at the start of the year during the Tour Down Under, Mitch had three key questions for Adam, and his answers were fascinating.

Keep in touch with Life in the Peloton

Keep up to date with everything that’s going on with Life in the Peloton at my website lifeinthepeloton.com

Don't miss the bonus episode – Talking Luft – in which Mitch talks style and stuff over on his original Life in the Peloton podcast feed.

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The theme music for Life in the Peloton was composed by Pete Shelley, who was lead singer of the punk band Buzzcocks. It was commissioned by the production company behind Channel 4’s coverage of the Tour de France in the 1980s and was used as the theme music for the nightly highlights show. Pete died in December 2018. We were given permission by Pete’s widow and his manager to continue using the music for the theme tune to Life in the Peloton. To hear more about the music, listen to the Andre Greipel episode of Life in the Peloton.
Apr 22 2020 · 54mins
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Adam Hansen: Beyond Innovation

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As a new product and innovation professional, Adam Hansen has always believed in the power of possibility – accepting new approaches, questioning conventional wisdom, and being open to anything. This impulse led him to a career in developing new products for innovative companies such as Mars, Melaleuca and American Harvest, before joining the innovation firm, Ideas To Go, in 2001.

Now as a facilitator, Adam is passionate about helping clients understand their own possibilities—even beyond the scope of their projects—so they take the innovative energy and momentum they gained at ITG back to their own organizations.

Adam is the co-author of Outsmart Your Instincts – How The Behavioral Innovation™ Approach Drives Your Company Forward, which explores the intersection of behavioral science and innovation, revealing simple ways to get past the nonconscious cognitive biases that make innovation unnecessarily difficult.

Adam’s path to innovation process started with an MBA in product management from Indiana University. He also cultivated his passion for New Product Development on the board of the Product Development & Management Association and serving as a volunteer innovation advisor for the National HIV Clinicians’ Network at UCSF.

 

Links

Adam Hansen: https://www.linkedin.com/in/adhansen/

“Outsmart Your Instincts”: https://www.amazon.com/Outsmart-Your-Instincts-Behavioral-Innovation/dp/0997384506

M&M Mars: https://marschocolate.com/

Ideas to Go: https://www.ideastogo.com/

Metacognition: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metacognition

Biases & Heuristics: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1XHpBr0VFcaT8wIUpr-9zMIb79dFMgOVFRxIZRybiftI/edit?usp=sharing

Teresa Amabile, PhD “Brilliant but Cruel”: https://www.hbs.edu/faculty/Pages/profile.aspx?facId=6409

“Yes, and…”: https://bigthink.com/experts-corner/why-yes-and-might-be-the-most-valuable-phrase-in-business

Viktor Frankl: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Viktor_Frankl

Kurt Lewin: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kurt_Lewin

Johan Huizinga: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johan_Huizinga

Homo Ludens/The Playful Ape: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Homo_Ludens

System 1 / System 2 Thinking: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thinking,_Fast_and_Slow

Assumption Busting: https://www.ideastogo.com/articles-on-innovation/assumption-busting-with-ikea

Functional Fixedness: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Functional_fixedness

Conformity: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Conformity

Progress Principle: https://www.hbs.edu/faculty/Pages/item.aspx?num=40692

Blood Harmony: https://www.deseret.com/1999/6/10/19449890/sibling-harmony-br-family-members-often-have-tight-vocal-harmony

Hammond Organ: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hammond_organ

Leslie Speaker: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leslie_speaker

Rap: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rapping

Rock n Roll: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rock_and_roll

Major Third Chord: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Third_(chord)

Major Ninth: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ninth

Two-Seventh Resolving to Five: https://www.hearandplay.com/main/resolve-dominant-seventh-chords

Linnea Gandhi episode: https://behavioralgrooves.com/episode/linnea-gandhi-crushing-on-statistics/

John Sweeney episode: https://behavioralgrooves.com/episode/john-sweeney-everything-is-a-story/

NY Times – Overcoming Your Negativity Bias:  https://dealbook.nytimes.com/2013/06/14/overcoming-your-negativity-bias/

John Cacioppo: https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/articles/200306/our-brains-negative-bias

Homo Ludens, by Johan Huizinga: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Homo_Ludens

  

Musical Links

Iron Butterfly “In A Gadda Da Vida”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UIVe-rZBcm4

Deep Purple “Smoke on the Water”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zUwEIt9ez7M

Doobie Brothers “China Grove”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=udSHItTjWyQ

Steely Dan “Don’t Take Me Alive”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3gV1sxB8TxI

Monkees “Pleasant Valley Sunday”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sUzs5dlLrm0

The Thorns “Among the Living”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uh-aL6FCvMY

Crosby, Stills & Nash: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cMJug2iz3NA

The Beatles “Rubber Soul”: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rubber_Soul

The Beatles “Revolver”: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Revolver_(Beatles_album)

Crowded House “Don’t Dream It’s Over”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J9gKyRmic20

The Beach Boys “God Only Knows”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n8qZMFFDYa0

Louis Prima “Yes, We Have No Bananas”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_hF05ik5TFQ

Feb 16 2020 · 1hr 13mins
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Walking the pits at TDU and talking bike fit with Adam Hansen

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This week your favorite Nerds are in Adelaide, Australia for the Tour Down Under, and the episode opens with a walk through the mechanic's pits. What's new in 2020 pro equipment? 

Then, we sit down with pro, and known geek, Adam Hansen to discuss his scientific and real-world exploration of bike fit. 

Jan 21 2020 · 1hr 18mins
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Volume 125 feat. Christoph Bruhn & Grant Ertl & Adam Hansen

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Feat. Murder Shoes, Graveyard Club, and Night Moves
Nov 12 2019 · 2hr 33mins
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Giro diaries: Adam Hansen and the second rest day

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It's raining in Bergamo, host city for the Giro d'Italia's second rest day. Dave and Caley do a small hotel tour and run into none other than Lotto-Soudal's Adam Hansen, who has a high-tech new way of monitoring his pedal stroke. Then it's time to reminisce about Giro stages past, and get excited about what's coming up in the race's last week. 

May 27 2019 · 28mins
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Adam Hansen: When a 4th Generation Mormon Minister Challenges Assumptions for a Living…

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Adam Hansen is the VP of Innovation at Ideas to Go and co-author of the book, "Outsmart Your Instincts: How the Behavioral Innovation™ Approach Drives Your Company Forward." How does someone who challenges assumptions for a living view his own faith? And when a marriage and family was then built on the shared belief system, what is the role of communication, religious pluralism, and grace in the process? It's a fascinating conversation to be had. (Especially if you like to geek out on Human Behavior and things like Group Theory like us....) ;)

And if you haven't taken part in our completely anonymous (unless you don't want it to be!) 3 minute survey yet, we'd love to have you join us!

Mar 13 2019 · 52mins
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