How We Make Stuff Now:Turn Ideas into Products

July 30, 2019
Hosted by Maureen Metcalf

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All kinds of people come up with ideas for new products, but most have no idea how to move beyond the “what a great idea!” phase. These are individuals Jules Pieri wanted to empower when she cofounded her company The Grommet, an online product launch platform that discovers, supports, and sells innovative products made by ordinary Makers, inventors, and small businesses. Jules joins the program to discuss the Maker Movement, how women are involved in the movement and how listeners can begin to be involved. She shares insight from her recent release HOW WE MAKE STUFF NOW: Turn Ideas into Products That Build Successful Businesses. A book written to share with all readers the advice and inspiration she has given to the thousands of partner entrepreneurs that The Grommet supports, so that anyone of any background can turn their idea into a product they can sell—and eventually, into a thriving business. Tacy Trump as the Executive Producer.

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Maureen Metcalf

Maureen Metcalf

Maureen is the Founder and CEO of the Innovative Leadership Institute, a renowned executive advisor focused on making the world better through leadership! She helps clients strengthen their leadership talent pool so that leadership itself becomes one of your strategic advantages to co-create a thriving future.

Maureen brings 30 years of business experience to provide high-impact, practical solutions that support her clients' leadership development and organizational transformations. She is recognized as an innovative, principled thought leader who combines intellectual rigor and discipline with an ability to translate theory into practice in all her work. Her operational focus is coupled with a strategic ability to analyze, develop and implement successful strategies for profitability, growth and sustainability.

Maureen is the author of an international award-winning book series on Innovative leadership, including the Innovative Leaders Guide to Transforming Organizations, winner of a 2014 International Book Award and a regular contributor to Forbes.

As a board member/chair, Maureen has led multiple organizations through difficult transitions and is open to for-profit board opportunities. Before founding the Innovative Leadership Institute, she led consulting engagements for PricewaterhouseCoopers and Accenture across a broad range of industries, contributing to successful organizational transformation.

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