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.

How important are failures in the process of success? Just how different is a career in computer science in 1977 from the same degree in 2015? Can small town students find success in the “real world”? Today’s guest is no stranger to innovation. Phil Drake started programming a computer in 1977 when computers still had to be programmed by hand if you wanted them to do anything. You might think that such a forward thinking individual would come from New York City or LA or San Francisco, but this entrepreneur started life on a farm as the son of the local “tax man”. Let’s listen in to the story of a fascinating homegrown businessman.

Can fooling around, goofing off, and playing help your innovating power? How can you use Monopoly(R) to teach kids better math skills? Is there really a killer strategy for playing Monopoly? Listen in for the playful answers in today’s podcast. Today’s guest knows quite a bit about play. He’s a no-nonsense teacher in some respects because he works with middle schoolers, but on the other hand, he uses the game of Monopoly(R) to teach kids to master their math facts and hone their negotiation skills. Without further adieu, Tim Vandenberg.