Disrupt Yourself Podcast with Whitney Johnson

Best-selling author Whitney Johnson (“Disrupt Yourself”) explores her passion for personal disruption through engaging conversations with disruptors. Each episode of this podcast reveals new insights about how we work, learn, and live.


Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 41m. Bisher sind 239 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 6 days 20 hours 37 minutes


episode 234: Harry Kraemer: Do You Have TRUE Self-Confidence?

Being a leader and teaching leadership are two very different things. Harry Kraemer found this out when he jumped S-curves later in life. Harry is the former chairman and CEO of Baxter International, a $12 billion global healthcare company. But more...



episode 233: Jacqueline Novogratz: When the Work Gets Hard, Look For Beauty

When we talk about starting a new S-curve, few exemplify this better than Jacqueline Novogratz. She upended her successful career in international banking to focus on addressing global poverty through the impact investment organization Acumen. Her...



episode 232: Astrid Tuminez: Nobody Is "Self-Made"

Dr. Astrid Tuminez is the first female president of Utah Valley University, and her journey is incredibly inspiring. Born in the Philippines and raised in extreme poverty, Tuminez made pivotal choices and gained important mentors which led her to the...



episode 231: Mike Rowe: Why I Chose Projects Doomed to Fail

TV host, author, and podcaster Mike Rowe would have been a construction worker if not for advice from his grandfather: "Find a different toolbox." Turns out, Mike wasn't great with his hands, but his grandfather and other mentors recognized different...



episode 230: Chris Dancy: Use Tech to Be More Human

Chris Dancy's life used to be a lot different. Back in 2008, he weighed more than 300 pounds, smoked two packs and drank 36 cans of Diet Coke a day. But he had one disruptive skill in his back pocket. As a database engineer, he's obsessive about...



episode 229: Sally Helgesen: How Women Can Harness the Language of Achievement

The proverbial "glass ceiling" is real, and can block women from reaching their full potential. There is a lot of work to be done here, but not all women are in a position to effect systemic change. So what can women (and their allies) do in their...


 2021-08-17  42m

episode 228: Take the Right Kinds of Risks (Encore)

The first accelerant of personal disruption.


 2021-08-10  22m

episode 227: Katy Milkman: How to Change, According to Science

There's a lot of common wisdom around building good habits: stick to a schedule, reject constraints, and seek out great advice. But science would like a word. Katy Milkman is an economist and behavioral scientist who has done breakthrough research on...


 2021-08-03  37m

episode 226: The Power of Discovery-Driven Planning

Reframing failure as a learning experience is so hard to do. But when you can, it's one of the most powerful tools for personal growth. This week, Whitney explores the value of a discovery-driven mindset through the advice of many past Disrupt...


 2021-07-27  26m

episode 225: Ray Wang: Don't Compete, Create

Why a thermostat company got into quantum computing.


 2021-07-20  31m