Console Wars By Blake J. Harris chats with Dr. Alvin

Blake Harris Click Here To Listen A mesmerizing, behind-the-scenes business thriller that chronicles how Sega, a small, scrappy gaming company led by an unlikely visionary and a team of rebels, took on the juggernaut Nintendo and revolutionized the videogame industry—in development as a feature film from Sony Pictures In 1990, Nintendo had a virtual monopoly on the video game industry. Sega, on the other hand, was just a faltering arcade company with big aspirations and even bigger personalities. But all that would change with the arrival of Tom Kalinske, a former Mattel executive who knew nothing about video games and everything about fighting uphill battles. His unconventional tactics, combined with the blood, sweat, and bold [...]

The Kraken Project By Douglas Preston chats with Dr. Alvin

Douglas Preston-Kraken Project Click Here To Listen Wyman Ford is back again in The Kraken Project, the thrilling new novel from New York Times bestselling author Douglas Preston. NASA is building a probe to be splashed down in the Kraken Mare, the largest sea on Saturn’s great moon, Titan. It is one of the most promising habitats for extraterrestrial life in the solar system, but the surface is unpredictable and dangerous, requiring the probe to contain artificial intelligence software. To this end, Melissa Shepherd, a brilliant programmer, has developed "Dorothy," a powerful, self-modifying AI whose true potential is both revolutionary and terrifying. When miscalculations lead to a catastrophe during testing, Dorothy flees into the internet. [...]

Starfire By Dale Brown chats with Dr. Alvin

Dale Brown-Starfire Click Here To Listen With the death of his heroic father, bomber and space warfare veteran Patrick McLanahan, Bradley McLanahan must now fly solo, leading a team of young engineers designing Starfire, the world's first orbiting solar power plant. Starfire will not only deliver unlimited and inexpensive electricity to anywhere on planet Earth, it can also transmit power to the moon, and even to spacecraft and asteroids. It's a crucial first step in the exploration of the solar system, and Bradley and his team are on the cutting edge. But U.S. president Kenneth Phoenix's plans to militarize and industrialize Earth's orbit sparks an arms race in space that eclipses the darkest and most [...]

Creating Thought Leaders By Mitchell Levy chats with Dr. Alvin

Mitchell Levy Click Here To Listen From Sun Microsystems and COMDEX, to leading eCommerce strategist, Mitchell has taught, coached and trained over 500 CEOs and consulted over 100 companies. Find out why he is the go-to guy when it comes to business success.

The Obstacle In My Way By Ryan Holiday chats with Dr. Alvin

Ryan Holiday Click Here To Listen We are stuck, stymied, frustrated. But it needn’t be this way. There is a formula for success that’s been followed by the icons of history—from John D. Rockefeller to Amelia Earhart to Ulysses S. Grant to Steve Jobs—a formula that let them turn obstacles into opportunities. Faced with impossible situations, they found the astounding triumphs we all seek. These men and women were not exceptionally brilliant, lucky, or gifted. Their success came from timeless philosophical principles laid down by a Roman emperor who struggled to articulate a method for excellence in any and all situations. This book reveals that formula for the first time—and shows us how we can [...]

The Age Of Radiance By Craig Nelson chats with Dr. Alvin

Craig Nelson-Radiance Click Here To Listen When Marie Curie, Enrico Fermi, and Edward Teller forged the science of radioactivity, they created a revolution that arced from the end of the nineteenth century, through the course of World War II and the Cold War of superpower brinksmanship, to our own twenty-first-century confrontation with the dangers of nuclear power and proliferation—a history of paradox, miracle, and nightmare. While nuclear science improves our everyday lives—from medicine to microwave technology—radiation’s invisible powers can trigger cancer and cellular mayhem. Writing with a biographer’s passion, Craig Nelson unlocks one of the great mysteries of the universe in a work that is tragic, triumphant, and above all, fascinating.

C-Suite Network Conference: Jade Charles & Michel Bayan Of Fragmob chats with Dr. Alvin

Jade Charles Click Here To Listen Live From Dallas, Texas Fragmob allows their clients to get up and running in just weeks. Their RGO, Direct Selling, and mobile ticketing platforms are proven winners with hundreds of thousands of highly engaged users and millions in sales. They focus on simple, effective design and back-end performance to enhance the user experience and make an impact on your bottom line.

The Soft Edge By Rich Karlgaard chats with Dr. Alvin

Rich Karlgaard Click Here To Listen High performance has always required shrewd strategy and superb execution. These factors remain critical, especially given today’s unprecedented business climate. But Rich Karlgaard—Forbes publisher, entrepreneur, investor, and board director—takes a surprising turn and argues that there is now a third element that’s required for competitive advantage. It fosters innovation, it accelerates strategy and execution, and it cannot be copied or bought. It is found in a perhaps surprising place—your company’s values. Karlgaard examined a variety of enduring companies and found that they have one thing in common; all have leveraged their deepest values alongside strategy and execution, allowing them to fuel growth as well as weather hard times. Karlgaard [...]

C-Suite Network Conference: Growing During Times of Flat GDP By Martyn Etherington, CMO Of Mitel chats with Dr. Alvin

Martyn Etherington Click Here To Listen Live From Dallas, Texas Martyn Etherington is responsible for all aspects of the company’s corporate marketing strategy, brand, and digital programs globally. As Chief of Staff, he is responsible for the execution and follow-through of the CEO and Mitel’s business priorities. Prior to joining Mitel®, Martyn served for 11 years as Tektronix Vice President of Marketing. In addition, he had responsibility for business operations and general management of the Latin America region. In this role, he provided leadership for all Tektronix marketing and business operations worldwide and was responsible for the development and execution of the company’s go-to-market and marketing growth strategies.

C-Suite Network Conference: How To Bring Out Remarkable Performance From Everyone In Your Company By Mark Sanborn chats with Dr. Alvin

Click Here To Listen Live from Dallas, Texas Whether you want to win that new account or inspire your family and friends, bestselling author and acclaimed speaker Mark Sanborn shows us how to make every performance count. Every day, we are called to perform— at work, at home, in our communities. But is it possible to make every performance outstanding, the kind that leaves people applauding for an encore?