This is the podcast where we discuss the path to innovation and the good life. Over the last year, we have spoken with lawyers, CEOs, top-tier researchers, world-class educators, and other successful individuals. In today’s episode, we are exploring a different facet of success: the ability to adapt.

Today’s guest shares the experiences of lifetime of different opportunities from performing weddings to being a radio personality and everything in between. Let’s listen in to find out more about Brent Gill.

Students who struggle with math in middle school stand at a crossroads, and watch as career options slowly erode. Do you know any of those students? Have you ever personally felt the frustration of math limbo?

Today’s podcast is an opportunity for a second chance. In fact, we hear second chance stories on our podcast quite frequently. If you know a teenager or a parent with a teen who needs a second math chance, subscribe to the TTI podcast in iTunes and share it with others.

This is the podcast where we talk innovation. Today’s guest is working to influence educational technology in Washington state. We delve in pretty deep to civic responsibility from the perspective of education as well as having girls in science, technology, engineering, and math. Which reminds me of a quote I saw the other day on a t-shirt:

Some girls like to chase boys. I just like to pass them!

Our guest today discovered in college that she loved computing and technology after getting politely pushed in other directions in high school. Julia Fallon is working with Educational Technology and Teaching Excellence in Washington state. She has a heart for helping students reach their full potential and for successful integration of technology into classrooms. Let’s find out more about Julia’s story.

How does a small town girl become an associate dean in a college of engineering? Do you have to get a PhD to have an important position in a university? What is ThinkBox, and why should we care about it? Join us as we consider the idea space within universities on today’s podcast.

Our guest today is Lisa Camp. Lisa is the Associate Dean for Strategic Initiatives in the Engineering School at Case Western Reserve University. I have a soft spot for Case because it is my alma mater for graduate school, and Lisa shares some of the cool things that are happening at Case and other universities around the country–particularly around makerspaces and the free exchange of ideas. Without further delay, let’s find out more about Lisa.

What is so powerful about the question, Why? Is the path to success a straight road or a crooked and winding path? How is skateboarding related to corporate finance? Today’s interview was recorded on a Sunday from a guest on Monday. How is that possible? Well David Seto is an interesting character, and I connected with him while he was in Hong Kong on Monday which was Sunday afternoon here in California! David has tried everything from law to finance and is now trying his hand at entrepreneurship. He grew up in NYC, and his parents literally owned and operated a “mom and pop” store. Let’s find out how a kid from NYC grew up to be a curious coordinator of corporate finance.