• Advice for job seekers: why advice sucks, and then some advice.

    Keywords: podcast, the, alex, npr, woodshed, bogusky, roben, farzed

    Alex recently joined Roben Farzed on his NPR program, Full Disclosure.  Get the full episode at:

    https://www.npr.or

  • Inside the mind of a client: former Schwinn CMO Gregg Bagni

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    Former Schwinn Bicycles CMO Gregg Bagni joins Alex in the shed to design the perfect equation to create the perfect idea. From bikes to natural foods and now working in niche start-up investment as Director

    Former Schwinn Bicycles CMO Gregg Bagni joins Alex in the shed to design the perfect equation to create the perfect idea. From bikes to natural foods and now working in niche start-up investment as Director at White Road Investments (Clif bar, Ragnar, Santa Cruz Bicycles) Gregg shares his thoughts on building a brand, the DIY mentality and how to stay original while asking these 4 questions: Who are you? What will you sell? Who will you sell it to?  What will you say no to?

    Check out Gregg’s Alien Socks: https://aliensocks.com/

    Follow Gregg on Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/greggbagni/

    White Road Investments: http://whiteroadinvestments.com

  • DNA, Tech, Philosophy and a Harvard Geneticist

    Keywords: marketing, business, advertising, creativity, porter, crispin, woodshed, bogusky

    Ari Kuschnir, founder of production company m ss ng p eces, has a crazy idea to implant a narrative film into live DNA. Well, that's where it started. Ari dropped by the shed to brainstorm with Alex and CPB

    Ari Kuschnir, founder of production company m ss ng p eces, has a crazy idea to implant a narrative film into live DNA. Well, that's where it started. Ari dropped by the shed to brainstorm with Alex and CPB tech lead Joe Corr about how to use emerging DNA technology to tell a powerful story that will ignite the world's imagination. Later in the show, we hear from Harvard genetics professor George Church about this crazy idea and what it will take to make it a reality.

    What do you think? Give us your take on this project and leave a voicemail at 720-432-6174

    Links to things mentioned on the show:

    Find Ari online: https://mssngpeces.com/about/ari-kuschnir/

    About George Church: 

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_M._Church

    Boy and his Atom:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oSCX78-8-q0

    The Golden Record: https://voyager.jpl.nasa.gov/golden-record/

    Allan Watts: https://www.alanwatts.com/

    Eames Powers of Ten: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0fKBhvDjuy0

  • ‘THINKNADO’ (verb) - The act of whirlwind thinking, reacting, challenging, creating

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    Our first return guest, John Bielenberg (Co-Founder at Pando Institute & Founder of Think Wrong Institute) is back in the Woodshed with his new project, THINKNADO. John share

    Our first return guest, John Bielenberg (Co-Founder at Pando Institute & Founder of Think Wrong Institute) is back in the Woodshed with his new project, THINKNADO. John share his new process for creative problem solving and how anybody from kids to adults should question assumptions and think ‘stupid’ in order to come up with solutions to everything from new ways to do dishes to fixing the world’s problems.

  • Leave us a voicemail and you may end up on the next show: 720-432-6174