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Random House presents the audiobook edition of Non-Bullshit Innovation, by David Rowan.

David Rowan travels the globe in search of the most exciting and pioneering start-ups building the future. He’s got to know the founders of WhatsApp, LinkedIn, Google, Spotify, Xiaomi, Didi, Nest, Twitter and countless other ambitious entrepreneurs disrupting businesses in almost every sector. And yet too often the companies they’re disrupting don’t get it. They think they can innovate through jargon: with talk of change agents and co-creation gurus, ideas portals and webinars, make-a-thons and hackfests, paradigm shifts and pilgrimages to Silicon Valley. It’s mostly pointless innovation theatre - corporate nonsense that has little to do with delivering real change. But during this quest he's also discovered some genuinely exciting and transformative approaches to innovation, often in places you might least expect. 

Get ready for:

  • The airline that rewards passengers for walking their dog
  • The bank that performs surgery
  • The country that’s an app store
  • And many more

Packed full of tips for anyone looking for radical ways to adapt and thrive in the digital age, this carefully curated selection of stories will reveal ideas for creating genuine innovation from some of the world’s most inspiring leaders.

©2019 David Rowan (P)2019 Random House Audiobooks

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Decent book but the narrator’s voice can become a problem

The book has some good stories and interesting ideas for the first 60%, last 40% does not contain anything new or different, just repeating the previous 60%.

Would recommend listening if there was an option to choosing a different narrator.

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Doing in what you are good in

I think the author should just stay on doing what he is good in. His narration is too forceful, not comfortable at all in prolong listening. I am not sure ywue I can last through kisteNung the whole book.

Nevertheless, I admire the author's research effort. the stories are good.