The Power of Now, with Dr. Max McKeown

On this episode of The Innovation Engine, we’re again joined by Dr. Max McKeown to talk about the power of #Now in a world filled with distractions. The episode centers around Dr. McKeown’s recently-released book, which is titled #NOW: The Surprising Truth About the Power of Now.

Among the topics we discuss are what research shows about decision-making and impulsivity, why we often seem to make decisions that make our lives harder, how and why we should all strive to become more like professional boxers in our daily lives, and why we constantly working through a to-do list can actually help you become less stressed.

Listen to the Episode

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About Dr. Max McKeown

Dr. Max McKeown is the best-selling author of The Strategy Book, The Innovation Book, and now #NOW: The Surprising Truth About the Power of Now. He is an expert in strategy, leadership, innovation, and how to create a better future. Dr. McKeown works with some of the world’s most successful global brands, helping leaders across sectors develop innovative cultures, products, and services.

About The Innovation Engine

Since 2014, 3Pillar has published The Innovation Engine, a podcast that sees a wide range of innovation experts come on to discuss topics that include technology, leadership, and company culture. You can download and subscribe to The Innovation Engine on iTunes or tune in via the podcast’s home on Stitcher Radio or SoundCloud to listen online, via Android or iOS, or on any device supporting a mobile browser. You can also download the podcast’s dedicated iOS app from the iTunes App Store.

Show Notes

Will Sherlin

Will Sherlin

Senior Manager of Digital Marketing

Will Sherlin is the Senior Manager of Digital Marketing at 3Pillar Global. He oversees the 3Pillar website and other web properties, hosts 3Pillar’s ‘Innovation Engine’ podcast, and manages 3Pillar’s social media accounts. Prior to its acquisition by 3Pillar, Will was an Account Manager at PointAbout, a DC-based mobile app boutique that specialized in developing iPhone and iPad apps. He holds a BA in Journalism and Mass Communication from the University of North Carolina.

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