Deborah Perry Piscione is a serial entrepreneur, New York Times bestselling author, speaker and innovation process expert. She is a Principal and Co-Founder at Vorto Consulting, a Silicon Valley-based boutique-consulting firm dedicated to enabling companies to innovate and grow. Deborah is the architect of the new innovation methodology, Improvisational Innovation™, which engages all of the organization’s talent in bottoms up innovation.In addition, Deborah is the Co-Founder and CEO of Desha Productions, Inc. (parent company of BettyConfidential and Alley to the Valley®), a content production studio, which creates content and community for the coveted female audience. In addition, Deborah is a New York Times bestselling author of Secrets of Silicon Valley: What Everyone Else Can Learn From the Innovation Capital of the World (Palgrave Macmillan, 2013), and her most recent book, The Risk Factor: Why Every Organization Needs Big Bets, Bold Characters and the Occasional Spectacular Failure (St. Martin’s Press, 2015). She is also is the co-author (with Dr. Julianne Malveaux) of a Washington Post bestseller entitled Unfinished Business: a Democrat and Republican Take on the 10 most Important Issues Women Face (Perigee, September 2002).

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In This Episode:

  • 13:08 What it means to go “bottoms up” in innovation
  • 24:25 Deborah’s personal “spectacular fail”
  • 28:15 A game-changing piece of advice
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