YOU – SMARTER, UNSTOPPABLE 

AND…  ACHIEVING YOUR PERSONAL GREATNESS

We live in UNPRECEDENTED TIMES. 

I read and think a lot, and speak to knowledgeable people about  how to become smarter and unstoppable – become better and more confident whether you have successes or setbacks… and achieve your personal greatness.

I’m an MIT graduate, 5X entrepreneur, former F50 executive and venture capitalist. I’ve interviewed hundreds of successful people across the Americas, EU and Asia.

Join me… let’s explore how YOU CAN ACHIEVE YOUR PERSONAL GREATNESS – straight-talk and fluff-free!

If you are an entrepreneur or business owner seeking greater business success or an employee of a business seeking executive-level promotions, you will find this content useful.

The host of the Business Thinking Radio podcast is Ram V Iyer, an MIT graduate 4-time entrepreneur, F50 executive, and venture capitalist who has interviewed hundreds of successful business people across the Americas, Europe, and Asia

MIND OVER BUSINESS, COMPELLING and PRACTICAL insights you can use to achieve greater business success.

This podcast is available as the iAchiever Podcast with Ram Iyer on the following platforms…

Dr. Ivan Misner

Founder of BNI

Dr. Ivan Misner – How to Network Like a Pro – Turning Contacts into Connections

Whether you succeed as an individual or in business, you succeed in the context of society – people. People who network with more and better people tend to have greater leverage, power and success. Would you like to build a better network and achieve greater success?

Dr. Ivan Misner is the Founder and Chief Visionary Officer of BNI, the world’s largest business networking organization. He knows what works, and what you could benefit from. He founded BNI in 1985. The organization now has over…

Late Dr. Anders Ericsson

Professor of Psychology, Florida State University


How to Become an Expert – A Conversation with Dr. Anders Ericsson, Author of PEAK – Part 1 of 2

Most of us recognize the value of becoming an expert at something that makes us more valuable in society. But, most of us do not know how to go about it. Dr. Ericsson is perhaps the world’s expert on how to become an expert. He has conducted extensive research with academic rigor for over 30 years and, listen to this, he has found that the brain can be rewired to extend its capabilities at ANY age. So, you too can learn new things and you too can become an expert.

Dr. Anders Ericsson

Professor of Psychology, Florida State University


How to Become an Expert – A Conversation with Dr. Anders Ericsson, Author of PEAK – Part 2 of 2

Most of us recognize the value of becoming an expert at something that makes us more valuable in society. But, most of us do not know how to go about it. Dr. Ericsson is perhaps the world’s expert on how to become an expert. He has conducted extensive research with academic rigor for over 30 years and, listen to this, he has found that the brain can be rewired to extend its capabilities at ANY age. So, you too can learn new things and you too can become an expert.

Prof Sanjay Sarma

MIT

Prof Sanjay Sarma, MIT – The Future Learning

This podcast is about the future of learning – a conversation with Prof. Sanjay Sharma, Professor and Vice President for Open Learning at MIT. A quote which nicely sums up the discussion comes from Plutarch and goes, “The mind is a fire to be kindled, not a vessel to be filled.” You will hear discussions about: Future learning models and the role of colleges and universities Online on-demand learning Most effective methods of learning at any age, based on scientific research…

Jay Allen

Founder & Chairman of CXO.org


Jay Allen – Networking with who you want, not who comes to a networking event

Jay Allen is the founder of CXO.org, one of the largest networks of executives in the western U.S – over 5,000 executives and influential leaders across the US using a ‘different’ networking method with great success. At one point, he was named, ‘The most networked man in the state of Colorado’. His methods, developed and honed over 15 years, delivered a success rate greater than 90% for accessing and developing relationships with influential leaders. Jay has built some…

Dr. Marshall Goldsmith

MIT

Marshall Goldsmith – Insights on Life, Success & Women in Business

When it comes to succeeding in business and in life, there are a few people like Marshall Goldsmith, the pre-eminent executive coach. He’s the pioneer behind the use of 360 Feedback. He has 38 books including the latest one with Sally Helgesen How Women Rise. In Marshall, we have a person who has extensive knowledge and experience from coaching several thousand people. Here’s an excerpt from the conversation – Ram Iyer: So, what you’re saying is…

Dr. Ellen Langer

Professor of Psychology, Harvard University & ‘Mother of Mindfulness’


Dr Ellen J. Langer – Think yourself younger, healthier, happier and more successful

Listen to a delightful and wide-ranging conversation with Dr. Ellen Langer, the famed Harvard psychologist who has been called ‘The Mother of Mindfulness’. You are more capable than you believe you are and, perhaps, more capable than you ever imagined. And, you can become more successful in life starting with who and where you are right now. It is your current mindset that is enabling (or limiting) your success. You will learn every single minute from this podcast. And, if you act on what you…

Prof. Hans Hvide

Professor of Finance & Economics, U of Bergen, Norway

Hans Hvide – Your family and your IQ Determine Your Profession and Income

As a parent, wouldn’t you like to better understand how you can make your children more intelligent (IQ) and raise them to become better than you and have a higher standard of living? How can you raise your own standard of living? You will get several insights and answers from this illuminating conversation I had with Prof. Hans Hvide, Professor of Finance and Economics at the University of Bergen in Norway who had access to generations of IQ and professional data on tens of thousands of…

Sid Walker

Business Intuition Expert & Coach


Sid Walker – How Intuition Plus Your Business Smarts Equals Spectacular Business Success

A conversation with Sid Walker, Author of ‘Trust Your Gut’ and 6 other books. Sid has personally coached over 3000 people to access and leverage their intuition so they can be more successful in business and in life. He has created many millionaires who are happy, have happy lifelong customers and a quiet sense of knowing what is right for them. Forbes calls INTUITION the highest form of intelligence. Some of the greatest business minds had well-developed intuitions. Albert…

Paul Rulkens

Speaker, Author & Consultant

Paul Rulkens – How Techies Can Achieve Greater Business Success

Are you a techie seeking business success? Listen to this podcast and learn how you can leverage your inherent strengths as a techie to be among the 30% of people who succeed in business. Listen to a conversation with Paul Rulkens, engineer and author of the upcoming book, ‘How Successful Engineers become Great Business Leaders,’ from the Netherlands. A third of the country is below sea level and has fended off the mighty oceans for centuries while building a prosperous country. The…

Ron Carucci

Partner


Ron Carucci – How to Get Promoted and Succeed, Promoted and Succeed,..

There are many smart and pedigreed people who fail, or at least do not achieve as much success as they would like. Among entrepreneurs, it leads to business failure. Among the millions who work for companies small and large, many aspire to climb to senior positions but few attain them. The percentage who do is in the single digits. About 50% of the people who get promoted, fail, hit a wall or end up leaving (or having to leave) the company. Listen to this podcast to learn how you can…

Sally Helgesen

Speaker, Author & Consultant

Sally Helgesen – How Women Can Rise Higher

How Women Can Rise Higher Are you a woman seeking greater business success? Listen to this podcast and learn how you can leverage your inherent strengths as a woman and avoid self-sabotage. Listen to a conversation with Sally Helgesen, author of the book, ‘How Women Rise’. Business was largely conducted by one half of the human population, men, for thousands of years. That is changing – RAPIDLY. Over the last few decades, women have become increasingly active in business and…

Dr. Modesto Maidique

Co-founder of Analog Devices & President Emeritus Florida International University


Dr. Modesto Maidique – 50 Years of Leadership and Business Wisdom from Dr. Modesto Maidique

Today’s show – 50 Years of Leadership and Business Wisdom from Dr. Modesto Maidique who is the co-founder of Analog Devices and the President Emeritus of Florida International University in Miami which has an enrolment of over 50,000 students. Dr. Maidique is internationally recognized as a leader in higher education and management of high technology enterprises. Dr. Maidique is a Cuban immigrant who literally moved to the United States after high school, got into one of…

Guru Madhavan

Researcher, National Academy of Sciences, Washington DC

Guru Madhavan – The Engineering Mind and what the World can learn from Engineers

A conversation with Guru Madhavan, author of “Applied Minds – How Engineers Think” and a researcher at the National Academy of Sciences in Washington DC. Guru is a biomedical engineer and senior policy adviser at the NAS. Guru has been named one of the ‘New Faces of Engineering’ by USA Today and as a distinguished young scientist by the World Economic Forum. He is a mentee of the late president of MIT, Chuck Vest. Engineers have the ability to visualize non-existent things doing what have…

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