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. Dieser Podcast erscheint jede zweite Woche.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 1 day 21 hours 25 minutes


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


 2016-01-25  17m

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


 2016-03-14  33m

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


 2016-03-28  46m

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


 2016-04-11  32m

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


 2016-04-25  37m

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


 2016-05-09  33m

episode 17: Lori Schwanbeck and creating world peace through mindfulness

Today’s guest is Lori Schwanbeck. Among other things she’s one of the teachers of Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute, which started out as Google’s internal program to teach mindfulness. So the topic for this episode is mindfulness. Why has Goog


 2016-05-23  39m

episode 18: Jabe Bloom and design thinking for organizations

Today’s guest is Jabe Bloom. A few years ago, he walked in to the Carnegie Mellon University library, approached the Design section and picked up a book starting with the letter A. His plan is to keep reading until he gets to Z. His definition of design i


 2016-06-06  36m

episode 19: Esko Kilpi and the value of wine and interaction

Today’s guest is Esko Kilpi. During previous interviews at least three of the guests have asked me if I know Esko since we’re both from Finland. Esko has created quite a following for himself through his blog posts and his talks on the future of work. We


 2016-06-20  32m

episode 20: Martti Malmi and the hype of blockchain

In 2009 Satoshi Nakamoto released bitcoin, a peer-to-peer digital currency. Bitcoin is based on the concept of a blockchain. The blockchain makes bitcoin decentralized. So that means money moves from one account to another without banks in between. Now th


 2016-08-23  21m