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Creativity And Innovation With Helene Cahen
Episode 359th July 2021 • Law, The Universe, And Everything • The Soldati Group
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Pacifico talks with innovation consultant and trainer Helene Cahen about her 20 years helping companies navigate innovation challenges.


Law, The Universe, And Everything is a show featuring leaders from the fields of law, business, sports, medicine, spirituality, music, marketing, entrepreneurship, cannabis, blockchain, and beyond. We talk about anything and everything as long as it's interesting. No topic is off limits so it's a bit like Joe Rogan meets Tim Ferriss but the host has better hair. Law, The Universe, And Everything is a production of The Soldati Group. All opinions expressed by the host and podcast guests are solely their own opinions and do not reflect the opinions of The Soldati Group. This podcast is for information and entertainment purposes only. These discussions do not constitute legal or investment advice.


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Books Mentioned:

The Ministry for the Future by Kim Stanley Robinson:

The Story of My Life by Helen Keller:


Show Notes

00:00 Show Intro


01:43 Guest Intro – Helene Cahen

02:34 Interview begins

02:41 Embracing creativity and innovation as a career

03:32 Immigrating to the US

03:53 Helene’s creative process

07:29 How to foster more innovation

10:46 The future of work

14:47 Helene’s favorite projects

17:16 Teaching at Haas

18:26 The decade ahead in tech

19:45 Helene’s favorite failure

21:02 Helene’s best investment

21:48 Finding mentors

22:41 Helene’s advice for young people

24:30 Helene’s book recommendations

26:10 Helene’s billboard

28:00 Helene’s self care techniques

29:05 The world of improv

30:40 Creative brands

37:42 The kindest thing anyone has done for Helene

38:29 Show Outro