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Dave Wakeman's The Business of Fun Podcast

Jan 19, 2023

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Totally new idea this week. 

Chris Furnell offered up the idea of a conversation centered entirely on the process of change and making change stick in our organizations. 

I jumped at the chance because I've been talking with y'all about change for years. 

So we dug in deep on change. 

We...


Dec 30, 2022

I'm my own guest today with an audio version of my "2023 Numbers to Know" webinar. 

This is something I started during the lockdown year of 2020 and I'm back with a lot of intersting stuff like:

  • What the 60% projected drop in GDP means for Australia. And, how this will help you look at numbers. 
  • 1 and what Return to...


Dec 28, 2022

My guest today is Bruce McTague. 

Bruce is a first in two ways for the podcast:

  • A think tank person
  • A futurist

This opens up the door to a really new type of conversation for listeners. 

We discuss things like:

  • Adding value
  • Lack of innovation in the economy
  • Why large companies can have similar challenges
  • Cruise lines...


Dec 14, 2022

My guest today is Dave Harland...the Wordman himself.

Get his excellent newsletter: The Word

This is an excellent conversation about things like:

  • Dave's Uncle Tony, Gary V, and Simon Sinek and what all three of them have in common. 
  • Why being a trained journalist helps Dave be a better copywriter.
  • How to not take...


Dec 8, 2022

My guest today is Eduardo Lebre from Circular Unity. www.circularunity.com

We discuss sustainability in the live entertainment business. 

Eduardo teaches us about things like:

  • Why Coldplay's touring habits are so important to a sustainable touring business. 
  • How likely ticket buyers are to pay for more...