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Stanford Innovation Lab with Tina Seelig

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Stanford Innovation Lab is brought to you by the Stanford Technology Ventures Program (STVP). This series is designed to give you a taste of the topics we explore in our classes on innovation and entrepreneurship. Our host is Stanford’s Tina Seelig, who teaches courses across the university that empower students to be more confident, creative and entrepreneurial in life.

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Stanford Innovation Lab is brought to you by the Stanford Technology Ventures Program (STVP). This series is designed to give you a taste of the topics we explore in our classes on innovation and entrepreneurship. Our host is Stanford’s Tina Seelig, who teaches courses across the university that empower students to be more confident, creative and entrepreneurial in life.

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Great podcast series!

By AdBlockNot - Dec 16 2016
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Really enjoying this new series of podcasts. Thanks Stanford!!!

Quick jolts of insights on the go

By octomike - Dec 15 2016
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Whether you're commuting, traveling over the holidays, wherever!

iTunes Ratings

119 Ratings
Average Ratings
46
66
2
2
3

Great podcast series!

By AdBlockNot - Dec 16 2016
Read more
Really enjoying this new series of podcasts. Thanks Stanford!!!

Quick jolts of insights on the go

By octomike - Dec 15 2016
Read more
Whether you're commuting, traveling over the holidays, wherever!
Cover image of Stanford Innovation Lab with Tina Seelig

Stanford Innovation Lab with Tina Seelig

Updated 7 days ago

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Stanford Innovation Lab is brought to you by the Stanford Technology Ventures Program (STVP). This series is designed to give you a taste of the topics we explore in our classes on innovation and entrepreneurship. Our host is Stanford’s Tina Seelig, who teaches courses across the university that empower students to be more confident, creative and entrepreneurial in life.

Rank #1: Healing Broken Teams from Inside Out

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What is the number one cause for failure in early-stage startups? Team issues! In this episode of Stanford Innovation Lab, Tina Seelig interviews executive coach Michael Terrell. Michael is the founder and managing partner of Terrell Leadership Group, and co-author of The Inside Out Effect, which focuses on effective leadership. In this conversation, Michael shares his insights on effective team dynamics, his process for diagnosing team issues, and examples of how he works through team challenges.
Sep 07 2016
36 mins
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Rank #2: The Ideas are IN - Creating Value from Unmatched Socks!

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Why look at old things in new ways? Rich Cox, Lecturer at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, joins host Tina Seelig to share and discuss the listener submissions to the Stanford Innovation Lab: Innovation Challenge. People, young and old, from around the world submitted their ideas for how to create value from unmatched socks. From coffee filters to dating sites to diapers for the developing world, hear how our listeners stepped up to the challenge and created value from something we usually throw away.
May 17 2017
22 mins
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Rank #3: The Future of VC is Here

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What does the next generation of venture capital look like? In this episode of Stanford Innovation Lab, Tina Seelig speaks with venture capitalist Chi-Hua Chien. Chi-Hua started his career working in startups, and entered the VC world through roles at Accel Partners and Kleiner Perkins. He recently started his own VC firm, called Goodwater Capital. In this episode, he shares insights into the world of venture capital and how the industry is evolving.
Sep 21 2016
30 mins
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Rank #4: From Chopping Eggplants to Cutting Water Use

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“The enemy of delivering a product is trying to deliver the perfect product.” In this episode of Stanford Innovation Lab, Tina Seelig interviews Gabriel Parisi-Amon, co-founder of Nebia, where he focuses on building breakthrough shower nozzles that are beautifully designed, create a luxurious experience, and use only 25 percent of the water. During this conversation, Gabe covers a diverse set of topics: from the differences between developing hardware and software, to the distinction between designing products and designing experiences.
Sep 14 2016
35 mins
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Rank #5: The Power of Creative Friction

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Is "friction" within a team positive or negative? Stanford organizational expert and bestselling author Bob Sutton joins Tina Seelig to discuss his fascination with the tensions within teams and businesses. They also explore how much positive and negative reinforcement leaders should give to elicit the best and most creative results from others, and how to teach these skills.
May 03 2017
21 mins
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Rank #6: Unlocking Creativity with Constraints

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Imagine learning to code with no internet connection. Or creating a business plan from behind bars. Beverly Parenti, co-founder of The Last Mile, joins Tina to share the challenging journey of bringing innovation and technology training to prisoners. Can constraints fuel creativity? When does structure provide stability and opportunity? Tina and Beverly reflect on this rewarding work and how it shapes the way they appreciate other ventures.
Apr 26 2017
17 mins
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Rank #7: Breakthrough Ideas Require Advance Planning

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What are the essential ingredients for a brainstorm? Before the Post-its go up and ideas start flying, the best facilitators engage in a healthy dose of planning. Emily Ma, from Alphabet’s X, and former IDEO designer, joins Tina to discuss how to energize teams to generate their best ideas. Plus: should you bring that funky paperweight from your desk, your fuzzy dice, and origami crane? Yes! All this on the first of three episodes with Emily Ma on brainstorming.
Mar 29 2017
13 mins
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Rank #8: The Do's and Don'ts of Creative Friction

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Do you need more friction in your life? Stanford Professors Bob Sutton and Tina Seelig continue their lively discussion about the need for friction in the creative process. They share insights from research and their personal experiences about the best times to debate, when to accept a decision and move on, and tips for how to coax more innovative thinking from a team.
May 10 2017
14 mins
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Rank #9: Frame-storm Before You Brainstorm

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What can MadLibs teach you about brainstorming? Emily Ma, from Alphabet’s X, joins host Tina Seelig to discuss how simple word choices in brainstorming profoundly influences what ideas are generated. They discuss what questions you can ask to squeeze out more diverse ideas, and how do you keep your team from falling back into incremental solutions. Emily also shares her strategy for color-coded voting at the end of a brainstorm that helps teams move from exploration to exploitation. This is the second of three episodes with Emily on brainstorming.
Apr 05 2017
10 mins
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Rank #10: Win More by Solving Other People’s Problems

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If you really want to win at negotiation, stop fighting and start listening. In this episode of Stanford Innovation Lab, host Tina Seelig speaks with Margaret “Maggie” Neale, professor at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, for answers to the burning questions about negotiating. Is emotion your most powerful tool? When does deference earn you more than dominance? Will setting a walk-away price decrease your drive to negotiate for more? Maggie also shares pro-tips on negotiating in all settings, from the office to the farmers’ market.
Jan 11 2017
25 mins
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