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.

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 35m. Bisher sind 76 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein zweiwöchentlich erscheinender Podcast

episode 1: Introduction to the podcast

An introduction to the podcast


 2015-09-21  3m

episode 2: Simon Marcus and his swedish overlords at Spotify

An interview with Spotify's VP of Operations, Simon Marcus. We discuss the concept of a minimum viable company, how Scrum and Kanban are a gateway drug and who should do the thinking in organizations. Regarding Spotify we cover the hierarchy in the compan


 2015-09-28  58m

episode 3: Nilofer Merchant, a recovering business executive

This episode is an interview with Nilofer Merchant. She was in Helsinki speaking at the Nordic Business Forum 2015 a few weeks back. She’s an author of two books, she has received the Future Thinker award from Thinkers 50. Nilofer also has a popular TED t


 2015-10-12  33m

episode 4: Niklas Modig and how moving in with your girlfriend is like landing a spaceship

An interview with Niklas Modig, author of This is Lean. This episode is a neat package of insights on lean. Here’s a few questions you should be able to answer after this episode if you listen close: What is lean? What is resource efficiency? What is flo


 2015-10-26  39m

episode 5: BONUS: Mikko Hyppönen and how to use your pet's name as a password

This a special bonus episode on online privacy. I’m talking to Mikko Hyppönen, the Chief Research Officer at F-Secure. Mikko is geek who has over the years become a security celebrity. We discuss privacy, tracking, Reddit, TED and viruses.


 2015-11-02  37m

episode 6: Henrik Kniberg and how to help your kids win robot battles

Today my guest is Henrik Kniberg. Henrik is well known for his books and for his work with Spotify, Lego and many others. Henrik works through Crisp, a Swedish consultancy that has published their company DNA online. The DNA consists of all the essential


 2015-11-09  39m

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


 2015-11-23  42m

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


 2015-12-07  32m

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


 2015-12-21  38m

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


 2016-01-11  34m