My Idea Made to Matter
Leaders and creators on how they develop and work with ideas.
How 7 leaders manage stress, burnout, and their employees’ well-being
Walking meetings, intermittent fasting, and an “anytime vacation” policy are how today’s leaders tend to their well-being and encourage work-life balance among their employees.
Creating change through collaborative participation
The Zipcar co-founder shares her idea of “Peers Inc,” the organizational structure that creates collaborations between institutions and external resources and people.
Amgen VP: Measure impact in legacy to team and company
In the pursuit of personalized medicine, Isma Benattia finds rewards in ambitious projects.
Klarity CEO: Have a world-changing idea? Stick with it
AI document management company co-founder Andrew Antos on how he communicates, his workout routine, and why anti-fragility is a must-have attribute.
A VC seeks global talent, and centers funding in the US
Doug Zingale on healthy routines, negotiation as a horizontal skill, and what he asks of the biopharma and medical device companies he invests in.
For Akamai CTO, productive interactions spur new ideas
Akamai CTO Robert Blumofe finds idea inspiration at the intersection of design and creativity.
Dropbox's CEO stays motivated by solving problems that matter
Dropbox co-founder and CEO Drew Houston talks about how he avoids idea boredom, and walking the “fine line between perseverance and delusion.”
A ‘big, bold idea’ for better sanitary pads
With its biodegradable, compostable sanitary pads, Saathi is pursuing sustainable and responsible manufacturing.
A two-eyed seeing approach to conservation
Patricia Saulis taps into Western tradition and Indigenous knowledge systems for ideas to address environmental conservation.
IBM’s Ginni Rometty: Good ideas are often uncomfortable
The former IBM CEO recommends the value of active listening, and the importance of a diverse set of minds for idea generation.