Boss Level Podcast

Boss Level is a podcast on people and organizations aiming for the boss level. Boss level is the status a person or an organization achieves by making a better quality of life for themselves and others by doing what they need to do regardless of all the haters and obstacles out there.

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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 35m. Bisher sind 76 Folge(n) erschienen. Alle zwei Wochen gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts
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episode 16: Melissa Perri and applying common sense to product management


Today’s topic is product management and lean startup. My guest is Melissa Perri. When I asked around for tips on who to interview while in New York her name came up frequently. I’ve met her at several conferences and knew her to be an expert on product m


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 2016-05-09  33m
 
 

episode 15: Nilan Peiris and the culture of growth at TransferWise


For this episode of Boss Level I took the ferry over to Tallinn to visit the office of TransferWise. TransferWise is creating a fast and cost-effective way of sending money from a country to another. It’s valuation in its previous round of funding was clo


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 2016-04-25  37m
 
 

episode 14: Aaron Dignan and organizations that need to be irritated


I'm visiting New York and interviewing Aaron Dignan, the founder of a company called The Ready. We discuss the future of work and complex, adaptive systems. We try to figure out why cities thrive when they grow and why companies don't. In the end, we reve


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 2016-04-11  32m
 
 

episode 13: Jari Sarasvuo and his troubled relationship with technology


Today we have a very special guest. Jari Sarasvuo. Jari first became known for his work in radio and TV. Then in 1990 he founded a company called Trainers’ House that delivers management consulting and training for executives. Jari is still one of the big


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 2016-03-28  46m
 
 

episode 12: Linda Liukas and her whimsical way with technology


The first guest for the second season of Boss Level is Linda Liukas. She’s changing the world by helping kids learn technology. Her TEDx talk is just about to reach a million views. We discuss learning, education, writing and technology. A word of warning


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 2016-03-14  33m
 
 

episode 11: Håkan Forss and the Toyota Kata metaprocess


This episode is about the simple, but powerful concept of Toyota Kata and how it’s applied at the gaming company King. I’m interviewing Håkan Forss, an agile coach, working for King in Stockholm. This episode is the end of Season 1 of Boss Level. The nex


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 2016-01-25  17m
 
 

episode 10: Jos de Blok and the revolutionary homecare company Buurtzorg


10 000 employees. No managers. Great results. Founded in 2006 Buurtzorg has taken the home care industry in Holland by storm. It has a lion’s share of the market. Clients rate Buurtzorg as 9.1 out of 10. Buurtzorg has been selected as the best place to wo


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 2016-01-11  34m
 
 

episode 9: Henkka Hyppönen and why we fear


Most people fear snakes. A lot of people fear public speaking. Some companies are lead with fear. Why do we fear? What is fear? When is fear harmful and when is it beneficial? Henkka Hyppönen, today’s guest, is an expert on fear. He recently wrote a boo


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 2015-12-21  38m
 
 

episode 8: Kathrine Kirk and when happiness fails you


Today’s guest is Kathrine Kirk, an independent consultant who often finds herself working with conflict-ridden teams that are deemed hopeless. She gave an interesting keynote at the Lean Agile Scotland conference on why team happiness might not be a good


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 2015-12-07  32m
 
 

episode 7: Dave Snowden on complexity theory and astrology


Today’s guest is Dave Snowden. Dave is the man behind Cynefin, a decision support framework that’s based on complexity theory and cognitive science. In addition to Cynefin we discuss strategy, budgeting, performance targets and other important management


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 2015-11-23  42m