Numbers are Your Friend when Innovating | Driving Eureka! #28

05/02/2019

 

The feature story this week discusses how numbers are helpful when innovating.

The book segment discusses how numbers are the “gas pedal” when it comes to gaining support for your innovation.

The Brain Brew Whiskey Academy is about the challenges and opportunities with MATH with a craft distillery.

3 Secrets to Getting Investors to Invest | Driving Eureka! #27

04/25/2019

This week I share with all of you my three fool proof secrets to convincing investors to invest in your big ideas.

The book segment this week follows up those secrets with the importance of clearly communicating that big idea. 

The Brain Brew Whiskey Academy this week explains how to apply my 3 secrets to your craft distillery.

Confront Reality & Build a Plan to DE-RISK | Driving Eureka! #26

04/18/2019

The feature story this week discusses how to de-risk your innovation project by quantifying the variance associated with your project P&L.

The book segment discusses the the two types of risk / variance that exist in the world.

The Brain Brew Whiskey Academy is about the need to drive out variance in your production process so to enable successful scalability.

How Leadership can Learn to TRUST their teams | Driving Eureka! #25

04/11/2019

The feature story this week discusses how Leadership can learn to TRUST their teams when it comes to innovation.

The book segment discusses the importance of absolute conviction when building a culture of innovation.

The Brain Brew Whiskey Academy is about how TRUST in your business plan is driven first and foremost by your product performance.  

Innovation Mixologists & Bartenders | Driving Eureka! #24

04/04/2019

This week I'm wondering are you leading with your ego or heart, head & soul when thinking about innovation and creating big ideas.

You might be wondering why should I care? You should care because when you are leading with your heart, head & soul you will quickly find that work is fun just like Sheldon did in this week's Driving Eureka! book excerpt.

This week's Brain Brew Whisk(e)y Academy talks about how we make brand and product decisions. 

Walking the Talk - I Need Your Help Failing! | Driving Eureka! #23

03/28/2019

This week I need your help - in May I'm giving a commencement speech and I'm hoping that you will give me feedback on the first draft. 

Just like your feedback is one small step in my cycle of learning on the speech - the book segment this week talks about how small steps build courage. 

Don't stop reading before you you get to this week's Brain Brew Whiskey Academy - stories of failure that have brought great success.

You Change the World When You Change Your Mind | Driving Eureka! #22

03/21/2019

The feature story this week discusses how our mindset impacts how we view the world around us.

The book segment discusses the importance of taking responsibility for change within our “sphere of influence.”

The Brain Brew Whiskey Academy is about the importance of thinking differently when competing against mega sized, entrenched competitors.

The Joy of Failing | Driving Eureka! #21

03/14/2019

The feature story this week speaks of how much fun it is to fail.  Yes you read that right.  It’s abut the Joy of Failing.

The book segment is about how Passion gives you the energy to push the edges. 

The Brain Brew Whiskey Academy discusses the importance experimentation failures when it comes to driving success.

What happened to telling the WHOLE truth? | Driving Eureka! #20

03/07/2019

The feature story this week is a discussion of the importance of telling the WHOLE truth.

The book segment is about the power of offering PROOF when communicating our innovations to others.

The Brain Brew Whiskey Academy discusses the importance truth in what we are and what we are doing with our products.

Fun is Fundamental | Driving Eureka! #19

02/28/2019

 

The feature story this week is a classic excerpt from the back of my first book Jump Start Your Brain. This excerpt is entitled Yink’s It’s designed to make you stop and think about who you are and how you are living your life.   

In a change - I’ve included a double book excerpt. The book segment is the legendary section on how Fun is Fundamental from Jump Start Your Brain.

The Brain Brew Whiskey Academy discusses the importance FUN when it comes to crafting craft whisk(e)ys.

Doug Hall

The Driving Eureka! Newsletter is a compilation of case studies, new techniques, thought provoking insights, an occasional rant, and excerpts from my books 

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