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 42m. Bisher sind 298 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 8 days 22 hours 7 minutes


episode 279: Marcus Buckingham: This Is Your Brain On Love

Marcus Buckingham is obsessed with challenging common wisdom about human potential. He's a self-described psychometrician, on a quest to find the real data behind how and why we act. He spent so much time studying high-performers at Gallup that he...


 2022-07-12  1h12m

episode 278: Ken Blanchard: Life Is a Special Occasion

Ken Blanchard is one of the most revered thinkers and writers on business, leadership, and management philosophy. He’s authored more than 60 books, consults with Fortune 500 companies, and speaks around the world. You probably know him from his 1982...


 2022-07-05  45m

episode 277: Emma Seppälä: Where Happiness Comes From, According to Science

What IS happiness, really? And what’s the difference between biting into a bar of chocolate and a much more sustained contentment that often eludes us? Ph.D. psychologist Emma Seppälä has studied happiness for much of her career. She’s a...


 2022-06-28  41m

episode 276: Danny Ainge: Disrupting Basketball, Disrupting Life

Danny Ainge has a storied career in the NBA as a star player, coach, advisor, and executive, currently with the Utah Jazz. To say that sports are Danny Ainge’s life is an understatement. The work, the preparation, the visualization, and competition...


 2022-06-21  45m

episode 275: Reggie Fils-Aimé: Creating a Culture of Mentorship at Nintendo

Back in 2004, the marketing definition of a "gamer" was narrow. It was young, and mostly male, and the video game industry was starting to stagnate. But Nintendo was poised to disrupt the gaming landscape (as it had done previously in the 1980s), and...


 2022-06-16  42m

episode 274: Lindsey Shipley (Lactation Link): Natural Things Don't Always Come Naturally

Parenthood is arguably the ultimate S Curve of learning. We read the books, we get advice, and we plan the perfect Pinterest nursery. But we don't REALLY know what we're in for until we hear that first cry. Lindsey Shipley saw this gap in parental...


 2022-06-14  50m

episode 273: Frans Johansson: Diversity Is Your Competitive Advantage

In 15th century Florence, the Medici family was well-known for patronizing great artists, scientists, engineers, and writers. This investment in cross-disciplinary thinking planted the seeds of the Renaissance, a time of extraordinary growth and...


 2022-06-09  51m

episode 272: Anne Chow: There's No Such Thing as Failure - Only Success & Learning

Getting your "big break" rarely comes down to luck. But it's also hard to engineer a breakthrough moment. Anne Chow believes it's a combination of science and serendipity: Planning ahead so you can seize a lucky moment when it appears. Her career...


 2022-06-07  55m

episode 271: Sarah Jaffe: "Work Won't Love You Back"

When we spend 50-60 of our waking weekly hours at the office, our "work family" sometimes eclipses our actual one. Companies capitalize on this. Our jobs become our identities. Our work becomes very personal. And this can lead to emotional disaster...


 2022-05-31  50m

episode 270: Russ Wheeler: Hire Athletes, Then Teach Them the Sport

Any career contains thousands of S Curves, large and small, and Russ Wheeler's journey certainly embodies this. He's the CEO of BBQGuys, a retailer for all things grilling, smoking, and camping, but he's worked as an executive in the home improvement...


 2022-05-24  56m