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1000 | A Special Announcement from David Burkus on Radio Free Leader
Sep 26 • 5 min
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0827 | How the Science of Mental Preparation Can Help You Succeed with Dan McGinn
Sep 11 • 39 min
Daniel McGinn is the author of “Psyched Up: How the Science of Mental Preparation Can Help You Succeed.” McGinn works as a senior editor at Harvard Business Review, where he edits the IdeaWatch and How I Did It sections, manages the magazine’s annual Best…
0826 | The Hidden Force That Creates the World’s Greatest Teams with Sam Walker
Sep 5 • 38 min
Sam Walker is The Wall Street Journal’s deputy editor for enterprise, the unit that directs the paper’s in-depth page-one features and investigative reporting projects. A former reporter, sports columnist, and sports editor, Walker founded the Journal’s…
0825 | How to Unlock The Power of an Unfocused Mind with Srini Pillay
Aug 29 • 42 min
Dr. Srini Pillay is Assistant Professor of Psychiatry (Part-Time) at Harvard Medical School. He is known for combining “head and heart” (figuratively and literally) in an approach to personal development and goal mastery that blends science, spirituality,…
0824 | How to Find and Work With a Mentor with Claire Diaz-Ortiz
Aug 21 • 36 min
Claire Díaz-Ortiz is an author, speaker, and technology innovator who has been named one of the 100 Most Creative People in Business by Fast Company. Claire was an early employee at Twitter, where she was hired to lead corporate social innovation.
0823 | How to be Known for Something with Andrew Davis
Aug 14 • 42 min
Andrew Davis is a bestselling author and internationally acclaimed keynote speaker. Before co-founding, building and selling a thriving digital marketing agency, Andrew Davis created programming for local television, produced for NBC’s Today Show, worked…
0822 | Timeless Strategies for Thriving in the New Creative Age with Jeff Goins
Aug 8 • 47 min
Jeff Goins is the author of four books, including the national best seller, The Art of Work. He is also a full-time blogger, speaker, and entrepreneur. Jeff’s award-winning blog, GoinsWriter.com, has been visited by over four million people from around…
0821 | How to Kill Email Anxiety, Avoid Distractions, and Get Real Work Done with Jocelyn Glei
Jul 24 • 38 min
Jocelyn K. Glei is obsessed with how we can find more creativity and meaning in our daily work. Her latest book is Unsubscribe, a modern guide to killing email anxiety, avoiding distraction, and getting real work done. Her previous books include Manage…
0820 | How the Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter with Liz Wiseman
Jul 17 • 39 min
0820 | How the Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter with Liz Wiseman by David Burkus
0819 | How to Make Extraordinary Things Happen Within Organizations with Jim Kouzes
Jul 5 • 34 min
Jim Kouzes is a bestselling author, an award-winning speaker and, according to the Wall Street Journal, one of the twelve best executive educators in the United States. Currently Jim is Dean’s Executive Fellow of Leadership, Leavey School of Business, at…
0818 | Finding, Creating, and Using Thresholds to Create Change with David Gray
Jun 28 • 46 min
Having been involved in a lot of well-intentioned innovation and change initiatives in industry, government and small businesses, Dave Gray noticed that people have an astonishing ability to miscommunicate and misunderstand one another, and often work at…
0817 | Why Everything You Know About Success Is (Mostly) Wrong with Eric Barker
May 23 • 40 min
Eric Barker’s humorous, practical blog, “Barking Up the Wrong Tree”, and book of the same name, presents science-based answers and expert insight on how to be awesome at life. Over 290,000 people subscribe to his weekly newsletter and his content is…
0816 | The Art and Practice of Breakthrough Thinking with Judah Pollack
May 16 • 40 min
Judah Pollack is an author and speaker. He has worked with everyone from US Army Generals and Special Forces to non-profit founders and social good pioneers. A regular speaker at Berkeley’s Haas School of Business, Judah engages people in asking what does…
0815 | Why Innovation Needs Liberal Arts with Scott Hartley
May 8 • 46 min
SCOTT HARTLEY is a venture capitalist and startup advisor. He has served as a Presidential Innovation Fellow at the White House, a partner at Mohr Davidow Ventures, and a venture partner at Metamorphic Ventures. Prior to venture capital, Hartley worked at…
0814 | Unleash Your Team’s Productive Power with Michael Mankins
Apr 25 • 40 min
Michael C. Mankins is a partner in Bain & Company’s San Francisco office and a leader in the firm’s Organization practice. He is also a senior member of Bain’s Strategy and Industrial Goods & Services practices. Much of his work has focused on the…
0813 | Outsmart Yor Instincts with Adam Hansen
Apr 20 • 41 min
As a new product professional, Adam has always believed in the power of possibility—accepting new approaches, questioning conventional wisdom, and being open to anything. This impulse led him to a career in developing new products for innovative companies…
0812 | How To Lead In A Crisis with Melissa Agnes
Apr 13 • 38 min
Melissa Agnes is a sought-after, international crisis management keynote speaker. She delivers powerful talks that help today’s organizations understand the realities that loom when crisis strikes. Her customized presentations provide tools and strategies…
0811 | The Vision Of Art with Erik Wahl
Apr 6 • 40 min
Erik Wahl is an internationally recognized graffiti artist, # 1 best-selling author and entrepreneur. Erik redefines the term “keynote speaker.” Pulling from his history as both a businessman and an artist, he has grown to become one of the most…
0810 | Stepping Outside Your Comfort Zone with Andy Molinsky
Mar 29 • 41 min
Andy Molinsky is a Professor at Brandeis University’s International Business School. Andy helps people develop the insights and courage necessary to act outside their personal and cultural comfort zones when doing important, but challenging, tasks in work…
0809 | Becoming The Person Others Follow with Joshua Spodek
Mar 22 • 42 min
Joshua Spodek, bestselling author of Leadership Step by Step, is an Adjunct Professor at NYU, leadership coach and workshop leader for Columbia Business School, columnist for Inc., and founder of Spodek Academy. He has led seminars in leadership,…
0808 | The Science of Creating High Performance Companies with Paul Zak
Mar 16 • 39 min
Paul Zak is the founding Director of the Center for Neuroeconomics Studies and Professor of Economics, Psychology and Management at Claremont Graduate University. Pauls’s two decades of research have taken him from the Pentagon to Fortune 50 boardrooms to…
0807 | How Successful Organizations Respond to Customers with Josh Seidan
Mar 7 • 29 min
Josh Seiden is a designer who has spent most of his career working on the design of complex software applications and integrating design into the product development process. Over the course of 25 years working in technology Josh has developed…
0806 | How Leaders Succeed By Breaking Down Silos
Feb 14 • 36 min
Heidi K. Gardner, PhD, is a Distinguished Fellow in the Center on the Legal Profession at Harvard Law School. Her research focuses on leadership and collaboration in professional service firms. Gardner has lived and worked on four continents, including…
0805 | Why Creativity Gets Rejected…And How To Accept It with Jennifer Mueller
Jan 31 • 45 min
Jennifer earned her PhD in Social and Developmental Psychology at Brandeis University, and has been on the faculty of many top business schools including the Wharton School, Yale School of Management and NYU’s Stern School of Business. She published the…
0804 | How to Create Meaning with Scott Mautz
Jan 26 • 41 min
0804 | How to Create Meaning with Scott Mautz by David Burkus
0803 | How to Create a Culture of Innovation with Soren Kaplan
Jan 19 • 42 min
Soren Kaplan is the author of the best-selling and award-winning book “Leapfrogging,” an affiliated professor at the Center for Effective Organizations at USC’s Marshall School of Business, a contributing writer for Fast Company, a leading keynote…
0802 | How To Lead In Multiple Sectors with Laura Gassner Otting
Jan 10 • 41 min
Laura Gassner Otting has spent the last 20 years working to strengthen organizations that weave our social and civic fabric. Through “Limitless Possibility,” Laura collaborates with entrepreneurs and investors to push past the doubt and indecision that…
0801 | How To Work With Millennials with Brad Szollose
Jan 5 • 46 min
Brad Szollose is the foremost expert on cross-generational leadership development strategies and the award-winning author of “Liquid Leadership: From Woodstock to Wikipedia.” Brad is a former C-level executive of a publicly traded company that he…
0740 | How To Fail Properly with Justin Brady
Dec 13, 2016 • 25 min
Justin Brady is the founder of the Creativity Cultivator podcast, a in-demand designer, and a consultant/speaker to companies large and small who want to help their people enhance their creative potential. In this interview, we discuss failure, in…
0739 | How The World Sees You with Sally Hogshead
Nov 29, 2016 • 23 min
Sally Hogshead is an American author, professional speaker, chief executive officer of Fascinate, Inc and a former advertising executive. She is the author of Fascinate and How the World Sees You. Over the past decade, Hogshead has studied the science of…
0738 | Why Should Anyone Work Here with Gareth Jones
Nov 15, 2016 • 27 min
Gareth Jones is a Fellow of the Centre for Management Development at London Business School. He is co-author (with Rib Goffee) of “Why Should Anyone Be Led By You?” and the new book “Why Should Anyone Work Here?” In this interview, we discuss how to…
0737 | The Disciplined Pursuit Of Less with Greg McKeown
Nov 3, 2016 • 50 min
Greg McKeown writes, teaches, and speaks around the world on the importance of living and leading as an Essentialist. He has spoken at companies including Apple, Google, Facebook, LinkedIn, Salesforce.com, Symantec, and Twitter and is among the most…
0736 | Innovating The Future with Seth Stone
Oct 25, 2016 • 26 min
Dr. Seth Stone is an organizational consultant focused on helping leaders uncover latent potential and thrive in the global marketplace using the components of innovation. He’s also the host of the LeadThis podcast. In this interview, we discuss how the…
0735 | How To Focus In A Distracted World with Cal Newport
Oct 18, 2016 • 31 min
Cal Newport is a writer and an assistant professor of computer science at Georgetown University. He also runs the popular website Study Hacks: Decoding Patterns of Success. He is the author of “Deep Work” and “So Good They Can’t Ignore You.” In this…
0734 | How to Bring Innovation to Life with Thomas Wedel-Wedellsborg
Oct 11, 2016 • 32 min
Thomas Wedell-Wedellsborg is a partner at The Innovation Architects, a management consulting firm in New York City. He is co-author of “Innovation as Usual.” He is a frequent speaker at corporate events and has worked with managers in nearly all parts of…
0733 | Why Only Is Better Than Best with Srinivas Rao
Oct 4, 2016 • 28 min
Srinivas Rao uses the internet to make things, and leads a creativity and innovation revolution while he does. Rao is the author of “Unmistakeable” and the founder of the Unmistakeable Creative podcast, where he’s interviewed over five hundred creative…
0732 | Designing A Better Future with Lisa Kay Solomon
Sep 27, 2016 • 26 min
Lisa Kay Solomon is co-author of “Design a Better Business.” She is a well-known thought leader in design innovation with a focus on building the leadership skills required to ignite change and create lasting impact. Lisa is Principal Faculty and Managing…
0731 | Why Leaders Need Visual Intelligence with Amy Herman
Aug 30, 2016 • 24 min
Amy E. Herman is the author of Visual Intelligence and the creator of The Art of Perception course, where she uses works of art to train police officers, medical professions, and everyone else how to be more effective on the job, more empathetic toward…
0730 | The Power of Now with Max McKeown
Aug 15, 2016 • 30 min
Dr. Max McKeown is the author of 7 books, including the new book #Now, as well as The Strategy Book, winner of the Commuter Read at the Chartered Management Institute Book of the Year 2013 and Amazon’s Best Business Books of 2012. He works as a strategic…
0729 | Managing for Happiness with Jurgen Appelo
Jul 26, 2016 • 27 min
Jurgen Appelo is a pioneering management consultant who helps creative organizations survive and thrive in the twenty-first century. He is the author of Managing for Happiness, andd the CEO of the global business network Happy Melly. In this interview, we…
0728 | The Art of Strategic Gifting with John Ruhlin
Jul 20, 2016 • 30 min
John Ruhlin is the founder of The Ruhlin Group, a gift logistics company that helps clients like the Chicago Cubs, Wells Fargo, Caesar s Entertainment, Miami Dolphins, Morgan Stanley, and The John Maxwell Company execute year-round gifting strategies. He…
0727 | How to Get Momentum When You’re Stuck with Jason and Jodi Womack
Jul 13, 2016 • 31 min
ason and Jodi Womack are the wife and husband team behind the Get Momentum Leadership Academy, a coaching program designed to help people realize their full potential. They are also the co-authors of the aptly-titled book “Get Momentum.” In this…
0726 | How Happiness Accelerates Success with Emma Seppälä
Jun 28, 2016 • 24 min
Emma Seppälä is Science Director of the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education at Stanford University and a leading expert on health psychology, well-being, and resilience. Her research has been featured in the New York Times, ABC News,…
0725 | How Markets Shape Us with Tim Sullivan
Jun 21, 2016 • 23 min
Tim Sullivan is the co-author of The Inner Lives of Markets. He is editorial director of Harvard Business Review Press and has worked at Basic Books, Portfolio, and Princeton University Press, where he helped build one of the most successful academic…
0724 | How The Work Place Affects Work with Leigh Stringer
Jun 13, 2016 • 30 min
Leigh Stringer is a workplace strategist who blends her master’s in architecture with her MBA and a passion for research with practical application. She works for EYP, an architecture, engineering and building technology firm. She is also author of “The…
0723 | Why Learning Beats Knowing with Liz Wiseman
Jun 8, 2016 • 37 min
Liz Wiseman teaches leadership to executives around the world. She is president of The Wiseman Group, a leadership research and development center headquartered in Silicon Valley, California. Her newest book is Rookie Smarts and, in this interview, we…
0722 | How to Speak and Change the World with Nancy Duarte
Jun 2, 2016 • 29 min
Nancy Duarte is a communication expert and he of Duarte, Inc. Her firm has created more than a quarter of a million presentations for the world’s most influential businesses, institutions, causes, and authors. As a persuasion specialist Nancy developed a…
0721 | The Truth About The 10,000 Hour Rule with Anders Ericsson
May 25, 2016 • 29 min
Anders Ericsson is the world’s foremost expert on expertise and the author of “Peak: Secrets From The New Science of Expertise.” He is a Conradi Eminent Scholar and professor or psychology at Florida State University. His work has been written about in…
0720 | What Millennials Want at Work with Bruce Pfau
May 20, 2016 • 27 min
Bruce N. Pfau is KPMG’s Vice Chair of Human Resources and Communications. He holds a PhD in Psychology from Loyola University of Chicago. He is also co-author of “The Human Capital Edge: 21 People Management Practices Your Company Must Implement (Or…
0719 | Fixing the Fatal Flaws of Thinking with Matthew E May
May 10, 2016 • 30 min
Matthew E. May is an award-winning author and noted thought leader on strategy and innovation. A popular speaker, facilitator, and coach, he works with individuals and organizations all over the world. His new book, “Winning the Brain Game,” attacks the…
0718 | Leading in the Social Age with Mark Babbitt
May 3, 2016 • 24 min
Mark Babbitt is President of SwitchandShift.com, a site and consultancy dedicated to leadership in the Social Age. He is co-author of “A World Gone Social.” In this interview, we talk about how the world, and the world of work, has changed and how leaders…
0717 | The Journey of Exceptional Leaders with Ron Carucci
Apr 25, 2016 • 29 min
Ron Carucci is a principal at Navalent, an organizational consulting and leadership consulting firm, and former Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior. He is co-author (with Eric Hansen) of “Rising to Power.” In this interview, we break down Ron’s…
0716 | The Market Value of Leaders with Dave Ulrich
Apr 19, 2016 • 27 min
Dave Ulrich is the Rensis Likert Collegiate Professor of Business Administration at the Ross School of Business, University of Michigan, and a partner at the RBL Group consulting firm. He is the author the new book “The Leadership Capital Index,” which…
0715 | When to Compete and When to Cooperate with Maurice Schweitzer
Apr 12, 2016 • 28 min
Maurice Schweitzer is the Cecilia Yen Koo Professor at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He received his Ph.D. from the Wharton School. He is co-auhor, with Adam Galinksy, or the new book Friend & Foe. Combined, Galinsky and Schweitzer…
0714 | How Superbosses Master The Flow Of Talent with Sydney Finkelstein
Apr 6, 2016 • 28 min
Sydney Finkelstein is the Steven Roth Professor of Management at the Tuck School of Business at Dart­mouth College and the di­rector of Tuck’s Center for Leadership. He is consistently voted one of the top thinkers in management by Thinkers50. In this…
0713 | How Tiny Clues Yield Huge Insights with Martin Lindstrom
Mar 30, 2016 • 27 min
Martin Lindstrom is the bestselling author of “Buyology” and one of the world’s foremost marketing consulting. His new book, “Small Data,” argues that it’s the tiny clues (not the big data conclusions) that yield breakthrough insights. In this interview,…
0712 | How to Build a High Performing Culture
Mar 22, 2016 • 33 min
Need Doshi and Lindsay McGregor are partners in life, work, and writing. The are the founders of the consulting firm Vega Factor and authors of “Primed to Perform.” In this interview, we dive deep into culture, systems, and motivation. We define TOMO and…
0711 | The World of Work with Michael Bungay Stainer
Mar 16, 2016 • 47 min
Michael Bungay Stanier is the author of The Coaching Habit, whose new book touches on similar themes as my new release, Under New Management. So in this special joint venture episode, Michael and I discuss the future of work, the changes that are coming,…
0710 | Writing the Org Chart in Pencil with Liann Eden
Mar 9, 2016 • 29 min
Liann Eden is the co-founder of Eden McCallum, a consultant firm with no consultants. Using an innovative organizational design, Eden is able to bring the brightest consultants to client projects by forming bespoke teams. In this interview, we talk about…
0709 | The Power of Transparency with Dane Atkinson
Mar 1, 2016 • 29 min
Dane Atkinson is the founder and CEO of SumAll, a company that made headlines for committing to salary transparency and sharing with employees what every other employee gets paid. In this interview, Dane and I discuss the downsides of secrecy and the…
0708 | Leading Team Genius with Tim Sanders
Feb 23, 2016 • 31 min
Tim Sanders is the former Yahoo! Chief Solutions Officer and the author of four books, including the new book “Dealstorming.” He is a co-founder of the research consultancy Deeper Media, Inc. and a top-rated speaker, lecturing widely at sales rallies,…
0707 | The Power of Reciprocal Loyalty with Daniel Korschun
Feb 16, 2016 • 30 min
Daniel Korschun is an Associate Professor of Marketing at Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business and the author of “We Are Market Basket.” In this interview, we discuss how the uniqueness of a business was due to the unique leadership of Arthur T.…
0706 | How Transformation Works with Roger Martin & Sally Osberg
Feb 9, 2016 • 35 min
Strategy guru Roger L. Martin and Skoll Foundation President and CEO Sally R. Osberg are co-authors of “Getting Beyond Better: How Social Entrepreneurship Works.” In this interview, they describe how social entrepreneurs target systems that exist in a…
0705 | Creating an Environment That Energizes Everyone with Shawn Murphy
Feb 2, 2016 • 27 min
Shawn Murphy is CEO and founder of Switch & Shift, an organization dedicated to the advancement of human-centered organizational practices and leadership. He is the author of The Optimistic Workplace. In this interview, Shawn and I discuss why our best…
0704 | Correcting Leadership BS with Jeffrey Pfeffer
Jan 26, 2016 • 25 min
Jeffrey Pfeffer is the Thomas D. Dee II Professor of Organizational Behavior at the Graduate School of Business, Stanford University, where he has taught since 1979. In this interview, we take a hard-hitting dissection of the leadership industry and ways…
0703 | Becoming An Authentic Leader with Bill George
Jan 19, 2016 • 23 min
Bill George is professor of management practice at Harvard Business School, where he has taught leadership since 2004. Mr. George is the former chairman and chief executive officer of Medtronic. He is the author of the new book, Discover Your True North,…
0702 | Energizing Your Work and Life with Tom Rath
Jan 12, 2016 • 28 min
Tom Rath is a researcher, author, and filmmaker who studies the role of human behavior in business, health, and well-being. He has been described by business leaders and the media as one of the greatest thinkers and nonfiction writers of his generation.…
0701 | Career Advice for Leaders with Daniel Pink
Jan 4, 2016 • 39 min
Daniel H. Pink is the author of five provocative books — including three long-running New York Times bestsellers, A Whole New Mind, Drive, and To Sell is Human. Dan’s books have been translated into 34 languages and have sold more than 2 million copies…
0700 | David Burkus
Dec 24, 2015 • 2 min
A new year’s announcement from David Burkus, host of LDRLB….or…wait….host of Radio Free Leader.
0625 | Whitney Johnson
Dec 15, 2015 • 23 min
Whitney Johnson is the leading thinker on driving corporate innovation through personal disruption. She cofounded Rose Park Advisors, a boutique investment firm, with Clayton Christensen, and was an Institutional Investor-ranked analyst for eight…
0624 | Aaron Olson & BK Simerson
Dec 1, 2015 • 22 min
Aaron Olson and BK Simerson are the authors of Leading with Strategic Thinking: Four Ways Effective Leaders Gain Insight, Drive Change, and Get Results. In this interview, we discuss why leadership and strategy are mistakingly treated as separate topics…
0623 | Fred Kiel
Nov 17, 2015 • 19 min
Fred Kiel is the author of “Return on Character.” He is is a founding partner of the leadership development and strategic analytics firm KRW International and a pioneer in the field of executive coaching. In this interview, we discuss his recent research…
0622 | Mike Figliuolo
Oct 27, 2015 • 19 min
Mike Figliuolo is the Founder and Managing Director of thoughtLEADERS, LLC - a leadership development and training firm. He’s also the author of “Lead Inside the Box” and “One Piece of Paper.” Mike graduated as an Honor Graduate from West Point and served…
0621 | Josh Davis
Oct 13, 2015 • 23 min
Josh Davis, Ph.D., is the director of research and lead professor at the NeuroLeadership Institute, a global institute dedicated to synthesizing scientific research and guiding its use in the business and leadership domains. He has taught at Columbia…
0620 | Susan Fowler
Sep 28, 2015 • 29 min
Susan Fowler is the author of “Why Motivating People Doesn’t Work…And What Does.” She is the lead developer of The Ken Blanchard Company’s Optimal Motivation program, which has been implemented worldwide. In this interview, we discuss strategies for…
0619 | Jean-Philippe Vergne
Sep 14, 2015 • 25 min
Jean-Philippe Vergne is the author of “The Pirate Organization.” He is an assistant professor of strategy at the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario. His ongoing research on the global arms industry received the inaugural…
0618 | Ryan T Hartwig
Sep 1, 2015 • 18 min
Ryan Hartwig is Chair and Associate Professor, Department of Communication Studies at Asuza Pacific University, where he teaches courses on Group Communication and Leadership. He is co-author of “Teams That Thrive.” In this interview, we discuss the myth…
0617 | Todd Henry
Aug 18, 2015 • 25 min
Todd Henry is the founder of Accidental Creative, a company that helps creative people and teams be prolific, brilliant and healthy. He regularly speaks and consults with companies about how to develop practices that lead to everyday brilliance. His new…
0616 | Donald Sull & Kathleen Eisenhardt
Aug 4, 2015 • 17 min
Donald Sull is a global expert on strategy and execution in turbulent markets. He is a senior lecturer at the MIT Sloan School of Management. Kathleen Eisenhardt is the S. W. Ascherman Professor of Strategy at Stanford, a highly cited author, and the…
0615 | Lee Cockerell
Jul 20, 2015 • 24 min
Lee Cockerell is the former Executive Vice President of Operations for the Walt Disney World Resort. As the Senior Operating Executive for ten years Lee led a team of 40,000 Cast Members and was responsible for the operations of 20 resort hotels, 4 theme…
0614 | Heidi Grant Halvorson
Jul 6, 2015 • 27 min
Heidi Grant Halvorson is a social psychologist and Associate Director of the Motivation Science Center at Columbia Business School. She is the author of four bestselling books, including “Nine Things Successful People Do Differently” and her new book No…
0613 | Dan Ariely
Jun 22, 2015 • 21 min
Dan Ariely is a behavioral economist and triple New York Times bestselling author. His most recent projects include Timeful, a calendar app aimed at using behavioral science to maximize productivity, a documentary on dishonesty, and Irrationally Yours, a…
0612 | Nilofer Merchant
Jun 8, 2015 • 31 min
Nilofer Merchant is the Jane Bond of Innovation. From working with Steve Jobs at Apple, to defeating Microsoft in an epic industry battle, to advising the C-Suites of GE, IBM, Logitech and more, Merchant brings a world-class pedigree to her work. You’ve…
0611 | Michael Lee Stallard
May 25, 2015 • 19 min
Michael Lee Stallard is the author of “Connection Culture: The Competitive Advantage of Shared Identity, Empathy, and Understanding at Work.” He is co-founder and president of E Pluribus Partners and a respected and recognized expert on the human…
0610 | Tom Rath
May 11, 2015 • 28 min
Tom Rath is the author of several best-selling books, including Strengths Finder 2.0, Strengths-Based Leadership and Eat Move Sleep. His latest book, Are You Fully Charged?, focuses on the small actions that make a big difference in everyday effectiveness…
0609 | Dorie Clark
Apr 27, 2015 • 21 min
Dorie Clark is the author of “Reinventing You” and “Stand Out.” A former presidential campaign spokeswoman, she is a frequent contributor to the Harvard Business Review, Forbes, and Entrepreneur, and the World Economic Forum blog. Clark is a marketing…
0608 | Chris White
Apr 13, 2015 • 20 min
Christopher J. White is Managing Director of the Center for Positive Organizations and adjunct faculty in Management & Organizations at the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business. He is the author (with Gerald Davis) of “Changing Your Company…
0607 | Ray Fisman & Tim Sullivan
Mar 30, 2015 • 29 min
Ray Fisman and Tim Sullivan are the authors of newly updated and paperback edition of “The Org: The Underlying Logic of the Office.” Fisman is the Lambert Family Professor of Social Enterprise at Columbia Business School. Tim Sullivan is the editorial…
0606 | Herminia Ibarra
Mar 16, 2015 • 19 min
Herminia Ibarra is an expert on professional and leadership development. She is the Cora Chaired Professor of Leadership and Learning at INSEAD, the founding director of The Leadership Transition executive education program at INSEAD. She is the author of…
0605 | L. David Marquet
Mar 2, 2015 • 25 min
L. David Marquet is the author of Turn The Ship Around and the new workbook Turn YOUR Ship Around. He is a former submarine captain in the US Navy and sought-after leadership authority. In this interview, we discuss how to turn followers into leaders.
0604 | John Richard Bell
Feb 16, 2015 • 20 min
John Richard Bell is a retired CEO, a strategy consultant, and author of “Do Less Better.” In this interview, we discuss the power of strategic sacrifice in complex world.
0603 | Ron Friedman
Feb 2, 2015 • 19 min
Ron Friedman, Ph.D. is an award-winning psychologist and founder of ignite80, a consulting firm that helps smart leaders build extraordinary workplaces. He is the author of The Best Place to Work. In this interview, we discuss the science behind creating…
0602 | Edward Hess
Jan 19, 2015 • 26 min
Ed Hess is the author of “Learn or Die” and a host of other great books. He is professor of business administration and Batten Executive-in-Residence at the Darden Graduate School of Business. His current research focuses on innovation systems and…
0601 | Joshua Wolf Shenk
Jan 5, 2015 • 26 min
Joshua Wolf Shenk is a curator, essayist, and author, most recently, of “Powers of Two.” His magazine pieces include cover stories in Harper’s, Time, and The Atlantic, where his essay “What Makes Us Happy?” was the most read article in the history of that…
0526 | Max McKeown
Dec 22, 2014 • 19 min
Max McKeown is the author of “The Innovation Book.” Max holds a PhD and MBA with a speciality in strategic change and an MSc in Psychology. He teaches at Warwick Business School and consults with companies such as Phillips, Langham Hotels, Oracle, PWC,…
0525 | Chris Taylor
Dec 8, 2014 • 24 min
Chris Taylor is the founder of actionablebooks.com, a training and development company that spreads actionable insights from business books in the form of summaries and workshops. In this interview, we discuss the role of culture in leading virtual teams.
0524 | Warren Berger
Nov 23, 2014 • 25 min
Warren Berger is the author of “A More Beautiful Question.” He is a journalist and book author who has spent his career profiling a wide range of highly creative people and companies, sharing best practices and innovation secrets with readers. In this…
0523 | S. Chris Edmonds
Nov 10, 2014 • 18 min
S. Chris Edmonds is the author of “The Culture Engine.” He is a S. Chris Edmonds is a sought-after speaker, thought leader, and executive consultant. Chris has been a senior consultant with the Ken Blanchard Companies since 1995. In this interview, we…
0522 | Tanveer Naseer
Oct 27, 2014 • 30 min
Tanveer Naseer is the co-author of “Leadership Vertigo.” He is also the Principal and Founder of Tanveer Naseer Leadership, a leadership coaching firm that works with executives and managers to help them develop practical leadership and team-building…
0521 | Scott Eblin
Oct 13, 2014 • 21 min
Scott Eblin is the the author of “Overworked and Overwhelmed: The Mindfulness Alternative,” and founder of the Eblin Group, a professional development firm committed to helping executives and managers improve their leadership presence by being fully…
0520 | Dorie Clark
Sep 29, 2014 • 20 min
Dorie Clark is the author of “Reinventing You: Define Your Brand, Imagine Your Future.” She is a former presidential campaign spokeswoman, a former divinity student, a faculty member at Duke University, and a contributor to Harvard Business Review,…
0519 | Rich Horwath
Sep 16, 2014 • 18 min
Rich Horwath is a New York Times, Wall Street Journal and USA Today bestselling author on strategy, including his new book “Elevate.” In this interview, we discuss the three disciplines of advanced strategic thinking and how to cultivate them inside any…
0518 | Rajiv Narang
Sep 1, 2014 • 21 min
Rajiv Narang is the author of “Orbit-Shifting Innovation” and founder of Erehwon, a 20 year old pioneering Innovation firm, where he has helmed the redefining and recasting of Innovation. Recognized as India’s Innovation thought leader, Rajiv has inspired…
0517 | Henry Evans
Aug 17, 2014 • 19 min
Henry is co-author (with Colm Foster) of “Step Up: Lead in Six Moments that Matter.” He is the founder and Managing Partner for Dynamic Results, LLC, providing coaching and consulting solutions to companies and individuals. He provides performance…
0516 | Edward Slingerland
Aug 4, 2014 • 22 min
Edward Slingerland is the author of “Trying Not to Try: The Art and Science of Spontaneity.” He is Professor of Asian Studies and Canada Research Chair in Chinese Thought and Embodied Cognition at the University of British Columbia. Educated at Princeton,…
0515 | Dean Schroeder
Jul 20, 2014 • 23 min
Dean Schroeder is co-author (with Alan Robinson) of “The Idea-Driven Organization.” As an educator, Dean is the Herbert and Agnes Schulz Professor of Management at Valparaiso University. As a consultant and speaker, he has worked with many types of…
0514 | Christoph Lueneburger
Jul 6, 2014 • 18 min
Christoph Lueneburger is the author of “A Culture of Purpose: How to Choose the Right People and Make the Right People Choose You.” He is a partner at Egon Zehnder, where he founded the firm’s Sustainability Practice and now heads the firm’s global…
0513 | David Craig
Jun 22, 2014 • 22 min
David Craig is a Senior Vice President at CannonDesign in New York, where he leads the firm’s Workplace Strategy Practice globally. Craig is a recognized expert and leader in developing, implementing and promoting innovative workplaces for a wide range of…
0512 | Aubrey Daniels
Jun 9, 2014 • 21 min
Aubrey C. Daniels is the author of the bestselling management classic Performance Management: Changing Behavior that Drives Organizational Effectiveness, recently re-released in a fifth addition. His management consulting firm, Aubrey Daniels…
0511 | Larry Downes
Jun 2, 2014 • 22 min
Larry Downes is co-author of Big Bang Disruption: Strategy in the Age of Devastating Innovation. He is an Internet industry analyst and author on the impact of disruptive technologies on business and policy. In this interview, we discuss how old models of…
0510 | Les McKeown
May 31, 2014 • 22 min
Les McKeown is the author of Do Lead: Share your vision. Inspire others. Achieve the Impossible. Les McKeown is the President and CEO of Predictable Success, a leading advisor on leadership and organisational development. He has started over 40 companies…
0509 | Kathy Cramer
May 31, 2014 • 23 min
Dr. Kathy Cramer is the author of Lead Positive: What Highly Effective Leaders See, Say, and Do. A psychologist by training, she created and has dedicated her life to asset-based thinking (ABT), a way of looking at the world that helps leaders,…
0508 | Orly Lobel
May 31, 2014 • 21 min
Orly Lobel is the author of Talent Wants to Be Free: Why We Should Learn to Love Leaks, Raids, and Free Riding. Lobel is the Herzog Professor of Law at University of San Diego. Her work has been featured in CNBC, Fortune, CNN Money and HuffPost. In this…
0507 | Denise Brosseau
May 31, 2014 • 22 min
Denise Brosseau is the author of Ready to be a Thought Leader. Denise is an award winning author, thought leadership consultant and keynote speaker with a long track record of results with an international clientele including Abbott Labs, Deloitte, Cisco,…
0506 | Shawn Hunter
May 31, 2014 • 26 min
Shawn Hunter is the author of Out Think: How Innovative Leaders Drive Exceptional Outcomes. Shawn is Executive Producer & Vice President for Leadership Development Channel at Skillsoft. For over a decade Hunter has interviewed, collaborated with, and…
0505 | George Bradt
May 31, 2014 • 27 min
George Bradt is the co-author of First Time Leader: Foundational Tools for Inspiring and Enabling Your New Team. George has a unique perspective on transformational leadership based on his combined senior line management and consulting experience. After…
0504 | William Cohen
May 31, 2014 • 30 min
Dr. William Cohen is the president of the California Institute of Advanced Management and the first graduate of Peter Drucker’s executive PhD program. He is the author of The Practical Drucker: Applying the Wisdom of the World’s Greatest Management…
0503 | Julian Birkinshaw
May 31, 2014 • 19 min
Julian Birkinshaw is Professor and Chair of Strategy and Entrepreneurship at the London Business School. Julian is a recognised expert on innovation, entrepreneurship and renewal in large corporations, with over eighty articles published in such journals…
0502 | Alan Gregerman
May 31, 2014 • 21 min
Alan Gregerman is the President and Chief Innovation Officer of VENTURE WORKS Inc. He is the author of The Necessity of Strangers: The Intriguing Truth About Insight, Innovation, and Success. An experienced consultant on strategy and innovation, his work…
0501 | Andrew King
May 31, 2014 • 23 min
Andrew King is co-author (with Jeanne Liedtka and Kevin Bennett) of Solving Problems with Design Thinking: Ten Stories of What Works. He is a research associate for the Batten Institute inside the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia.…
0426 | Gianfranco Zaccai
May 31, 2014 • 45 min
As part of the pre-order campaign for my new book, I interviewed two individuals profiled in The Myths of Creativity as part of special, advance episodes of LDRLB. Today, we’re releasing the second of those two interviews to our entire audience.…
0425 | Ray Fisman & Tim Sullivan
May 31, 2014 • 27 min
Ray Fisman and Tim Sullivan are the authors of The Org: The Underlying Logic of the Office. Fisman is the Lambert Family Professor of Social Enterprise and co-director of the Social Enterprise Program at the Columbia Business School. Tim Sullivan is the…
0424 | Jennifer Anastasoff
May 31, 2014 • 32 min
As part of the pre-order campaign for my new book, I interviewed two individuals profiled in The Myths of Creativity as part of special, advance episodes of LDRLB. Today, we’re releasing the first of those two interviews to our entire audience. Jennifer…
0423 | Todd Henry
May 31, 2014 • 25 min
Todd is the founder of Accidental Creative, a company that helps creative people and teams generate brilliant ideas. Todd’s work has been featured by Fast Company, Fortune, Forbes, HBR.org, US News & World Report, and many other major media outlets.…
0422 | David Burkus
May 31, 2014 • 29 min
To celebrate the launch of his new book, David Burkus has turned over his microphone to friend and LDRLB contributor Soren Kaplan. In this interview, David and Soren discuss why brainstorming isn’t even, why the most creative teams fight, and the new book…
0421 | Patrick J Murphy
May 31, 2014 • 35 min
Patrick J. Murphy is professor of management at DePaul University. He has consulted to or advised more than 100 entrepreneurial ventures and is he is chair of the management history division of the Academy of Management. He is co-author of Mutiny and Its…
0420 | Larry Keeley
May 31, 2014 • 23 min
Larry Keeley is a strategist who has worked for over three decades to develop more effective innovation methods. Larry is President and co-founder of Doblin Inc, an innovation strategy firm known for pioneering comprehensive innovation systems that…
0419 | Scott Barry Kaufman
May 31, 2014 • 17 min
Scott Barry Kaufman, Ph.D. is the author of Ungifted: Intelligence Redefined. He is a cognitive psychologist specializing in the development of intelligence, creativity, and personality in education, business, and society. Scott holds a doctorate from…
0418 | Judah Pollack
May 31, 2014 • 29 min
Judah is the co-author (with Ori Brafman) of The Choas Imperative: How Chance and Disruption Increase Innovation, Effectiveness, and Success. He is an expert in the art of leadership in a rapidly changing world. A regular speaker at Startx, Stanford’s…
0417 | Rita Gunther McGrath
May 31, 2014 • 27 min
Rita Gunther McGrath, a Professor at Columbia Business School, is a globally recognized expert on strategy in uncertain and volatile environments. Her thinking is highly regarded by readers and clients who include Pearson, Coca-Cola Enterprises, General…
0416 | Michael Raynor
May 31, 2014 • 29 min
Michael E. Raynor is a Director at Deloitte Services LP and the Innovation Theme Leader in the firm’s Eminence function. In addition, Raynor is an advisor to senior executives in many of the world’s leading corporations across a wide range of industries.…
0415 | Eric Lowitt
May 31, 2014 • 24 min
Eric Lowitt is a globally recognized expert in the fields of competitive strategy, growth, and sustainability. He is the author of The Collaboration Economy: How to Meet Business, Social, and Environmental Needs and Gain Competitive Advantage. In this…
0414 | Adam Grant
May 31, 2014 • 26 min
Adam Grant is the youngest tenured professor and single highest-rated teacher at The Wharton School. He is a former record-setting advertising director, junior Olympic springboard diver, and professional magician. He is the author of Give and Take: A…
0413 | Michael Roberto
May 31, 2014 • 29 min
Michael Roberto is the Trustee Professor of Management at Bryant University in Smithfield, Rhode Island. He has served on the faculty at Harvard Business School and as a visiting professor at NYU’s Stern School of Business. He is the author of the newly…
0412 | Heidi Grant Halvorson
May 31, 2014 • 35 min
Heidi Grant Halvorson is Associate Director of the Motivation Science Center at the Columbia Business School. She is co-author (with E. Tory Higgins) of Focus: Use Different Ways of Seeing the World for Success and Influence. In this interview, we talk…
0411 | How Less Is Often More With Teams
May 31, 2014 • 8 min
Sometimes adding to the number of people on a team can actually subtract from the quality of the teams output. This isn’t a rare occurrence, it’s a well researched phenomenon. In this episode, we review the research on social loafing and share three…
0410 | Alexander Osterwalder
May 31, 2014 • 27 min
Alexander Osterwalder is an entrepreneur, speaker, and business model innovator. In their book, Business Model Generation, he and Professor Yves Pigneur revealed the Business Model Canvas, a practical tool to visualize, challenge and re-invent business…
0409 | Two Strategy Questions That Matter
May 31, 2014 • 11 min
Strategy is a heavy topic. Either it requires a seemingly infinite time commitment, or it is easily mistaken for an organizational vision or (perhaps worse) a short-term operational plan. If you’re trying to build a solid strategy, then there are a number…
0408 | Keith Sawyer
May 31, 2014 • 26 min
Dr. Keith Sawyer is the author of the new book Zig Zag: The Surprising Path to Greater Creativity. He is one of the world’s leading scientific experts on creativity and innovation. In his first job after graduating from MIT, he designed videogames for…
0407 | Francesca Gino
May 31, 2014 • 23 min
Francesca Gino is Associate Professor of Business Administration in the Negotiation, Organizations, & Markets Unit at the Harvard Business School. Her research focuses on judgment and decision making, social influence, and ethics and creativity. Her…
0406 | Jody Thompson
May 31, 2014 • 26 min
Jody Thompson is the co-creator of the Results-Only Work Environment (ROWE) and co-author of the new book Why Managing Sucks And How to Fix It. In this interview, we discuss ROWE, crab-in-the-basket theory, and how to succeed in business without really…
0405 | Saul Kaplan
May 31, 2014 • 27 min
Saul Kaplan is the Founder and Chief Catalyst of Business Innovation Factory and the author of Business Model Innovation Factory. In this interview, we discuss why the landscape of business is changing and why leaders need to keep up by innovating their…
0404 | Do IPOs Hurt Innovation?
May 31, 2014 • 6 min
Interesting new research from Shai Bernstein at Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business suggests that companies that go public experience a significant decline in innovation post-IPO. Top talent leaves and the talent that stays is typically less…
0403 | Daniel Pink
May 31, 2014 • 26 min
Daniel Pink is the author of the New York Times Bestseller To Sell Is Human: The Surprising Truth About Moving Others. In this interview, we talk about the new ABCs of influencing others, the power of attunement for leaders, and why we are all in sales…
0402 | Karen Martin
May 31, 2014 • 19 min
Karen Martin is the author of The Outstanding Organization: Generate Business Results by Eliminating Chaos and Building the Foundation for Everyday Excellence and an experienced consultant and thought leader in lean business practices. In this interview,…
0401 | Potential Trumps Proven Achievement
May 31, 2014 • 7 min
For the premiere of season four we talk about potential. Not our potential, but some recent research demonstrating that potential has significantly more allure than accomplishment. It turns out, we have a preference for people who show the potential for…
0312 | Matthew May
May 31, 2014 • 47 min
Matthew May is is the author of The Laws of Subtraction: 6 Simple Rules for Winning in the Age of Excess Everything, as well as three previous, award-winning books. A popular speaker, creativity coach, and close advisor on innovation to companies such as…
0311 | Soren Kaplan
May 31, 2014 • 18 min
Soren Kaplan is the author of the Wall Street Journal bestselling book Leapfrogging: Harness the Power the of Surprise for Business Breakthroughs. Through his book and his consulting, he helps innovative leaders disrupt mindsets and markets. In this…
0310 | John Baldoni
May 31, 2014 • 21 min
John Baldoni is an internationally recognized leadership consultant, coach, author and speaker. He is the president of Baldoni Consulting LLC, an executive coaching and leadership development firm. John is the author of 11 books on leadership develo pment…
0309 | Talent Anarchy
May 31, 2014 • 29 min
Talent Anarchy is the dynamic speaking duo of Jason Lauritsen and Joe Gerstandt. These Talent Anarchists use their collective experiences, common beliefs and different perspectives to deliver thought-provoking, actionable keynote and workshop…
0308 | Todd Henry
May 31, 2014 • 24 min
Innovation requires creativity. And Todd Henry knows something about creativity. Todd is the founder and CEO of Accidental Creative, a company that helps creative people and teams generate brilliant ideas. He regularly speaks and consults with companies,…
0307 | Cynthia Montgomery
May 31, 2014 • 33 min
Cynthia A. Montgomery is the Timken Professor of Business Administration and immediate past head of the Strategy Unit at Harvard Business School, where she’s taught for over twenty years. For six years she led the strategy track in the School’s highly…
0306 | Max McKeown
May 31, 2014 • 33 min
Max McKeown is a a new breed of business guru. He works consultant, researcher and writer focused on innovation and strategy. He is the author of two recently published books: The Strategy Book andAdaptability. In this interview, we discuss both books and…
0305 | Scott Eblin
May 31, 2014 • 42 min
Scott Eblin is the co-founder and president of The Eblin Group, Inc., a leadership development and strategy firm that supports organizations in ensuring the success of their executive level leaders. Through his work as an executive coach, leadership…
0304 | Bob Frisch
May 31, 2014 • 39 min
Bob Frisch, managing partner of The Strategic Offsites Group, has worked with organizations ranging from Fortune 500 companies to German mittelstand family businesses to the U.S. Department of State. Bob’s work has been featured in the Harvard Business…
0303 | David Owens
May 31, 2014 • 39 min
David A. Owens is professor of the practice of management at Vanderbilt’s Graduate School of Management, where he also directs the Executive Development Institute. Specializing in innovation and new product development, he is known as a dynamic speaker…
0302 | Marcus Buckingham
May 31, 2014 • 37 min
Marcus Buckingham is a key soloist in the strengths movement choir. He is a best-selling author, popular keynote speaker and business consultant who champions the idea that people and organizations reach peak performance by leveraging their strengths. In…
0301 | Robert Hurley
May 31, 2014 • 24 min
Dr. Hurley is a Professor at Fordham University and President of Hurley Associates. Dr. Hurley consults with organizations on leadership development, top team development, coaching, managing transformational change and developing and implementing…
0212 | Les McKeown
May 31, 2014 • 28 min
Les McKeown (not the one from the Bay City Rollers) is is the President & CEO of Predictable Success. He has has started over 40 companies in his own right, and was the founding partner of an incubation consulting company that advised on the creation and…
0211 | Kevin Oakes
May 31, 2014 • 25 min
Kevin Oakes is co-author of The Executive Guide to Integrated Talent Management. He is the CEO and founder of the Institute for Corporate Productivity (i4cp), the fastest growing and largest corporate network focused on the practices of high-performance…
0210 | Mike Figliuolo
May 31, 2014 • 26 min
Mike is the Founder and Managing Director of thoughtLEADERS, LLC – a professional training firm focused on leadership development. He graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1993 where he was an honor graduate and a…
0209 | Teresa Amabile
May 31, 2014 • 31 min
Teresa Amabile is the Edsel Bryant Ford Professor of Business Administration and a Director of Research at Harvard Business School. Originally educated as a chemist, Teresa received her doctorate in psychology from Stanford University. She studies how…
0208 | Pam Fox Rollin
May 31, 2014 • 23 min
Pam Fox Rollin is an executive coach and the head of IdeaShape, a coaching and consulting firm for senior executives. Pam is an experienced consultant who has worked with leading organizations such as Verizon, eBay and Charles Schwab. Pam is the author of…
0207 | Jesse Lyn Stoner
May 31, 2014 • 27 min
Jesse Lyn Stoner has worked closely with leaders for over twenty-five years, helping them create collaborative, engaged organizations that make a powerful and positive impact on the world. A business consultant, former executive, and bestselling author,…
0206 | Mitchell Kusy
May 31, 2014 • 20 min
Dr. Mitchell Kusy, an international consultant, has worked internally in several organizations including American Express Financial Advisors as head of leadership development. He is a full professor in the Ph.D. Program in Leadership & Change at Antioch…
0205 | Tim Harford
May 31, 2014 • 21 min
Tim Harford is a senior columnist for the Financial Times. His column, “The Undercover Economist,” reveals the economic ideas behind everyday experiences. He is also the author of Adapt: Why Success Always Starts with Failure. In this interview, we…
0204 | Todd Dewett
May 31, 2014 • 22 min
Todd Dewett, Ph.D., is a tenured Professor of Management in the Raj Soin College of Business at Wright State University. He is also a noted speaker and consultant on leadership and management. In this interview, we talk to Todd about the various projects…
0203 | Guy Kawasaki
May 31, 2014 • 25 min
Guy Kawasaki is the former Chief Evangelist of Apple and current head of Alltop. He is the author of the new book Enchantment and, in this interview, talks about what it takes for leaders to enchant their followers…and for followers to be enchanting back.
0202 | Guy Harris
May 31, 2014 • 22 min
Guy Harris describes himself as a Recovering Engineer. He has served as an officer aboard a US Navy Submarine, and he has held leadership positions in both major multi-national and small businesses. Guy is the author, with Kevin Eikenberry, or From Bud to…
0201 | US Naval Academy
May 31, 2014 • 26 min
Siddhartha Herdegen is the Assistant Chair of Leadership, Ethics and Law at the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. In this podcast, we discuss the methods and challenges of developing leadership among the midshipmen of the Naval Academy.
0112 | Les McKeown
May 31, 2014 • 39 min
Les McKeown is the President & CEO of Predictable Success. He has started over 40 companies in his own right, and was the founding partner of an incubation consulting company that advised on the creation and growth of hundreds more organizations…
0111 | Jim Kouzes
May 31, 2014 • 27 min
Jim Kouzes has been a fixture in the world of leadership studies for over 30 years. He is co-author, with Barry Posner, of the seminal The Leadership Challenge and the duo have just released a new book, The Truth About Leadership.
0110 | Diana Whitney
May 31, 2014 • 26 min
Diana Whitney Ph.D. is the President of Corporation for Positive Change, an international consulting firm specializing in the application of Appreciative Inquiry – the revolutionary process she helped develop and spread – to resolve the most pressing…
0109 | Bob Sutton
May 31, 2014 • 22 min
Robert Sutton is Professor of Management science at the Stanford Engineering School and researcher in the field of Evidence-based management. He is an IDEO Fellow and a Professor of Organizational Behavior, by courtesy, at Stanford Graduate School of…
0108 | Liz Wiseman
May 31, 2014 • 28 min
Liz Wiseman is president of The Wiseman Group, a leadership research and development center headquartered in Silicon Valley. She advises senior executives and leads strategy and leadership forums for executive teams worldwide. A former executive at Oracle…
0107 | Michael Lee Stallard
May 31, 2014 • 28 min
Michael Lee Stallard and Jason Pankau are co-founders of E Pluribus Partners. They are also co-authors of Fired Up or Burned Out. In this podcast, they make a compelling case for why the next competitive advantage is engaged employees and explain how to…
0106 | Becky Robinson
May 31, 2014 • 18 min
Becky Robinson is the blogger behind LeaderTalk, a recent addition but a staple in the blogging community. In addition she serves as an adjunct at Mountain State University’s School of Leadership and Professional Development. In this interview, we discuss…
0105 | Steve Farber
May 31, 2014 • 24 min
Steve Farber is the president of Extreme Leadership, Incorporated—an organization devoted to the cultivation and development of Extreme Leaders in the business community. His latest book,Greater Than Yourself: The Ultimate Lesson In Leadership, is a Wall…
0104 | Marshall Goldsmith
May 31, 2014 • 23 min
Dr. Marshall Goldsmith is a world authority in helping successful leaders get even better by achieving positive, lasting change in behavior for themselves, their people and their teams. Marshall is an executive coach, speaker and author or editor of 29…
0103 | Michael Petty
May 31, 2014 • 20 min
Michael Petty is the managing partner of North Star Partners, a firm that assists companies in the areas of leadership development, strategic thought and application, and financial stewardship.
0102 | Daniel Pink
May 31, 2014 • 25 min
Daniel Pink is the author of several New York Times best-selling books including his new release, Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us. In Drive, Dan explores new research that suggests that our traditional ideas about motivation may be way…
0101 | Bret Simmons
May 31, 2014 • 23 min
This inaugural episode’s guest is Bret Simmons, PhD. Dr. Simmons is a professor of organizational behavior and leadership at the University of Nevada, Reno. His interests include leadership, followership and positive organizational behavior. Additionally,…