MATE 040 – A futurist’s prediction of civilisation in 300 years, with Steve Sammartino (PART 2)

Steve Sammartino is back for more! In the second half of his chat with Adam, Steve predicts where Planet Earth is headed, (it may scare you) and he also gives some brilliant tips that anybody chasing success can apply in their career & day-to-day life.

 

Topics:

  • Steve’s hack for communicating facts through the art of storytelling
  • “Marketing is telling stories to get people to believe in something you believe in”
  • Steve opens up about his weaknesses, and what he does to work around those
  • Can missing deadlines actually be beneficial in starting a business?
  • The mobility revolution that is upon us, and how it will dramaticaly change the world we live in
  • Where will the world be in 20, or even 300 years? Steve predicts the future
  • Elon Musk’s Tesla could become the world’s greatest company
  • The inspiration behind Steve’s book ‘The Lessons School Forgot’

 

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MATE 039 – How to build a life-size LEGO car powered by air, with Steve Sammartino (PART 1)

Steve Sammartino is a charismatic radio host, futurist, author, public speaker, entrepreneur, technology strategist and former advertising strategy director.
Steve talks about his career successes and failures, what lead him to being a speaker, and how he teamed up with a teenager from Romania to build a functioning car made from Lego. This is the first instalment of an entertaining TWO-PART MATE Podcast episode. ENJOY!

 

Topics:

  • Do big businesses just pretend to love their customers?
  • Yesterday’s dollar Vs today’s dollar Vs tomorrow’s dollar
  • Being an entrepreneur as a child
  • Why Steve spent over a decade in a job that he didn’t really enjoy
  • Steve’s book ‘The Lessons School Forgot’
  • Steve’s startup business Rentoid
  • How Uber removed the friction of transactions
  • Steve’s move from being an entreprenuer to Director of Strategy and Innovation within the advertising industry, and his time working with Gray Advertising
  • How blogging lead Steve to becomning a published author
  • The story of a Romanian teenage boy who approached Steve about making a Lego car, and a Lego spaceship which was sent into orbit! This became The Super Awesome Micro Project
  • Steve’s book foray into public speaking
  • What goes into writing a book? How do you make things translate to the page? Steve breaks it down.
  • “Smartphone technology is very immature”

 

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MATE podcast is a show about Marketing, Advertising, Technology and Entrepreneurship. Hosted by Adam Jaffrey: Digital Strategist and Entrepreneur. Made with ❤️ in Melbourne, Australia.