Nic is a great example for Disciplined Disruption with a background in IBM and Australia Post and now at a start-up.  And he focusses his efforts on an increasingly important topic - Cybersecurity. More specifically, his company has developed a solution to prevent identity theft.  On the Podcast, Nic shares a personal story that demonstrates how problematic identity theft is today. Enjoy the episode - I am sure you get some concrete ideas to implement.  More about Nick   Nic is currently Co-CEO of a small technology business that has launched a highly disruptive digital identity solution. An experienced executive with over 25 years experience at IBM, his roles included Vice President IBM.com for Growth Markets, Vice President Global...

From Austria to Australia - because of my German background, I was able to pronounce Nicholas' surname correctly :-) Dr. Nicholas Gruen shares the story of his father that got him interested in  It was a good start into a very entertaining conversation on economics, politics and what we can do differently to solve some of today's problems and challenges. As the CEO of Lateral Economics, Dr Nicholas Gruen is used to think differently, and that's often a good thing to get new perspectives and views. His ideas and models to address the challenge that members of parliaments are strongly influenced by party politics are fascinating to listen to. And there is more. So enjoy the conversation as much as I did....

Franz' question as one nobody really has asked him was "Would you do it again?" In this deep conversation, Franz provides a view behind the curtain of a roller-coaster journey. Franz was Founder of Villa & Hut which he sold successfully. But the success didn't last, and he was hit hard. Getting back took a while, and Franz shares more of that in the conversation.  Now Franz is a popular speaker, mentor and also a Non-Executive Director.  We also discuss quite deep questions like "Would you like to swap roles with me?"  The answer seems quite easy and straightforward when you are on top of the mountain or after you bounced back to the next top after a deep valley....